150 years ago, thousands of white people joined a multiracial insurgency against white supremacy.
A speech from this year's Pride Without Prejudice march connecting the struggle against anti-Black racism and transphobia to the liberation of Palestine and the destruction of capitalism.
A student organizer discusses a campaign to end the relationship between police and the nation's largest Catholic university.
I Saw My Friends Beaten by Police. This Is What Happens When Cities Prioritize Property Over Black Lives.
As city after city began to rise up demanding an end to racist police brutality particularly toward Black people, I knew — as everyone with eyes and ears knew — that it was only a short matter of time before Chicago had its own explosion in response to the horrific murder of George Floyd. The …
Three weeks of open rebellion in the streets have yielded even more victories for the nationwide movement against racism and police brutality. Here is a list of wins from the third week.
An urgent poem for these times of rebellion.
Five weeks of open rebellion in the streets have yielded swift, unprecedented results. This is the definitive, updated list of the movement’s victories so far.
If police brutality, the pandemic, and impending economic depression robbed us all of a future, this rebellion is the beginning of our collective struggle to take it back.
The recent demolition of a smokestack in Little Village has exposed vast disparities in city environmental priorities. The demolition is only the latest explosion in a long history of environmental racism and private-sector handouts in Chicago.
De Blasio’s crackdown on the Jewish community in New York has stoked antisemitism at a dangerous moment. He draws from a long playbook of state violence against Black and brown New Yorkers.
A researcher of far-right activity talks about the real threat posed by the recent right-wing rallies—not just in worsening the spread of the virus but in an advance of their toxic politics.
Antiracist activists and organizers from around the country describe what Black Lives Matter means in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The pandemic has exposed the depth of racism embedded in US society. The Left should center the struggle against mass incarceration as a strategic priority in our efforts to #FreeThemAll.
Dorothy Holmes recounts her fight just to learn the basic facts of her son’s murder and how she has fueled her long struggle toward justice with generosity.
Immigrant kids don’t need gentler jails. They need us to end detention as a response to migration.
Wet’suwet’en land is under constant invasion by the colonial Canadian government. The struggle for Indigenous sovereignty is currently reaching a height unseen in years.
Once controlled by manufacturers, city hall is now dominated by finance and real estate capital. The new bosses are building a racist business climate at the expense of working Chicagoans.
Slavery was torture. Reparations for police torture in Chicago are a key part of building the larger reparations movement.
In 2014, Chicago police murdered Ronnieman. In the first installment of a multi-part series, his mother Dorothy Holmes tells her story of growing up in Chicago and her courageous fight for justice for her son.