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Racism


‘I will not be silent after racist attack’

17 January 2017
Nahella Ashraf, an activist from Manchester Stand Up To Racism (SUTR), speaks out after being subjected to a racist attack on a trip to Hammersmith, west London, earlier this month

Tories and privateers caused the chaos in the NHS, not migrants

17 January 2017
Nobody can seriously deny the crisis in the NHS. But some want to deflect the blame from the Tories and scapegoat migrants for the problems.

No to retreat on freedom of movement

10 January 2017
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn made a dangerous and serious concession to anti-migrant racism on Tuesday.

Chi-Raq—an entertaining but superficial look at gun violence in US

06 December 2016
Spike Lee’s new film Chi-Raq takes a swipe at the gun industry and stereotypes of black people but it is not always clear cut, writes Moyra Samuels

Jo Cox's murderer—a killer Nazi in a racist society

24 November 2016
The conviction of Thomas Mair for the murder of Jo Cox MP led to discussion in the media of his links to Nazi ideology and groups.

Behind the American nightmare—an interview with Gary Younge

08 November 2016
Journalist and author Gary Younge spoke to Socialist Worker about racism, class, violence and the turmoil in US society—and what the election campaign means

Labour’s racism ruse

04 October 2016
Activist Jackie Walker was removed as the vice chair of Labour left group Momentum on Monday.

Protesters in US face ‘barbaric oppressor’ after cops kill again

20 September 2016
Protests erupted in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Tuesday of last week after police shot dead black man Keith Scott.

Black Lives Matter takes politics back into Carnival

30 August 2016
Notting Hill Carnival’s roots lie in fighting racism, but it’s become corporate and heavily policed. Alistair Farrow spoke to Carnival-goers and activists

Here to stay, here to fight - how the Grunwick strike changed everything

16 August 2016
Forty years ago this Saturday Asian women workers at Grunwick photo processing plant in north west London walked out. Socialist Worker looks at how their strike, which lasted for nearly two years, was a game-changer in the struggle against racism

Why Frantz Fanon’s call to rise against racism still resonates today

14 August 2016
Frantz Fanon was a giant of the fight against colonialism. Chris Newlove hails a revival of his ideas—and argues for taking them further, not letting academia tone them down

Beat back the bigots as hate crime reports rise by a fifth

26 July 2016
Racists are lashing out but there’s no Brexit breakthrough for the right, reports Sadie Robinson

Our fury matters - black activists speak out

19 July 2016
Thousands of people protested across Britain in recent weeks to insist that “Black Lives Matter”. Called in response to a series of police killings in the US, the protests have struck a chord with many young people angry at racism in Britain too. Black activists in London told Socialist Worker about why they are marching—and how to win

GALLERY - Pictures of Black Lives Matter protest in Brixton, London

10 July 2016
People in Brixton, south London, protested on Saturday after the murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by US police

GALLERY - Pictures of Black Lives Matter protest in Birmingham

10 July 2016
People protested in Birmingham after the racist murders by US police

Outrage after US police murder black people

10 July 2016
The racist killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile by police in the United States have sparked an eruption of anger in that country but also more widely.

Solidarity on streets after racist incidents

05 July 2016
Hate crime reports have risen but anti-racists are fighting back, reports Tomáš Tengely-Evans

How did Malcolm X think we could defeat racism?

28 June 2016
Antony Hamilton’s new book A Rebel’s Guide to Malcolm X holds vital lessons for all revolutionaries, Nadia Sayed and Naima Omar told Alistair Farrow

Don’t give racists the credit for the Leave vote

28 June 2016
Caricaturing the EU vote abandons half the working class to the racist right

Workers must reject our rulers' racism

21 June 2016
Both the official Remain and Leave have shown utter contempt for working class people.

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