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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

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

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

Workers must reject our rulers' racism

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

Letters - Apologies aren’t enough for institutional Islamophobia

17 May 2016
Police organised a rehearsal of a terrorist attack at the Trafford Centre near Manchester on Tuesday. A man dressed in black played the part of a suicide bomber. He shouted “Allah Akbar!” three times before a simulated explosion.

Racism’s cutting edge

03 May 2016
After Ken Livingstone’s suspension from Labour last week, Jeremy Corbyn said, “We are not tolerating antisemitism in any way or indeed any other kind of racism.”

Racism row in the Labour Party - myths and reality

03 May 2016
Is it racist to oppose the Israeli state? Does a Zionist lobby shape policy? Tomáš Tengely-Evans explains it all

Mythical Muslims

19 April 2016
The programme What Muslims Really Think peddled a toxic stereotype. It bears no relation to reality, argues Yuri Prasad

Syrian refugees in Greece speak out - 'We've decided to live like humans'

12 April 2016
Refugees are resisting deportations and state repression in Greece

Tens of thousands join anti-racism protests

19 March 2016
Solidarity to everyone who is marching against racism today. Protesters are preparing to march in London, Glasgow and Cardiff – and many more will demonstrate across the globe.

Marxism shows how we can uproot racism

15 March 2016
Fighting racism today involves understanding racism as one of the ways in which capitalism divides people.

Industrial round-up

01 March 2016
Mushin Ahmed’s killers found guilty | Stormy weather ahead for Met Office bosses | Firefighters turn the heat up on bosses | Co-op truck drivers balloted for strikes | GMB union sounds the alarm in Sussex | Reinstate RMT union rep Glen Hart

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