Black Lives matter
17 January 2021
With Donald Trump banned from social media Sarah Bates asks what are the implications of such measures for the left
16 January 2021
Police have moved to fine a Black Lives Matter (BLM) activist in Cardiff, South Wales, after she was part of protests over the death of Mohamud Mohammed Hassan.
19 December 2020
Anti-racists rallied on the road outside Tottenham police station on Saturday after fresh footage emerged of a violent assault on a black teenager.
15 December 2020
This year has seen the horrors that flow from the capitalism system, but it’s also seen mass resistance. Coronavirus dominated the year, exposing and accelerating all the failings that already existed.
09 December 2020
Four protesters have been charged with criminal damage for their part in toppling a statue of slave trader Edward Colston in Bristol in June.
08 December 2020
In the wake of George Floyd’s killing, Black Lives Matter (BLM) made great advances in the struggle against racism, and what it means to be an anti-racist.
07 December 2020
Tory minister George Eustice has given “shelter to racists” after he failed to condemn Millwall football fans who booed players “taking the knee” for Black Lives Matter.
30 November 2020
London top cop Cressida Dick has claimed that stop and search tactics are saving the lives of young black men in London. This is because they are more likely to carry knives apparently.
04 November 2020
Inspiring mass movements of struggle and resistance have sprung up repeatedly under Donald Trump’s reign.
29 October 2020
The city of Philadelphia has seen two days of militant mass protests after the police shot and killed Walter Wallace, a 27 year old black man on Monday.
27 October 2020
Outraged students of High Storrs school in Sheffield organised a protest last week against racism from a student in Year 11.
17 October 2020
Anti-racists in Britain celebrated blows to fascist parties in Greece, Slovakia and Austria at an international conference that began on Saturday.
11 October 2020
Two years before George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis, Kevin Clarke—a 35 year old black man—died after contact with police in Catford, south London.
29 September 2020
US Black Lives Matter protesters continue to take to the streets over the decision not to charge the cops with the murder of Breonna Taylor.
24 September 2020
Protests have erupted across the US after the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor in March were not charged for her death.
07 September 2020
This impressive debut film of the black French filmmaker Ladj Ly, Les Miserables, is an incendiary provocative drama.
07 September 2020
All of Donald Trump’s November re-election hopes are pinned on a scaremongering, racist campaign against the Black Lives Matter movement
06 September 2020
Rapper Akon plans to build a new city where black people can escape racism. But, as Yuri Prasad writes, any system based on riches for a few means oppression will remain
01 September 2020
President Donald Trump’s response to the murder of two anti-racist protesters was to support the killer.
31 August 2020
The Black Lives Matter that burst onto the streets in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd has not gone away