This student was murdered by the alt-right
May26

This student was murdered by the alt-right

This student was murdered by the alt-right A Black college student’s stabbing is connected to the racist atmosphere that has flourished since the election of Donald Trump, write Brady O’Shea and Leonard Klein. May 24, 2017 THE UNIVERSITY of Maryland (UMD) College Park campus, the scene of increasing racist activity over the past year, has just witnessed a lynching. Richard Collins III, a 23-year-old Black man and...

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The uprising of the airports
Jan31

The uprising of the airports

It didn’t take Donald Trump long to begin the war on immigrants, refugees and Muslims that he promised during his presidential campaign. On January 27, he signed an executive order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. for at least 90 days and suspending the admission of all refugees from any country for at least four months, among other measures. It also didn’t take long for many...

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Closing the port for Black lives
May04

Closing the port for Black lives

Hundreds of union members, activists and community groups gathered at the Port of Oakland early on May 1 to protest police terrorism and support the Black Lives Matter movement. As the crowd grew, news that Baltimore’s lead prosecutor planned to indict the six cops involved in Freddie Gray’s murder was arriving. There was a feeling of vindication in the crowd that there had finally been a step toward justice for the Gray...

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