Opinion

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Chicken can’t vote for Colonel Sanders: Black voters and the GOP

Are blacks voting against their own interests? Are they a "captured group" who would be better off if they weren't so pro-Democrat?

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Black voters have plenty to lose with Trump

Programs that were working have been gutted, discredited, defunded, and attacked by Trump's Republican pals. Now he wants black voters to trust him?

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An open letter to Gabby Douglas

Former Division III basketball player Toni Smith writes a letter of support to Olympic champion Gabby Douglas.

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What does Black liberation look like under capitalism?

Since the birth of this nation, brought about through the labor of enslaved Black people, there have been movements to deal with America's race problem.

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Blue lines, Black lives: Policing at a crossroads

Safer communities or more occupation? That feels like a bad choice. Blue on Black violence or Black on blue violence? That doesn't feel like a choice at all.

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Is a Black Lives Matter alliance with the police possible?

These past few weeks have been a devastating time for both the African American community and for law enforcement.

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Why we fight, or Evo 2016

If people power is to grow, it must be in arenas old and new, from game development to labor organization.

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The movement will not be criminalized

Dissent is not the same thing as hate. Let us be unyielding in our commitment to building an abolitionist future.

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Museum of Racist Memorabilia prompts reflection on our cultural objects

A new museum in Michigan holds up a mirror to America's racist cultural past and present.

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What does Black Lives Matter mean under capitalism?

Black Americans cannot afford, both figuratively and literally, to have America's problem of race inequality continuously pushed off.

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