Skip to main content

Information is power. Our mission at Portside is to seek out and to provide information that empowers you -- that empowers the left. Every day we search hundreds of sources to connect you with the most interesting, striking and useful material. Just once a year we appeal to you to contribute to make it possible to continue this work. Please help.

 

The Powerful Perspective of 'Queen & Slim'

Jelani Cobb The New Yorker
The story of “Queen & Slim” is propelled by an arbitrary traffic stop, in which a police officer detains a couple on a first date, played by Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith

Friday Nite Videos | June 28, 2019

Portside
The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts. Prophets Of Rage | Made With Hate. The Amazing Brains and Morphing Skin of Octopuses. AOC, Tiffany Cabán and the Struggle for a People's DA in Queens. These Photos Ended Child Labor in the US.

The Fight for Justice Takes Its Toll on Ferguson Activists

Joe Penny New York Review of Books
At least five Ferguson activists have died unexplained deaths since 2014. Aside from these, activists have experienced myriad threats to their physical and mental well-being during that time.
Subscribe to Black Lives Matter