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The White Left Needs to Embrace Black Leadership

Barbara Ransby The Nation
While protesters hold up the simple message “Black Lives Matter,” organizers in the Movement for Black Lives make clear that this fight is as much about ending racial capitalism as it is anything else.

A Politics of Our Time: Reworking Afro-Asian Solidarity

Yuichiro Onishi UnMargin
Asian Americans’ relationship to state violence that disproportionately affects Black men and women is entangled within existing relations of hierarchy and exploitation in complex ways. Given this, we would do well, to hone a politics of our time.


Labor Constituency Groups Statement on the Recent Protests

This is not just a Black issue nor just a race issue. It is an institutional issue that has been built upon Black exploitation and social division. But the way some police so flagrantly kill Black people demands we all say BlackLivesMatter.

Friday Nite Videos | June 12, 2020

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Police | John Oliver

As nationwide protests over the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor are met with police brutality, John Oliver discusses how the histories of policing and white supremacy are intertwined, the roadblocks to fixing things, and some potential paths forward.

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