Portland: Protester for Black Lives Shoots and Incapacitates Reactionary Gunman

Photo credit: Twitter @JenDowlingKoin6 By Michael Nolan On Saturday night in Portland, Oregon, a reactionary by the name of Benjamin Smith opened fire on a march against police violence, killing one and injuring another four protesters for Black lives, before being shot and thereby neutralized by one of the protesters in attendance. Portland police and the monopoly media initially tried to cover up the reactionary … Continue reading Portland: Protester for Black Lives Shoots and Incapacitates Reactionary Gunman

Fort Worth: Trial for Officer Who Killed Atatiana Jefferson Delayed Again, Residents of Her Neighborhood Share Thoughts

By Nélida Tello Texas judge David Hagerman has once again delayed the trial against Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean who shot and killed a Black woman, Atatiana Jefferson, while she was inside her home on October 12, 2019. The murder trial was set for January 10; however, due the unavailability of expert witnesses, Judge Hagerman approved the defense’s motion to delay the trial. The … Continue reading Fort Worth: Trial for Officer Who Killed Atatiana Jefferson Delayed Again, Residents of Her Neighborhood Share Thoughts

Georgia: All 3 Reactionaries Who Chased, Murdered Ahmaud Arbery Convicted of Murder

By Jakob Stein On Wednesday, the three men who killed Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed Black man jogging through a neighborhood in southeastern Georgia, were found guilty on nearly all charges, including murder, aggravated assault, and false imprisonment. The three killers are facing mandatory life sentences as a separate hate crime trial is scheduled for 2022. The State prosecuting these men to the full extent of the … Continue reading Georgia: All 3 Reactionaries Who Chased, Murdered Ahmaud Arbery Convicted of Murder

Acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse Sparks Protests Across the Country

Cover photo source: @goodblackdude, Twitter By Sarah Ahmed Thousands of people across the United States took to the streets over the weekend to protest the acquittal of 18-year-old reactionary Kyle Rittenhouse, who killed two anti-racist protesters and gravely injured a third protester last summer during protests of the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Over 200 people gathered in Portland on Friday night for a combative … Continue reading Acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse Sparks Protests Across the Country

Guards Torture Political Prisoner Eric King, Bureau of Prisons Destroys Video

Photo: Eric King in a four-point restraint (Source: Government Case File) By David Martinez In 2018, Eric King, a political prisoner from the Ferguson Uprisings for Black lives, was assaulted and tortured by prison guards, who put him in a four-point restraint, splayed-out for five hours, while interrogating him. It was reported last week that the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) destroyed some video evidence of … Continue reading Guards Torture Political Prisoner Eric King, Bureau of Prisons Destroys Video

Los Angeles: Home Protest Ordinance Protects the Ruling Class, Represses the People

Photo credit: Libby Denkman/LAist By Serran Soledad On Tuesday, the Los Angeles city council tentatively approved an ordinance which prohibits protesters from coming within 300 feet of the protest target’s private home—expanding a municipal code already in place that restricts targeted protests to no closer than 100 feet of a person’s residence. With the newest motion, introduced by city council president Nury Martinez and Councilman … Continue reading Los Angeles: Home Protest Ordinance Protects the Ruling Class, Represses the People

Commemorations Held in Honor of Garrett Foster One Year after His Murder

Garrett Foster was murdered by reactionary US Army sergeant Daniel Perry on July 25, 2020, while defending a march for Black lives in Austin, Texas. Foster’s death has resonated with revolutionaries around the US—the example he set by putting his life on the line and making the ultimate sacrifice for the people is something that lives on far beyond his last heartbeat. The following is a … Continue reading Commemorations Held in Honor of Garrett Foster One Year after His Murder

North Carolina: Judge Charged with Assault for Attempting to Run Over Black Activists

By Noah Long North Carolina Court of Appeals Judge John Tyson has been charged with “assault with a deadly weapon” for driving his vehicle towards a group of protesters and nearly running them over in Fayetteville earlier this month. The charges against Tyson were filed by activist Myah Warren, who says she was nearly hit in the incident. After calling 911 to report the protest, … Continue reading North Carolina: Judge Charged with Assault for Attempting to Run Over Black Activists

Ventura: Vigil and March Held on Anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s Death

By Serran Soledad Marking one year since the police murder of Breonna Taylor at the hands of Louisville Metro Police Officers, community members gathered at Plaza Park in Oxnard for a candle light vigil early Saturday morning. The vigil was followed by a march in front of the Ventura County Government Center later that day in the neighboring city of Ventura. Organized by Black Lives … Continue reading Ventura: Vigil and March Held on Anniversary of Breonna Taylor’s Death

Austin: Interview with 400+1, Jordan Walton Family

The Austin Tribune Support Committee spoke with representatives of 400+1, at their encampment in East Austin. They have set up tents, a canteen, and other resources at the pavilion in Rosewood Park, declaring it the capital of what they call “Orisha Land,” an 11 mile area of the historically Black East Austin neighborhood. Tribune has published an extended interview so 400+1 can speak in their … Continue reading Austin: Interview with 400+1, Jordan Walton Family