Our proposal for how the increased economic activity spurred by the development of the Shockoe Bottom Heritage Campus can be used to benefit the Black community.
MALCOLM X’S PRISON CELL NOW THE FIRST OF 1,000 ‘FREEDOM LIBRARIES’
The prison cell where Malcolm X was confined back in the 1940s has been transformed into the first of 1,000 projected “Freedom Libraries,” thanks to the vision and hard work of another former-prisoner-turned-activist, Reginald Dwayne Betts.
NEW NATIONAL COALITION SUPPORTS OPENING COINTELPRO FILES
A newly formed coalition of more than 30 activists and advocacy groups is promoting a federal bill that would force the FBI to allow full disclosure of COINTELPRO, the FBI’s program that targeted civil rights, antiwar and leftist organizations with the aim of disrupting their activities, no matter how legal and Constitutionally protected they might be.
TINY HANDS IN CUFFS
Recent analysis of data about police use of force on children and teens paints a chilling picture.
STUDY: POLICE KILLINGS IN U.S. ARE GROSSLY UNDERCOUNTED
The number of people killed by police in the United States has been grossly undercounted, according to a new public health study published in the Lancet.
IN MD., D.C., GIANT AGREEMENT NEAR, BUT SAFEWAY WORKERS ANNOUNCE MARCH 5 STRIKE VOTE
In Virginia, the land of almost no unions, there’s one supermarket chain whose workers are covered by a collective bargaining contract. The chain is Kroger, and the union is United Food & […]
REPORT: HIGH NUMBER OF YOUTH OPEN TO VOTING SOCIALIST
According to the fourth annual report “U.S. Attitudes Toward Socialism, Communism, and Collectivism” released last October by the fiercely anti-socialist organization Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, young people are increasingly open to socialism, and even communism.