Tag Archive: Riots

Don’t Cheer Just Yet, William Bratton isn’t Going Anywhere

So while many may celebrate Bratton’s resignation understand that William Bratton™ will continue to be the top cop-for-hire, even after he resigns.

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The Battles Ahead

It is not enough to just say we need to abolish the police, we must abolish the state as well.

The Hierarchy of Violence

As the country debates whose lives matter, the prisons and cemeteries are filled with the ones who don’t. White armed men continue to commit arsons and mass shootings, seizing land with their weapons never to be labeled terrorists. This, along with a government that is suffocating the non-white world, filling their skies with drones that in a moment’s notice can be made to hone in on whomever has been labeled an enemy combatant or a terrorist.

No Leaders, No Masters: We Must Liberate Ourselves

As we move forward it is important that we reflect on our immediate history and whether the tactics that have been used are ones that support us towards our liberation. The role of hierarchy in black movements often reinforce systems of oppression that many of those are fighting against. The traditional black leadership that I spoke about before has become irrelevant to this new generation of resistance, and because of this we are seeing a new generation of leadership put in place to help guide us to the promise land.

It’s Time for Black Liberation, Not Liberalism

As people begin to ask themselves how we can make this movement sustainable we must take into account the various layers of our struggle. We must make sure that we are working towards more than just momentary change, but for true liberation of all black people.

From Ferguson to Gaza – How did a small town in Missouri turn into a War Zone?

Since Saturday almost a week of uprisings haven taken place since the police murdered Mike Brown, in Ferguson Missouri. Due to social media, the country has started paying attention to the murder and… Continue reading

Looting is A Political Tactic

  On Saturday, August 9th, Michael Brown an unarmed 17-year-old black youth was shot 10 times in the back and murdered by Ferguson police near his home. This coming with the wave of… Continue reading