Categories Archives: Culture of Resistance » People of Color & Anti-racism

Racism in the UK

The UK has never stopped being a racist country, but the vote to leave the EU has given more confidence to many racists. Racist attacks are on the rise. Now more than ever, “white people” like me need to use our privileges to support groups like Black Lives Matter. ... Continue reading →

Seattle Teachers Strike: Revolution AND Reform

We aren’t that interested in personal purity. Of course we should all try to be good people, but politically it’s more important that we band together and use our power to force political and social change. This can happen in all sorts of different ways, but one of the most time-tested is the strike: workers … Continue reading Seattle Teachers Strike: Revolution AND Reform

Anti-Racist Rednecks With Guns

One of the ironies of contemporary politics is the identification of poor whites with the Republican party, even more opposed to working class interests than the Democrat party. Taken to the extreme by the Tea Party, this cooptation takes energy which might challenge the capitalist class structure and redirects it against other poor and working … Continue reading Anti-Racist Rednecks With Guns

Anne Braden: Southern Patriot (Anti-Racist Film Screening)

Check out this event from European Dissent Seattle: Click the image for a larger version of the poster. Film screening and discussion as part of our work to build a base of anti-racist white organizers! Saturday, December 13th 3:30 – 6:00pm YWCA, 2820 E Cherry, Seattle WA 98122 ALL ARE WELCOME! European Dissent Seattle presents … Continue reading Anne Braden: Southern Patriot (Anti-Racist Film Screening)

Texas Rises in Solidarity with #Ferguson and #MichaelBrown

Hundreds of people across Texas have staged rallies across the state in solidarity with those in Ferguson, Mo., rallying for justice after the racist police murder of Michael Brown. Hundreds rallied in Austin to show support for victims of police violence. In Dallas, where police have killed several Black men in recent years, local politicians unveiled … Continue reading Texas Rises in Solidarity with #Ferguson and #MichaelBrown

George Jackson: Specialize in something to help the war effort

George Jackson, imprisoned for years and radicalized by the experience, clearly saw the need to develop a black culture of resistance to white supremacy. He wrote early on that “I know now that the most damaging thing a people in a colonial situation can do is to allow their children to attend any educational facility … Continue reading George Jackson: Specialize in something to help the war effort

Review of Assata: An Autobiography

Review by Norris Thomlinson, Deep Green Resistance Hawai’i Once you understand something about the history of a people, their heroes, their hardships and their sacrifices, it’s easier to struggle with them, to support their struggle. For a lot of people in this country, people who live in other places have no faces.” –Assata Shakur A … Continue reading Review of Assata: An Autobiography