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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

I grew up in the same country as Assata Shakur, but as a poor black woman, her autobiography reveals an experience a world apart from my own middle class, white male upbringing. She ably captures these differences in a series of anecdotes revealing that she did in fact grow up in a different country: "amerika", while I enjoyed the facades of democracy, peace, and justice in America. ... Continue reading →

Time is Short: Nelson Mandela and the Path to Militant Resistance

By  Deep Green Resistance UK We have had several months to reflect on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela. Since his death, world leaders have attempted to coopt this legacy. It is especially interesting to see how many who once branded Mandela a terrorist are rushing to pay their respects. [1] His freedom fighter … Continue reading Time is Short: Nelson Mandela and the Path to Militant Resistance

People of Color Solidarity Guidelines

White Supremacy is a system of power that is as active today as any time in this culture’s history. As white activists, we have been socialized into a culture of domination and often carry, practice, and reproduce racism in our own work. Racism is a threat to the health and continuation of all communities, including … Continue reading People of Color Solidarity Guidelines

Group Rooted in the Desert Looks Out for Migrants

By FERNANDA SANTOS, The New York Times Published: August 2, 2013 ARIVACA, Ariz. — Monsoon rains tinge the desert with deceptive hints of green at this time of the year, but migrants crossing illegally from Mexico continue to risk death from thirst and exposure in the blazing heat. A fortunate few who become lost might stumble … Continue reading Group Rooted in the Desert Looks Out for Migrants

The Fight for Migrant Rights at Sakuma Farms

Attention everyone – this is important. You may or may not know that Sakuma Farms has recently cut off its negotiations with striking migrant workers. As one of the primary victims of industrial civilization, these men and women need our support; the mistreatment of agricultural workers lies at the intersection of multiple disgusting power structures, … Continue reading The Fight for Migrant Rights at Sakuma Farms

Time is Short: From Repression Comes Resistance

It’s often said that where there is oppression and brutalization, there is resistance; that resistance is fertile, and that it inevitably takes root in the cracks between the building blocks of exploitation and injustice. Even as industrial civilization drives indigenous peoples from their homelands and destroys what little remains of the living world, there is … Continue reading Time is Short: From Repression Comes Resistance

3/30 Memphis Anti-Klan Demonstration: Protesting in a Police State

By Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin / Memphis Black Autonomy Federation To grasp what happened at the March 30, 2013 Klan demonstration, you need to understand what led up to everything. The Klan said it came to Memphis to protest the renaming of the racist Memphis Confederate Parks system. Of course, all police preparations and media reporting … Continue reading 3/30 Memphis Anti-Klan Demonstration: Protesting in a Police State

Over a Thousand Protestors Face Militarized Police Forces at Anti-Klan Rally in Memphis

By J. G. / Deep Green Resistance Great Plains On March 30th, sixty-five Ku Klux Klan members gathered at the steps of the Shelby County Court House and marched in response to the recent name changes of three previously confederate parks in Memphis. One of these parks, formerly known as Bedford Forest Park, was renamed … Continue reading Over a Thousand Protestors Face Militarized Police Forces at Anti-Klan Rally in Memphis