The Futility of Labor Day in the Movement
Although Labor Day originates from the labor movement, its passage did little to help the exploited workers it aimed to honor, even to this day.read more
Historical events and milestones towards racial justice.
On August 8, the FBI raided former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home on suspicion of mishandling classified documents (MSN). When activists demanded defunding of the police, conservatives trumpeted their unconditional support for law enforcement. For the same people to now shout “defund the FBI” raises the question of whether “their love of law enforcement only…read more
Estranging historical tragedies like slavery and genocide as relics of the past, unrelated to modern times, wrongly validates the hosting of plantation weddings and other cruelties in U.S history.read more
“What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” is a scathing critique of the failed promises of the Declaration of Independence to Black enslaved people.read more