The expansion of the “hate” frame fuels repression. Fortunately, grassroots opposition is growing.
“The GOP would do well to stop banning books and start reading them,” wrote Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Often backed by organizations affiliated with police unions, the laws encompass a wide range of punitive tactics.
While recognition of Juneteenth is important, it’s just the beginning of a long road to true Black freedom.
The inspector general’s report claimed the protesters were removed to put up security fencing, not for Trump’s photo op.
Police and the military operate under the same principle — they move in, occupy and oppress communities.
Radical scholar Kehinde Andrews is part of a broad movement calling for renewed internationalism and Pan-Africanism.
Police, their unions and lobbyists have supported one or more “anti-riot” bills in at least 14 states since last June.
The report by the country’s largest federation of unions also rejected calls to expel police unions.
George Floyd was murdered by police one year ago today. “Defund the police” is digging in and growing roots.