A 2-year-old argument about "anti-Blackness" in Cuba, which Black solidarity activists in the United States say has no basis in reality, has reared its head. TF editor Julie Varughese reports.
Residents of the Minneapolis neighborhood of East Phillips and members of the American Indian Movement (AIM) started an occupation in the early morning hours of February 21 to resist the city’s plan to demolish a Superfund site, which sits atop decades of arsenic contamination. Niko Georgiades reports for Unicorn Riot.
Record-breaking expulsions of Haitian immigrants from the Dominican Republic took place in 2022. The government’s campaign of mass deportations is the latest episode in what human-rights advocates—and social and political activists—describe as a strategy to deepen racial discrimination. Vladimir Fuentes reports from the capital city, Santo Domingo.
Community organizers in East Saint Louis in Illinois are trying to build power for the disenfranchised Black community by rooting their political demands in the unresolved past: A 1917 race riot that killed more than 100 Black people, displaced 6,000 residents and destroyed $9.4 million in property. Frances Madeson reports.
Even as we deplore the violence and the loss of life in Ukraine resulting from the Russian intervention (and the neofascist violence in the Donbass), it is valuable to step back and look at how the rest of the world may perceive this conflict, starting with the West’s ethnocentric interest in an attack whose participants and victims they believe they share aspects of identity with—whether related to culture, religion, or skin color, writes Vijay Prashad.
Academic and activist Dan Kovalik’s new book, "Cancel This Book: The Progressive Case Against Cancel Culture," was written on the frontlines of the twin struggles of our time, the class struggle and the fight for Black liberation, writes Danny Shaw.