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Black Law Student Says FBI Pressured Him to Recant Racial Profiling Claim (tags)

Black Law Student Says FBI Pressured Him to Recant Racial Profiling Claim

Chris Ballew beat up by Pasadena police (tags)

Police brutality, racial profiling and a potential police shooting - right on Fair Oaks just north of the border of Pasadena and Altadena... 21 year old African American pulled over for having overly-tinted windows, then gets beat up by Pasadena PD, still hobbling to this day in a cast with a broken leg. Could have been worse - he could have lost his life.

Pacific Radio Discovers Audio Of Speech by Dr King To London Audience (tags)

Pacific Radio has discovered audio tape of a speech Dec 7 1964 Dr Martin Luther King gave in London days before his acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize as the youngest recipient ever at that time. It is in audio at http://democracynow.org and in text at http://pacificradioarchives.org

New York Ending Stop and Frisk? (tags)

police state

On MLK Day: Racist Bullying Cover-up In Riverside Dear Coach Rice (tags)

A campaign of bullying and racist attacks on students at the Riverside John W. North High School have taken place and a cover-up of these attacks.

Marx, White Supremacy and the Left (tags)

Convo w/Chuck Morse on Murray Bookchin (starts at 5:16) anarchism and how radicals and progressives can continue the movement. If you reuse please credit original source. Source: Fleming, Teka Lark. [Black & Tan Show]. (2014, January 13).Episode 6: Marx, Race and the Left and interview with Chuck Morse on Murray Bookchin [Video file]. Retrieved from http://youtu.be/PmROYoIqZ1U Length: 25:34

NYPD Stop and Frisk Ruled Unconstitutional (tags)

police state

Stop and Frisk: NYPD Racial Profiling (tags)

racism

Extreme liberal responses to Supreme Court health care ruling increase polarization (tags)

Democrats consider the health care decision by the Supreme Court to be a victory, while Republicans are feeling a loss. As Republicans regroup and plan the next step toward getting the law repealed, Democrats are enjoying their win.

Israeli Declared an Apartheid State (tags)

Israel

Stand Your Ground Laws Legalize Murder (tags)

murder

BTL:In 2012 GOP Primary Campaign, "Racist Dog Whistle" Sounds Like a Bullhorn (tags)

Interview with Kevin Alexander Gray, writer and activist, conducted by Scott Harris

Human Rights and Racial Justice (tags)

Human Rights are attained and maintained through struggle, organized movement building

Israeli Occupation, Colonialism and Apartheid: Crimes Against Humanity (tags)

Palestine

Federal indictment says Latino gang Azusa 13 targeted African-Americans (tags)

A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday accuses a Latino street gang in Azusa of trying to push black people out of the city. Authorities say it marks only the second time they?ve used federal civil rights laws against a criminal street gang.

Rally Against Hate and Nazi Rally March 19, 2011 - Claremont, Ca (tags)

We gathered in Claremont March 19, 2011 on awkward circumstances.

Seventh Annual Israel Anti-Apartheid Week (tags)

apartheid

Police Brutality in America (tags)

state terrorism against minorities and Muslims

AJLPP MOBILIZES IN PHOENIX FOR THE NATIONAL PROTEST AGAINST SB 1070 (tags)

Fight Racism! Fight for Civil and Democratic Rights! The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) in the name of the more than 5 million Filipino-American immigrant community militantly supports the national mobilization in Arizona on May 29th against racism expressed in SB 1070 that legalizes racial profiling. AJLPP activist from the ProPeople YouthKMB will be on the chartered bus from Los Angeles, CA to Phoenix, AZ to participate in a national protest at the Artizona State Capitol on May 29. With them is a militant contingent from AFFIRM.

AF3IRM LEADERS IN PHOENIX FOR THE NATIONAL PROTEST AGAINST SB 1070 (tags)

(MAY 28, 2010) AF3IRM, formerly known as Gabriela Network USA, will be on the chartered bus from Los Angeles, CA to Phoenix, AZ to participate in a national protest against Senate Bill 1070, a recently-signed law which legalizes and encourages the racial profiling of immigrants. The contemporary freedom ride is organized by the ANSWER Coalition.

Targeting Israeli Apartheid (tags)

Apartheid is the worst form of racism

2 lawsuits vs.Maricopa County Sheriff's Office allege racial profiling (tags)

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office faces new accusations of racial profiling from suspects who landed in the sheriff's custody.

Immigration advocates advise against holiday travel on bus and rail due to constant raids (tags)

Inland Empire Rapid Response Network and allies cite almost daily Border Patrol operations at local Greyhound bus stations and other transportation centers, racially profiling Latino passengers and other holiday travelers.

Israeli Occupation, Colonialism and Apartheid (tags)

Israeli oppression continues

Good Lecture about Anarchism Today / Wobblies and Zapatistas (tags)

This is a pretty good lecture by Andrej Grubacic about the state of anarchism in America. I don't the racial and class criticism really applies to L.A., but other things are relevant. The main racial problem in L.A. is that POCs and women who have spearheaded many anarchist projects in the area are not recognized outside of the milieu, if they are recognized at all.

Don’t Let Them Get Away with the Murder of Julian Alexander...Turn Grief into Resistance (tags)

Another Young Black Man Killed by Police in Cold Blood

Obama and the illusion of a post-racial America (tags)

His candidacy is seen as an indication that racial barriers no longer exist. Many see progress in the fact that a black man can run a campaign in which race is incidental. Yet it’s taken Obama’s embrace of post-racialism to lend viability to his campaign. Some activists see him as the culmination of a trend of black leaders moving away from the communities they’ve traditionally served and closer to the political and corporate power that dominates the Democratic Party.

An Open Letter to White Progressives and Activists- AWARE-LA (tags)

The Ballot Box and Beyond: White Anti-racists stand for social justice

Save the life of Reginald Blanton (tags)

Petition to save the life of Reginald Blanton, sentenced to death in Texas due to racial prejudice

Racism: Italy reported to the United Nations... (tags)

CERD will have to ascertain the violations of articles 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the “International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.” Italy, in fact, is accused of carrying out a series of measures, both on a national level and on a local level, aimed at hitting the Rrom and Sinti communities on Italian territory - from the 14 security packages to the emergency expulsion decree for EU citizens put forward by Giuliano Amato. The International Criminal Court of the Hague will evaluate the actions carried out by the Italian institutions against the Rroma to determine whether – and to what extent – any crimes against humanity were committed.

UCLA group carries torch for less advantaged API classmates (tags)

Activists of the Asian Pacific Coalition met the press Thursday at the Ackerman Viewpoint Conference Room, University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) to urge public support on an ongoing campaign to enable Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) have own identities. According to the Count Me In campaign it is addressing educational inequalities within the AAPI community. It said that hidden by the “model minority myth”, AAPI continue to suffer severely from access to resources for higher education, adding, “The myth homogenizes the diverse make-up of AAPIs despite the fact that each group has its own unique history, language, culture, and experience.” There is a need to disaggregate the racial category of AAPIs into their specific communities “to ensure that public policy reflects the needs of diverse communities.”

Muslims: The New Jews (tags)

As the war on terror heads into its sixth year, a new racial stereotype is emerging in America. Brown-skinned men with beards and women with head scarves are seen as "Muslims" -- regardless of their actual faith or nationality.

What is political correctness? (tags)

What is political correctness, where did it come from, and why is it so influential at universities? It is the object of widespread ridicule, usually a very powerful weapon, so why doesn't it go away?

LA City Council flushs First Amendment down the toilet (tags)

Ratcheting up restraints on public comment, the Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved new rules of ''decorum'' designed to squelch offensive and disruptive behavior at council meetings, ranging from foul language and racial slurs to singing, whistling, foot-stamping and other boisterous conduct.

Mumia's Appeal Moves into its Final Stage (tags)

Mumia Abu Jamal and his chief counsel have filed an appeal that raises three challenges to his conviction, and that defend the federal district court ruling that lifted his death penalty in 2001.

Abu-Jamal's Appeal Moves into its Final Stage (tags)

Pennsylvania’s move famous death penalty inmate and his chief counsel have filed an appeal that raises three challenges to his conviction, and that defend the federal district court ruling that lifted his death penalty in 2001.

The First Nazi City in America (tags)

Joe Turner's fascistic anti-migrant measure has been adopted by a small town in Pennsylvania, making it, not San Bernardino, the first Nazi city in the nation

African-Americans, Economic Well-Being, and Immigration (tags)

...while the concern for African-American well-being is well placed, the source of the problem is not always correctly located...

Discrimination not illegal immigrants fuels Black job crisis (tags)

Dumping the blame for the chronic job crisis of young, poor Black men on illegal immigration stokes the passions and hysteria of immigration reform opponents, but it also lets employers off the hook for discrimination. And it's easy to see how that could happen.

Regarding Ted Hayes and 'Black' Minutemen (tags)

"The earth was created by the assistance of the sun, and it should be left as it was... The country was made without lines of demarcation, and it is no man's business to divide it..." --Chief Joseph, NEZ PERCE

THE MCKINNEY AFFAIR – by Glen Ford and Peter Gamble (tags)

In the aftermath of McKinney’s run-in with a Capitol Hill police officer, we have witnessed an orgy of unadulterated defamation that is actually directed at Black women in general. ...So virulent and shameless have been the attacks on McKinney – spewing caricatures of the six-term lawmaker that reflect whites’ own hallucinatory visions of Black people – it leads us to conclude that racists are conducting a kind of ritual, an exorcism to cast the “militant Black” out of the national polity, once and for all. Disgustingly, a number of Black voices have joined mob, in order to prove that they are reasonable and trustworthy Negroes who won’t intrude on white folks’ illusions of innocence. ...Most distressingly, the McKinney affair dramatically demonstrates that the Congressional Black Caucus has been eviscerated as a body. ...CBC Chair Mel Watt, Nancy Pelosi's poodle, attempted to enforce his mistress's wish that McKinney appear utterly isolated and alone.

New Book, Appeals to Both Black and White America to Wake-up…Time Is Of the Essence (tags)

Katrina is a red flag to all of America. There comes a time when the rationality of men must fade into insignificance and one must accept the inevitability of the Truth. An ill wind is blowing and there is a great storm gathering in America’s societal.

Baca Calls for Segregationism (tags)

LA Co Sheriff Lee Baca's response to riot: segragation.

Mexico Honors Indians of the Past? (tags)

But the living descendants of Montezuma are not allowed to eat in some of Mexico City's best restaurants.

Protest Merger of Costa Mesa PD and DHS TODAY (tags)

please see below

Religious Persecution of Muslims In The US (tags)

Four fans celebrating a birthday at Giants Stadium were plucked from their seats by New Jersey State Police and detained for nearly an hour as FBI agents probed their religious beliefs, the men charged yesterday.

Civil Rights Group SaveOurState to Return to Baldwin Park June 25th (tags)

The multi-ethnic civil rights group SaveOurState will return to Baldwin Park, California, on June 25 following its victory over hate groups in the town on May 14, 2005. SaveOurState will protest hate speech, racism and racial supremacist organizations.

Watchdog Nation (tags)

Who's watching the watchers? How the ADL and SPLC have moved into goosestepping tandem with the FBI to observe the people..

Officers who beat Donovan Jackson rewarded by jury (tags)

Beat a Black teen and cover it up, and win $2.4 million.

Skinheads fight their 'holy war' (tags)

Semyon Tokmakov stretches out his hand and points to a thick scar he got from assaulting a black US Marine six years ago. The attack cost him one-and-a-half years in jail, but Tokmakov says he has no regrets.

ELI LILLY EMPLOYEE RACISM (tags)

UNCOVER ALL THE HIDDEN RACISM IN MAJOR DRUG COMPANY. IF YOU THOUGHT WE HAD AN ISSUE WITH PROZAC JUST LISTEN TO HOW THEY TREAT THIER OWN EMPLOYEES.

Students participate in activist conference in San Diego (tags)

First annual Youth Take Action Conference met at MAAC Commuity Charter School, Chula Vista San Diego

Nazi flag flies high in Langford, South Dakota (tags)

I cannot sit passively as a family, who knows nothing of this community, attempts to impose on us their revolting Neo-Nazi ideology. I regard this family's childish display of racial factionalism as, at best, quaint -- and at worst, as some kind of a sick joke.

How to Narrow the Great Race Divide (tags)

Yes, there has been progress, but the racial divide has not closed. It's time for America to admit that -- and do something.

Protest Against Racist Attacks In Workplace (tags)

A protest is being organized against racist attacks on workers in San Francisco. There is a national epidemic of racist incidents in the workplace.

Shelby Steele Says It Out Loud: Whites Not Equal In The New America (tags)

Misinterpreting Mr. Dean's remark as an effort to use "identity to seek political power in precisely the same way that Rev. Al Sharpton does," Mr. Steele went on to ruminate about why there is no white identity in American politics, even though, as he freely acknowledged, there are certainly non-white identities”

Event: Fight the Power, Build the Power (tags)

Join Traci Harris and Roy San Filippo, members of Bring the Ruckus, for a discussion of white abolitionism, dual power, anti-authoritarian cadre organization and revolutionary feminism.

Racist Rhetoric of the Right Wing (tags)

''[Black] parents scream and yell about the racial achievement gap, and how the schools aren't fair, and society is racist and blah, blah-blah, blah-blahhh, because they don't want to get off the sofa, and put some effort into it themselves'' - Jerry Agar, Conservative talk radio host

Racial Discrimination Is Still at Work in U.S. (tags)

The effect (and goal) of Prop 54 is to supress information like this. As Arianna Huffington put it, "It's racism without a paper trail."

'Dream' words misused, Minorities still abused (tags)

King's son lamented the deliberate twisting of his father famous speech -- renews nationwide effort to address inequality including a suspicious hanging in Florida

LGBTs Picket LA Times (tags)

SCHA-LA pickets the LA Times for their coverage of the Supreme Court sodomy ruling, and their biased coverage of queers and transgendered people overall.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: Racial Preference? (tags)

Ask a fish what water is and you'll get no answer. Even if fish were capable of speech, they would likely have no explanation for the element they swim in every minute of every day of their lives. Water simply is. Fish take it for granted. So too with this thing we hear so much about, "racial preference."

ORANGE COUNTY WHITE SUPREMACIST BEAT MUSLIM BOY (tags)

An Orange County "white power" gang of 20 thugs attack a Muslim boy. Brea Police Dept. arrest and release two attackers, charge them with simple misdemeanor assault and announce to press that this just was a fight between two youth gangs.

Lessons from the Lott exposé (tags)

The Sen. Trent Lott (R-Miss.) scandal did more than expose the racist underbelly of the former Senate majority leader and the Republican Party. It also showed the growing importance of the struggle for equality and against racism in the political life of the nation.

Freedom Under Fire (tags)

Excerpts from the 2002 NAACP Convention Address, Houston, Tex., July 7, 2002. This year’s convention theme – Freedom Under Fire – is appropriate in many ways. So, too, is the city and state in which we gather. …

Honky Wanna Cracker? A Look at the Myth of Reverse Racism (tags)

Forwarded by Tom Gorman. The article's on the mark, and easy to read. -jk

WORKSHOP AND OPEN DISCUSSION (tags)

WORKSHOP AND OPEN DISCUSSION ON: *Multi Racial Organizing *Prison Organizing *Supporting Political Prisoners

LA Police Resistance to Respectful Language towards Transgenders (tags)

A December 15 Los Angeles Times article quotes LA Police as being resistant to use "she" pronoun when adressing male-to-female trnasgenders, and to department directive to conduct survey of racial profiling stops.

L.A. TRANSIT STRIKERS AND RIDERS BRIDGE THE RACIAL DIVIDE AND FIGHT THE MTA (tags)

L.A. transit strikers and riders bridge the racial divide and fight the MTA, not each other

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