Minneapolis crowd reacts to Derek Chauvin guilty verdict
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Guilty on All Charges: Chauvin, Cops and the Racist System

By  Abayomi Azikiwe Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on three counts of murder in the brutal death of 47-year-old African American George Floyd. The jury impaneled in the historic case only […]

Low wage workers march in Detroit for $15 minimum wage
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The Fracture Lines in U.S. Politics

By David Sole It has been long and widely acknowledged that the Republican Party could not be a serious contender in national U.S. politics without building a mass base. The “party of big business”, as […]

Ida B. Wells-Barnett - The Red Record
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Global Implications for the United States Political Crises

By Abayomi Azikiwe Peoples and governments across the international spectrum have looked aghast at the burgeoning divisions within United States society centered around the legislative and administrative direction of the country. On January 6, thousands […]

African American voters line up in Georgia
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Georgia Twin Runoff Election Results Fuel Right-wing Unrest

By Abayomi Azikiwe A highly contested presidential election on November 3, coupled with the outcome of the runoff poll in Georgia which is determining the power relations within the United States Senate, has undoubtedly prompted […]

Lessie Benningfield Randle, Tulsa African American woman and survivor of the 1921 massacre
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Scientists and Historians Uncover Further Details of Racist 1921 Tulsa Massacre

By Abayomi Azikiwe During World War I (1914-1918) and the immediately following years (1919-1921), racial tensions escalated inside the United States resulting in numerous efforts by white racists to contain and in many cases remove […]

Migrant children at a shelter and processing center in Deming, N.M.
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Christopher Vialva and his mother Lisa Brown just days before his execution in Indiana
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Racism and the Death Penalty

By Abayomi Azikiwe Christopher Vialva, 40, was executed by the United States government on September 24, 2020 in Terre Haute, Indiana. Vialva was the first Black person put to death by the federal criminal justice […]

Anthony Huber and Joseph Rosenbaum, murdered by a right-wing shooter in Kenosha, WI.
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The Left, the Right and the Capitalist State

By David Sole The state, when talking about political entities, might be defined as “the supreme public power within a sovereign political entity” (The Free Dictionary by Farlex).  V.I. Lenin, leader of the Russian Revolution […]

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp
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Racial Politics in Georgia and the Presidential Elections

By Abayomi Azikiwe A contested gubernatorial election in 2018 involving Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp and former Georgia State House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams highlighted problems related to voter suppression based upon the national […]