Erie: Federal Authorities Aggressively Persecute Protester by Stretching Law

By Peter Cherry Melquan Barnett, a 28-year old out-of-work Black forklift operator in Erie, Pennsylvania, is facing heightened federal charges in connection to the May Uprisings. Barnett’s case is one of 319 cases of protest-related vandalism nationwide that the U.S. Attorney office has upgraded to felony charges using intentionally malleable laws, all for the purpose of striking fear into protestors and those supporting the mass … Continue reading Erie: Federal Authorities Aggressively Persecute Protester by Stretching Law

Austin: Día de Muertos for Black Lives

By Nélida Tello On November 1 in Dove Springs District Park, a group of Chicanos and Latinos in Austin hosted a Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) event, honoring the lives of Breonna Taylor, Mike Ramos and the hundreds of Black people killed by the police in the US. Event organizers say they wanted to emphasize unity across different peoples and cultures against oppression, … Continue reading Austin: Día de Muertos for Black Lives