By Nélida Tello Texas judge David Hagerman has once again delayed the trial against Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean who shot and killed a Black woman, Atatiana Jefferson, while she was inside her home on October 12, 2019. The murder trial was set for January 10; however, due the unavailability of expert witnesses, Judge Hagerman approved the defense’s motion to delay the trial. The … Continue reading Fort Worth: Trial for Officer Who Killed Atatiana Jefferson Delayed Again, Residents of Her Neighborhood Share Thoughts
By Joan Hoch Garrett Foster, murdered while fighting against racist police brutality last July, would have turned 30 years old on December 4. Last week, Tribune spoke with his fiancee and partner of 10 years, Whitney Mitchell, to celebrate and commemorate his life. Mitchell spoke on the need to remember Foster’s profound selflessness, his sense of humor, and his drive to make the world a … Continue reading Austin: Garrett Foster Remembered by His Partner, Whitney Mitchell
By Josefina Morales On Tuesday evening, protesters gathered at the house of the Mayor-elect of Pittsburgh, Ed Gainey, to denounce his complicity in the cover-up of the police murder of Jim Rogers, an unarmed, homeless Black man. Activists carried a banner reading, “People’s Justice for Jim Rogers,” and occupied Gainey’s yard as police watched from a distance. The action took place one day after a … Continue reading Pittsburgh: Mayor-Elect House Protest, Town Hall, Advance the Struggles for Jim Rogers, Leonard Williams Jr.
Cover photo: Protest against Bill Cosby in Canada in 2015. Source: Pixelhouse [link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pixelhousestudios/15604932994/in/photostream/%5D By Rachel Foster With the release of sexual predator Bill Cosby from prison, the US court system has again shown that it cannot provide meaningful justice to the dozens of women who bravely spoke out against his 60-year history of rape and sexual assault. Cosby had served two out of a … Continue reading Opinion: Bill Cosby’s Release Shows Bourgeois Courts Cannot Give Justice to Victims of Sexual Violence
By Josefina Morales On May 29, activists and community members commemorated the one-year anniversary of the police murder of George Floyd as well as the massive wave of rebellion and protest sparked by his killing, known as the May Uprisings, by marching through the streets of downtown Austin and rallying at the Texas Capitol. Demonstrators also honored both Alex Gonzales Jr., who was murdered by … Continue reading Austin: Activists Rally for George Floyd, May Uprisings, Victims of Police and Reactionary Violence
By Brian Martel On May 8, over a hundred people marched for Alex Gonzales Jr., and other victims of police violence through East Austin. Protesters demanded the conviction of officers Luis Serrato and Gabriel Gutierrez who murdered Alex Jr. The march started at the Huston-Tillotson University and finished at Chicano Park. “No Justice, No Peace,” and “Justice for Alex!” were chanted throughout the march. Onlookers … Continue reading Austin: Community Marches for Alex Gonzales Jr.
Photo credit: Court TV via AP By the Editorial Board Celebrate the people, celebrate the uprisings, celebrate the Floyd family, honor the life of George Floyd, and honor the lives of all others gunned down and murdered by this racist policing system and its decaying ruling class. We celebrate and honor all of them because it is the masses who are the makers of history—the historic … Continue reading Without Power, Justice is an Illusion
By the Editorial Board Editor’s Note: The Editorial Board received criticism of this editorial which we unite with and share in order to ensure that the editorial is read critically and its errors are clear. We leave the editorial published on our site as a negative example and to be transparent with our errors. The following article uses exaggerated rhetoric and sweeping generalizations that serve … Continue reading The Tremors of the Masses
By the Editorial Board Update: Late Thursday night, it was reported that Michael Forest Reinoehl, the suspected shooter of fascist Aaron J. Danielson, was gunned down by police. This can only be seen as political retaliation against the people for defending themselves with revolutionary violence. Read Tribune’s response to this development here. As the protest movement first ignited by the May Uprisings was beginning to … Continue reading A First Glimpse of People’s Justice in Portland