Austin: Garrett Foster’s Memorial Rebuilt by Family, Friends, and Activists

By Roger Kuessey Last week, activists rebuilt Garrett Foster’s memorial on the corner of 4th St. and Congress Avenue in downtown Austin, at the site where Garrett was murdered by active-duty US Army sergeant Daniel Perry in July of last year during a protest for Black lives during the summer of uprisings. Following Garrett’s murder on July 25, activists and supporters continued to maintain and … Continue reading Austin: Garrett Foster’s Memorial Rebuilt by Family, Friends, and Activists

Austin: Police Attack Wife of Garrett Foster at his Memorial

By the Editorial Board During a march in honor of Garrett Foster, an activist killed in the summer uprisings by US Army Sergeant Daniel Perry, the Austin Police Department attacked his widow, Whitney, at the site of where Garrett was gunned down in downtown Austin. Whitney is a community activist who has taken up the fight for justice for Garrett, as well as continuing her … Continue reading Austin: Police Attack Wife of Garrett Foster at his Memorial

Opinion: Imperialism Is the Problem, Mass Shootings Are a Symptom

By Jakob Stein On Monday, 21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa opened fire in a Boulder, Colorado supermarket, ultimately killing ten people before being wounded in the leg and giving himself up to police. In the wake of yet another mass shooting, the debate around gun control has once again reared its head as Democrats vie for political clout; however, the competing issues of ‘gun control’ … Continue reading Opinion: Imperialism Is the Problem, Mass Shootings Are a Symptom

MLK Marchers Attacked by White Reactionaries Two Nights in a Row

By Peter Cherry On Monday night, a marcher was shot in Bedford County, Pennsylvania as a caravan of activists were walking from Milwaukee to Washington DC for a Martin Luther King Jr. event to bring awareness to the oppression of Black people. On Route 30 in Schellsburg, activist Frank Nitty, who has been leading the group ‘United We Walk’ in the march to Washington, said … Continue reading MLK Marchers Attacked by White Reactionaries Two Nights in a Row

Kenosha: Jacob Blake Police Shooting Sparks Uprising, Teen Reactionary Kills Two Protesters

By David Martinez In Kenosha, Wisconsin, the police shooting of 29-year-old Jacob Blake, a Black father of six, ignited three consecutive nights of combative protests in the mid-size Midwestern city. After the community rose up to burn down government buildings and expropriate businesses, far-right armed vigilantes have come in to threaten protesters, and on Tuesday, one of the armed individuals, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, shot two … Continue reading Kenosha: Jacob Blake Police Shooting Sparks Uprising, Teen Reactionary Kills Two Protesters