Richmond: Protest Against Evictions Clashes with Police, Smashes Courthouse Window

By David Martinez A protest against evictions in Richmond, Virginia on July 1 turned combative when police brutally arrested protesters and pepper sprayed the crowd. The clashes culminated in the breaking of a front window at the courthouse. The action began earlier in the day, called to protest the lifting of Virginia’s eviction moratorium which expired on June 28. Richmond is known for having the … Continue reading Richmond: Protest Against Evictions Clashes with Police, Smashes Courthouse Window

Confederate Memorials, Colonialist and Slaver Statues Torn Down and Defaced Across US and Europe

PHOTO: A memorial to Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond, Virginia, prior to, and after protests. By Sandra Harris In the ongoing wave of rebellion against racist police violence, the masses have also taken action against monuments to imperialist figureheads, confederate war heroes, and other racist politicians across the United States and Europe. In the past several weeks, the people have toppled and vandalized … Continue reading Confederate Memorials, Colonialist and Slaver Statues Torn Down and Defaced Across US and Europe