The United States Supreme Court upheld, on June 30, a century-old Mississippi law used during the “Jim Crow” segregationist era to deny Black people in the state the right to vote, reports Malik Miah.
Voting rights are under attack in the United States, reports Malik Miah. In 43 out of 50 states, legislation seeks to limit voting rights for Black and Brown citizens.
By limiting the impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump, the Democratic establishment has left aside the major crimes Trump has committed — against humanity worldwide as well as the great majority of the US population, writes Barry Sheppard.
Prisoners in many states in the US began a coordinated national strike on August 21, the anniversary of the 1971 killing of Black Panther member and prison activist George Jackson by guards in an escape attempt at San Quentin prison in the San Francisco Bay Area.
In the context a mass radicalisation led by Blacks and youth, the incident became a cause célèbre in its day.