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No water, no peace! States of emergency and water shut-offs in Detroit

After a month-long moratorium, water shut-offs in Detroit have started again this week, leaving indebted households across the city with no access to running water.

1965 Watts riots photo gallery

Watts riots, Los Angeles, 1965.

Images from the 1965 Watts riots, which took place in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles from 11th-17th August 1965, resulting in over $40 million in property damage. The most severe riot in the city's history until the 1992 riots, it is considered by many to be one of the key turning points in the civil rights movement.

Love Me, Ferguson, I’m a Liberal - Douglas Williams

How liberals brought an anticommunist slur from America’s past back to life.

What they mean when they say peace

A response from Crimethinc to the Governor of Missouri's insistence on "peace now, justice later".

Who is an "outside agitator"? - Richard Seymour

A short piece by Richard Seymour that serves as a reminder of the racist roots of the phrase "outside agitator".

Ferguson: over one week in

An article from St. Louis anarchists about the unrest in Ferguson.

The British Black Panthers photo gallery

A collection of photos by Neil Kenlock of the British Black Panther party from 1968-1972.

The Slocum massacre, 1910

Descendants of some of the victims of the massacre

On July 29, 1910, citizens in the small, predominately African American town of Slocum, Texas were massacred in an act of terror designed to maintain economic white supremacy.

When the union's the enemy: an interview with Cleo Silvers

Cleo Silvers, a former organizer with the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, discusses racism in the labor movement with Andrew Elrod.

Ain't marchin' anymore: GIs revolt in Vietnam - Dave Blalock

Dave Blalock in Vietnam

A short account from Vietnam veteran, Dave Blalock, about his experiences enlisting in the military and getting involved in the anti-war GI movement which helped end the war.