anti-black racism

Movie Review: ‘TWO DISTANT STRANGERS’ (2020)

A review of a short film about racism.

[VIDEO] Blaming Black People (Ft. Ben Shapiro & Sargon of Akkad) | [Radical Responsibility]

It’s common for conservatives and even centrists to believe that black people have a victim complex and that this sabotages their socioeconomic success. They think black people don’t make an effort to succeed because they blame their problems on racism and feel entitled to handouts.

This video essay draws on various research studies to debunk this dangerous myth.

Debunking the “black victim mentality” theory is important because it’s an ideological obstacle to addressing the systemic and institutional causes of black / white socioeconomic inequality.

https://youtu.be/J0aK679qYeY

On Minneapolis: Police Brutality & Class Struggle

Flyer distributed by comrades and sympathisers at protests over the murder of George Floyd.

[VIDEO] Where's the Proof of Racism?

Twelve exhibits of evidence making the case that there exists a widespread pattern of racism that amounts to racial oppression. I support this with plenty of research studies and data. The video focuses on African-Americans; other groups in the U.S. and around the world face racism, too, but I narrowed it down to black Americans to keep this video concise.

Areas of focus, in order of appearance:

12. Employment
11. Employment (again)
10. Housing
9. Banking
8. Courts
7. Police
6. Police (again)
5. Employment (yet again)
4. School
3. Healthcare
2. School (again)
1. Wealth

Class relations in the US - A background text

We wrote this text last year, as a reading suggestion for our debate on current class struggle in the US. We thought it might still be of interest. It focusses on the 'internal dynamics' rather than US foreign (military) policy...

The strange career of jim crow - C. Vann Woodward

The Strange Career of Jim Crow is one of the great works of Southern history. Indeed, the book actually helped shape that history.

At canaan's edge: America in the King years, 1965-68

At Canaan's Edge concludes America in the King Years, a three-volume history that will endure as a masterpiece of storytelling on American race, violence, and democracy.

Pillar of fire: America in the King years, 1963-65

From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch, the second part of his epic trilogy on the American Civil Rights Movement.