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  • Fighting Cops and the Klan: The History and Future of Black Antifascism

    By Ashoka Jegroo, Truthout | Report

    New Black Panther Party members join with others to counter protest a neo-nazi rally in Trenton, NJ, April 16, 2011. Although the efforts of Black racial justice organizers are not always classified as antifascist, Black activists have actually been working against fascism for centuries.New Black Panther Party members join with others to counter protest a neo-Nazi rally in Trenton, New Jersey, April 16, 2011. Although the efforts of Black racial justice organizers are not always classified as "antifascist," Black activists have actually been working against fascism for centuries. (Photo: Bob Jagendorf /Flickr)

    While white antifascists (antifas) have been grabbing headlines lately with their militant resistance against Trump and the alt-right, Black antifas have a rich history from which to draw lessons in fighting today's fascism.

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  • Is Berta Cáceres' Assassination a Tipping Point for Change in Honduras?

    Is Berta Cáceres' Assassination a Tipping Point for Change in Honduras?

    By Gloria Jiménez, Truthout | Report

    As we approach the first anniversary of the assassination of Honduran activist Berta Cáceres, the only witness to the homicide is suing the Honduran government amid rising anti-government sentiment, which has brought together political opposition parties. Many, including Cáceres' mother, say justice for Cáceres is impossible with the current government.

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  • Where There Is No Water: Detroit's Ongoing Crisis

    Where There Is No Water: Detroit's Ongoing Crisis

    By Anne Elizabeth Moore and Melissa Mendes, Truthout | Graphic Journalism

    Since 2013, the city of Detroit has signed multimillion dollar contracts with a private enforcer to shut off the water supply to delinquent residential accounts in predominantly poor Black neighborhoods. Meanwhile, most of the delinquent commercial taps stayed on, despite the 40 worst past-due accounts totaling $9.5 million. Truthout's comic journalism series is back with a look at this ongoing scandal.

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