Black women: A History of Struggle Against Male-chauvinism, Racism and Capitalism

It was enough that the first African women arrived to Brazil, to start a bloody fight gender, race and class. The idea of the ‘home queen’ did not fit. We did not have access to a home, or the right to be queens, as many of us were in...

Innocent Black Man Killed by The Army

A group of ten soldiers shot dead a Black man with 80 bullets in Rio de Janeiro on Abril 7, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Team Evaldo Rosa, 51, was a musician. The police probe showed that he had no weapons. He was just driving to a social meeting with his Family. In two months,...

Black Panthers: a roar still echoing against racism

The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense was founded 50 years ago, on October 15th, 1966. In order to celebrate this and reflect a little about the trajectory, political perspective and legacy of the group, which until nowadays is one of the main references of the Black movements worldwide, we...

George Floyd, Rest in Power! We Mourn Your Loss Fighting Back Racism!

On Monday, May 25, George Floyd, 46, was strangled to death by a police officer on suspicion of having used a fake card at a convenience store in Minneapolis, USA. By: PSTU's secretariat for Black men and women in Brazil - 05/28/2020   The murder was recorded and shows George in handcuffs,...

“Blue Lives Matter?” It’s Black and [email protected] People Who Are Under Attack

After the Dallas police shooting, the reactionary forces in this country are trying to shift the national rhetoric and public perception of social violence in the United States. To directly counter and weaken the Black Lives Matter movement, and to break the solidarity it is gathering from working class...

Their Symbols and Ours

The impressive wave of protests unleashed by the murder of George Floyd in the United States not only crossed the borders of that country – impacting on a new world reality – but it offers particularly exciting episodes, typical of hot periods of history. By Daniel Sugasti One of those moments occurred...

The Fight Against Police Repression Must Be Broad, Organized And Permanent!

The police agencies attacks against minorities in the United States does not seem to end; cases of abuse and death of blacks and Latinos in the hands of the police are daily. By Corriente Obrera - U.S.   The reasons that justify these actions (according to police) are almost always the same:...

The Legacy Of Martin Luther King, Malcolm X And The Crisis Of Pacifism And Racialism

By Wilson Honório da Silva (National Education Secretariat of PSTU - Brazil) and Américo Gomes (National Leadership of PSTU).   In the previous article we draw a line of the decade before the foundation, in October 15th of 1966, of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, rising some questions specifically regarding...

Stokely Carmichael And The First Steps Of The Panther

  The stories of the main symbol and the most notorious slogan of the Black Panthers deserve to be known. Even though they are previous to the foundation of the group, both of them are related with Stokely Carmichael (1941-98) who, years later, also became one of the principal names...

4th Article About The Black Panthers’ 50th Anniversary

On the previous articles, we discussed the context in which the Black Panthers arose. We outlined the debates opened in 1965, when the group was founded, such as the questioning of racialism and pacifism, and the gradual (but always contradictory) movement’s approaches with class positions. In the last article,...

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