July 2021 Volume 45, Issue 7
Introducing the Movement for Black Lives Issue Takeover Barbara Ransby, Chinyere Tutashinda, Karissa Lewis, M Adams and Shanelle Matthews
What Radical Black Women Can Teach Us All About Movement-Building Keisha N. Blain, Premilla Nadasen and Robyn C. Spencer
No, Minneapolis Did Not Defund the Police. But We’re Not Done Trying. Kandace Montgomery and Miski Noor
The GOP Has Declared a War on Protests Amara Enyia and Jamecia Gray
Letter From the Year 2071 Barbara Ransby
Cultural Organizing Gives Us a Roadmap to Liberation Mya Hunter and “Mama Nia” Wilson
The Meeting in 1998 That Kept Black Radicalism Alive In These Times Editors
Letter From the Year 2071
A vision of where the Black freedom movement could take us.
The Future of the Movement for Black Lives
Urban rebellions blossomed into mass mobilization upon George Floyd's death. Now what?
Voter Suppression Is White Supremacy. It Must Be Stopped.
In recent years, down-ballot wins across the country have legalized marijuana, overturned Jim Crow-era election law, and hiked minimum wages. The GOP’s campaign to suppress the Black vote threatens wins like these.
Cultural Organizing Gives Us a Roadmap to Liberation
Co-directors of SpiritHouse, a Black women-led tribe in Durham, discuss the "life-saving" rituals and practices of freedom that ground their work towards liberation.
Mya Hunter and “Mama Nia” Wilson
Introducing the Movement for Black Lives Issue Takeover
Lessons on building collective power.
Barbara Ransby, Chinyere Tutashinda, Karissa Lewis, M Adams and Shanelle Matthews
The Meeting in 1998 That Kept Black Radicalism Alive
Two decades ago, the Black Radical Congress convened to reclaim revolution and denounce reformism.
In These Times Editors
The GOP Has Declared a War on Protests
Republican state legislators across 34 states have introduced more than 80 bills this year that criminalize protesting or protect those who harm protesters.
Amara Enyia and Jamecia Gray