US Politics

Flagrant Violations of Voting Rights in CT

Flagrant Violations of Voting Rights in CT Petitions for Socialist Candidate Still Not Checked; Signatures Illegally Rejected Call Secretary of State, Denise Merrill Now! Count Every Signature! Summary: The Secretary of State’s office is threatening to rule Socialist and Iraq War Veteran, Fred Linck off the ballot when dozens of petitions are still in the … Continue reading

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1917: Black troops rebel against Jim Crow in Houston

1917: Black troops rebel against Jim Crow in Houston John Leslie In the months following the US entry into the First World War in 1917, the US needed to train tens of thousands of soldiers quickly. Training camps were authorized in a number of locations, including the construction of Camp Logan in Houston, TX. On … Continue reading

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Philadelphia: A History of Racism, Repression and Struggle

Philadelphia: A History of Racism, Repression and Struggle By JOHN LESLIE source: Socialist Organizer  (See also, Report on Philadelphia Cops Makes Reform Recommendations Philadelphia, PA was the first major city in what was to become the United States. Early on, the city’s Black population, both free and slave, was substantial. Escaped slaves came to Pennsylvania, seeing the … Continue reading