Ambulance worker Ellen Milligan in Minneapolis and Matt Cooper in San Francisco report in our series of eyewitness accounts from the George Floyd uprising.
The brutal murder of George Floyd by four police officers in Minneapolis has sparked a rebellion in more than 75 US cities. Over the next few days Dream Deferred will be publishing a series of eyewitness accounts of the protests in different cities.
As we prepare to “unwelcome” US president Donald Trump to Britain, the fallout from his policy of separating families at the Mexican border continues. But if people watching Trump’s actions with horror comfort themselves by thinking that nothing so dreadful happens in Europe, they would be mistaken. Refugee solidarity activist Margaret Woods explains
On 3 November 1979 members of the Ku Klux Klan and the American Nazi Party attacked a demonstration in Greensboro, North Carolina. They shot dead five protestors and wounded 11 others. This is the story of the largely forgotten Greensboro Massacre.
When I was in prison, I read an article – don’t be shocked when I say I was in prison. You’re still in prison. That’s what America means: prison.
–– Malcolm X
Pins and Needles is without doubt the most radical musical to hit Broadway. It was a musical revue sponsored by the International Ladies’ Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) and the cast was drawn from its members.