Opinion

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Alton Sterling, Black father of five, killed for selling CDs

Alton Sterling, 37, joins the seemingly endless list of Black people slain by cops and mourned by their neighbors, families and friends.

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From the People’s World archives: “Law and order” - the Mississippi way

In 1963, the following article appeared in the pages of The Worker, a predecessor publication of People's World . . .

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Remembering Ferguson and the birth of a movement

They stood up and in a simple act, spoke his name - Mike Brown. Others have stood up since.

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Black history celebration: Up close and personal

"We have to use the vote, because it can be a deciding factor in electing someone who will stand with us."

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel must be impeached

Rahm Emanuel has proven himself the most roughly drawn, one-dimensional of comic book villains, an insult to the city's intelligence and sustainability.

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Julian Bond: in the footsteps of Robeson, Du Bois

Julian had faith in the courage of people to fight for justice and equality, and was pleased to do his bit, but he never saw himself as a great leader; that made him one.

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Confederate flag, like the swastika, has no place in our future

What is behind "Stars and Bars," Calhoun Streets and Robert E. Lee statues-lynchings and mass incarceration, police bullying and murder of African Americans.

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What It Means to Become 'BiRachel'

While there is nothing essentially wrong with adopting another culture, Dolezal's deception presents some real social dangers that affect African-American communities.

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Rachel Dolezal and the individual right to ethnic self-determination

The propertied classes promoted the racist concept of white superiority to rationalize enslavement of people kidnapped from Africa, whose labor was the basis for the American economy.

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Time to unite against racist terror

"In the spring of '69, Daily World editors asked me to travel down to Charleston, S.C. to cover a strike by Hospital workers, Local 1199."

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