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Debunking the myth of "Irish slaves"

A photo of people who weren't Irish slaves

A detailed, seven part series of articles by Irish historian Liam Hogan systematically demolishing the white supremacist myth of there being Irish slaves in the Caribbean or Americas, and that these "slaves" were treated worse than enslaved Africans.

Room maids strike back at a Paris hotel

Nancy Pas Reagan on the struggle of Parisien cleaners who have been on strike since July 2019.

Agreement to End Hostilities

A 2012 statement declaring an end to hostilities between racial and gang groups in the California prison system. This statement emerged from the mass hunger strike movement in California prisons in the early 2010s.

Review of Akala’s ‘Natives. Race & Class in the Ruins of Empire.’ July 2019

Anti-Semitism and National Socialism: Notes on the German Reaction to Holocaust

Moishe Postone's 1986 essay on the development and importance of anti-Semitism to the Nazi party. And the short comings of many previous attempts to grapple with it, particularly from a left perspective.

1974: The Brockwell 3

Account of student protests against the assault and arrest of three Black youths in 1970s Brixton.

Enoch Powell: the New Right (1970) - Tom Nairn

Smithfield meat packers strike for Powell - London, 1968.

An assessment of Powell's patriotism and racism and its influence within the politics of his time.

The 'Polynesian Panthers' and 'The Black Power' Gang: Surviving racism and colonialism in Aotearoa, New Zealand

Nich Shilliam's academic analysis of white supremacy, black power and the historical activities of both the 'Polynesian Panthers' and 'The Black Power' Gang in New Zealand.

1958 Notting Hill race riots

1958 Notting Hill race riots.

Ron Ramdin's history on the 1958 Notting Hill 'race riots', which saw mass racial violence last for several days over a wide area of West London as groups of white people, often Teddy Boys or individuals linked to far-right organisations, would attack black individuals as they walked through the streets or sometimes even at their homes.