New York City

Statement: The Necessity of Abolishing the Police and Capitalism

In a time of political upheaval, pandemic, and protest our comrades in New York City have produced this statement. Download a PDF version of this statement. By Black Rose/Rosa Negra NYC Local The explosive revolt following the murders of George Floyd, Raynard Brooks, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Loreal Tsingine and Chantel Moore laid bare the […]

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Expanding the Struggle: Notes on the Future of the #BlackLivesMatter Movement—by Black Rose NYC

An unprecedentedly broad, decentralized, confrontational, and leaderless  movement has arisen in response to the police murders of Michael Brown, Eric Garner and too many others. With the back-to-back non-indictments of Officers Darren Wilson and Daniel Pantaleo, we have witnessed a powerful rage against the impunity of the police and their disrespect for Black life that […]

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