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WILL THE REAL JANE DUEKER PLEASE STAND UP?
WILL THE REAL JANE DUEKER PLEASE STAND UP?
Tef Poe July 7th, 2021
Photo: @thisweekinmopol

Jane Dueker would have you believe that she cares about the people of St. Louis, but her actions speak louder than her words.

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ENDING POLICE VIOLENCE

The only way to prevent the police from taking another Black life in the US is to defund their departments and move towards police abolition.

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T-DUBB-O (Q&A)

Mordecai Lyon interviews T-Dubb-O, about hashtag activism, owning your masters, meeting Obama, and his latest album "Don't Stop At Lights."

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MALCOLM X REMEMBERED

On this day 96 years ago, freedom warrior Malcolm X was born. Lyfestile reflects on X's legacy and what can be learned today from his example.

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REBELLION CONTINUES IN COLOMBIA
REBELLION CONTINUES IN COLOMBIA
Teresita Goyeneche May 4th, 2021
Photo: @eldanieluk

Poverty, corruption, state sanctioned violence, and unjust taxation has moved thousands of Colombians to rebel against their government.

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MAY DAY OF SERVICE
MAY DAY OF SERVICE
Tef Poe April 28th, 2021
Photo: @blackmenbuild

Black Men Build (BMB) announce a call to action for people to join their May Day of service (5/1/21) in Milwaukee, Detroit, and St. Louis.

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FREEDOM SCHOOL: THE FIGHT FOR LAS 3 CAUSALES
FREEDOM SCHOOL: THE FIGHT FOR LAS 3 CAUSALES
Lorgia García-Peña April 19th, 2021
Photo: @eldanieluk

LGP sits down with Esther Hernández Medina to discuss the current feminist mobilization in the DR in response to decades of state-sponsored violence and the fight for Las 3 Causales.

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TO BE SEEN
TO BE SEEN
Kata Németh April 8th, 2021
Photo: Daniel Baker

Being Roma comes with the duality of being invisible and hyper-visible at the same time.

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END VACCINE APARTHEID

The Boycott Times Editorial Board's open letter to "End Vaccine Apartheid Now," signed by Cornel West, Lorgia García-Peña, Tef Poe, and others.

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WILL YOU SUSTAIN?

"Judas and the Black Messiah" forces the viewer to wrestle with their relationship to the liberation movement and the future of humanity.

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WHAT’S HAPPENING, MR. IRVING?
WHAT’S HAPPENING, MR. IRVING?
Nathan Gagnon March 30th, 2021
Photo: @gavilan.6

Kyrie Irving is the most misunderstood player in the NBA. Despite constant criticism, Mr. Irving has committed himself to fight for justice.

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THE CHILE FIVE

A Black and Indigenous delegation from the United States known as "The Chile Five" arrested and deported from Chile.

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THE BOYCOTT TIMES ENDORSES TISHAURA JONES FOR MAYOR
THE BOYCOTT TIMES ENDORSES TISHAURA JONES FOR MAYOR

The Boycott Times endorses Tishaura Jones for Mayor of St. Louis City & Shedrick "Nato Caliph" Kelley for Alderman of the 7th Ward.

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LORGIA GARCÍA-PEÑA (Q&A)
LORGIA GARCÍA-PEÑA (Q&A)
Mordecai Lyon February 23rd, 2021
Photo: @eldanieluk

Dr. Lorgia García-Peña discusses boycott as a praxis, whether or not Biden's win was a victory over white supremacy and what she boycotts in her daily life.

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NSU REVERSES DECISION TO END RACIST CELEBRATION
NSU REVERSES DECISION TO END RACIST CELEBRATION

After promising the Roma community to change the name of its racist homecoming celebration, Northern State reverses decision.

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COLUMBIA TUITION STRIKE

On January 22nd we will be withholding our tuition until our demands for fair costs and democratic procedures are met. Without a reduction of our tuition, an increase in financial aid, and restitution for our local community, we are no longer willing to be silenced.

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WHY I DEBT STRIKE
WHY I DEBT STRIKE
Richelle Brooks January 26th, 2021
Photo: @thedebtcollective

On January 20th, as Biden/Harris were sworn into office, The Debt Collective, an organization fighting against debt as a system of oppression, launched a national student loan debt strike.

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FULL OF FIRE

Dr. Cornel West leaves Harvard for Union Theological Seminary after he was refused a tenure review.

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WHAT THE F**K IS NEOLIBERALISM?
WHAT THE F**K IS NEOLIBERALISM?
lyfestile January 6th, 2021
Photo: @banksy

Neoliberalism, which sounds like it should be a good thing, is driving the demise of our people and our planet and it must be destroyed before it destroys us.

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NO TENURE, NO WEST
NO TENURE, NO WEST

Harvard grad students pen an open letter in defense of Dr. Cornel West after Harvard denies his request to be considered for tenure.

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DEAR JOE & KAMALA
DEAR JOE & KAMALA
Vik Sohonie November 12th, 2020
Photo: @eldanieluk

A letter to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris from the global South.

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BLINDED BY HATE

Asta Selloane Sekamane breaks down the rampant racism in Danish media, most recently demonstrated by the racist treatment of the leader of Black Lives Matter Denmark, Bwalya Sørensen.

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IS THE UNITED STATES A DEMOCRACY?
IS THE UNITED STATES A DEMOCRACY?
Mordecai Lyon October 13th, 2020
Photo: @eldanieluk

Watch visionary love warrior Dr. Cornel West talk about fighting the evils of wall street greed and rising fascism by building community, engaging in global solidarity, and developing spiritual fortitude in this one-hour interview.

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NOAM CHOMSKY (Q&A)
NOAM CHOMSKY (Q&A)
Mordecai Lyon November 2nd, 2020
Photo: @eldanieluk

Read Mordecai Lyon's interview with Noam Chomsky about independent journalism, the Federal Reserve, and the power of the people.

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LET’S GET FREE
LET’S GET FREE
Kristian Blackmon December 11th, 2020
Photo: @yi_renkyi

For Black Liberation to Live Black Homophobia Must Die

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DEFYING NIGHTMARES

American, Black, and Abroad. Is it possible to escape the burden of White Supremacy?

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LOS SANTOS (BOYCOTT MUSIC)
LOS SANTOS (BOYCOTT MUSIC)
Daniel Hernández March 12th, 2021
Photo: @thegraffmike

The Boycott Times is honored to present the premiere of "Los Santos" (The Saints) music video by 2Jotas, a love letter to Los Santos, a neighborhood on the top of Commune 13 in Medellín, Colombia.

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JOE [BOYCOTT MUSIC]

Rodrigo Starz from Rebel Diaz pops up with a fresh new freestyle called “Joe.” This one is self explanatory: he takes the classic instrumental to “Whoa” from Black Rob and spits a revolutionary freestyle bashing the Democratic Party. Listen close folks, this is what we call “Edutainment."

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HOW TO STEAL AN ELECTION
HOW TO STEAL AN ELECTION
Christine Mungai October 28th, 2020
Photo: @alejis_go

Is the Electoral College the U.S. version of Kenya's Tharaka Nithi?

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BODIES UNDER THE FLOORBOARD
BODIES UNDER THE FLOORBOARD
Ciarra Jones November 7th, 2020
Photo: @decamusic

The U.S. deploys capitalism in order to lazily conceal its worst-kept secret: we do not live in a democracy but an oligarchy, and capitalism protects the wealth of only a few.

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THE HOUSE IS STILL BURNING
THE HOUSE IS STILL BURNING
Tef Poe November 10th, 2020
Photo: @eldanieluk

A Party For The Colonizers; Black imperial power is not Black Power.

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THE INCARCERATION PANDEMIC

Between 250,000 and 500,000 prisoners of the U.S. judicial system have tested positive for COVID-19.

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OF THE STREET

The streets of my home are lined with the blood of my ancestors. The relative calm since the violence has in no way erased the memories of the people who lived in Commune 13 during the 1990s and early 2000s. That is why I launched De La Calle Fest.

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BEAUTIFUL [BOYCOTT MUSIC]

I wrote this record for anyone who has ever battled depression. For anyone who didn’t understand why they were always viewed as the perpetual other.

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WORLDWIDE RECKONING
WORLDWIDE RECKONING
Vik Sohonie September 24th, 2020
Photo: @eldanieluk

When the United States and Britain were forced to officially abolish slavery, they had no intention of ending their addiction to free labor.

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RACIST LOGIC
RACIST LOGIC
Christine Mungai September 28th, 2020
Photo: @eldanieluk

When it comes to COVID-19, Africa is the least affected continent--and the response from mainstream media has been filled with racist logic.

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BRUTALIZED & CENSORED [PHOTOS]

When news surfaced that a draconian anti-freedom law restricting the ability to record French police officers passed through the National Assembly, hundreds of thousands of citizens took to the streets all across France.

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POLARIZING HATE [PHOTOS]

The ruling class does not really care who is in office as long as the people are divided. If the people are united, their power will be lost. And so they lie.

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BENEATH THE STREETS

In the minds of most, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement was ignited by a public outrage in response to the 2012 murder of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin from Sanford, Florida—a town with a 30 percent Black population and a slight white majority, just like most...

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THE BIRTH OF BOYCOTT
THE BIRTH OF BOYCOTT
Mordecai Lyon December 22nd, 2020
Photo: @eldanieluk

The Boycott Times is a platform for global dissent. We need a place where we can call into question the hoarding of resources and capital. These are the times.

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INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM

We are a global collective of independent journalists and artists, joining forces at this moment of mass unrest, to address the matters of our time. If you have something you are burning to tell the world, become a contributor and join the movement. Welcome to The Boycott Times.

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A CALL FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM
A CALL FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

Join us in our quest to uncover injustice.

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