CHARLOTTE: Activists Disrupt Habitat for Humanity

By Gabriel Roshan On March 12, a group of activists disrupted a Habitat for Humanity symposium on “Affordable Housing” featuring Marc Lamont Hill with a banner that read “Habitat Gentrifies!” They rushed the stage chanting “Habitat gentrifies, don’t believe the bankers lies!” A speech was read until eight security guards came to escort the three off the stage. Hill is a professor, journalist, and career … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Activists Disrupt Habitat for Humanity

US: Revolutionary Organizations Ready for International Working Women’s Day

By Mike Talavera Tomorrow is International Working Women’s Day (IWWD), and revolutionary women across the country are preparing rallies and marches to celebrate the holiday, continuing the momentum of a growing militant women’s movement in the US. For decades, the holiday has been coopted by the United Nations and groups like the Red Cross internationally and by the Democratic Party and its allies domestically, but … Continue reading US: Revolutionary Organizations Ready for International Working Women’s Day

CHARLOTTE: Revolutionaries Initiate Boycott of Gentrifying Business

By Gabriel Roshan This month, revolutionary mass organization Serve the People–Charlotte (STP-C) led two actions against gentrifying business Allegra Printing and Marketing. On February 12, a boycott of Allegra was announced to the masses in Brookhill and on February 22 STP-C presented a list of demands to Matt Kinser, the president of Allegra Southend. The momentum of the boycott culminated in militant action being taken … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Revolutionaries Initiate Boycott of Gentrifying Business

CHARLOTTE: Militants Fight Liberalism at Women’s March

by Miriam Cordova On Saturday January 26 Women’s Militant Front (WMF) participated in the Charlotte Women’s March, which this year was titled the “Women United March.” Liberal women shouted, “Love not hate makes America great!” and WMF responded with, “Love doesn’t trump hate! America was never great!” which oppressed nations women joined in on. The slogan “One solution! Revolution!” also caught on. One woman walked … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Militants Fight Liberalism at Women’s March

CHARLOTTE: Architect Offices Vandalized Amidst Anti-Gentrification Struggle

By Gabriel Roshan Gentrifying architecture firm Shook-Kelley’s (SK) windows were tagged with “Terry Shook watch your back” last week. Shook-Kelley is a self-described “renegade” architecture firm founded in 1992, with offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Los Angeles, California. Founded by Terry Shook and Kevin Kelley, their philosophy on design is embodied in the slogan “we convene.” In LA, Shook-Kelley renovated and did brand marketing … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Architect Offices Vandalized Amidst Anti-Gentrification Struggle

CHARLOTTE: Fascist Found Not Guilty on Charges of Assaulting a Woman

By Gabriel Roshan On January 2, 2019, Brian Talbert, founder of self-described “conservative” LGBT group Deplorable Pride (DP) was acquitted of assaulting a woman at a protest on May 12, 2018. The Proud Boys, a North American fascist organization, had called for a protest on the corner of Trade and Tryon streets to oust Charlotte council member Lawana Mayfield, who had posted on Facebook, “I … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Fascist Found Not Guilty on Charges of Assaulting a Woman

CHARLOTTE: Anti-Abortion Campaign Fueled by Benham Brothers Real Estate Profits

By Miriam Cordova In Charlotte, North Carolina, abortion clinics have become a site of struggle for working class and oppressed women. Cities4Life, an anti-abortion organization headed by brothers David and Jason Benham, strives to cut off women’s access to abortion in various reactionary campaigns. In addition to being on their board, chairman David Benham has been accredited, along with his wife Lori, with establishing the … Continue reading CHARLOTTE: Anti-Abortion Campaign Fueled by Benham Brothers Real Estate Profits