Dispatches

Madison, Wis.: Takiyah Thompson on removing white supremacy from the U.S. landscape

The Madison, Wis., branch of Workers World Party hosted Takiyah Thompson on Feb. 4 as part of their national speaking tour for Black Liberation Month. Thompson is one of the freedom fighters who led the people’s removal of a Confederate statue in Durham, N.C., on Aug. 14. Thompson spoke about the connection between the symbolic Read more about Madison, Wis.: Takiyah Thompson on removing white supremacy from the U.S. landscape[…]

Takiyah Thompson says topple white supremacy, uplift the community in Chicago

Takiyah Thompson, a member of Workers World Party in Durham, N.C., and a student at North Carolina Central University, spoke to over 70 people on Feb. 3 at the United Electrical Workers hall in Chicago about resistance to white supremacy and toppling its monuments. The event was sponsored by WWP, Black Youth Project 100 and Read more about Takiyah Thompson says topple white supremacy, uplift the community in Chicago[…]

‘Do It Like Durham’: Takiyah Thompson speaks on toppling white supremacy in Boston

“Do It Like Durham!, Workers Solidarity — Tear Down White Supremacy” was the theme of a Workers World Party forum here on Jan. 27. The Black History Month event brought together working-class organizers who are challenging and toppling the racist, sexist, anti-transgendered ideas and institutions of capitalism. Featured speaker was Takiyah Thompson, a Durham, N.C., Read more about ‘Do It Like Durham’: Takiyah Thompson speaks on toppling white supremacy in Boston[…]