Khury Petersen-Smith & Brian Bean: Fighting racism and the limits of “ally-ship”

Fighting racism and the limits of “ally-ship”
Khury Petersen-Smith & Brian Bean, Socialist Worker, May 14, 2015

“We believe that ally-ship is a step in the right direction — but we need to go well beyond it if our objective is overcoming racism and winning black liberation. Our case is that the politics of solidarity — encapsulated in the old labor movement slogan “An injury to one is an injury to all” and given concrete expression in strikes and struggles like the CTU’s — can take us forward.”

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