Tag: black lives matter
July 21, 2022 | Press Release
LVDSA Steering Committee Condemns the Attacks Against Judge Erika Ballou
Earlier this week, a video showed Clark County District Court Judge Erika Ballou presiding over a case and speaking with a defendant. In the video, Judge Ballou told the defendant: “You’re a Black man in America. You know you don’t want to be nowhere where cops are… cause I know I don’t, and I’m a […]
April 5, 2021 | Article
We Defeat Fascism with Black and Indigenous Liberation
This country is a settler-colonial state — an ongoing, over 400-year project focused on subjugating Black and Indigenous people as a means to extract profit. The only way forward is to dismantle the racist, imperialist police state.
December 4, 2020 | Local Issues
We celebrate the decisive victory of DSA member, public defender, and District Judge-Elect Erika Ballou, one of seven female public defenders elected as judges in Clark County
After a historic year for racial justice, electing Erika Ballou was an expression of our collective will for a fresh perspective on the bench.
Socialist Spotlight: Fred Hampton
The quintessential coalition-builder, Fred Hampton advocated on behalf of the working class as a revolutionary socialist. His fight against racial capitalist structures remains relevant today, as does his murder at the hands of the state.
July 16, 2020 | Call to Action
PETITION: Tell Nevada Lawmakers to Divest from LVMPD
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is immensely overfunded. Their budget of over $655 million is astronomical for a city of our size.