The Colours of Resistance Archive is a collection of analysis and tools for liberatory organizing and movement-building.


American Under Attack?

Shortly before press time, four American commercial airplanes were hijacked and crashed in what is being heralded as the largest terrorist attack ever. Two planes demolished the World Trade Center, one hit the Pentagon and one was forced down in … Continue reading

Interview with Max Elbaum

Max Elbaum is a longtime activist and author of Revolution in the Air, crucial reading for all of us who want to build movement for collective liberation. Elbaum uses his experience, knowledge, research and passion for social change to give … Continue reading

Getting to the Roots of Liberation: an interview with Dan Berger

As radicals, we often speak about the need to go to the root of the problem. We put forward critique after critique about what’s wrong in the world. We present the facts and frameworks for why we need fundamental change … Continue reading

Beyond Nationalism But Not Without It

[A similar article appeared in Anarchist Panther, 10/99, vol. 1 iss. 1. This version was published in ONWARD (Spring, 2002).] “What motivates me more than anything else about anarchism and its relevance to Black revolution is that it has offered … Continue reading

Refusing to Surrender: John Brown and White Anti-Racist Struggle

A note to the reader: Framing the language in this article has been rather difficult. While intended for anyone interested in John Brown and anti-racist struggle, as a white anti-racist writing about another white anti-racist, I feel this article has … Continue reading

Challenging White Supremacy

For the past 10 years, the Challenging White Supremacy Workshop has provided the opportunity for activists in San Francisco to examine the history of white supremacy, its effects on communities of color and on white dominated movements for social change, … Continue reading

Fighting white supremacy from the inside

For three weeks last spring and six weeks last summer (2002), the Active Solidarity Collective (ASC) brought workshops about white supremacy and tools for dismantling it to white groups of social justice activists across the East Coast, and bits of … Continue reading