Three Years After Mu’ammar al Qaddafi

After NATO Intervention Libya has Transformed from Africa’s Richest State, to a Failed State By Garikai Chengu Libya 360° This week marks the three-year anniversary of the Western-backed assassination of Libya’s former president, Muammar Gaddafi, and the fall of one of Africa’s greatest nations. In 1967 Colonel Gaddafi inherited one of the poorest nations in…

Che Guevara: Hasta Siempre, Comandante!

Che: Guerrillero Heroico Por Alejandro Guevara La Voz del Sandinismo, 7 de octubre 2014 tortilla con sal De 1965 a 1967 Ernesto “Che” Guevara organizó guerrillas en la República Democrática del Congo y Bolivia, convencido de que “luchar contra el imperialismo donde quiera que esté; esto reconforta y cura con creces cualquier desgarradura” Che Comandante,…

National Culture and the Fight for Freedom

Speech by Frantz Fanon at the Congress of Black African Writers, 1959. Reproduced from Wretched of the Earth.. Colonial domination, because it is total and tends to over-simplify, very soon manages to disrupt in spectacular fashion the cultural life of a conquered people. This cultural obliteration is made possible by the negation of national reality,…

ASSATA

By Les Blough Axis of Logic August 26, 2014 “It didn’t matter what position you took, it mattered that people related to those positions, that people understood what you were saying, that people supported you…. The government perceived us as a threat because they understood that we were serious, they understood we were serious and…

Maya Angelou (1928-2014) Gave Literary and Political Voice to African American Women

Poet, essayist, activist, film director spanned the spectrum between the arts and movement By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° Many youth and students from successive generations were influenced by the widely-read book of Maya Angelou entitled “I Know Why the Cage Bird Sings.” The autobiographical work addressed the earlier and formative years of the author who…

General Gordon Baker, Jr. (1941-2014), Pioneer in African American Working Class Resistance

Co-founder of DRUM fought against exploitation and national oppression in the auto industry By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° A standing-room-only audience at UAW Local 600 on the Detroit-Dearborn border attended a three-hour memorial program in honor of the life and contributions of General Gordon Baker, Jr., a co-founder of the Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement (DRUM)…