The FBI Targets Black “Ideology”

  Glen Ford “It is a catch-all for blanket repression of Black activism of any kind.” The FBI has apparently chosen a new heading under which to lump Black Americans targeted for political persecution: “Black Identity Extremists.” There’s a simple explanation for the new categorization. The FBI is a bureaucracy whose day-to-day work involves drawing…

The Black Panthers Didn’t Fight Symbols

Glen Ford New York state prison guards assaulted and seriously injured 69 year-old former Black Panther Herman Bell, this week, a totally unprovoked beating timed to sabotage his chances for parole after more than 40 years behind bars. In neighboring New Jersey, former Panther Sundiata Acoli was denied parole last December shortly before his 80th…

The United States is a Racist Monument, Tear it Down!

Danny Haiphong “Prisons in the US are monuments that enforce terror against oppressed people.” Much attention has been given to the Confederate monuments that have been taken down by activists across the United States, beginning in Charlottesville, VA. Confederate monuments harken back to a period when the future of Black bondage was a key question…

All-African People’s Revolutionary Party: Fascist Racism Is Rooted in Settler-Colonialism

All-African People’s Revolutionary Party The All-African People’s Revolutionary Party applauds the current and historical people’s struggle against the militia forces of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and Neo-Nazis (Nazis). The forces of the people have demonstrated their resolve to struggle for victory over these white racist terrorists from Ukraine to Charlottesville Virginia United States (U.S.)….

Israel’s Quiet Reaction to US Neo-Nazis

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu continues to call the tune for U.S. policy in the Middle East, going so far as to avoid criticizing U.S. neo-Nazis to not offend President Trump, as ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar describes. Paul R. Pillar Recently I wrote about the two-sided Saudi policy on Iran, in which Riyadh sees good…

Baltimore’s Confederate Statues Fall, But Legacy of White Supremacy Lingers

Racist Monuments Come Down in Baltimore but Trump Defends White Supremacists: Listen>> As Confederate statues fall around the US, Baltimore removed its pro-slavery monuments under cover of night following a year of indecision by city officials. Their removal follows last weekend’s violent “Unite the Right” rally in Virginia, ostensibly held to protest the removal of…