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.)….

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…

The Pygmalion Virus in Three Acts [2017 Avaaz Series | Part II]

By Cory Morningstar with Forrest Palmer Act One In Greek mythology, Pygmalion was a sculptor who carved a statue of a beautiful woman out of ivory. A statue so beautiful, that Pygmalion fell in love with it. The symbolism in the play by George Bernard Shaw is premised on Henry Higgins falling in love with his own creation. [Source]…

The Body Count Rises in the US War Against Black People

By Ajamu Baraka Before we can even process the acquittal of the murders of Philado Castile, we hear about another murder of a black person by the police occupation forces.  This time the victim, Charleena Lyles, is a black woman who was also five months pregnant. Again, there is anger, confusion and calls for justice from the…