New Report Reveals Increasing Hunger Rates Among African Americans

Despite claims of economic recovery oppressed peoples fall deeper into poverty By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° A Bread for the World (BFTW) analysis just released points out that the food deficits among African Americans are reaching crisis proportions. In this report based on United States Government and Pew Research Center data, the social conditions related…

A Barbaric Lynching In the Dominican Republic

By Ezili Danto A group of six Haiti students in Santiago, Dominican Republic where Henry “Tulile” Claude Jean was found hung to death this week, searched for and found Tulile’s wife, Erzuline (or Erzilia?) Celuma, who is 22-years old. The Haiti group went to help the grieving family. After listening to the traumatized wife and…

New Report on Lynching in the United States Reveals Violent History of National Oppression

Timely review coincides with upsurge in unpunished police killings of African Americans By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° African American History Month Series, Part VII A recently published report entitled “Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror”, published by the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) in Montgomery, Ala, has illustrated the need for re-examining a…

A Global Perspective on Political Activism and Human Rights

Youth today must broaden their horizons to meet the challenges of the present century Author’s Note: The following are excerpts from an African American History Month lecture delivered at Henry Ford College in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, on Feb. 11, 2015. By Abayomi Azikiwe Libya 360° African American History Month Series, Part V…

Malcolm X Was Right About America

By Chris Hedges NEW YORK—Malcolm X, unlike Martin Luther King Jr., did not believe America had a conscience. For him there was no great tension between the lofty ideals of the nation—which he said were a sham—and the failure to deliver justice to blacks. He, perhaps better than King, understood the inner workings of empire.…

Spain : The Criminalization of the Right to Privacy

Security is Not a Crime—Unless You’re an Anarchist By Nadia Kayyali and Katitza Rodriguez Riseup, a tech collective that provides security-minded communications to activists worldwide, sounded the alarm last month when a judge in Spain stated that the use of their email service is a practice, he believes, associated with terrorism. Javier Gómez Bermúdez is…

Bullfighting : Symbolic Legacy of the Perverted Oligarchy

By Ramiro Pardo (PCCC Activist), Bogotá, DC. Via FARC-EP During the inquisition the imposition of torture based penalties and punishments was an everyday occurrence. A “criminal” was systematically dehumanized and subjected to insufferable castigation before an ignorant public who relished in his suffering. Such was the manner in which the era’s powerful quenched their thirst…