Two Years Since George Floyd’s Death, Has Anything Changed in the US?

Natalia Marques Protestors in the Bronx, NY (Photo via: the Party for Socialism and Liberation) The gains and setbacks in the movement for Black lives prove how racism is woven deeply into the fabric of capitalism and US society Police officer Derek Chauvin killed George Floyd on May 25, 2020, shocking the consciousness of the entire…

African Nationalism Is Not European Nationalism: Stop Projecting

Ahjamu Umi Everyday, everywhere on Earth, some European is coming into spaces with African people (or Indigenous people of the Western Hemisphere) to express their perspective that nationalism is a primitive form of human consciousness. Even most of these people who claim to support national liberation for colonized people still see any semblance of national…

Alexander Ionov, President of the Anti-Globalization Movement of Russia Live with Omali Yeshitila

Alexander Ionov, President of the Anti-Globalization Movement of Russia is LIVE on this week’s #OmaliTaughtMe Sunday study. Hear more about the Russia/Ukraine war straight from the people of Russia. He joins Chairman Omali Yeshitela, African Socialist International (ASI) Secretary General Luwezi Kinshasa and APSP-Africa Regional Director Tafarie Mugeri to sum up the situation. apspuhuru.org Also…

The Green Party of the United States Black Caucus Supports the Freedom Convoy

The Green Party of the United States Black Caucus (GP-BC) has announced its support for the Freedom Convoy, an educational effort to help the public learn more about vaccine mandates and the best way to respond to government overreach. “We are calling on all people to unite in solidarity.” says Philena Farley, National Media Co-Chair…

From U.S. to Honduras: Socialism is Vital to Black Liberation

John Parker On Jan. 27, I was fortunate to be one of a handful of delegates from the U.S. to attend the historic inauguration of President Xiomara Castro in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Representing the Socialist Unity Party, I was part of an international delegation invited by President Castro and her Libre Party, founded by the National…

Organizing Africans Against the Capitalist System

Ahjamu Umi Hood Communist Editor’s Note:  The following is an excerpt of Hood Communist Editor, Ahjamu Umi’s, most recent work A Guide for Organizing Defense against White Supremacist, Patriarchal, and Fascist Violence. He was also interviewed about it in Black Agenda Report. If you would like to read it in full, consider purchasing it. All proceeds go toward helping him…

The Missing Chapter in Malcolm X’s Biography They Hid From You

Takudzwa Hillary Chiwanza When Malcolm X was assassinated in 1965, the revolutionary flames of Black nationalism he had ignited could not be dimmed. If anything, the name ‘Malcolm X’ is indelibly engraved in the hearts of millions of not only in the United States but in the rest of the world. But here was a…

The Unknown Relationship between Kwame Nkrumah and Malcolm X

Ahjamu Umi February 21, 2021 marked the 56th commemoration of the assassination of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz aka Malcolm X in Harlem, New York. The 24th marked the 50th commemoration of the CIA (Criminals In Action) sponsored coup that overthrew Kwame Nkrumah’s democratically elected government in Ghana. The close historical proximity of the downfall…

Stokely Carmichael’s Black Power Meets African Liberation

In the political hotbed that was Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in 1967, US Black Power advocate Stokely Carmichael, who had not yet changed his name to Kwame Ture, made both friends and enemies among the continent’s various African liberation groups. “Stokely Carmichael understood the Black Power revolution to be a global movement that centered Africa,…

African Americans, Black Internationalism, and the Fate of Haiti

Christina Davidson From the outside looking in, there has always been at least two meanings of Haiti. During the Haitian Revolution (1791-1804), white people across the world clung to the racist belief that Africans and their descendants were inherently inferior to people of European descent. Thus, they rejected the idea that enslaved Africans could successfully…