Mukasa Dada: We Must Take Africa Back

Ready for Revolution This speech by movement elder Mukasa Dada – a former SNCC and Lowndes County Freedom Organization organizer and a current AAPRP cadre – was given at an African Liberation Day 2022 commemoration in Baltimore, Maryland. Hear more from him in his interview with Hood Communist Radio. We must take Africa back. We must have an African attitude. We come…

African Liberation Day 2022: Smash Neo-Colonialism!

Ready for Revolution The age of classical colonialism in Africa changed the course of history. Exploited trade agreements and pseudo alliances between African nobility and European merchants led to heightened warfare, looting, and genocide across the continent. No mineral or raw material was safe, from gold to palm oil to diamonds. The transatlantic slave trade…

On African Liberation Day Biden’s Troop Deployment to Somalia Confirms Africa is Not Free

Black Alliance for Peace President Biden and Rep. Gregory Meeks (Photo: Twitter @GregoryMeeks) For Immediate Release Media Contact: press@blackallianceforpeace.com (202) 643-1136 The Black Alliance for Peace marks African Liberation Day with a statement condemning the latest US troop deployment to Somalia. May 25, 2022 – The Biden Administration’s recent decision to return  U.S. troops to…

All-African People’s Revolutionary Party: African Liberation Day 2022 – Fighting Neo-Colonialism in Africa

AJOPAR collective commemorating ALD in Guinea-Bissau Thank you for commemorating African Liberation Day 2022. You are part of an annual, global demonstration of commitment to the liberation of the African continent from the clutches of African puppet leaders, imperialist governments, large multinational corporations, and foreign militaries. This is important because when Africa’s oil, valuable minerals and…

Pan-Africanism Yes! U.S. AFRICOM and NATO No!

Abayomi Azikiwe Author’s Note: The following statement was delivered to the Africa Liberation Day/Palestine Nakba Day broadcast on Tues. May 24, 2022. The event was sponsored by the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP,GC), All-African Women’s Revolutionary Union (GC), the African Awareness Association, Africans on the Move podcast and the National Council of Arab Americans. Several…

West African “Coup Contagion” Analysis

Djibo Sobukwe Anti-France Protest in Mali (Photo: Getty Images) The people of Africa’s Sahel region want truly sovereign governements that act in their interests. But U.S. interference, the continued influence of France and other colonizers, and neo-colonial governance all play a part in causing “coup contagion” in West Africa. The recent increased frequency of coups…

Imperialism and the Weaponization of Empathy

Onyesonwu Chatoyer The ruling class propaganda apparatus depends on the cynical manipulation of our emotions and the weaponization of our empathy, it also depends on obscuring political and historical context in order to manufacture consent for imperialism. Empathy, the ability to understand and share the feelings of other beings, is present in some form in…

Ahjamu Umi’s “A Guide for Organizing Defense against White Supremacist, Patriarchal, and Fascist Violence”

Roberto Sirvent In this series, we ask acclaimed authors to answer five questions about their book. This week’s featured author is Ahjamu Umi. Umi is an organizer for the All African People’s Revolutionary Party. He has engaged in many elements of revolutionary political work, including mobilizing protection for communities against violent white supremacist groups. He has…

Women in the Haitian Revolution

 Tristan Graham The 1791 slave uprising of Saint-Domingue was the largest and most successful slave revolt in modern history. It transformed one of the wealthiest colonies in the world into a new nation led by the black leaders of the Revolution. Because Saint-Domingue was a French colony, the French Revolution was inextricably linked to the…

Bourgeois Idealism & the Promotion of Anti-Intellectualism

Ahjamu Umi I know already as I’m writing this piece that it’s not going to be a piece that’s widely read and/or shared. I know this because I’ve written a number of pieces that have been read and shared by thousands. As a result, I’ve learned that the formula for that level of popularity in…

Xenophobia, Narrow Nationalism, & Capitalism

Ahjamu Umi There is a devastating and unfortunate manifestation to the ruthless oppression African people have faced for over 500 years that we must discuss. Capitalism, built and maintained through its barbaric and horrific exploitation of cheap African human and material resources, has always utilized systemic white supremacy as its chief weapon to perpetuate its…

Anti-Communism, Anti-Blackness, and Imperialism

Dr. Charisse Burden Stelley In this talk prepared for the Albuquerque Anti-War Coalition‘s Anti-Communism & Imperialism panel discussion, Dr. Charisse Burden Stelley discusses how anti-communism and anti-Blackness are intrinsically intertwined structures of white supremacist and capitalist control. Transcript Good afternoon, everybody. My name is Charisse Burden Stelley and I am a professor of Africana studies in political science…

20 Years After Durban: Africans and Afro-Descendants Colonized or Emancipated?

Mireille Fanon Mendes France The 20th anniversary of the World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) is an opportunity to analyze the state of African descended people. Reparations for centuries of crimes against humanity must still be paid. At the end of the Durban -2001- conference, the international community, many NGOs, social movements and members of what…

Why the US Invaded Libya

Imole Oyelami Mosi Secka Migrants in the rubble of a detention center in Tajoura, Libya, after it was hit by a NATO airstrike that killed dozens of people This statement was originally given in 2011, on the eve of the US and NATO orchestrated invasion of Libya, by Imole Oyelami Mosi Secka on behalf of…

Hands Off Haiti!

All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP) Statue in Haiti promoting the resistance against the UN occupation No U.S./UN troops in Haiti The All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP) says no to U.S. or UN troops in Haiti. The A-APRP refutes any attempt by the United States and any other imperialist forces to use the assassination of the unpopular President…

Haiti and African Liberation in the Americas

Editors, The Black Agenda Review TRANSCRIPT: Gerald Horne: Haiti and African Liberation in the Americas The Haitian Revolution was not only a victory for the millions of enslaved Africans in the Americas, it was a victory for all working class people.” “Abolitionist Haiti was the main campaigner against enslavement of Africans before 1888, when the…