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…

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…

African Financial Independence is a Threat to Imperialism

Otobong Inieke The Plan for Financial Sovereignty African leaders had come to recognize the various factors that hinder the continent’s development and seriously jeopardize the future of its peoples. The Abuja Treaty was put in place to increase economic self-reliance, promote self-sustained development, and raise the living standard of African peoples. The treaty signifies years…

African Liberation Day: Historical Perspective for Pan Africanism Today

Peoples Dispatch Justice Henaku discusses the political, historical, and cultural importance of African Liberation Day for the people on the African continent, of the African diaspora and across the world. May 25 is being marked across the world African Liberation Day. It marks the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity in 1963 in Addis…

Another African Liberation Day, But Africa Still Not Free

More than a half century after most African states gained nominal independence, the continent is still economically and politically dependent on “external actors,” said Ndubuisi Christian Ani, a scholar at the Institute for Security Studies, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The African Union solicits US and European support for “peace-keeping” and other missions, which amounts to…

African Liberation Day: The Enduring Struggle Against Colonialism and Capitalism

Pan Africanism Today Secretariat All-Africa Peoples Conference Accra, Ghana 1958. May 25 is celebrated as African Liberation Day. It is a commemoration of the struggles for liberation from colonialism, and specifically marks a key date in the struggle for Pan-African unity: the formation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 1963. Comprising 21 member…

African Liberation Day 2019

A-APRP member, Mark Fancher delivers keynote message at African Liberation Day 2019 in Chicago Kim Joof of the Pan-African Revolutionary Socialist Party (PRSP) speaks at African Liberation Day – African Women on the Frontline A panel featuring Adeyemi Joashan, Diallo Kenyatta and Kwabena Rasuli discussing Africa’s mineral wealth at African Liberation Day 2019 in Chicago….