Why Africa Remains Behind in the World: Amilcar Cabral Revisited

Takudzwa Hillary Chiwanza “This alternative — to betray the revolution or to commit suicide as a class — constitutes the dilemma of the petty bourgeoisie in the general framework of the national liberation struggle.” An obstinate fact that prevails in our epoch is how Africa seemingly remains perpetually behind in all facets of existence. Prosperity…

Reject Anti-Intellectualism

 Erica Caines A disingenuous trend is reemerging, bastardizing concepts of “accessibility” to attack and suppress radical efforts at political education. The focus on consistent ongoing political education is shot down as disconnected from the needs of the people. But these critiques should be seen clearly for what they are: anti-intellectualism masquerading as a faux concern for the…

The Unity Imperative: Lessons for Building the Anti-Fascist Alliance

Joe Sims Members of the Communist Party USA and Young Communist League proceed along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington during the Poor People’s Campaign’s Moral March, June 18, 2022. | Jose Luis Magana / AP The call for unity resonates across a wide swath of today’s democratic and social movements. Attend any demonstration and you’re likely…

Esther Cooper Jackson – Presente!

TIMOTHY V. JOHNSON James and Esther with their daughters Kathryn (left) and Harriet (right), circa 1960s. Family collection. Esther Jackson, 105: Life reflected the 20th century struggle for equality Esther Cooper Jackson was part of an “astonishingly excellent cohort of Black women of an earlier generation, including Claudia Jones; Shirley Graham; Louise Patterson; and Dorothy…

Why the People’s Republic of China Embraced Paul Robeson

Black King of Songs. His communism brought the great American singer Paul Robeson trouble in the US, but helped make him a hero in China Friends of Socialist China Editorial Comment: The below article by Gao Yunxiang (Professor of History at Toronto Metropolitan University in Canada and author of the critically acclaimed Arise, Africa! Roar, China!…

Nehanda Abiodun and the Legacy of Resistance to the Prison Industrial Complex

Abayomi Azikiwe African American revolutionary exemplified the movement to end national oppression and the criminalization of a people Black August Series No. 4 Since the early 1980s, the prison population in the United States has grown exponentially with African Americans, Latin Americans and other working class people making up the majority of those incarcerated in…

Assata Shakur, Black Liberation Struggles and the Cuban Revolution

Abayomi Azikiwe Cuban And Angolan Leaders Fidel Castro And Jose Eduardo Dos Santos Black August Series No. 3 As far back in history as the period of enslavement of African people in North America, resistance and rebellion has been met with retaliatory repression from the ruling interests. Freedom fighters such as Gabriel Prosser, Denmark Vessey,…

Nationwide Campaign Seeks Compassionate Release for Dr. Mutulu Shakur

Abayomi Azikiwe Dr Mutulu Shakur Poster Demanding His Relase Black August Series No. 1 During the 1970s, amid a draconian counter-intelligence program (COINTELPRO) launched by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) against African American organizations throughout the United States, a cadre of activists in New York City sought to continue the Black Liberation Movement in…

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…

New Afrikans Must Not Lose to Nazis

People’s ProgramsLast Saturday’s neo-nazi white supremacist mass shooting serves as a reminder of the war waged against the Black colony aka the oppressed New Afrikans (the New Afrikan Nation) and our need for organizations that are working to free the land from euro-amerikkkan control. Originally published on Medium. On Saturday, May 14th, 2022 in Buffalo,…

Three Steps to Black Liberation

 Matthew Thompson If history should be any teacher, it has taught us this: the state has no interest in serving the needs of the masses of Black people in this country, who are poor and working class. Billions of dollars for a war abroad (from which weapons manufacturers and their shareholders profit handsomely) yet we…

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…

Ukraine: Why Black People Must Oppose USA Imperialism & Aggression!

Please join us for this extremely important episode as were joined by veteran organizer and activist, Ajamu Baraka, to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Ukraine: Getting it Right: A Revolutionary Pan-African Perspective For African and Colonized Peoples, to Understand Ukraine: De-center Europe and Focus on Imperialism The Black Radical Position on the Situation in…

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…

Why We Need a Mau Mau in Amerikkka

Mapinduzi Written by Dedan Waicuri and Yusuf Askari wa Watu  There is nothing left to do in the US but to organize and mobilize the masses. The US is a country made up of conservatives who are openly racist and imperialist, and liberals who are incoherent and inconsistent; only “inclusive” when it comes to upholding…