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…

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…

The Settler Blindness to the U.S. Empire’s Internal Violence

Rainer Shea Settler-colonialism creates a blindness among the colonizers. There’s a disconnect between what settlers see, and what’s actually happening in their surroundings. This can be the case even for settlers who consider themselves sufficiently educated on white supremacy. The colonial contradiction on this continent—and therefore the class contradiction that proletarians of all colors have…

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…

Fanon and the Caribbean

CLR James Illustrator: Anastasya Eliseeva Trinidadian Marxist CLR James speaks of Frantz Fanon’s commitment to freedom and his philosophical perspectives on the use of violence in the struggle against Western imperialism. This is a lightly edited excerpt from Fanon and the Caribbean by CLR James in International Tribute to Frantz Fanon: Record of the Special meeting of the United Nations…