Chairman Omali on Neocolonialism: White Power in Black and Brown Faces

Chairman Omali Yeshitela Chairman Omali speaks at the BIB Black Political Agenda for Self-Determination Preparatory Conference The following is a transcribed speech which was made by Chairman of the Black is Back Coalition, Omali Yeshitela at the National Black Political Agenda for Self-Determination Preparatory conference. The conference was held by the Black in Back Coalition for…

Reparationists Take the Power, and da Funk, to Parliament in London!

By Baba Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Ma’at Baba Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Ma’at stands with thousands of other reparationists on Emancipation Day, 1 Mosiah (August) 2016, for three minutes of silence for the Ancestors on the Westminster Bridge in London, England. Behind them is the British Parliament – House of Commons and House of Lords – with the “Big…

Black August by Mumia Abu Jamal

August is a month to assess and build upon the legacy of Black people’s resistance to the armed repression of the U.S. state and its agents. The author, the nation’s best known political prisoner, wrote this article August 4, 1993. Mumia Abu Jamal “George Jackson was my hero. He set a standard for prisoners, political…

Huey P. Newton’s Brother Melvin Speaks on their Panther Histories

The People’s Minister of Information, JR Valrey interviews Melvin Newton, about his brother Huey P. Newton and their history in the Black Panther Party in Oakland California. Melvin talks about Huey facing the death penalty after killing Oakland Police officer Frey, the Huey Newton Defense Committee, Huey’s concept of globalization called Intercommunalism, the founding of…

Black August: Celebrating the Haiti Revolution

By Nkashama Sankofa African People’s Socialist Party The Haiti Revolution is known as the most successful rebellion of African people. It led to the creation of the first African state free from slavery and is an inspiration for African resistance throughout the world. Christopher Columbus set foot on the island where Haiti is now located…

Black August and the Unmasking of the US Police State

Black August, paradoxically, shines a light on the contradictions of a country that never was, yet must always be. “The reason you call the police is because you’re in a police state.” – Dhoruba bin-Wahad “Before our eyes and ears, a ‘web of business relationships that now defines America’s media and culture’ has one particular…

Why Black August Should Be Celebrated Across the Americas

“The spirit of Black August moves through centuries of Black, Indian and multi-cultural resistance. It is an emblem of the spirit of freedom.” – Mumia Abu Jamal By Ajamu Nangwaya Neoliberal capitalism is carrying out a vicious assault on public education, health care, public transportation, social housing, regulation of corporations, trade union rights and other…

Abahlali baseMjondolo: ‘Women can bring transformation’

The purpose of the meeting was to highlight the plight of women living in the informal settlements and those who lost their lives fighting for dignity and equality. Abahlali baseMjondolo Movement SA Press Statement Women’s Power Meeting 7 August 2016 As part of the commemoration of the 60 year anniversary since the heroines marched to…