Black Liberation: Interview with Ramona Africa

By Lamont Lilly Part I: Ramona Africa Talks MOVE, Liberation and Surviving 1985 Bombing The U.S. freedom fighter discusses the history of MOVE and what it means to fight for liberation in part one of an exclusive interview. Former U.S. political prisoner, Ramona Africa, is the Minister of Communication for the MOVE Organization and a…

Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution Embraces its African Roots

By Jeanette Charles The Bolivarian Revolution ushered in a new engagement with the peoples and processes of the African continent and its Diaspora throughout the Americas. The Center of African, American, and Caribbean Wisdoms (CAACW) hosts an environment that invites Venezuelans to engage in the past, present and future of Africa and the Caribbean. CAACW’s…

White Supremacy as Cultural Cannibalism

By Gathoni Blessol Download Full 10 Page PDF The universal is a fantasy. But we are captive to a sensibility that defines the universal, still, as white. – Claudia Rankine Racism is a blight on the human conscience. The idea that any people can be inferior to another, to the point where those who consider…

Black Liberation: A Hemispheric Task

By George Ciccariello-Maher Between Black America and Latin America, political differences and distances are often overstated, fragmenting the unity of political struggles in the process. Too often, the legacies of chattel slavery, on the one hand, and settler colonialism, on the other, are considered radically distinct, the gulf between the two experiences insurmountable. But if…

How Imperialism Uses Gender Against Oppressed People

We defend the African nation against the myth of the “Gay Agenda” By Aaron O’Neal, African People’s Socialist Party The rise of the modern-day “gay rights movement” has fostered increased discussion within the African community of what has been termed “the effeminization of the black man” or the “gay agenda.” This wave of “homophobia” is…

Communism and Black Liberation: All Reactionaries are Paper Tigers

Metaphysics, Materialism and the Struggle for Black Liberation By Comrade Mond Via Pan-African News Wire I remember my first introduction to “pro black” literature. I was young, couldn’t have been older than 7 or 8 years old, when my father showed me the Willie Lynch letters and excerpts from the “Issys Papers”. I thought these…

Confronting Black Jacobins : How the Haitian Revolution Smashed Slavery Worldwide

By Hugo Turner Edited by Libya 360°Internationalist News The Haitian revolution (1791-1804) was one of the most important events in modern history. It was the first successful anti-slavery revolution. Not only did Haiti’s slaves manage to liberate themselves, they also inflicted crushing defeats on three empires. Spain, France and Britain suffered catastrophic losses trying to…

Collective Liberation: The Time is NOW

By Michael Quess? Moore On the day the Fourth Reich saw its inauguration, Jan. 20, 2017, Take Em Down NOLA and the New Orleans Workers’ Group, a coalition dedicated to the improvement of workers’ rights in New Orleans, gathered in Duncan Plaza and staged one of the city’s biggest resistance marches against the incumbent administration…

Women of the Black Panther Party Reflect on Today’s Struggle

Women of the Black Panther Party Reflect on Today’s Struggle, Staying Engaged and Why Trump’s Win Might be a Good Thing By Kiilu Nyash The Black Panther Party just closed out its 50th anniversary year. On this occasion, the Intersectional Black Panther Party History Project spoke with Panther women about leadership, electoral politics and what…

Safety Pins: White Women and their Support of Imperialism and Fascism

There is no such thing as “women in general” African National Women’s Organization The shattering of “women in general” It is clearer now to African women, who hoped to coax white women into caring about us through intersectional coalitions, that white women are part of the oppressor nation and as such, have a vested interest…

The Global Dimensions of the Life and Legacy of Malcolm X

Revolutionary leader developed amid monumental changes around the world By Abayomi Azikiwe African American History Month Series No. 3 Note: This is the text of a lecture delivered at Henry Ford College in Dearborn, Michigan in honor of African American History Month on February 8, 2017. The program was sponsored by the campus African American…

Queen Mother Moore (1898-1997): A Legacy of Revolutionary Resistance

Audley Moore blazed a trail from Garveyism and Communism to Pan-Africanism and Reparations By Abayomi Azikiwe African American History Month Series No. 2 One leading figure in the 20th century movement for African liberation in the United States and around the world is Audley Eloise Moore, widely known as Queen Mother Moore. Her efforts spanned…