The Unknown Relationship between Kwame Nkrumah and Malcolm X

Ahjamu Umi February 21, 2021 marked the 56th commemoration of the assassination of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz aka Malcolm X in Harlem, New York. The 24th marked the 50th commemoration of the CIA (Criminals In Action) sponsored coup that overthrew Kwame Nkrumah’s democratically elected government in Ghana. The close historical proximity of the downfall…

Libya: Citizens, Organizations, Demand December Elections, Reject Impediments, Delays

Sirte National Committee for Youth Empowerment Demand Presidential and Parliamentary Elections as Pledged The Sirte National Committee for Youth Empowerment issue a statement ahead of the Parliamentary meeting in the city, demanding that the new Presidential Council and its interim government and the House of Representatives fulfil their pledge to the political agreement and hold…

The Roots of Xenophobic Violence in South Africa—A Pan African Response

Black Agenda Review Editors South Africa must dismantle and transcend the colonial nation-state through creation of a Pan-African federation that stretches across the Southern African sub-continent. “Madalitso Zililo Phiri traces the contemporary rise of xenophobia in South Africa to the colonial and imperial formation of the Union of South Africa.” For the fourth post in the Black…

Zionism’s Shrewd Manipulation of African Movements

Ahjamu Umi The conscious African activist community is reacting today to the announcement that Alicia Garza – one of the original spokespersons for the rising Black Lives Matter movement in 2014 – has accepted an invitation to speak at a so-called “Jewish Values International Awards dinner during February of 2021.  To the untrained eye, it’s…

Where Does the Sudanese Revolution Stand Today?

Dr. Fathi Elfad of the Sudanese Communist Party talks about the current stage of the Sudanese Revolution and its betrayal by certain sections of the erstwhile opposition. In the first part of an interview with Peoples Dispatch, he explains the chronology of the coming together of the opposition, certain compromises and deals made by some…

Libya: 10 Years of Nakba, Three Governments, No Progress

Militia fire rockets into an affluent district of Tripoli, 2014. Today, the Libyan people remember a vicious Crusader conspiracy, which, with the help of traitors, managed to overthrow the Libyan state, under which citizens lived in prosperity, freedom, social justice and human dignity. During the 42 years of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s rule, Libya knew nothing…

The Power of Abahlali and Our Living Politic Has Been Built with Our Blood

Talk delivered by S’bu. Zikode as part of the virtual speaker series “Thinking Freedom from the Global South”. May I first of all take this opportunity to thank the American University’s Anti-Racist Research & Policy Center, Department of Critical Race, Gender and Culture Studies and Women’s Initiative for giving Abahlali this important opportunity to speak…