How Palestine Advocates Can Support Black Struggle

By Kristian Davis Bailey, The Electronic Intifada. -

Black people are one of the first and largest victims of Western colonialism and racial capitalism. We have never received justice for 500 years of racist violence and exploitation. The US and [...]

The Disproportionate Blues

By Kevin Cooper, Scheer Post. -

Here in the year of 2020 of the 21st century, we descendants of the people who created and first started singing the blues set to music, way back in the 19th century, are still singing the blues [...]

Reparations And The Palestinian Right Of Return

By Miko Peled, Mintpress News. -

The calls “Black Lives Matter” and “Free, Free Palestine,” serve to remind us that Palestine is not free and that if the lives of Black people mattered, there would be no need for the call. In [...]

Defeat The War Against The African/Black People In The US And Abroad

By Ajamu Baraka, Black Agenda Report. -

The ruling class is befuddled and confused about how to respond to the ongoing street demonstrations sparked by the murder of George Floyd. The mobilizations clearly disrupted their plans for [...]

Open Letter: African Writers In Solidarity With African Americans

We support the protests in the United States and across the world as our people demand justice for any and all racial killings whether by police or civilians. We are aware that these are not [...]

Lessons From Palestine: People Of Color Need A Sustained Resistance Movement

By Miko Peled, Mintpress News. -

Will Smith was quoted saying that racism isn’t getting worse, it’s getting filmed, and indeed, it is being filmed a lot lately. No sooner did we begin to recover from one victim of racist [...]

Coronavirus Is Making The Case For Black Reparations Clearer Than Ever

By William A. Darity Jr. and A. Kirsten Mullen, Black Agenda Report. -

Mounting statistics confirm disturbing evidence of racial disparities in reported coronavirus deaths. In Wisconsin, perhaps the state with the most extreme ratio of black morbidity, black people [...]

Wrong On Weed – Blacks And Marijuana Myths

By Linn Washington, Black Agenda Report. -

When New Jersey State Senator Ronald Rice roadblocked legislation to legalize adult use of marijuana in the ‘Garden State’ last year he cited a litany of long debunked theories and specious [...]

The Democratic Party’s Theatrical Performances: Fooling Black Voters For Decades

By Solomon Comissiong, Black Agenda Report. -

The Democrats are terrible at passing legislation that helps Black and poor people but fantastically talented at political theater.  “The difference is that Republicans don’t pretend to be [...]

Freedom Rider: Prejudential: Black America And The Presidents

By Margaret Kimberly,   -

Ten of the first twelve presidents of the United States were slave holders. This is just one of many historical facts that this columnist discovered while researching and writing Prejudential: [...]