1970s History Can Guide New Black Mayors Toward a Radical City

By Nishani Frazier, www.truth-out.org -

By Nishani Frazier for Truthout. On November 7, Detroit's Coleman Young II may join the new pantheon of elected or soon-to-be elected Black mayors. This group's uniqueness lies not in their race [...]

Karen Spellman And The SNCC Legacy Project –Black Power Chronicle Part II

By Dr. Marsha Cole, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Dr. Marsha Cole for Black Agenda Report - Part I of the Karen Spellman interview discussed the need for those involved in the Black Power Movement to tell their stories in their own voices. [...]

50 Years Later We Still Must Reject US Wars

By Ajamu Baraka, www.ajamubaraka.com -

By Ajamu Baraka for AjamuBaraka.com. In his speech at Riverside Church, King not only criticized U.S. actions in Vietnam but identified the cultural pathologies at the center of U.S. society. “I [...]

Black Power Is Not The Same As White Supremacy

By Sterling Wilmer, www.star.txstate.edu -

By Sterling Wilmer for The University Star - Some may view the black-and-proud movement as supremacist, but historically the only racial empowerment camp with a history of demeaning the existence [...]

Australian Indigenous Resistance Rooted In US Radicalism Of 60s

By Jon Piccini, www.imperialglobalexeter.com -

By Jon Piccini for Imperial & Global Forum - Recently, an upturn in indigenous struggles in Australia have seen the legacies of colonialism and genocide forced back onto the national radar. [...]

The Legacy And Current Growth Of Black Cooperatives

By Beverly Bell and Natalie Miller, www.otherworldsarepossible.org -

By Beverly Bell and Natalie Miller for Other Worlds - For National Co-op Month, we present a three-part series from an interview with Jessica Gordon Nembhard. Read the first piece, Black [...]

Nat’l Black United Front: Next Steps After ‘Justice Or Else’

By Staff, www.nationalblackunitedfront.org -

By Staff for National Black United Front - National Black United Front's Kujichagulia (Self-Determination) Action Plan October 10, 2015 will mark the 20th anniversary of the historic Million [...]

Insurrectional Black Power: CLR James On Race And Class

By Lawrence Ware and Paul Buhle, www.counterpunch.org -

By Lawrence Ware and Paul Buhle for Counter Punch - During the exhilarating and dangerous late 1960s and early 1970s, no world historical figure of older generations had a more militant defense [...]

Until We Win: Black Labor & Liberation In The Disposable Era

By Kali Akuno, www.counterpunch.org -

By Kali Akuno in Counterpunch - What the combination of theses efforts will amount to is the creation of Black Autonomous Zones. These Autonomous Zones must serve as centers for collective [...]

1,000 Black Activists, Artists, & Scholars Demand Justice For Palestine

By Various, www.ebony.com -

By Various in Ebony - Over 1,000 Black activists, artists, scholars, students, and organizations have launched a statement expressing their solidarity and commitment to ensuring justice for [...]

1,000+ Black Activists, Scholars & Artists Support Palestinians

By Various, www.mondoweiss.com -

By Various in Mondoweiss - Over 1,000 Black activists, artists, scholars, students, and organizations have released a statement reaffirming their “solidarity with the Palestinian struggle and [...]

The Betrayal By The Black Elite With Chris Hedges & Cornel West

Interview with Cornel West by Chris Hedges, www.therealnews.com -

Interview with Cornel West by Chris Hedges in The Real News - History is so unpredictable. No one has control over that. It looks that way, the evidence tilts in that direction, but you just [...]

Chris Hedges Interviews Cornel West On Black Prophetic Tradition

Interview with Cornel West by Chris Hedges, www.therealnews.com -

Interview with Cornel West by Chris Hedges - Absolutely. Look at somebody like Ella Baker, who deserves so much more attention. She spends so much of her years, her later years, with the Puerto [...]

Opal Tometi On Building A Transnational Movement For Black Lives

Interview with Opal Tometi by Laura Flanders, www.truth-out.org -

Interview with Opal Tometi by Laura Flanders in Truthout - Take us back a couple of years. Were you conscious of the fact, in 2013 when you saw that Black Lives Matter post from Alicia, that here [...]

Is White Supremacy A Mental Disorder?

By Herbert Dyer, Jr., www.counterpunch.org -

One of the myriad ways that whites control the “race relations” conversation is to delegitimize or at the very least minimize analysis of their history of oppression. A favorite ploy in this [...]

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