Afrofuturism, Indigenous People And Intersectional Spaces: These Jackson Artists Hope Their Creations Inspire A Community

By Eric J. Shelton, Mississippitoday.org -

Empty spray paint cans lie on the pavement, paint rollers and brushes with vibrant colors resting at his feet, Kwame Braxton, a 29-year-old artist and Jackson native, takes a moment to look at [...]

The Bankruptcy Of The American Left

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

There will be no economic or political justice for the poor, people of color, women or workers within the framework of global, corporate capitalism. Corporate capitalism, which uses identity [...]

Black Women Challenge ‘White Feminism’ of Women’s March

By John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

“Black women’s issues need to be at the forefront in order for this country to move forward,” said Brittany Oliver, founding director of Not Without Black Women (NWBW), to many cheers from the [...]

Ta-Nehisi Coates: Neoliberal Face Of Black Freedom Struggle

By Cornel West -

The disagreement between Coates and me is clear: his view of black America is narrow and dangerously misleading. Ta-Nehisi Coates’ We Were Eight Years in Power, a book about Barack Obama’s [...]

Not A Liberal: Can A Black Mayor Bring Change To Mississippi?

By Jamiles Lartey, www.theguardian.com -

By Jamiles Lartey for The Guardian - 34-year-old attorney Chokwe Lumumba sees his election win as proof that even in a red state in the age of Trump, many people are ready to be progressive. The [...]

Black America Is “Pro-Peace,” But Its Politicians Work For The War Party

By Glen Ford, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Glen Ford for Black Agenda Report - The United States is at war with the very concept of the rule of law among nations, and constitutes the most imminent threat to the survival of the human [...]

In 2017, Fusing Identity And Class Politics In “Trumpland”

By Zoltán Grossman, www.commondreams.org -

By Zoltán Grossman for Common Dreams - Like millions of other Americans, I was shocked, but perhaps not entirely surprised, by Donald Trump’s victory on election night. His blatant racism and [...]