Unmasking the “Orient’s” White Masks: Remembering Fanon

Karim Sharara Colonialism perpetuates itself by keeping the colonials on an inferior basis, ever-striving to “rise” to the level of the colonizers. Frantz Fanon’s life was transformed due to the damaging effect of French colonialism on his home country and on Algeria, which led him to conduct a psychoanalytical study on its effects, and how…

Who Killed Malcolm X and Why?

Stephen Millies“And we will know him then for what he was and is―a  prince―our own Black shining prince!―who didn’t hesitate to die, because he loved us so.” That was how the legendary actor Ossie Davis ended his eulogy at Malcolm X’s funeral. Over a half-century later, two of the convicted assassins of Malcolm X, Muhammad…

Interview: Queen Mother Moore, Westindian Digest, September 1982

The Black Agenda Review In a 1982 interview, Queen Mother Audley Moore raps on imperialism, neocolonialism, emancipation, and reparations — and the need for Black people to get in our “right mind” to understand our domination. Audley Moore — better known as Queen Mother Moore — was witness to, and participated in, many of the…

Maurice Bishop and the New Jewel Movement Protected a North-South Relationship Outside the Bonds of Global Neocolonialism

Owen Schalk nearly ten years later look at me here analysing  still distraught and debating  sympathising synthesising  regretting and remembering  and time  just passing  – “Nearly Ten Years Later (For Grenada)” by Merle Collins October 16 marks 38 years since the death of Maurice Bishop, leader of the tragically short-lived People’s Revolutionary Government of Grenada…

Grenada: The Future Coming Towards Us

The filming was completed shortly before the tragedies of October 1983 in this colorful work produced by the Caribbean Research Institute. John Douglas produced, filmed and edited the full-color work, and was co-directed by Carmen Ashurst and Samori Marksman and Douglas. Vinie Burroughs is the narrator of this 55-minute film. The film is listed as…

20 Years After Durban: Africans and Afro-Descendants Colonized or Emancipated?

Mireille Fanon Mendes France The 20th anniversary of the World Conference Against Racism (WCAR) is an opportunity to analyze the state of African descended people. Reparations for centuries of crimes against humanity must still be paid. At the end of the Durban -2001- conference, the international community, many NGOs, social movements and members of what…