Ten Theses on Marxism and Decolonization

Tricontinental Violet Parra (Chile). Untitled (unfinished), 1966. Embroidery / natural burlap. 136 x 200 cm. The works of art in this dossier belong to Casa de las Américas’ Haydee Santamaría Art of Our America (Nuestra América) collection. Since its founding, Casa de las Américas has established close ties with a significant number of internationally renowned…

What is Nkrumahism-Touréism?

 All African People’s Revolutionary Party (AAPRP) The Africa which exists today, as well as the one we are struggling to build, is not the old Africa but a new emergent revolutionary society; a classless society in which a new harmony, a new cohesiveness, a new revolutionary African personality and a new dignity is forged out…

Ahjamu Umi: Organizing to Win

 Roberto Sirvent Roberto Sirvent: Can you please share a little bit about your background, including how you became involved in community organizing?  Ahjamu Umi: My very first recollection of becoming aware of the need to do something to change this society happened when I was 11 years old. I was on a city bus in San…

The Cultural Logic of Late Colonialism

Ena͞emaehkiw Kesīqnaeh Over the course of my writing for the past several years I have realized that there is a term I have to use regularly, but which I have yet to give a cogent explanation of, and in particular my meaning and usage of the concept: late colonialism or “the late colonial.” So, what…