#OmaliTaughtMe: Defining the Struggle: Colonialism vs. Racism

A continuation of the #OmaliTaughtMe special series: A discussion with Chairman Omali Yeshitela, ASI Secretary General Luwezi Kinshasa, and representatives from the Mexican liberation organization Union del Barrio, defining the struggle for African and Mexican people as a struggle against colonialism, not racism. Join the African People’s Socialist Party: APSPUhuru.org

Anti- Racism and Anti- Colonialism: An Open Letter to My Black Kin

K.D. Wilson Image description — Black and white photo with a fist raised in the Black Power salute. Some words in white lettering are laid over it, from Ashanti Alston, which read: “I think of being Black not so much as an ethnic category but as an oppositional force or touchstone for looking at situations differently. Black…

Kwame Ture: The FBI and CIA

One of Kwames Best Lectures: Kwame Toure’ Delivers a Very Powerful Focus analysis on the FBI CIA & Revolutionary Struggle…

How African People Became the Face of Anti-Semitism

Ahjamu Umi & Onyesonwu Chatoyer Zionism as a Political Movement  First, in order for anyone to fully comprehend the contradictions that the Zionist movement presents, its essential for us to understand the difference between Zionism – a political movement – and Judaism, a faith practice.  Judaism as a religion is, of course, one of the…

Settler-Colonialism, Nationalism, and Patriarchy

Onyesonwu Chatoyer Settler-Colonialism and Neo-Colonialism  It is impossible to understand capitalism without first understanding settler-colonialism and neo-colonialism – the dominant forms of colonialism still remaining in the world today. The earth’s most dangerous imperialist power – the United States of America – is itself a former British (but also in some regions such as the…

The Compensation is Freedom

Njera Keith Image of the Igbo Landing of 1803 Capitalism preys on revolutionary strategy. It eats Black culture for breakfast. It siphons organic energy from the impetus of movement workers. In the 21st century, the Non-Profit Industrial Complex is its primary agent in this pursuit. That the NPIC monopolizes movement resources is accepted quite unanimously…

Annette Joseph-Gabriel’s “Reimagining Liberation”

Roberto Sirvent When fascism was on the march Black women intellectuals and activists imagined, and struggled for, a new world. “Black women are political protagonists, not secondary characters in global movements.” In this series, we ask acclaimed authors to answer five questions about their book. This week’s featured author is Annette Joseph-Gabriel . Dr. Joseph-Gabriel is an…

Black Women Against White Supremacist Empire

Black women played a central role in the fight against European colonization, said Annette Joseph Gabriel, professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Michigan and author of the book, “Reimagining Liberation: How Black Women Transformed Citizenship in the French Empire.” Joseph-Gabriel examines the lives and struggles of seven women activists who “understood…

Know Your Enemy: What is Imperialism?

Greg Butterfield The word “imperialism” is used a lot by people in the progressive and revolutionary movement. What does it mean? Some people think imperialism is just a cuss word that radicals use to put down rotten government policies. But it’s more than that. Imperialism is rooted in a particular economic system, capitalism, and benefits…

Fundamental Black and Native Opposition to White Settler State

Blacks and Native Americans continue to pose a threat to the “conquistador white settler nation,” agues Tiffany King, author of “The Black Shoals: Offshore Formations of Black and Native Studies.” King is a professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Georgia. “There are impulses within both Black abolition and Native decolonization…

Omali Yeshitela: The Deepening Crisis of Imperialism

Welcome to this week’s #OmaliTaughtMe Sunday Study featuring Chairman Omali Yeshitela. We will be “The deepening Crisis of Imperialism” from Vanguard: the Advanced Detachment of the African Revolution. Study Materials Omali Yeshitela: Materialism and the Dialectical Method