How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective

How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective “If Black women were free, it would mean that everyone else would have to be free.” —Combahee River Collective Statement The Combahee River Collective, a path-breaking group of radical black feminists, was one of the most important organizations to develop out of the antiracist…

#OmaliTaughtMe: The Deepening Crisis of Imperialism

Uhuru, Comrades! This week the Chairman will continue from where he left off last week from “Vanguard: The Advanced Detachment of the African Revolution” – Chapter IV, The deepening crisis of imperialism-page 132. Home

Rebellions and Police Killings in the Southern U.S.

Since the U.S. Police Murder of George Floyd, the U.S. Police are Still Killing Africans. The African People’s Socialist Party is organizing to bring power and self-determination to the black community. We will be discussing the recent rebellions and police killings in the Southern Region and providing a deep Black Power analysis and practical solutions…

With Frantz Fanon, in Search of the Truth

Alejo Brignole This July 20 is the 95th anniversary of the birth of the revolutionary theorist and Caribbean psychiatrist Frantz Fanon The Caribbean psychiatrist and writer Frantz Fanon, whose 95th birthday it is this July 20, was a lucid author of two famous essays: Black Skin, White Masks, 1952, and The Wretched of the Earth,…

#OmaliTaughtMe: The Question of Our Land

The question of our land in the African and Mexican struggle for liberation! A continuation of the #OmaliTaughtMe special series featuring the Mexican liberation organization Union del Barrio! This week, Chairman Omali Yeshitela will be joined by Secretary General of the African Socialist International, Luwezi Kinshasa, Tafarie Mugeri, Chairman of APSP-Occupied Azania, and representatives from…

#OmaliTaughtMe: African and Mexican Women in the Struggle for Liberation!

A continuation of the #OmaliTaughtMe special series featuring the Mexican liberation organization Union del Barrio! This week, Chairman Omali Yeshitela will be joined by representatives from the African National Women’s Organization, President Yejide Orunmilla, and ANWO’s Occupied Azania (South Africa) Coordinator, Connie Hutchison, as well as the Union del Barrio Women’s Commission: Adriana Simon, Erica…

#OmaliTaughtMe: Socialism vs Capitalism

Uhuru, comrades! This week is the third episode in an #OmaliTaughtMe special series featuring the Mexican liberation organization: Union del Barrio. This week we discuss socialism vs. capitalism, an important topic for today’s heating political climate. We will be joined by Chairman Omali Yeshitela and Union del Barrio’s Secretary General, Benjamin Prado. This episode has…

An Open Letter from the Original Black Panther Party

Greetings and Solidarity to each of you. In recognition of your individual voice, influence, and cultural following among current generations of Black people/Africans in the Diaspora and on the continent, we salute you. While we only know you from the public domain, we know that many of you come from backgrounds where you faced poverty,…

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…

Interrogating Systemic Racism and the White Academic Field

Nelson Maldonado-Torres “As a university and as an academic institution, you can say we are against systemic racism. But you as an academic institution are systemic racism.” Kalin Pont-Tate, co-chair of the Black Student Union at the University of California, Riverside.[1]             Institutions of higher learning are following the trend in the media, public institutions,…

Notes on the Coloniality of Peace

Nelson Maldonado-Torres The allusion to peace, to peace as a state of harmony within an established order, has long been an indispensable tool in the arsenal of colonialism and racism. First comes the brutal war: people killed, bodies in pieces, raped, and mutilated, subjects subdued, ancestors disrespected, lands taken, rivers with water turning viscous and…