How Amilcar Cabral Shaped Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy

Curry Malott Frantz Fanon’s influence on Paulo Freire’s thought is well known, but the Brazilian educator also drew considerably from Amílcar Cabral, the revolutionary intellectual from Guinea-Bissau. Amílcar L Cabral was born 12 September 1924 in Bafatá, Guinea-Bissau, one of Portugal’s African colonies. He was murdered on 20 January 1973 by fascist Portuguese assassins just…

The African World is on Fire!

The People’s Resistance is Eternal! There are always events reported in the mainstream media about Africa and/or nations/states where large numbers of African People live. We get daily reports about the assassination of the President of Haiti, demonstrations in Cuba, attempted assassinations of the Presidents of Madagascar & Mali, the assassination of the President of…

The African Woman: The Invisible Soldier

All African People’s Revolutionary Party (AAPRP) Bissau, Guinea Bissau (March 8, 2019) – Women from the PAIGC party in Guinea Bissau gather for an event on International Women’s Day, two days before legislative elections where a new law required that 36 % of candidates be women. A society without women can be compared to humans…

Kenneth Kaunda, the Internationalist

Mikaela Nhondo Erskog Kenneth Kaunda with United National Independence Party supporters after a meeting with Iain Macleod, Colonial Secretary, March 1960. The often unsung legacy of Kenneth Kaunda was the pivotal role he played in establishing newly-independent Zambia as a central hub for pan-Africanist and internationalist activities and processes. With an African kitenge crossed over…

China, Africa(ns), White Supremacy & the White Left

Ahjamu Umi In the 1980s, during the cold war, white socialist groups from Marxist/Leninist, Maoist, Trotskyist, etc., tendencies throughout the U.S., were always quick to the draw in attacking our revolutionary Pan-Africanist ideology, work, and analysis.  And despite doing everything in their power to differentiate themselves from white socialists, white anarchists as a whole, haven’t…