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Black Agenda Radio February 23, 2024 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 02/23/2024 – 07:22 Black Agenda Radio · Black Agenda Radio February 24, 2024 This week we hear about the implications of the anti-imperialist struggle in the African nation Guinea-Bissau. We have the second part of a two-part interview on immigration policy and learn that Haitian asylum seekers are targeted for deportation. But first we get an update on and history of the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. International U.S. Immigration Policy DRC Guinea Bissau Rwanda Haitian immigrants […]

Colonialism, Imperialism, and Conflict in the Congo Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 02/23/2024 – 07:15 Black Agenda Radio · The History of Exploitation and Conflict in the Congo Abayomi Azikiwe is the editor of Pan-African News Wire, an international electronic press service. He joins us from Detroit to discuss events in eastern Congo, the role of US backed nations such as Rwanda, and the history of exploitation and imperial control which caused the ongoing humanitarian disaster. Africa DRC Rwanda imperialism Congo […]

Bipartisan Consensus for Punitive Immigration Policies Continues – Part 2 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 02/23/2024 – 07:09 Black Agenda Radio · Bipartisan Consensus for Punitive Immigration Policies Continues – Part 2 Aly Wane of the Immigrant Justice Network discusses immigration in the second part of a two-part interview. Punitive immigration policies are bipartisan, with groups such as Haitians being targeted for deportation instead of being granted asylum. (Part 1) International Immigration U.S. Immigration Policy Haitian immigrants […]

Guinea-Bissau Struggles Against Imperialism Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 02/23/2024 – 06:44 Black Agenda Radio · Guinea Bissau Struggles Against Imperialism An action entitled “Open the Peoples National Assembly in Guinea-Bissau” will be held in Washington, on Monday, February 26 at 12pm at the African Union Mission to the US. Rafiki Morris is a central committee member of the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (AAPRP), and a member of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea Bissau (PAIGC), and a member of the Black Alliance for Peace Coordinating Committee. He joins us from Washington to explain events… […]

Haiti Doesn’t Have a ‘Gang’ Problem, It Has a US Imperialism Problem w/ Dr. Jemima Pierre bareditors Wed, 02/21/2024 – 10:01 Jemima Pierre, BAR Editor and Contributor […]

Black Agenda Radio February 16, 2024 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 02/16/2024 – 08:07 Black Agenda Radio · Black Agenda Radio February 16, 2024 This week we discuss the bipartisan consensus on punitive immigration policies and a community organizing solidarity event in the Bronx and call for freedom of a political prisoner. But first we talk about Black and Palestinian solidarity in Chicago which resulted in a major political victory. US Politics US Politics Immigration Palestine About the People Genocide Political Prisoner […]

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San Jose anti-war activists hold vigil for Aaron Bushnell

San Jose, CA – On February 27, over 100 people gathered at a candlelight vigil in San Jose to honor the life and sacrifice of Aaron Bushnell. Aaron Bushnell was an active duty member of the U.S. Air Force who self-immolated on Sunday in front of the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C. His death was an act of protest against the U.S.-backed Israeli genocide against Palestinians in Gaza. Bushnell's final words were, “I will be no longer complicit in genocide. I am about to engage in an extreme act of protest but compared to what people have been experiencing in… […]

Tampa community hosts panel on Black and Palestinian liberation

Tampa, FL – Dozens of people in the Tampa community came together at the C. Blythe Andrews Library on Saturday, February 24 to discuss the connection between Black and Palestinian Liberation. The panel members included Deanna Joseph of the Andrew Joseph III Foundation; Lamia Moukaddam, of Central Florida Queers for Palestine; and Kobi Guillory, of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. The panel was moderated by Antwan Glover, a man arrested and brutalized by Lakeland police department and now facing bogus charges. The panel was hosted by Tampa Bay Community Action Committee. Discussing such topics as the importance… […]

Tampa students rally to defend diversity

Tampa, FL – On Tuesday, February 27, a group of around 15 students joined together in front of the Marshall Student Center at the University of South Florida to demand that the university defend diversity. The event was organized by Tampa Bay Students for a Democratic Society as part of their campaign titled “Defend Diversity.” The student protesters demanded USF take action to protect Women’s and Gender Studies, expand Africana Studies, and fund multicultural organizations. Students chanted “DEI is welcome here” and “Ron DeSantis go away.” The rally was a cry for USF to take action to protect DEI (diversity,… […]

Minnesota: Columbia Heights passes Palestine ceasefire resolution

Columbia Heights, MN – On Monday, February 26, the city council of Columbia Heights voted 4-1 to pass a resolution calling for an end to Israel's genocidal campaign in Gaza. The Columbia Heights community packed the room, as it did at a previous city council meeting to provide public comment and encourage the council to vote in favor of the resolution. The Columbia Heights resolution is just one example of a wave of historic resolutions adopted by cities across the country. Minneapolis has passed the most progressive ceasefire resolution in the U.S., which calls for an end not only to… […]

Students rally to demand a St. Paul ceasefire resolution

St. Paul, MN – On February 27, over 100 students rallied on Macalester College campus, followed by a march to the high-traffic intersection of Snelling and Summit Avenues, to demand that Saint Paul city council take a stand and pass a ceasefire resolution. At the intersection the students chanted, “City council you can’t hide, we charge you with genocide!” at rush hour traffic, with a dozen supporters who joined off the street. Minneapolis, Saint Paul’s neighboring city, passed one of the most progressive ceasefire resolutions in the country on February 8, calling for an end to U.S. aid to Israel.… […]

Students rally against pro-Israel event at Loyola New Orleans

New Orleans, LA – On Saturday, February 24, students and community members gathered outside of Loyola University New Orleans to protest a pro-Israel event occuring on campus. The event, titled “Hatikvah: Hope Reborn” celebrated the Israeli national anthem and had pictures of Israeli detainees on the auditorium seats. As students chanted phrases such as “One, two, three, four, occupation no more. Five, six, seven, eight, Israel is a terrorist state” and “We want justice, you say how? End the siege on Gaza now,” several attendees entering the building jeered, repeated Zionist lies, made antagonistic hand gestures, and screamed profanities at… […]

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