Black Agenda Report

Black Agenda Radio July 12, 2024 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 07/12/2024 – 05:33 Black Agenda Radio · Black Agenda Radio July 12, 2024 In this week’s segment, we examine the difficulty marginalized communities have in securing abortion care in Tennessee, which enacted a ban on the procedure in the wake of the Dobbs decision. We also discuss the recent Biden and Trump debate and the impact on the 2024 election. But first, we talk about the recent election in the UK, the Labor Party victory, and the impact on Black politics in that country. US… […]

The UK Left Lose Despite a Labour Party Victory Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 07/12/2024 – 05:22 Black Agenda Radio · The UK Left Lose Despite a Labour Party Victory Roger McKenzie is the international editor of the UK-based Morning Star Online, the only English-language socialist daily newspaper in the world. He is also the author of the recently published book, African Uhuru: the Fight for African Freedom in the Rise of the Global South. He joins us from Oxford to examine the recent elections in the UK which brought the Labor party back to power… […]

Tennessee Abortion Ban Impacts Marginalized Communities Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 07/12/2024 – 05:11 Black Agenda Radio · Tennessee Abortion Ban Impacts Marginalized Communities Robyn Baldridge is Vice President of Abortion Care Tennessee, where they are navigating some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country, including the criminalization of support for abortion care. The state's ban has a huge impact on marginalized communities. US Politics healthcare Abortion Ban Tennessee […]

Joe Biden's Electoral Prospects Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 07/12/2024 – 05:07 Black Agenda Radio · Joe Biden's Electoral Prospects Margaret Kimberley was recently a guest on the Sputnik News program, Fault Lines, with co-hosts Jamarl Thomas and Melik Abdul. They discussed the recent debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, Biden’s electoral prospects, and how Black voters are reacting to these events. We present excerpts of the conversation. US Politics Joe Biden Donald Trump 2024 election Black politics Debate […]

Burkina Faso President Captain Ibrahim Traoré historical speech at AES 1st Summit bareditors Wed, 07/10/2024 – 00:00 AES Debout […]

Black Agenda Radio July 5, 2024 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 07/05/2024 – 08:36 Black Agenda Radio · Black Agenda Radio July 5, 2024 In this week’s segment, we discuss the struggle for Black political power in the very conservative state of Louisiana, also Margaret Kimberley talks about the recent debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump. But first, we discuss politics in France, where the right wing is ascendant and left forces are fractured. US Politics Debate France Joe Biden Donald Trump Conservatism Religion Africanized Education […]

Fight Back News

Milwaukee, WI – After a protracted fight with authorities, the Coalition to March on the RNC came to agreement July 12 with city government on the route the protest will take on the opening day of the Republican National Convention.  Omar Flores, of the Coalition to March on the RNC, stated, “We are very proud to announce that as of 11 a.m. today, we have reached a handshake agreement with the city of Milwaukee that will allow us to march within sight and sound of the Fiserv Forum. A member of the city attorney’s office will be observing the march at the very front, to make sure things go without a hitch.”… […]

San Jose protests against NATO, RIMPAC

San Jose, CA – On Saturday, July 6, around 20 people gathered in San Jose for a protest in solidarity with the national mobilizations against NATO and RIMPAC that are occurring in Hawaii, San Diego and Washington D.C. RIMPAC, which stands for the Rim of the Pacific, is a series of maritime military exercises held by the U.S. and its allies in Hawaii. This year it is being held from June 27 to August 2, while the NATO summit being held in Washington DC from July 9-11. Both RIMPAC and NATO are examples of the U.S.’s military encroachment on the rest of the world, ranging from its use of… […]

San José, CA – On Thursday, July 11, the Department of Labor released the most popular measure of consumer prices, showing inflation continues to decline. The overall Consumer Price Index or CPI actually declined by 0.1% in June as compared to May. The year-over-year rise, from June 2023 to June 2024 was 3%. This was the lowest inflation rate in more than three years. Average weekly wages for workers went up 3.8% over the last year. Subtracting inflation, the “real” or purchasing power of wages went up 0.8% over the last year according to another report of the Department of… […]

California: Fullerton marches against police murders

Fullerton, CA – Over 30 people, including families impacted by police killings, protested against police brutality at the Fullerton Transit Center on Friday, July 5. The protest was spurred by the March killing of Alejandro Campos Rios by the Fullerton Police Department. Rios was homeless and experiencing a mental health crisis when police killed him. The protest was held near the 13th anniversary of Kelly Thomas’s death, who was also brutally killed by six Fullerton PD officers near the Transit Center on July 10, 2011. Thomas was homeless and unarmed. Alejandro Campos Rios’s domestic partner of 29 years spoke on… […]

Resist NATO coalition marches in Washington DC

Washington, DC – On July 7, hundreds of activists from over 60 organizations mobilized to protest the 75th anniversary NATO Summit occurring July 9 -11 in the city. The protest, organized the Resist NATO coalition started at McPherson Square and marched to the White House, demanding an end to U.S.- NATO aggression and to defend peoples’ struggles.   The Resist NATO coalition is made up of various groups including the International League of Peoples’ Struggle – US (ILPS-US), Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO), Bayan USA, Black Alliance for Peace (BAP), International Action Center, and the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (NAARPR).  A member of NAARPR spoke at the rally stating,… […]

Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement by the World Federation of Trade Unions. The World Federation of Trade Unions, representing more than 105 million workers who work live, and struggle in 133 countries all over the world, strongly condemns the continuation of military interventions and wars, the accelerated militarization of international relations and confrontational rhetoric, the soaring of the military expenditures, as well as the NATO plans amid the escalating intra-imperialist confrontation. The 2024 ΝΑΤΟ summit which will take place in Washington D.C. on 9-10-11 July 2024, constitutes one more step toward the intensification of NATO’s aggressive imperialist plans, interventions, and… […] News

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