Black Agenda Report

Black Agenda Radio September 22, 2023 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 09/22/2023 – 07:07 Black Agenda Radio · Black Agenda Radio September 22, 2023 On this week’s segment we hear about a Chicago organization that works to create the Beloved Community in its efforts to stop violence. Also, the Supreme Court of Kentucky will rule on whether partisan gerrymandering is allowed under its state constitution. But first, we discuss the U.S. hostile relationship with China and how that nation is responding. African America China New Cold War with China Multipolarity Anti-China Hysteria Chicago Crime crime survivors… […]

U.S. Hostility to China Strengthens Multipolarity Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 09/22/2023 – 06:56 Black Agenda Radio · U.S. Hostility to China Strengthens Multipolarity Danny Haiphong is a long time Black Agenda Report contributing editor. He is now the host of his own Youtube channel. He joins us from New York City to discuss his recent trip to China, and his thoughts on the openly hostile posture of the U.S. towards that country. China Multipolarity Anti-China Hysteria New Cold War with China […]

Ending Violence with the Beloved Community in Chicago Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 09/22/2023 – 06:30 Black Agenda Radio · Ending Violence with the Beloved Community in Chicago Orion Meadows is a non-violence trainer with Institute for Nonviolence Chicago. Its mission is to build the beloved community that was envisioned by Martin Luther King, and use it as a means of combatting violence. Orion Meadows joins us from Chicago to discuss his work. African America Chicago Restorative Justice crime survivors Crime nonviolence […]

Partisan Gerrymandering and Voting Rights Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 09/22/2023 – 06:22 Black Agenda Radio · Partisan Gerrymandering and Voting Rights Michael Li is Senior Counsel in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice. He joins us from New York City to discuss the issue of gerrymandering in the state of Kentucky. A case before that state’s supreme court will decide if partisan gerrymandering, which in this case favors republicans, violates that state’s constitution. Few efforts to defeat partisan gerrymandering in southern states have been successful so far and the loss of voting… […]

Black Agenda Radio September 15, 2023 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 09/15/2023 – 05:36 Black Agenda Radio · Black Agenda Radio September 15, 2023 In this week’s segment we learn about a successful judgement against the City of New York after a newborn was illegally separated from his mother, and how dissent is criminalized in Georgia against Stop Cop City protesters. But first we hear about just one example of corporate media repeating U.S. government war propaganda against the nation of Nicaragua. Media and Culture Nicaragua Nicaragua Sanctions US Intervention in Nicaragua war propaganda Corporate Media… […]

Corporate Media Spread Anti-Nicaragua War Propaganda Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 09/15/2023 – 05:27 Black Agenda Radio · Corporate Media Repeat Anti-Nicaragua War Propaganda Camila Escalanteis an editor for Kawsachun Newsand a Latin America correspondent for Presstv. She joins us from Managua, Nicaragua to discuss a recent segment of the National Public Radio podcast, The Sunday Story, which featured an interview with Eyder Peralta, an NPR correspondent who reported on a recent visit to Nicaragua in which he made many untrue statements. We discussed how corporate media spread war propaganda. See transcript.   Media and Culture… […]

Fight Back News

Seattle community demands police accountability and action from city council

Seattle, WA – Over 20 community members and activists brought together by the Seattle Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (SAARPR) gathered at City Hall on September 26 to deliver public comment and demand justice for Jaahnavi Kandula, who was killed by Seattle Police officer Kevin Dave on January 23, 2023. Kevin Dave was responding to an overdose call, driving at 74 miles per hour, almost three times the posted speed limit and without a consistent siren. Kandula was walking through a lit crosswalk and had the right of way when Dave hit her and sent her flying 138 feet… […]

Grand Rapids, MI – Alyssa Bates, known as Aly Thee Activist on social media, led a powerful event that lifted the voices of survivors of domestic abuse at Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The event, titled Survivors Against Domestic Violence, was on Sunday, September 24. Attendees listened to five speakers give moving testimonials. They shared the stage with five framed pictures of Grand Rapids community members, all women, who were victims of domestic violence. Tables at the event had literature and resources from organizations such as Safe Haven Ministries, Planned Parenthood, and WEAVE of Kent County. There were… […]

Gun control: the Marxist-Leninist view

Currently, there is a wide ranging debate, originating among the ruling-class parties, about gun control. This is nothing new, but since the more recent epidemic of school shootings and other terrorist acts, such as the recent white chauvinist mass shooting in August 2023 at the Dollar General in Jacksonville, Florida, the issue of what to do about gun violence has become an ever-present issue. It is not an issue that people interested in revolution and socialism can avoid weighing in on. Indeed, it is only through revolution and socialism that it can truly be solved. It has to be acknowledged… […]

Solidarity statement on the strike of the workers in the automotive industry

Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the World Federation of Trade Unions. The World Federation of Trade Unions, on behalf of its 105 million workers in the 5 continents, expresses its full and unconditional solidarity with the workers of the automotive industry in the companies of GM, Ford, and Stellantis in the United States of America. Thousands of workers are on strike for the last weeks, demanding wage increases, insurance, decreasing of working hours. Their just demands, are faced with a full-frontal attack by the employers, who have started the redundancies. The WFTU expresses its firm… […]

Cuban President Diaz-Canel addresses anti-blockade event in Manhattan

New York City, NY – On Saturday, September 23, more than 500 anti-war organizers and activists from across the United States converged for “Voices of Dignity: The People vs. Blockades,” an evening program in support of Cuba and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The event was hosted by the Let Cuba Live Coalition and took place at the Society for Ethical Culture of New York . The General Assembly of the United Nations meets in Manhattan every year, and the opening days of each year’s session bring political leaders from around the world. This year, progressive organizers on the ground… […]

Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement by the Climate Justice Committee of Minnesota. The Climate Justice Committee (CJC) resolutely condemns the recent felony RICO indictments of 61 Stop Cop City activists in Atlanta, as well as the refusal by the Atlanta city government to count the 116,000 petition signatures to put Cop City on the ballot. These blatantly anti-democratic and criminal actions by the Georgia Attorney General, the Mayor of Atlanta, and Atlanta elections officials will not go unanswered. Georgia Attorney General Christopher Carr, who issued the RICO indictments, is making an open attempt to criminalize solidarity.… […] News

Tell the Story You Want to Tell

In August, the WordPress community gathered at National Harbor, Maryland for WordCamp 2023. Every year, the conference hosts special speakers to talk about all kinds of things—from the technical to the inspirational. One of our favorite talks this year was from sci-fi and fantasy author Ken Liu, in which he … […]

How Art Catalyzes Change—Join Us for a Livestream Event on September 20

A unique discussion on the compelling intersections of art, climate change, and social innovation. […]

Hot Off the Press: New Themes for September 2023

A bold selection of new themes for bloggers and creators featuring a diverse range of styles and uses. […]

Plugins, Theme Switching, and More: September Webinars to Elevate Your Skills

Our September slate of webinars includes two brand new topics: plugins and theme switching. […]

Welcome to Our Brand New Learning Hub

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