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Black Agenda Radio January 27, 2023 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 01/27/2023 – 07:01 Black Agenda Radio · Black Agenda Radio January 27, 2023 In this segment we hear observations of the revolutionary process in Nicaragua from a member of a recent delegation, and we have the first of a two-part discussion of a new book which delves into the history of Cuba’s internationalist example, including its role in the destruction of South African apartheid. But first we hear about the toll of police killings, which increased in 2022. Police Killings Hyper policing Defund the Police… […]

Record Number of Police Killings in 2022 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 01/27/2023 – 06:35 Black Agenda Radio · Record Number of Police Killings in 2022 Samuel Sinyangwe is founder of the Mapping Police Violence Project. Their data show that 1,185 people were killed by police in the US in 2022, with Black people again being the most likely victims. Samuel Sinyangwe joins us from Los Angeles to discuss these findings. Police Killings Defund the Police Hyper policing Police […]

Observations of Nicaragua's Revolutionary Process Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 01/27/2023 – 06:04 Black Agenda Radio · Observations of Nicaragua's Revolutionary Process Erica Caines is publisher of the website Hood Communist. She is also co-coordinator of the Black Alliance for Peace Haiti/Americas team. She recently visited the central American nation Nicaragua as part of an Alliance for Global Justice and Jubilee House Community delegation. She joins us from Baltimore to discuss her observations. BAP Haiti Americas Team Nicaragua Nicaragua Sanctions SOUTHCOM […]

Cuba, Africa, and Apartheid’s End: Africa’s Children Return – Part 1 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 01/27/2023 – 05:38 Black Agenda Radio · Cuba, Africa, and Apartheid’s End: Africa’s Children Return – Part 1 Isaac Saney is a Cuba and Black Studies specialist and historian at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is the author of the recently published book Cuba, Africa, and Apartheid’s End: Africa’s Children Return, which delves into the history of Cuba’s internationalist example, including its role in the destruction of South African apartheid. This is the first of a two-part… […]

Black Agenda Radio January 20, 2023 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 01/20/2023 – 09:40 Black Agenda Radio · Black Agenda Radio January 20, 2023 The Biden administration provokes Russia in the Ukraine proxy war while simultaneously threatening China. Ken Roth was denied a Harvard fellowship due to mild criticism of Israel while he served as director of Human Rights Watch. How does his treatment differ from that of Palestinian critics of Israel? Update: After the interview with Ali Abunimah was recorded, Harvard's Kennedy School reversed its decision and offered the fellowship position to Roth, who accepted.… […]

Biden's Dangerous Foreign Policy Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 01/20/2023 – 08:30 Black Agenda Radio · Biden's Dangerous Foreign Policy Dr. Gerald Horne currently holds the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston. The latest of his many books is The Counter Revolution of 1836: Texas Slavery & Jim Crow and the Roots of US Fascism. He joins us in a wide ranging discussion about the dangers of U.S. foreign policy. Joe Biden is waging a proxy war against Russia while also antagonizing China. Russia Ukraine… […]

Fight Back News

Denver, CO – A small but strong crowd gathered in the freezing snow on January 29 to protest the brutal murder of Tyre Nichols by Memphis, Tennessee police. Activists and community members at the Colorado State Capitol building chanted “Black lives matter” and “No justice, no peace!” as snow fell steadily throughout the early afternoon and wind chill felt well below zero. This did not deter folks from standing in solidarity with the people of Memphis, the family of Tyre Nichols, and other victims of police brutality.  “We still have a fire burning within us,” remarked Jonce Palmer, chair of… […]

In a January 29 statement, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) warned that the January 30 visit of U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will be detrimental to Palestinian interests. Blinken is set to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. The PFLP states that the visit will be used to promote an anti-Palestinian “two state solution” and that the U.S. government bears responsibility for the massacres being carried out by the Israeli occupation. […]

Minneapolis, MN – Over 100 protesters rallied at a Minneapolis City Council meeting on Thursday, January 26, where the city council members voted 7 to 6 to demolish the Roof Depot building. Protesters, called to action by East Phillips Neighborhood Institute and Climate Justice Committee, demanded a “no” vote on the demolition of the building, as it is currently trapping an arsenic plume underground, keeping it out of the air of the East Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis. The city has no publicly stated remediation plan for managing any arsenic release by demolition. This would render previous efforts by the EPA's… […]

Seattle, WA – Protesters and community members rallied at Dexter Avenue N and Thomas Street in the late afternoon of January 29 to call for justice for Tyre Nichols, Jaahnavi Kandula and all victims of police violence. Eighty people gathered at the rally organized by the Seattle Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression and held at the intersection where Jaahnavi Kandula was killed by a speeding police vehicle.  “We hate that we have to be out here again and again, but we still don’t have justice for those killed by police terror,” said Clio Jensen, an organizer with SAARPR. On… […]

Los Angeles, CA – Hundreds of people marched and rallied January 27 demanding justice for Tyre Nichols, who was killed by five Memphis cops. Additionally, protesters demanded justice for LAPD victim Keenan Anderson, an African American teacher who was tazed to death, and for Manuel Esteban Paez Terán, an environmental activist assassinated by Georgia state troopers. Protesters condemned racist police terror with a banner that read “Stop Cop City” displayed on barricades in front of the police headquarters. A march ensued around the block with everyone chanting “No justice no peace!” and “Justice for Tyre!” In light of the anticipated… […]

Chicago, IL – 60 people observed the latest meeting of the Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability (CCPSA), January 26 at Olive Harvey College. The agenda included a proposed policy stopping the Chicago Police Department from creating a new gang database; selecting members for the Non-citizens Advisory Council established by the Empowering Communities for Public Safety ordinance; and setting goals for the Chicago PD, the Police Board, and the Civilian Office of Police Accountability. A dozen Police District Council candidates were in attendance. Two, Cherli Montgomery from the 7th District and Eric Russell from the 6th, spoke in the… […]

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