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Colonialism, Compradors & The Militarized Crisis of Capitalism in Africa bareditors Wed, 10/05/2022 – 18:47 Black Alliance For Peace […]

Black Agenda Radio September 30, 2022 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 09/30/2022 – 09:25 Black Agenda Radio · Black Agenda Radio September 30, 2022 The undercount of communities of color worsened in the 2020 census, the 20th commemoration of Gabriel's Rebellion at the African Burial Ground in Richmond, Virginia, and the quest for justice for Andrew Joseph III exemplifies the need to end qualified immunity for police. African America census redistricting gerrymander Slave rebellions Gabriel's rebellion Richmond African burial ground Shockoe Bottom qualified immunity Police Killings Defund the Police Andrew Joseph III Black Lives Matter Grassroots […]

Census Undercount Increased in 2020 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 09/30/2022 – 09:17 Black Agenda Radio · Census Undercount Increased in 2020 Kelly Percival is Senior Council with the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice. She is co-author of the report Improving the Census. She joins us from New York to discuss the implications of undercounting communities of color and how the census can be fixed. African America census gerrymander voting rights redistricting […]

Commemorating Gabriel's Rebellion at the African Burial Ground in Richmond, Virginia Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 09/30/2022 – 09:12 Black Agenda Radio · Commemorating Gabriel's Rebellion at African Burial Ground in Richmond, Virginia Ana Edwards is Chair of the Virginia Defenders Sacred Ground Historical Reclamation Project in Richmond, Virginia. She joins us to discuss the 20th annual Gabriel Gathering scheduled for October 10 at Shockoe Bottom African Burial Ground. African America Slave rebellions Gabriel's rebellion Richmond African burial ground Shockoe Bottom […]

Qualified Immunity for Police and the Death of Andrew Joseph III Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 09/30/2022 – 08:56 Black Agenda Radio · Qualified Immunity for Police and the Death of Andrew Joseph III Dr. Melina Abdullah is Co-Founder and Director of Black Lives Matter Grassroots. She joins us from Los Angeles to discuss the 2014 death of Andrew Joseph III and the issue of qualified immunity for police. African America qualified immunity Police Killings Defund the Police Black Lives Matter Grassroots Andrew Joseph III […]

Black Agenda Radio September 23, 2022 Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley bareditors Fri, 09/23/2022 – 08:11 Black Agenda Radio · Black Agenda Radio September 23, 2022 Laith Marouf and all defenders of Palestinian rights struggle against political and media erasure, Tracy McCarter and other abuse survivors face prosecution when defending themselves, and people with past felony convictions fight for the right to vote. Palestine Palestine Solidarity Zionism abuse survivors self defense mass incarceration felony disenfranchisement mass incarceration voting rights […]

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Milwaukee, WI – On Monday, October 3, more than 30 people rallied and marched into the Common Council Chambers of City Hall to voice their disapproval of Mayor Cavalier Johnson’s budget proposal and demand a budget that reflects the needs of the people of Milwaukee.  This event served as the kick-off for a new campaign demanding a People’s Budget in Milwaukee. The demands for the new budget include: No layoffs for general city employees; implement the raises that were promised by the city (2% for general city employees and a 1% alternative to hazard pay already approved under ARPA); and… […]

Chicago, IL – The first meeting of the Interim Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability (CCPSA) took place on the evening of Thursday September 29 at Malcolm X College. The meeting was attended by almost 200 people, most of who were members or supporters of the Empowering Communities for Public Safety (ECPS) coalition. The CCPSA introduced itself to the community, set up committees to do its work, and elected Anthony Driver and Oswaldo Gomez as its president and vice president. The public comments were filled with support for the CCPSA and demands that the mayor and city council give… […]

The central point of the Marxist-Leninist understanding of the state is that it is always and everywhere the product of antagonistic class contradictions. It arose from such contradictions, and as long as classes exist, so too will the state. Marx and Engels were the first to understand the state in this way, and it was Engels, in his book The Origin of the Family, Private Property, and the State, who did the most to develop the materialist understanding of how and why and the state arises in human history.  The state arises historically due to material conditions in society, namely… […]

Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Communist Party of the Philippines. The broad masses of workers, peasants, and the rest the Filipino people must firmly advance their urgent socioeconomic demands and intensify their national and democratic mass struggles in the face of increasing possibility of a sharp economic decline in the coming months. The steady devaluation of the Philippine peso is set to further worsen their conditions of high fuel and food prices, low wages, rural bankruptcies, and widespread unemployment and cause the accelerated deterioration of the people’s living conditions. The international capitalist system currently… […]

On the weekend of October 15 – 16, hundreds of student activists will convene at Kent State University in Ohio for the annual Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) National Convention. The National Convention is held every fall semester and is an important event for building SDS and the broader student movement. This year’s convention will be joined virtually by Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA). Nelson is also a key figure in the resurgence of militant, class-struggle based trade unionism. SDS, re-founded in 2006, is the largest and most active progressive student organization in the… […]

Minneapolis, MN – Twin Cities Cuba solidarity activists organized a car caravan, September 25, to “End the U.S. Blockade of Cuba.” It is part of a campaign initiated by the Puentas de Amor (Bridges of Love) out of Miami. For over a year they have called on supporters of Cuba from around the world to hold car caravans on the fourth Sunday of the month.  This month, once again the Minnesota caravan drove along a busy street in a predominantly Latino neighborhood. Cars were decorated with Cuban flags and displayed signs that read, “Cuba si bloqueo no,” “U.S. hands off… […]

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