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Africans arrive in Jamestown Settlement in August 1619

400 Years (1619-2019) After the Beginning of African Enslavement in the British Colony of...

Six months from now a commemoration of the long saga of struggle against national oppression and economic exploitation In late August of 1619 approximately twenty...
Detroit Rebellion July 1967 as African Americans take over the streets

Viewpoint: Lessons from the Detroit July 1967 Rebellion and Prospects for Social Transformation –...

July 23, 2017 marked the beginning of the 50th anniversary of the Detroit Rebellion of 1967 which at the time represented the largest of...
Martin Luther King Jr.

MLk’s heritage and development class behavior

African American History Month Series No. 1 Just three weeks prior to the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on March 14, 1968, the...

Historical and Political Context of the 1833 Blackburn Rebellion in Detroit

Aspects of African Resistance, Emigration and the Burgeoning Anti-slavery Struggle Note: This address was delivered at a panel discussion on Saturday October 29, 2016 at...
Keith Scott of Charlotte and his wife

Viewpoint: Charlotte Police Killings of African Americans

Two African Americans were killed in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 20 and 21 respectively. Keith Lamont Scott, 43, a married father of seven,...
Milwaukee Rebellion newspaper coverage in July 1967

Political laws of alteration in Milwaukee of yesterday and today

A rebellion erupted on August 13 on the north side of Milwaukee in the aftermath of the police killing of 23-year-old Syville Smith. The...
Abayomi Azikiwe

2016 Election Reflections: Where Next After Leaving Cleveland and Philadelphia?

Series No. 2 Now that both the Republican National Convention (RNC) and the Democratic National Convention (DNC) are completed in Cleveland and Philadelphia, the political...
a Abayomi Azikiwe graphic on Libya War, 2011

US Foreign Policy In Africa And 2016 Elections

Wars of regime-change and the domination of international finance capital will continue to strangle the continent There has been no substantial discussion within the context...
Abayomi Azikiwe graphic and Black Lives Matter protest

Clinton Administration Continued the Criminalization of Generations of African Americans

A demonstration during a speech by Bill Clinton in Philadelphia further exposed the role Democrats played in the mass incarceration and state repression of...

Capitalist parties provide no solution to national oppression

Trump appeared on Cable News Network’s State of the Union program when he was asked about support coming from Duke. "I have to look at...

Detroit: Masses Fight Against Police Violence, National Oppression

Event brings together various organizations fighting for housing, water, against police violence and national oppression. On Monday January 18, the MLK Day rally and march...
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Violent History of National Oppression In US

Timely review coincides with upsurge in unpunished police killings of African Americans By Abayomi Azikiwe A recently published report entitled ?Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy...

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