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Sudan Demonstrations Led To The Ouster Of President Al Bashir

Military and Opposition Forces Reach Agreement in Sudan While Tensions Persist

Several killed in clashes as United States continues to interfere in the internal affairs of oil rich nation Representatives from the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA)...
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Aretha Franklin as the Amazing Grace

Documentary film captures the culture aspects of African Americans during the early 1970s Film Review Amazing Grace, the documentary film recently-released having been archived for 47...
Dr Martin Luther King Jr And Dr Benjamin Spock At Un Demonstration Against Vietnam War April

United States Military Policy and the Impact on Labor: A Historical Review

Decades of spending on wars have decimated the capacity of government and business to address the needs of society Note: This address was delivered at...
Haitian Masses Demonstrate Against Austerity And Imperialist Domination On Feb Ap Photo

Recent Unrest Reveals Continuing Revolutionary Spirit in Haiti

Commentary Mass demonstrations against imperialist hegemony have rocked the western hemisphere’s poorest nation During the month of February, hundreds of thousands of Haitians took to the...
Jefferson Slavery At Monticello Ad

Jefferson Exhibit Generates Racial Controversy in Detroit

Legacy of the slave owning former president is being contested in the 21st century An historical exhibit designed to examine various aspects of the life...
Slavery In Virginia During The Th Century

Africans taken to the British colony of Virginia set the stage for the rise...

400 Years and the Struggle to End Enslavement, Colonialism and Neo-colonialism Note: Following is the text of an address delivered by the author on Thursday...
kwame nkrumah and fathia with the du boises aug

Rebellion, emigration and the development of Pan-Africanism

International Dimensions in the Resistance to the Atlantic Slave Trade and Colonialism Commentary African American History Month Series No. 5 Beginning in the early decades of the...
ida b. wells barnett marching in washington d.c. womens suffrage demonstration in 1913

Further Reflections on Women’s Suffrage and African Emancipation

African American History Month Series No. 4 From the antebellum period through the Civil War and Jim Crow the issues of gender and race were...
Women Suffrage movement organizers

Women’s Suffrage and African Emancipation During the 19th Century

African American History Month Series No. 3 From Seneca Falls to the Civil War and Reconstruction the struggle for national liberation and gender equality took...
African woman tortured by John Kimber who was acquitted of murder by British courts in 1792

Anti-Slavery Campaigns in Britain and Their Impact on the Formation of the United States

The leaders of the 18th century separatist movement from England were not motivated by a genuine desire for freedom and equality If the so-called American...
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...
France yellow vest demonstrations continue for 11th week on Jan. 26, 2019

Viewpoint: Crisis of Governance Escalates in the Capitalist States

From Paris to London and Washington ruling parties fail to resolve contradictions within the economic system France has once again been the scene of the...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

Viewpoint: National Security Advisor Bolton Presents Trump Administration’s Africa Policy

Nothing new in the notions of upholding United States interests On December 13 National Security Advisor John Bolton made a presentation at the Heritage Foundation...
Somalia conflict map

Continental unity obstructed by continuing outside interference and destabilization

Africa in Review 2018 Part III—Imperialist Militarism and the Quest for Reconstruction Political Analysis Bombing operations by the United States military against the Horn of Africa...

Dependency amid natural wealth absent of strategic influence

Africa in Review 2018, Part II: Regional Instability and the Politics of Underdevelopment Commentary Introduction Over the last twelve months events on the African continent have reinforced...
Democratic Republic of Congo election machines for December 30, 2018 poll

From the Democratic Republic of Congo to Sudan the need for continental solutions is...

Africa in Review 2018: Electoral Politics, Social Stability and the Need for Genuine Economic Development Political Analysis Introduction As 2018 concludes there is much to be learned...
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Renewal of Revolutionary Pan-Africanism needed on the continent and globally

Reflections on the 60th Anniversary of the Convening of the First All-African People’s Conference in Accra Commentary Six decades have passed since the gathering of the...
France yellow vest demonstrations during Nov.-Dec. 2018

Viewpoint: French Government Responds to Mass Protests

Weekends of demonstrations over economic issues proves disastrous for Macron regime Saturday December 15 marked the fifth consecutive week where thousands of people have held...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Foreign Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at AfCFTA in Kigali, Rwanda, March 20-21, 2018

Viewpoint: ANC Prepares for Upcoming Elections in South Africa

Minimum wage law, the land question and the economics of imperialism to shape the character of the coming period In a matter of a few...
Somalia conflict map

Viewpoint: Somalian War: A Continuing Result of United States Foreign Policy

Airstrikes, military occupations and the failure to realize the economic potential of the Horn of Africa Pentagon bombing operations against the Horn of Africa state...
Mississippi nooses found hanging outside state capitol building in Jackson

Viewpoint: Midterm Elections Leave Crisis in Political Leadership

Developments in the South and the worsening economic situation portends instability Commentary Results from the Mississippi Senatorial runoff elections where Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith defeated Democratic candidate...
Black Reconstruction voters scrutinized with hate by the white ruling class

Viewpoint: Midterm Elections Generate Further Polarization in the United States

Commentary Voter suppression, ending modern day slavery, Jim Crow and the prospects for social transformation November 6 was a day in which people across the United...
Yemen children impacted by genocidal war

Viewpoint: Yemen War Intensifies After Washington and London Calls for Ceasefire

Brutal killing of Saudi columnist draws criticism of United States and British arming of Riyadh Since March of 2015 the United States has engineered and...
Health screening exercise

Viewpoint: Universal Healthcare in Africa is a Necessity for Genuine Development

Conference in South Africa raises issues on whether the approach should be private or state-driven Many of the news stories about African Union (AU) member-states...
Detroit July 1967 Rebellion on Linwood at Hazelwood where the masses confronted the National Guard

Viewpoint: Reflections on Five Decades Since the Passage of the Fair Housing Act of...

Moratorium NOW! Coalition committed to the realization of housing for all Note: This address was delivered at the Wayne State University Labor Studies Center Conference...
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa and First Lady Auxilia at his inauguration after winning the July 30, 2018 national election.

Viewpoint: Zimbabwe Post-Elections Prospects and Challenges

Cholera outbreak reportedly contained while ZANU-PF Government makes attempt to reposition the economy A report in the state-run Zimbabwe Herald newspaper on September 20 says...
Ethiopia Oromo population greet returning OLF members in Addis Ababa in Sept. 2018

Viewpoint: Towards a Sustainable Peace in the Horn of Africa

Despite negotiations and agreements imperialist military forces set to remain in region Another agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea signed in Jedda, Saudi Arabia on September...
South African economy by proportion of sectors in 2017.

Viewpoint: South Africa, Finance Capital and the Land Question

Second quarter negative growth designated recession while rand declines Political Analysis South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the technical recession announced inside the country...
Simone Gbagbo

Viewpoint: Ivory Coast Grants Amnesty to 800 People as Elections Approach

Two main political parties and coalitions split suggesting a possible realignment of forces Former First Lady Simone Gbagbo was one of 800 political detainees granted...
Aretha Franklin the Queen of Soul in her younger years.

Viewpoint: Roots of Aretha Franklin, Proletarian Culture and the Rise of Black Detroit

Queen of Soul was an outstanding manifestation of the African American struggle for dignity and freedom Commentary Detroit artist and social activist Aretha Franklin passed into...