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The Africa I want to see…

Submitted by Ama Biney on Tue, 06/03/2014 - 11:05

by Ama Biney

The author has a continental and global vision that demands fulfilling, an Africa that requires “a new mind-set for revolution.”

Remembering Malcolm X 49 Years On

Submitted by Ama Biney on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 16:22

by Ama Biney

How would Malcolm X respond to U.S. foreign policy, today? “The arrogance of imperial power has not changed since the death of Malcolm nor has its commitment to the military and prison complex of America that has grown exponentially.” Domestically, Malcolm could be counted on to remain “uncompromising in his verbal attacks on African American leaders who compromised the interests of the people.”

Marking 15 Years Since the Passing of Kwame Ture: Speeches and Interviews

Submitted by Ama Biney on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 11:51

by Dr. Ama Biney

Kwame Ture, formerly known as Stokely Carmichael, the former SNCC activist whose name will forever be linked to the term “Black Power,” died in Conakry, Guinea, on November 15, 1998, at age 57. Ture spent his last decades as an organizer of the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party. He once said: “Our grandfathers had to run, run, run. My generation’s out of breath. We ain’t running no more.”

Haiti: Capitalist Plunder and Empty Promises

Submitted by Ama Biney on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 18:23

 

by Ama Biney

Disaster capitalism operates in the raw in Haiti, where foreign governments, corporations and non-governmental organizations conspire with a venal local elite to mass poverty and brazen resource theft. “It is highly debatable as to whether the lives of most Haitians have markedly improved, if at all, since these NGOs arrived.”

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