On August 28, 2020, the world lost an African icon. Actor, playwright and director Chadwick Boseman passed away after a four-year battle with colon cancer, a condition that disproportionately affects African (black) people.
On July 4, 2020, rapper Kanye West announced he is running for U.S. president, the public leader in world imperialism. He is running as a third-party candidate, representing the “Birthday party” because he says “when we win, it’s everybody’s birthday.”
On June 30, 2020, the African People’s Socialist Party and Patrice Lumumba Coalition held a demonstration outside the Belgian Embassy in London on the 60 year anniversary of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) independence.
“We want to unite the Negro race in this country. We want every Negro to work for one common object, that of building a nation of his own on the great continent of Africa.”
African businesses and homes are disappearing from our cities while the white ruling class flourishes.
Editor’s Note: The following is a transcription of a special episode of the Omali Taught Me Sunday Study from June 28, 2020, the second in a series discussing the unity of African and Mexican people in the struggle against the colonial state.
On August 3, Donald Trump called by tweet once again for the reopening of schools, downplaying the rising COVID-19 numbers in the U.S.
Portions of Atlanta, Georgia went up in flames following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25.
FLORIDA—The Southern U.S. is infamous for the auction blocks and plantations where African (black) people were openly sold and enslaved. Over 55 percent of Africans in the U.S. live in the country’s southern region. It is also this region that has some of the worst rated schools and hospitals, depriving our people of education and healthcare.