20 December 2018 — Black Agenda Report
– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor The Americans wager that they can exercise veto power over African political alignments by force of arms, through AFRICOM’s massive military infiltration of the region.
– Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist Russiagate hysteria is an international conspiracy, with British spooks spreading lies on three continents. Now Black Americans are slandered as “dupes” of Moscow.
– Ajamu Baraka , BAR editor and columnist The Trump administration claims China and Russia are exploiting Africa, but US policy offers nothing but more guns, more bases and more subversion.
Danny Haiphong , BAR contributor The Obamas are cashing in on their lifelong project to further the destruction of Black people, while blaming the victim.
Raymond Nat Turner , BAR poet-in-residence Guess who I saw today, black and white photo, Marching, Montgomery from Selma, ‘65?
Ann Garrison , BAR contributor Democrats failed to get enough votes to repeal the FCC’s undoing of net neutrality, but there’s still time to change some member’s votes.
– Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford Click the link above for the entire one hour show, or any of the next for for the individual segments thereof. Keisha Lindsay: Questions about black all male schools; Chris Duran & Concerned 44 demand reform of African Studies at Seton Hall; Zayid Muhammad of Newark Concerned Communites on documenting police abuses; Anthony DiMaggioon George HW Bush’s war in Iraq.
Jahan Chowdhry, BAR Comments Editor Readers engaged us on questions of war, peace, and the ways forward for organized resistance.
BAR Book Forum: Julia Jordan-Zachery’s“Shadow Bodies“and Sabine Broeck’s “Gender and the Abjection of Blackness”
Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor Our authors examine how white feminism became “junior partner to enslavist capitalist patriarchy,” and how do we “resist silences that limit the span of democracy.
Ellen Brown The US could finance a “Green” New Deal in the same way that it paid for the first New Deal, during the Depression – with public “banking” institutions….
Wilmer J. Leon III Hollywood does not hesitate to totally fictionalize, diminish and malign a Black historical figure, Dr Don Shirley, for its own white supremacist purposes,.
Teodrose Fikre The Russiagate propagandists sound like the segregationists of yesteryear, warning of “outside agitators” trying to “stir up the Nigras.”