29 April 2021 — Black Agenda Report
Margaret Kimberley, BAR senior columnist
The changes needed are fundamental to a country which puts anti-black racism at the center of politics, law and economics.
Danny Haiphong, BAR Contributing Editor
China’s communist party-led government and enormous non-white population strikes fear in the heart of the hegemon in ways that Russia alone simply cannot.
EDITORIAL:ON THE MOVE: The MOVE Organization and the Teachings of John Africa, June 28 and July 1, 1975
Editors, The Black Agenda Review
The MOVE organization’s protests provoked some of the most intense forms of police brutality and repression witnessed in the country.
An Interview with Johanna Fernandez
Mumia’s case always raises larger questions about the barbarism of the criminal justice system.
Raymond Nat Turner, BAR poet-in-residence
ustice was served sweet and sour in pepper spray soup—tear- gas gumbo—tears mixed with milk and milk of magnesia in crimson curry sauce;
After the guilty verdict, the clarity that was collectively growing became squandered with the words “it’s not justice, it’s accountability.”
Semassa Boko and Jeanette Charles
It is vitally necessary to bridge the gap in knowledge and dismantle US misinformation campaigns against Cuba’s realities for international English-speaking audiences.
Ibram X. Kendi
American policing is defended as good despite its unmatched amounts of lethal violence.
Richard Wright’s 1942 novel was testing the limits of what the white novel-reading public would have found imaginable.
Gwendolyn Wallace and Roberto Sirvent
Writers, artists, community organizers and scholars have all contributed their analysis of the resource documents listed, below, and how they might be useful in assessing anti-Black structures
Roberto Sirvent, BAR Book Forum Editor
Universities have become today’s companies and our cities their company towns.
The Age of Revolution (1770–1850), bookended by the American and French Revolutions on the one side and the Revolutions of 1848 on the other, is widely viewed as the progenitor of the modern Euro-A
The struggle for workers’ rights in this country has been an ongoing battle for hundreds of years.
Cornel West and Jeremy Tate
Upon learning to read while enslaved, Frederick Douglass began his great journey of emancipation, as such journeys always begin, in the mind.
The systematic killing and maiming of unarmed African Americans by police amount to crimes against humanity that should be investigated and prosecuted under international law, an inquiry into US po
LEGISLATORS IN MAINE could vote as early as next week on the first bill in the country seeking to shut down a fusion center: the intelligence-sharing partnerships between local, st
The 1985 MOVE bombing by the Philadelphia Police shocked and devastated a city, leaving destruction