Black Agenda Report 6 July 2022

Wednesday, 6 July 2022 — Black Agenda Report

Protesting for Jayland Walker
Margaret Kimberley
The number of bullets used to kill Jayland Walker have sparked an outcry, but police kill one Black person every day in this country. If systemic change is not the demand all protest is for naught.

SPEECH: The Black Revolution is Part of World-wide Struggle, Malcolm X, 1964
Editors, The Black Agenda Review
Malcolm X reminds us of the deceit of liberals, the power of international thinking, and the coming of Black revolution.

Taiwan and the Making of an “Asian” NATO
Danny Haiphong
The United States wants to turn Taiwan into an Asian Ukraine. The goal is to use it as a weapon against a China, a country that has been declared an adversary.

Slaveholders Who Signed the Declaration of Independence: Washington, Jefferson, and the People they Owned
Ann Garrison, Margaret Kimberley
Black Agenda Report editors Margaret Kimberley and Ann Garrison discuss the personal and institutional hypocrisy which allowed those who said, “All men are created to equal,” to be slaveholders.

Black Alliance for Peace Condemns Massacre of African Migrants by U.S.- Backed Moroccan Armed Forces
Black Alliance for Peace
The U.S. Africa Command, AFRICOM, is no friend of Africans. The recent killing of migrants by AFRICOM trained Moroccan forces proves that the U.S. state presence on the continent is of no benefit to the people.

low-coup: 4th of July weak end (For Amiri)
The latest from BAR’s poet in residence.

Abolishing the Family Policing System: An Interview with Joyce McMillan
Roberto Sirvent
Roberto Sirvent speaks to Joyce McMillan, an advocate for parental rights in the family policing system. So called “child welfare” disproportionately impacts and harms Black people.

BAR Book Forum: Emilio Amideo’s Book, “Queer Tidalectics”
Roberto Sirvent
This week’s featured author is Emilio Amideo . Amideo is a research fellow in English language and translation at the University of Naples “L’Orientale.” His book is Queer Tidalectics: Linguistic and Sexual Fluidity in Contemporary Black Diasporic Literature.

Haiti: The Ransom is Still Being Paid
Robert Roth
The acknowledgement that France and the U.S. robbed Haiti of billions of dollars is long overdue. Yet the discussion is useless absent monetary reparation and the end of the control both those countries still hold over Haiti.

The White Socialist Left: Seeing a Bleak Future for ‘Black and White Unite and Fight’
Jon Jeter
White leftists have a history of using class reductionism to ignore racism and even of making common cause with white supremacy itself.

Afghanistan News Update #12
Black Alliance for Peace Solidarity Network Afghanistan Committee
In this month’s Afghanistan News Update, the Black Alliance for Peace Solidarity Network’s Afghanistan Committee includes an interview with Obaidullah Baheer, a lecturer at the American University of Afghanistan and a visiting scholar at the New School in New York. He leads an aid initiative under the title “Save Afghans from Hunger.”

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