Black Agenda Report 21 August 2019: Blacks Don’t Scapegoat Immigrants / Protest and Corporate Media / Where Bruce Dixon enters History / Rwanda’s Dissidents, Dead and DIsappearing

21 August 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Blacks Don’t Blame Immigrants for the Boss’s Crimes

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
Large proportions of African Americans registered strong opposition to building a wall on the southern border, keeping undocumented people in limbo, and mass deportations.

Freedom Rider: Protest and the Corporate Media

Margaret Kimberley, BAR editor and senior columnist
The corporate media are steadfast partners with the United States government and faithfully follow the party line on foreign policy issues.
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Black Agenda Report 14 August 2019: Why the Rich Want to Bury Bernie / Freedom Rider: No Racism, Just Russians / William The Redactor / U.S. Empire is in a State of Decay

14 August 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Why the Rich Want to Bury Bernie, the Not-Really-Socialist

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
Sanders is fighting capitalist austerity, not the system itself, but austerity is ruling class policy, so the Democrats must stop Sanders.

Freedom Rider: No Racism, Just Russians

Margaret Kimberley, BAR editor and senior columnist
The absurd claim that Russians have orchestrated US racial strife is designed to nullify Black outrage and discredit those who fight oppression.`
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Black Agenda Report 5 August 2019: Newark, Other Cities Remember Michael Brown / Black Alliance for Peace Pushes Candidate Pledge / A Concentration Camp By Any Other Name… / African Immigrants Becoming Activists

6 August 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Newark, Other Cities Remember Michael Brown 

Black Agenda Radio with Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford
Communities across the nation will mark the August 9, 2014 police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, an outrage that spawned nationwide protests under the umbrella of the Black Lives Matter movement. “Just before Michael Brown there was Eric Garner,” said Zayid Muhammad, of N-CAP, Newark Communities for Accountable Policing. “All kinds of hell has been raised, but it’s meant nothing in terms of getting justice.” N-CAP will honor Mike Brown on August 14 at the Newark Public Library.

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Black Agenda Report 31 July 2019: Reparations Rising / Trump and Baltimore / Black Misleadership Class / Legacy of Violence

31 July 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Reparations Rising – With Permission from White Democrats 

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
Black people are not obligated to defend opportunists and servants of white capital in Baltimore just because they were called out by Trump.

Freedom Rider: Trump and Baltimore 

Margaret Kimberley, BAR editor and senior columnist
Anyone feeling the need to defend Baltimore from Trump’s opinions ought to talk about what really ails that city.
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Black Agenda Report 29 July 2019: US Was Model for South African Apartheid / Book Supplants Howard Zinn / Mackler Running Against War

29 July 2019 — Black Agenda Report

US Was Model for South African Apartheid 

Black Agenda Radio with Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford
The US acted as midwife to South Africa’s apartheid system, said Dr. Gerald Horne, author of “US Imperialism and Anti-Communism vs. Liberation of Southern Africa, from Rhodes to Mandela.” Horne, a professor of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston and possibly Black America’s most prolific living political writer, said the US Carnegie Corporation formulated “the blueprint” for South Africa’s apartheid system, imposed in 1948 as “a combination of neo-slavery and Jim Crow on steroids.”
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Black Agenda Report 23 July 2019: Reparations Demand: End Capitalism / Institutionalized Impunity for Killer Cops / Colonialism is What’s Wrong With Puerto Rico / Trump’s Message: US is White Man’s Country

23 July 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Well, except for this one as it’s out early this week.

Black Agenda Radio for Week of July 22, 2019 

Reparations Demand: End Capitalism  / Institutionalized Impunity for Killer Cops / Colonialism is What’s Wrong With Puerto Rico  / Trump’s Message: US is White Man’s Country

Reparations Demand: End Capitalism 

“We cannot negotiate with the system that facilitated our ancestors’ enslavement,” sad William C. Anderson, author of the article, “Reparations is One Step in the Long Fight to End Racial Capitalism.” Said Anderson, “We need something much bigger than a settlement.”

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Black Agenda Report 19 July 2019: Imperialism is White Supremacy; Trump-Pelosi Lovefest; Go Gang of Four; Myths of Exceptionalism

19 July 2019 — Black Agenda Report

The “Squad” Will Need to Realize that You Can’t Defeat White Supremacy with White Supremacy

Ajamu Baraka, BAR editor and columnist
The “squad” condemns Trump for his white nationalism, not understanding that as a white supremacist settler-colonial state, white nationalism is “American” nationalism.

Freedom Rider: The Trump and Pelosi Lovefest

Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist
Trump and Pelosi are birds of a feather when it comes to beating up on dissident women of color.

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Black Agenda Report 12 July 2019: Sanders vs the Austerity Regime / Time for Russiagate to End / Bruce Dixon: A Giant Walks On

12 July 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Sanders vs the Endless Austerity Regime

Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
Bruce Dixon was anti-empire, anti-capitalist, and a champion of working-class Black America and the people at large.

Freedom Rider: Time for Russiagate to End

Margaret Kimberley , BAR editor and senior columnist
Russiagate is a scheme meant to give Democrats popular support without doing anything the public want them to do.
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Black Agenda Report 3 July 2019: Presente, Bruce Dixon / US Prison Concentration Camps / Militarism and Class War / Austerity and Racial Oppression

3 July 2019 — Black Agenda Report

Bruce Dixon, In His Own Words 

Memorial services for Black Agenda Report managing editor Bruce Dixon
will be held Saturday, July 6, 5:30pm to 7:30pm, at Hanley Shelton
Funeral Home, 473 Lawrence St. NE, Marietta, Georgia, 30060
(770.426.6333).
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Black Agenda Report 27 June 2019: Great Reparations Debate, Black Misleaders and Biden, Encircling Sanders

27 June 2019 — Black Agenda Report

We are Already Late to the Great Black Reparations Debate

Glen Ford, BAR executive editor
Questions about the meaning and scope of reparations can only be answered collectively by Black people in what should be the most profound political discussion in our history on this continent.
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Black Agenda Report 20 June 2019: Are Black Students Standing UI For Free Tuition? Sanders Assault on Authority Will Not Be Tolerated; Gullible Americans, Iran & Endless War

20 June 2019 — Black Agenda Report

The Ruling Class Will Not Tolerate the Sanders-Led Assault on Austerity

– Glen Ford , BAR executive editor
The whole point of the austerity project is to disempower workers and concentrate wealth at the top. The rulers will kill to keep that dream alive.
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