The issue of Black Liberation is under all circumstances of decisive importance because it concerns the overwhelming majority of humanity who are not of primarily European (‘white’) descent and because this almost entirely overlaps with the division between the small number of imperialist states and the great majority of humanity who live in states dominated by imperialism.
‘American hegemony syndrome’ has shifted public attention away from the critical problems facing humanity by demonising China.
This article, by Ajamu Baraka, was a speech he made to an online conference ‘No to a new cold war’ held on 25 July.
The black movement at the forefront of the current struggles in the US has its roots in the most advanced working class leadership to have arisen within the imperialist states – the 10 books and videos below provide an introduction to that struggle for black liberation and the politics of its leaders.
The anti-racist protests taking place around the world in response to the gruesome murder of George Floyd are protests against national oppression.
If black lives matter, the adulation of colonial oppressors must end.
In contrast, the Hong Kong protestors are nostalgic for the days of British rule.
On March 26th we mark the fifth anniversary of the start of the Saudi led war on Yemen. Those five dreadful years would not have been possible without the political and military support of the US and British governments.