The Left Forum convened its annual three-day confab at Pace Univ. from March 16 to18, which boasts of being the largest gathering in North America of the United States and international Left. The ‘Black Left’ was well represented; a ‘who’s-who’ in the Black Radical/Black Liberation movement in North America.
Names such as Dr. Maulana Karenga, Dr. Roderick Bush, Amiri Baraka, Sam Anderson, Dr. Johanna Fernandez, Dr. Michael Dawson, Dr. Komozi Woodard, Bill
A People’s Assembly held Nov. 5 at Hostos Community College in the South Bronx launched an exciting fightback program for jobs, against racism and for the rights of workers and poor people to unions, food, healthcare, and public education.
The People’s Assembly launched an Occupy For Jobs Network to coordinate a large-scale campaign for jobs. “Occupy Wall Street has opened up space for people to do other things,” said Larry Holmes, a founder of the Bail Out the People Movement. “It is vital to
Occupy Wall Street, now rapidly spreading across the U.S. and even Overseas, seems to have caught both the press and politicos off balance. Now, in a strange attempt to play catch-up or to just stay abreast, the news seems obsessed with this latest democratic permutation. What's interesting is what appears to have been first disbelief and now strained acceptance as the media and pundits scramble to understand, deconstruct, and otherwise explain this phenomena. Unfortunately,
This is the Civil Rights Movement for This Generation!
By Phillip Jackson November 1, 2011
The Occupy Wall Street Movement has captured the imagination of the world. We now have Occupy Tokyo, Occupy Berlin, Occupy Mexico, Occupy Australia, Occupy Brazil, Occupy Denmark, Occupy Asia and even Occupy Antarctica. But where are the voices of young people of African descent and why are their voices silent?
On Saturday, November 19, 2011, people of African descent are be
"Y'all been eatin' long enough now, stop bein' greedy Just keep it real partna, give to the needy"
Stop Being Greedy-DMX
One morning last month, tired of the state of corporate-owned Hip Hop, a small group of people gathered in front of Intergalactic Records with picket signs saying "Hip Hop Sucks!" That night, a DJ rolled up with some old school Kool Herc-type speakers and started blastin' classi
Dear Friends, Occupy Wall Street and American Corporations and 1%ers:
I just created a petition entitled American Corporations Using Capitalism To Mask Greed: They should voluntarily change their By-Laws to require that 25% of their profits be donated to address social & educational issues. I, along with Occupy Wall Street, care deeply about this very important issue. This would be one way for Corporations to show the 99% that they are willing to self correct their greedy behavior.