Arturo Alfonso Schomburg as a young man
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Arturo Alfonso Schomburg Played an Integral Role in Founding African Studies

By Abayomi Azikiwe Born in 1874 in Puerto Rico, Arturo Alfonso Schomburg entered a whirlwind of anti-colonial struggles which were inextricably linked to the abolition of African enslavement. Legalized slavery in Puerto Rico and Cuba […]

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Solidarity with the Bessemer Alabama Amazon Workers

By Southern Workers Assembly Workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, are waging a historic struggle to win the first union at an Amazon facility in the U.S. The Southern Workers Assembly (SWA), an […]

Low wage workers march in Detroit for $15 minimum wage
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The Fracture Lines in U.S. Politics

By David Sole It has been long and widely acknowledged that the Republican Party could not be a serious contender in national U.S. politics without building a mass base. The “party of big business”, as […]

Coronavirus Zimbabwe roll out set for Feb. 14, 2021 Moment of silence with President
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Africa Begins Large-scale Vaccinations Distribution

By Abayomi Azikiwe Several countries within the African Union (AU), a 55-member body encompassing independent states and the Western Sahara, through its Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ACDC), has issued statements in recent weeks […]

Daily protests are paralyzing Haiti
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Solidarity with the People of Haiti!

By Haiti Action <action.haiti@gmail.com> Demonstrations took place in cities and towns throughout Haiti yesterday to denounce the Jovenel Moise dictatorship and the US-UN occupation that supports it. In Port-au-Prince a march of over 100,000 people […]

Ida B. Wells-Barnett - The Red Record
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1898 to 2021: From Wilmington to Washington and the Role of Racism in Right-wing Coups

By Abayomi Azikiwe At the time of this writing (Feb. 1q0, 2021 – editor) the Senate impeachment trial was well underway where evidence was being presented aimed at convicting former United States President Donald J. […]

Cicely Tyson during the 1960s
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Cicely Tyson: Pioneer for Representation in Film, Fashion and Television

By Abayomi Azikiwe In the January and February issue of Essence magazine excerpts from a newly released autobiography by Cicely Tyson, Just As I Am, provide insights into the nearly one century life’s journey of […]

Coronavirus China vaccine through Sinopharm
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Africa to Receive a Billion Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines in 2021

By Abayomi Azikiwe As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, the African continent is seeking to halt the pandemic through the acquisition of vaccines and the implementation of other safety measures. During […]

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Biden’s Foreign Policy Continues Imperialist Aggression

By David Sole A wide section of the United States population welcomed the new Biden administration as a relief from four years of the reactionary and erratic Donald Trump. Naturally focus is on the domestic […]

Coronavirus South African President Demands West Not Hoard Vaccines
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Several African Countries Reimpose Restrictions While COVID-19 Cases Rise

By Abayomi Azikiwe In at least three Southern African Development Community (SADC) states a number of high-profile political and military officials have contracted and succumbed to COVID-19. African National Congress (ANC) stalwart Jackson Mthembu was […]

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Defeat the Right and Imperialist War

Note: These remarks were delivered at the Virtual 18th Annual Detroit MLK Day Rally and Cultural Program held on Monday January 18, 2021. This event brought together over 30 speakers and cultural workers to honor […]

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