Hundreds of people of African descent convened this past weekend at two events that aimed to be the people's opposition to the Biden administration's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, which is taking place this week amid a military buildup to enforce the summit's security in Washington, D.C.
Since the beginning of the Transatlantic slave trade, European colonialists have used systematic violence to control and exploit the African people and other oppressed geopolitical regions, writes, Abayomi Azikiwe.
Imperial powers are intensifying their use of military “proxies” within Africa against other parts of Africa, not to defend the interests of Africa but to further the interests of capitalist-imperialism.
Phoenix Express 2021, the AFRICOM-sponsored military exercise involving 13 countries in the Mediterranean Sea region, concluded in May. While its stated aim was to combat “irregular migration” and trafficking, the U.S. record in the region indicates more nefarious interests.