Record-breaking expulsions of Haitian immigrants from the Dominican Republic took place in 2022. The government’s campaign of mass deportations is the latest episode in what human-rights advocates—and social and political activists—describe as a strategy to deepen racial discrimination. Vladimir Fuentes reports from the capital city, Santo Domingo.
Sean Blackmon, activist, organizer and broadcaster, currently serving as co-host of Radio Sputnik's "By Any Means Necessary"; Jacqueline Luqman, Black Alliance for Peace Mid-Atlantic Region Co-Coordinator, co-host of Radio Sputnik's "By Any Means Necessary" and host of "Luqman Nation" on the Black Power Media YouTube channel; Kamau Franklin, former practicing attorney, first program director of New York City Police-Watch and co-founder of Black Power Media; executive director of Community Movement Builders and co-founder and host at Black Power Media; and Karanja Gaçuça, a U.S.-based Kenyan journalist, publisher of thebriefscoop.com and executive editor of panafricmedia.org; discussed the power of story at the first-ever African Peoples’ Forum.
"From Here to Equality" is unlike any other book written about U.S. slavery, its impact on the global economy, and what’s owed to the descendants of slaves, writes Timothy Harun in a review.
Black political organizations and other anti-imperialist groups condemned the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) raiding early Friday morning the properties of the African People's Socialist Party (APSP) and its solidarity organization in Saint Louis, Missouri, and in Saint Petersburg, Florida. TF editor Julie Varughese reports.
Community organizers in East Saint Louis in Illinois are trying to build power for the disenfranchised Black community by rooting their political demands in the unresolved past: A 1917 race riot that killed more than 100 Black people, displaced 6,000 residents and destroyed $9.4 million in property. Frances Madeson reports.
For those who understand what DaCosta’s “Candyman” is trying to say and why, it may not be scary in the traditional slasher/spine-tingler sense, so it’s hard to say whether or not the movie is “good” as a traditional horror film. However, the real-life nightmares and horrors reflected in this film are what many Black viewers will be all too familiar with.