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By: Aaron Greene, member of the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) & a coordinator for the JLS Right2Vote Movement. The U.S. death penalty has always been a symbol of white supremacy and a violation of human rights law. Having already executed 11 people this year, the Trump administration plans to execute five people (four of them Black) during a lame-duck session. This would be the first time a president has carried out executions during a lame-duck session since the Cleveland administration carried out the execution of an Indigenous man in 1890. The profound anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells once said: . . .
Between the people and the enemy stands pseudo revolutionaries. This is the iron law of all revolutions over the ages, from Haiti, to the Russian revolution, and until today. The pseudo-revolutionary forces delay the revolutionary process and that’s why all revolutions have to deal with this third element of the revolution in order to progress. Contemporary revolutionary movements do not pay enough attention to the dangers of the counter-revolution that presents itself as the representatives of the revolutionary process. There are instructive parallels between the challenges of counter-revolution presented by Black Lives Matter (BLM) for Black Hammer Organisation (BHO) in . . .
The Nigerian police forces and military have long histories with the United States through the U.S.-led International Police Training School and the military-to-military relations between U.S. and Nigerian militaries, a part of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM). . . .