HC RADIO — Sankara, Pan-African Organizing and Scientific Socialism

Transcript: Peace, y’all. This ya boy Mack. I’m an editor at Hood Communist and I want to welcome you to another episode of Hood Communist Radio. Throughout time, countless Africans have changed the game when it came to ridding themselves of colonialism and imperialism, and a name that is mentioned often but not realllyyy dug into enough is Thomas Sankara. That was a bad African, yall! Im talking about mass organization of the people,  taking on the UN, distributing vaccines, and prioritizing women as the key to liberation, in just 4 years.  Sankara’s visionary leadership turned his country from a . . .

The Challenges for Independent Revolutionary African Media

Very recently, the Hood Communist Collective (an independent revolutionary African blog source) came up against the demand for $600.00 USD to pay for our domain name.  In our bi-weekly team meeting, we discussed chipping in to raise the money before the suggestion came up about fundraising within our communities to raise that money.  We decided to embark upon that suggestion and literally within an hour of launching an internet crowdsource requesting donations, we had raised the entire amount needed.  As for my book, A Guide for Organizing Defense against White Supremacist, Patriarchal, and Fascist Violence, the book has sold in . . .

Permanent Mission of Cuba Statement on July 11

Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations  The disturbances and incidents that took place in some localities in Cuba, on 11 July, are the result of a plan designed by the government of the United States to opportunistically exert the greatest possible pressure against our country, at a time when we are facing a complex situation derived from 16 months of confronting the pandemic and its current resurgence, in addition to the severe tightening of the blockade and the brutal restrictions imposed on the Cuban people.  This has seriously affected the normal functioning of the Cuban economy by critically . . .

Haitian American Karine Jean Pierre, principal deputy press secretary for the Biden White House

Biden is Anti-Haiti, and His Haitian-American Press Person Doesn’t Give a Damn

On Wednesday May 26, 2021 Haitian American Karine Jean Pierre, principal deputy press secretary for the Biden White House, took the podium to address questions from the press. Because the corporate Democratic Party establishment realizes that showcasing racial diversity is necessary in the face of its almost 30 year history of supporting bone crushing policies like NAFTA, GATT, financial deregulation, and the 1994 Crime Bill, Democrats use demonstrations of neo-liberal diversity as their only talisman to keep the fealty of their more ethnically diverse constituency. . . .

A protestor holds a sign at a Canada Day protest.

The Connection Between “No Pride in Genocide” and “FUCK the Fourth”

During the first week in July within the United Snakes, this side of the arbitrary colonial border, you will hear about a lot of events/demonstrations called, “FUCK the Fourth.” These events/demonstrations have historically been organized within Black Radical Tradition in true principled solidarity with the Indigenous people of the western hemisphere, their collective sovereignty, and their continued and consistent struggle against the active colonization of their land, since first contact with European pillagers.  “FUCK the Fourth” events/demonstrations are centered around abandoning the practices of our oppressors, observing the traditions of our Ancestors, and celebrating ourselves as Africans forced into diaspora. . . .

A protest against the government of Jovenel Moïse in Haiti.

The Assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse

For Immediate Release Media Contact:(202) 643-1136communications@blackallianceforpeace.com JULY 7, 2021—Unknown assailants overnight assassinating Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was a horrific act that should be condemned in no uncertain terms. Unfortunately, such violence is unsurprising. As the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) noted in its July 6 press release, Moïse’s actions since usurping power have brought Haiti to a boiling point, with heavily armed gangs being unleashed, both supported by and enabled by the Haitian elite and those international “friends” of Haiti, including the United States, the United Nations, the Core Group and the Organization of American States. What happens now is . . .

An unidentified protester holding a Palestinian flag scuffles with Israeli security forces during a joint pro-Palestinian demonstration held by foreign, Israeli and Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, Saturday, July 9, 2011. Some of the international pro-Palestinian activists questioned at Israel's airport over the weekend have reached the West Bank and participated in anti-Israel protests Saturday. (AP Photo/Oren Ziv)

The Struggle for Palestine is Our Struggle.

The war waged by Israel, United States, and Europe on the Palestinian people is the same colonial war that was—and continues to be—waged on Africans worldwide. After the end of World War II, the UN, dominated by European countries, created the modern state of Israel for the European Jews who suffered under Hitler’s murderous regime. This settler-state, however, was not simply created out of thin air, but was formed by uprooting the Palestinians from their homeland and creating a poor attempt at legitimacy by dubbing it “Israel.”  Israel is the biblical land promised to the Jewish descendants of Abram (Abraham) . . .