Shot from African Liberation Day organized by the Thomas Sankara Center in Burkina Faso

Neo-Colonialism is Inherently Patriarchal

I was asked to talk about women fighting for Pan-African unity against neo-colonialism but one of the things that came up on our call when I was preparing for this was neo-colonialism as an inherently patriarchal system of exploitation. So I want to begin by talking about the ways in which neo-colonialism is inherently patriarchal. As we may know, colonialism and neo-colonialism impact every facet of life for colonized peoples so there is no way to analyze any aspect of our lives while ignoring the reality of neo-colonialism and imperialism, but since neo-colonialism is fundamentally an economic system, I want . . .

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 . . .