The African and Colonized peoples of Colombia and all Caribbean nations have always been caught between great forces of destruction and poverty. From neocolonial, puppet leaders carrying out executions of African and Colonized leaders, the clear-cutting of Indigenous land, the mishandling of the coronavirus pandemic, and the disorganization of disaster relief in the face of extreme hurricanes; all of these symptoms have their root in the colonial, capitalist exploitation of the land and lives of the Colombian people. Looters call the shots in Colombia. It’s time to draw the line of friend and foe clearly. Ivan duque’s presidency has overseen . . .
Originally published here In his book “The Capitalist Nigger: The Road to Success”, the late publisher and editor in chief of New York-based The African Sun Times, Chika Onyeani argued that the African educated elite has been the biggest driver in entrenching dictatorship in Africa. “The African elite has been a total failure; they want to continue to sit at the head of the totem pole, being spoon-fed, rather than at the head of the battle line leading the masses under political and economic enslavement,” Onyeani wrote. They have marketed themselves as the politically correct elites whose opinion must shape . . .
Since the rebellion in Ferguson, Missouri in August 2014, Black people throughout the United States have been grappling with a number of critical questions such as why are Black people being hunted and killed every 28 hours or more by various operatives of the law? Why don’t Black people seem to matter to this society? And what can and must we do to end these attacks and liberate ourselves? There are concrete answers to these questions. Answers that are firmly grounded in the capitalist dynamics that structure the brutal European settler-colonial project we live in and how Afrikan people have . . .