Islam emphasizes the importance of culture, with the responsibility of caring for an orphan as one of the State’s. Orphans have the right to a life in the societies from which they are from. . . .
We Need a Revolutionary Ummah
We need an ummah that does not align with the oppressive characteristics and practices that prevail in U.S. culture and society. In fact, we need an ummah that stands in radical opposition to these things. . . .
Witnessing Afro Cubans and Social Change
“For those who have not had the chance to break through the propaganda machine on this side of the Caribbean, it’s important to understand the possibilities that emerge within a revolutionary process developing people-centered values.” . . .
An African Palenque: Cuba and Global Black Solidarity
In August 2022, a Black activist delegation from the US followed the tradition of Black Cuban solidarity during a nine-day trip to Cuba. . . .
Rivers & The Sea
“if Hughes saw rivers of ancestors past / then i sit here writing as i see the sea. / in all its glory, i come to know the waters / and how they stole something from me.” . . .
Building a People(s)-Centered Zone of Peace in the Americas
BAP is building a region-wide coalition to rid the Americas of warmongers and foster a network of popular-peoples’ struggles. . . .
The African Right to “Non-Align”
South Africa’s participation in drills with Russia and China is an indication that Africa continues its non-aligned tradition. . . .
A Beginners Guide to Bank Failures
According to a February 2023 Federal Deposit and Insurance Corporation (FDIC) audit, 563 U.S. banks have failed and/or come under regulatory authority since 2021. Here in California, U.S., the latest casualty has been the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). This latest rash of bank failures, especially within the software start up SVB, have alarmed apologists for capitalism all over the world. With this piece, we are hopeful we can bring some fundamental understanding of “bank failure” and what’s happening for everyday working people. First, it should be explained that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an institution of the U.S. . . .