When Being a Single Mother and an Organizer Comes Under Attack

by Waleeah Brooks Originally published in the November 2014 Harriet’s Daughter’s column of the  Burning Spear News paper “The revolution starts at home”, as stated by my mother when she learned of my intentions to organize with the Uhuru Movement. Essentially her thoughts were that I should not be out “organizing” in the streets. She […]

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End the oppression of African women: Breaking through feminism

by Yejide Orunmila This article was originally published on UhuruNews.com  on June 12,2011 Admittedly, I struggled when I was asked to give a presentation entitled “End the Oppression of African Women” at the 2011 International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement (InPDUM) convention. Although I think the presentation had many good points, overall, I think it lacked […]

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An African Internationalist response to “Why I Will Not March for Eric Garner”

The tragedy of Eric Garner’s death at the hands of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) is still a trending topic on social media networks and somewhat talked about in the bourgeois media. There have also been numerous blog posts about the circumstances of Eric’s death, but none more strikingly condescending than “Why I […]

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