Winnie Mandela was a hero. If she’d been white, there would be no debate

Peaceful protest did not end apartheid: it took revolutionaries. And it shouldn’t be difficult to choose between a system of racial supremacy and a person who helped overthrow it  ‘Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was the leader of a liberation struggle. She was a radical until the end.’ Photograph: AP Heroes are curious things. Ours have roots in […]

A Brief History of Neo-Colonial Rape and the “Freak Shows” of Black Women’s Bodies

by  Julian Vigo A Brief History of Neo-Colonial Rape and the “Freak Shows” of Black Women’s Bodies “These sites of ‘disaster’ are created by the very ‘civilized’ men who then turn around and exploit the victims of their imposed ‘civilization.’” Catharine MacKinnon’s book Are Women Human? is a text which interrogates the violence specifically targeting women throughout […]

ANC dips revolutionary banner to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

A picture taken on April 13, 1986 shows Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, then-wife of South African president Nelson Mandela, addressing a meeting in Kagiso township. Winnie Mandela, the ex-wife of South African anti-apartheid fighter and former president Nelson Mandela and high-profile anti-apartheid figure, died on April 2, 2018 in a Johannesburg hospital after a long illness at […]

What is an Afrikan-Centered Consciousness? 

 “What then is an Afrikan centered consciousness?  An Afrikan-centered consciousness is one that is based on Afrikan-centered content, Afrikan-centered knowledge, Afrikan-centered values, Afrikan-centered consciousness.  To the degree that our consciousness is based on Afrikan-centered values and so forth, we are empowered as Afrikan people.  To the degree those values and consciousness are determined by other […]

If the Black Panther movie told the truth, the superhero would go after the vaccine industry that targets BLACKS for chemical depopulation

The release of Black Panther, the latest comic book feature by Marvel Studios (distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) … Source: If the Black Panther movie told the truth, the superhero would go after the vaccine industry that targets BLACKS for chemical depopulation

Pan-Afrikanism: The Real Afro-Futurism

Black Panthers and Africa: “I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me.”    Kwame Nkrumah “The fortunes of the African revolution are closely linked with the world-wide struggle against imperialism. It does not matter where the battle erupts, be it in Africa, Asia or Latin America, the master-mind […]

Get Me Out of Wakanda!

by Bruce A. Dixon This article first ran on Black Agenda Report on Feb. 22. #EnemyPropaganda I finally got around to seeing the “Black Panther” movie Tuesday. I’ve been black nearly seven decades. My blackness does not require affirmation from the Disney/Marvel Comics Universe, where Tony Stark is a greedy Pentagon contractor, where Captain America is a genetically […]