Long Live Tongogara and Thomas Sankara

by Obi Egbuna Jr. Simunye Let us remember two fallen sons of Mother Africa who truly represent and exemplify the bravery and patriotism which best defines our collective fighting spirit and resolve, Comrade Thomas Sankara, Burkina Faso’s former president, and the commander of ZANLA’s guerilla army, Gen. Josiah Magama Tongogara. This year marks the 30th […]

Democratic Republic of Congo Gains Independence On This Day In 1960

BY D.L. CHANDLER The colonization of what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo began in the late-19th century, with Belgium and its leaders exploiting its lands. The nation gained independence from the Europeans on this day in 1960, ending an occupation that lasted more than 50 years. The Congo’s colonization happened under the rule of King Leopold […]

Omali Yeshitela on Politikal Prisoners (PP)

We should never forget prisoners in any case, but we ought to be especially public about our reverence and concern for political prisoners, says Omali Yeshitela. source: Omali Yeshitela on Political Prisoners 

How a Nearly Successful Slave Revolt Was Lost to History

More than 500 slaves fought for their freedom in this oft-overlooked rebellion. by Marissa Fessenden/ SMITHSONIAN.COM Two hundred and five years ago, on the night of January 8, 1811, more than 500 enslaved people took up arms in one of the largest slave rebellions in U.S. history. They carried cane knives (used to harvest sugar cane), hoes, clubs and some guns […]

BK/NY – Tuesday, January 2nd – Letter-Writing Dinner For Herman, Seth, and Jalil

New York City Jericho Movement https://nycabc.wordpress.com/2017/12/30/bk-ny-tuesday-january-2nd-letter-writing-dinner-for-herman-seth-and-jalil WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 WHERE: The Base – 1302 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11221 (directions below) NOTE: The Base is on the ground floor, is wheelchair accessible, and has a gender neutral toilet. COST: Free While the majority of Americans use New Years Eve as an excuse to drink as much […]

That John Danger coup at Fort Augusta

by BY SHALMAN SCOTT TOUSSAINT L’OVERTURE … signed peace treaty Long before the Jamaica Defence Force headquarters at Up Park Camp, during British slavery around the world, including Jamaica, Fort Augusta in St Catherine was the ultimate and final national military defence location in Jamaica. It was at that location in 1808 that the blacks in the […]

CABRALISTA | part 1 | Amilcar Cabral

CABRALISTA FOCUSES ON A. CABRAL’S LEGACY AND THE BIRTH OF THE “CABRALIST” MOVEMENT IN UPRISING AFRICA Synopsis The Movie is a 2011 documentary film by Valerio Lopes. It asserts a number of theory-based ideas born around Amilcar Cabral and the independents and human rights movements he led mainly in the 1960’ies. Amílcar Cabral was a […]

Religion, Africa and The World

Over the years iMWiL! has sought to expand and extend discussions of the African foundations of world religion and the political impact of that reality and its general omission from popular consciousness.  Here are some of those attempted interventions… happy holidays! “Christianity Before Christ”IMIXWHATILIKE.ORGJOHN G. JACKSON 1. “Christianity Before Christ” — JOHN G. JACKSON 46:13 2. “The Historical Jesus […]

Towards a Pan Afrikan political culture

Critical pedagogy, reparative justice and the end of global white supremacy Libcom Ikaweba Bunting Nov 02, 2017 An African centered critical pedagogy is required in order to create the cadre of the men and women capable of making the analysis as well as developing the policies, structures and systems for the realization of Pan African […]

Police Dogs and Anti-Black Violence

By Tyler Parry   Protest observer (Walter Gadsden, 17) in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, on 3 May 1963, being attacked by police dogs during a civil rights protest. (Bill Hudson/AP) On July 11, 2017, a video circulated throughout social media depicting the San Diego police deploying a canine against an unarmed suspect. Posted by a bystander named Angel Nunez, […]