ABOUT “FRANTZ FANON, THE INSURRECTION OF THE SOUL, LIFE AND DEATH OF THE WARRIOR-SILEX” (Caraibéditions)

  The work of Frantz Fanon was moult times, analyzed, discussed, studied it all over the world, and the number of scholarly works devoted to it is impressive. Unfortunately, the commentary, or even the ready-made idea, has finally taken precedence over the Fanonian text for various reasons, and to take only this example, it is considered by many […]

James Baldwin’z Archive, Long Hidden, Comez (Mostly) Into View

    By JENNIFER SCHUESSLER  A page from “The Amen Corner,” a three-act play by James Baldwin, part of his personal papers that are now at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. CreditEmon Hassan for The New York Times James Baldwin died in 1987, but his moment is now. His books are flying […]

James Baldwin’z Black Queer Legacy

What the documentary ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ does and doesn’t get right James Baldwin: But that demands redefining the terms of the western world… Audre Lorde: And both of us have to do it; both of us have to do it… James Baldwin: But you don’t realize that in this republic the only real crime […]

MEAN MEN

[col. writ. 2/11/17] ©’17 Mumia Abu-Jamal The regime of Donald Trump has radiated a global aura of dread, fear and the bared teeth of the state as a predator, hungry for power. From Day One the Trump Regime has used fear, innuendo and lies to sell its program of repression, so much so that one […]

Amilcar Cabral’z revolutionary anti-colonialist ideaz

The writings of revolutionary leader Amilcar Cabral provide key insights on the importance of culture in the contemporary struggle against neoliberalism. Amilcar Cabral and Frantz Fanon are among the most important thinkers from Africa on the politics of liberation and emancipation. While the relevance of Fanon’s thinking has re-emerged, with popular movements such as Abahlali […]

DR. CARTER G. WOODSON: THE FATHER OF BLACK HISTORY (Our-story)

By: Jae Jones There was very little-known about #Black History until the 20th Century. That was when Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson changed that. Woodson was an African-American author, historian, journalist, and founder of the Association for the Study of African- American Life and History. He is known as the “Father of #Black History.” Woodson was […]

Hubert Harrison: Growing appreciation for thiz giant of Black history (Our-story)

by Jeffrey B. Perry Hubert Harrison (1883-1927), the “father of Harlem radicalism” and founder of the militant “New Negro Movement,” is a giant of our history. He was extremely important in his day and his significant contributions and influence are attracting increased study and discussion today. In this 90th year since his death in 1927, […]

Book Review: Tania La Guerrillera Y La Epopeya Suramericana Del Che

by Ehecatl of United Struggle from Within                 permalink Tania La Guerrillera Y La Epopeya Suramericana Del Che (“Tania: Undercover with Che Guevara in Bolivia” is the title of the English translation) Ulises Estrada Ocean Press 2005 Mention the name Che Guevara virtually anywhere in the world and images […]

AFRO-CARIBBEAN PSYCHIATRIST AND POST-COLONIAL PHILOSOPHER FRANTZ FANON GETZ IMMORTALIZED WITH NEW DOCUMENTARY

The life and works of revolutionary psychoanalyst and post-colonial philosopher Frantz Fanon will soon be the subject of a new documentary. Born in Martinique, Fanon’s prolific work psychoanalyzed racial oppression and how oppressed groups survive in and navigate White Society. One of his most important pieces, ‘Black Skin, White Masks’, through a post-colonial lens, explored […]

Fanon and ‘The Fact of Blacknezz’

W E C by Chambi Chachage ‘The Fact of Blackness’, the seminal 1952 essay by Frantz Fanon, is still relevant today, argues Chambi Chachage. ‘It is relevant simply because Du Bois’ problem of colour line has not yet disappeared.’ ‘ What does a black man want?’- Frantz Fanon’ ‘Look not upon me, because I am black’- […]