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The latest from the Black community worldwide.

Black and Palestinian struggle and the fight for Ethnic Studies in California

As Ethnic Studies morph at the hands of the powerful, students are being force-fed whitewashed education by teachers without choices.

In the spirit of Mandela: 2021 International Tribunal on US human rights violations

The 2021 International Tribunal sets seeds for a people's judicial proceeding to act In the Spirit of Mandela taking the next steps in creating a world without oppression and brutality. “We are our own liberators” – Jalil Muntaqim

From Haiti to Palestine: Same struggle, same fight

With pure heart and purpose in humanity the Palestinian-Haitian brothers Antoine and Georges Izméry left their legacy with the ongoing struggles for freedom in Haiti and Palestine.

Haiti Revolution, sparks for freedom

The Haitian people, in self-determination and the arms of the sacrifices of the ancestors, seek the next step in their protracted fight for freedom.

From poverty tows to Palestine: The violence of settler colonial evictions across Mama Earth

In crimes against humanity, politriksters and crapitalism execute evictions, sweeps, removals and disposals in the project of gentrification that are violent, traumatic and deadly on the increasing number of houseless people.

An interview with Oromo American human rights activist Seenaa Jimjimo on genocide in Ethiopia

Four hundred Oromos refugees burned alive, Sen. Kuhn just in Ethiopia talking about genocide in Tigray, but never mentioned Oromia.

Voices are raised against the NBA launching its new African league in Rwanda

“My family and I urge you, on behalf of our husband and father, as well as countless other victims of the Rwandan regime, to please reconsider your choice to host the BAL games in Rwanda," pleads Taciana Rusesabagina, wife of the hero of "Hotel Rwanda," now imprisoned as a "terrorist."

A call for solidarity with Haiti

The U.S.–UN backed Jovenel Moise dictatorship of Haiti gets millions of dollars and a bonus year of oppression, death and state-sponsored terror of its people.

Rwanda and Zaire (DRC) 1990 to 1997, where the US blocked real humanitarian intervention

What the US wanted, according to what the evidence shows much later, was for Kagame to seize power. It wanted to let his military campaign proceed and it wanted Tutsi genocide to serve as justification for that regime change.

End the war on Africans: The truth about Eritrea and Ethiopia’s brutal regimes

Illusion and fantasy are comfortable, but there is no room for comfort or gray areas when one is trying to stop the madness in Eritrea and Ethiopia of their people being raped, slaughtered, disappeared, displaced and starved to death, with the pain made worse by the actions of those who deny, don’t want to see or feel the madness.

Parole boards – the stumbling block in the offender’s stride to freedom

The powerful judgement-based, experience-barrren Parole Board is a kingpin of the prison industrial complex system and a blatant indictment against the lack of humanity as incarcerated humans with eligibility for parole dates specified at sentencing are arbitrarily and diabolically denied time and again without just cause, inflicting pain, suffering and damage to prisoners, their families, communities and society at large.

Rusesabagina on trial and the shooting deaths of a Rwandan dissident and an Italian...

While this story has all the same characters as the movie “Hotel Rwanda,” it is not about the movie. This is Ann Garrison’s report about the current lived experience of the movie’s real-life hero, Paul Rusesabagina, being detained last year and going to trial last week under the charge of terrorism. Notorious for assassinations, attempted assassinations and other brutal authoritarian acts, Rwanda’s President Kagame is now also accused of violating US deportation and extradition law.

San Francisco for-profit halfway house detains Black newspaper editor

Editor fears retaliation from Florida for-profit halfway house for appearing at 11 a.m. press conference Complaint 1-ComplaintDownload 1-Civil-Cover-SheetDownload 7-Motion-for-TRO-and-Preliminary-InjunctionDownload 8-Declaration-of-Mary-RatcliffDownload 9-Declaration-of-Steve-ZeltzerDownload 10-Declaration-of-Alexis-TerrazasDownload Photos

The amazing parallels between Flint, Mich., and Bayview Hunters Point

A perception shift is emerging due to deliberate indifference perpetrated upon citizens by those in power, which this country has witnessed in the criminal behavior in the Flint Michigan Water Crisis. Whereas ignorance and propaganda by those in power convinced citizens that those behind bars are “the worst of the worst,” we are learning that this narrative has been a tactic to distract and the truth is that the “worst of the worst” are more frequently those we entrust to protect our health and wellbeing.

Gov. Newsom nominates CLBC Chair Dr. Shirley Weber as secretary of state

Undeniably qualified and supported, Assemblymember Dr. Shirley N. Weber accepted Gov. Newsom’s nomination to be the first African American woman California Secretary of State. Also heard are prominent voices from the Black community who expressed disappointment at Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ seat not being filled by either one of two most probable Black women, each highly qualified to continue the work and maintain a woman’s place in the Senate.

Remembering a humble giant, Qassem Soleimani

We are all human beings, capable of bringing great gifts to the world and causing great pain. How we are perceived by others often depends on who is telling the story, if the story is experiential or rhetoric and how open we are to listening from our core being to feel the truth.

Interview with Tina Collins of Code Tenderloin

Tenderloin, San Francisco – Bay View Editor Malik Washington stops by homelessness and workforce development organization Code Tenderloin to interview case manager Tina Collins.

CORE Nigeria: “We will fight for our total liberation”

“The genie of resistance is out of the bottle.” Exploited and oppressed Nigerian masses have had enough of the illegitimate regime of retired Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari wielding a constant whip of brutality. The Nigerian people are not going quietly up the road to liberation.

‘The Streets are not Your Friend’

Managing Editor Nube Brown reads the poem ‘The Streets Are Not Your Friend’ by imprisoned writer Terrance Blackwell.

I Like Jazz

Managing Editor Nube Brown reads aloud the poem ‘I Like Jazz’ by William Morganherring.
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