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African Women In Tanzania Wash Hands During Covid Pandemic

COVID-19 Cases in Africa Rising Sharply

Infections now surpass a half million while the United States formally breaks with the World Health Organization (WHO) Concerns are mounting across the African continent...
Fca Warren Truck Plant Workers Returned To Work Amid Covid Pandemic Ap Photo

COVID-19 Infection Rates Surge While Millions Are Forced Back to Work

South, west and southwest regions leading in pandemic as jobless figures conceal depth of economic crisis There were more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases reported...
African American Photo And Graphic Commemorating Juneteenth

Commemorating Juneteenth: The Continuing Unresolved Issues from the Civil War and the Thirteenth Amendment

After 145 years since the end of slavery, the African American national question is still a burning one --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Note: The following is the text of...
Atlanta Wendy S Turned Into Memorial For Rayshard Brooks Gunned Down By White Cop

Ballots, Bullets and the African American Struggle in Georgia

Continuing problems with voter suppression and the brutal execution of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta highlights racism and national oppression in the contemporary South “This is...
New York City Police Aggressively Attack Demonstrators

Defunding and Dismantling the Police Being Fiercely Debated in the United States

Amid the national unrest law-enforcement has been documented committing further acts of misconduct and brutality Since the videotaped violent murder of African American George Floyd...
Australian Reporter Attacked By Us Federal Police

13 Killed and 9,300 Arrested as United States Attempts to Halt National Unrest

More than 20,000 National Guard deployed in 29 states along with thousands more local, federal and military troops cannot quell the anger of African...
Mass Demonstrations Opposing United States Racist Killings

World Solidarity Builds in the Struggle to End United States Racism

Demonstrations and statements of denunciation expose the unjust system national oppression and state repression People around the globe have been horrified by the video images...
Indianapolis Rebellion Leave Two Dead At The Hands Of The Police

Anti-Racist Demonstrations Continue Despite Escalating Government Repression

Mass protests are being attacked by police and national guardsmen at the urging of the White House and State Capitols When the videotaped public...
Minneapolis Rebellion After George Floyd Police Killing

Minnesota National Guard and State Police Deployed in Twin Cities Rebellion

Third Precinct station razed while unrest spreads to St. Paul and other municipalities around the United States A cell phone videotaped deadly encounter between African...
Minneapolis Third Precinct Attacked By Demonstrators Protesting The Police Killing Of George Floyd

Unrest Continues in Response to Racist Killings in the United States

Two consecutive days of unrest in Minneapolis, Los Angeles, Memphis and other cities demand an end to racist police and mob killings of African...
Protesters gather at the scene where George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was pinned down by a police officer kneeling on his neck before later dying in hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the US [Eric Miller/Reuters]

Outrage Mounts Over Racist Police and Vigilante Killings

African Americans continue to be systematically profiled and executed by law-enforcement agencies and bigoted whites creating a volatile situation across the United States Four Minneapolis...
Kwame Nkrumah And Patrice Lumumba

Africa Liberation Day 2020: Continental Imperatives and the Global Healthcare Crisis

57 years after the formation of the OAU the successor African Union member-states are battling a pandemic which has political and economic implications May 25...
Jobs Categories Subject To Large Scale Lay Offs Amid Covid Pandemic Vox Graph

Government Fails to Prevent a Worsening Economic Downturn

Tens of millions of job losses and business closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic portends much for the future of education and food security As...
Black Death Pandemic During The Th Century An Artistic Depiction

COVID-19 Pandemic: A Socialist View on the Capitalist Crisis

What Marxist thought teaches us about responses to a global healthcare emergency ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Note: The following remarks are excerpted from the Detroit Marxism Class held via...
Detroit Receiving Hospital During The Covid Outbreak In The City

COVID-19 in Detroit: A Case Study in Resilience and Resistance

People respond to the pandemic while seeking a secure path forward --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Note: These remarks were delivered during an online pubic webinar sponsored by the Moratorium...
Zimbabwe Screening By Healthcare Workers For Covid

Africa and IMF Conditionality and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Governments within the African Union are receiving varying responses to requests for financial assistance African states across the continent have enacted stringent measures aimed at...
Dallas Shoppers Amid Covid Pandemic

Reopening the United States Economy: Myths and Realities

States where restrictions related to COVID-19 pandemic are being lifted experience sharp rises in number of infections and deaths There are tremendous economic and political...
Cuban Doctors Arrive In South Africa On The Th Anniversary Of Freedom Day

Cuba Continues African Solidarity in COVID-19 Battle

Medical team arrives in South Africa as other delegations spread throughout the continent High-ranking governmental and military leaders in the Republic of South Africa greeted...
Michigan Lakeland Correctional Facility In Coldwater

Seniors, Prisoners and the Plight of the Detroit Majority

Nursing homes, correctional facilities are serving as sources for the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic within a city which is 80% African American Statistical indicators...

Africa Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Various states have ordered lockdowns while economic toll continues to mount There are 55 member-states within the African Union (AU) where 1.2 billion people reside....
Beaumont Hospital In Wayne Michigan Closes Amid Covid Pandemic

Detroit, COVID-19 and the Worsening Capitalist Crisis

Jobs losses mount in the healthcare, service, production and public sectors while political officials fail to defend residents against the economic downturn Detroit still remains...
South African healthcare workers testing for COVID-19

Trump Administration Suspends Funding to WHO amid Global Pandemic

International cooperation required to fight COVID-19 and its impact on the world communities After a series of verbal attacks against the World Health Organization (WHO)...
Detroit Medical Center Workers Sent Home After Protesting Conditions

COVID-19 Prompts Austerity Budget in Detroit

Corporate-imposed mayor focuses on appeasing banks instead of guaranteeing health and security Detroit is one of the epicenters for the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic...
The U.S. Capitol Building is silhouetted against sunrise in Washington D.C., the United States, on March 18, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will invoke the Defense Production Act, which allows the administration to force American industry to ramp up production of medical supplies, to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Trump Administration Attacks on the WHO Highlights Imperialist Policy on COVID-19 Pandemic

White House fuels hostility and war while global cooperation intensifies to address crisis United States President Donald Trump has launched a verbal attack against...
African Americans And The Coronavirus In Detroit

Detroit on the Frontline in Battle to End COVID-19 Pandemic

Majority African American and working class city at the center of the outbreak More than 2,000 people working in the healthcare industry have reportedly tested...
Nashville mass demonstration in April 1960 led by Diane Nash and John Lewis

Mass Student Movement in the United States Began Six Decades Ago

1960 marked the initiation of the sit-in movement demanding an end to legalized segregation On February 1, 1960, four African American students from North Carolina...
Detroit MLK Day March in the North End on Mon. Jan. 20, 2020

Detroit Annual Commemoration of MLK Focused on Antiwar and Social Justice Legacy of Martyred...

A broad range of organizations united to extend the struggle into the third decade of the 21st century On Monday January 20, the 17th Annual...

ECOWAS, Monetary Zones and the Dialectics of Regional Integration

Currency reforms must be linked to genuine unity and sovereignty There has been much discussion and debate over the potential for adoption of a new...
Libya Leader Col. MUammar Gaddafi and South African counterpart Nelson Mandela during the early 1990s.

Libya and the Modern Legacy of the Berlin Conference

Germany hosts summit seeking path forward for North African state destroyed by imperialism in the 21st century Once a leading force in the Pan-African Movement...
Sudan Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok

Sudan and the Political Economy of National Reconciliation

Sovereign Council negotiates with armed opposition while seeking foreign direct investment Since the military coup against former Republic of Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir and...