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Category: The People’s War Against Colonial Virus

The People’s War – Episode 23: Black athletes stand against police violence

Last week, the National Basketball Association, the Women’s National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer and the National Hockey League were forced to cancel playoff and other games when athletes refused to play, in protest of the actions of the Kenosha, Wisconsin police, shooting an unarmed black man Jacob Blake, seven times in […]

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The People’s War – Episode 21: Black and Brown Unity – the time is now!

Black and Latino people make up nearly 80 percent of the people in prison. Black and Latino people earn, on average, 60 percent the median income earned by whites. The COVID-19 rates for Africans, Latinos and Indigenous people in the US are three to four times those of whites. Black and Brown people live together, work together, go […]

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The People’s War – Episode 20: Black August and the struggle to free political prisoners

More than 1.5 million African people are locked up in prison or jail in the U.S.,  victims of a colonial system where they are the targets of profiling, discriminatory prosecutions and unfair sentencing. A number of them are political prisoners who have spent most of their adult lives behind bars after serving as heroes in […]

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The People’s War – Episode 19: Black Power in the Great White North – a report from Toronto, Canada

Dr. Matsemela Odom talks with Jalali, also known as Norman “Otis” Richmond about: COVID-19 and colonial violence against Africans in Canada History of the African liberation movement and the struggle for African unity in Canada Revolutionary international African culture Jalali was born in Louisiana and raised in Los Angeles, California.  He moved to Canada in […]

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The People’s War – Episode 18: Black Community Control of Schools

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the United States abruptly closed in March. Some school districts implemented distance learning plans, and others did not. African children without regular access to computers and the internet have been further alienated. In the haste to reopen and jumpstart the economy, public school districts have reopened despite the […]

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The People’s War – Episode 17: The struggle for Black Power in Brazil, from the Quilombos to the Favelas

Brazil occupies nearly half of the South American continent and is home to approximately 214 million people, over half of whom are African. With 83,000 deaths from COVID-19, Brazil is rapidly catching up with the U.S. where 145,000 have died. Africans in Brazil face extreme poverty, lack of health care and rampant violence and murder […]

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The People’s War – Episode 16: Corporate scramble; they must pay!

The Amazon fire stick video screen opens with slogans about “Black Lives Matter” and “Amazon stands in solidarity with the black community.” Netflix has put together a black movies series. Nascar made a public showing of support for their one black driver and removed the Confederate flag. UberEats is offering free delivery from black businesses. Twitter CEO […]

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The People’s War – Episode 15: Black Community Control of the Police

Guests on this week’s program are both from St. Louis, MO: Jabreia Taylor, law student at the Saint Louis University School of Law and President of Law School’s Street Law Chapter Kalambayi Andenet, President of the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement We discuss: The police occupation of the black community and other colonial conditions facing African […]

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The People’s War – Episode 14: African women must lead

We talk with Yejide Orunmila, President of the African National Women’s Organization (ANWO) about: How to stop violence against African women—colonial (police) and horizontal (within the community) Efforts to stop the forced removal of African children from their families Support for African women in prison ANWO’s July 11-12 online international organizing conference The program concludes […]

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