Musings From the Margins

September 13, 2023
Musings from the Margins # 3: The Crimes of the White West are Coming Home Again, Or as Malcolm X Said, “The Chickens are Coming Home to Roost”

Neo-Nazi group National Resistance on October 14, 2020, date commemorating Nazi collaborators UPA. Black Agenda Report Editor and Columnist Ajamu Baraka has thoughts on September 11, Haiti, white supremacy in Biden’s Ukraine policy, the criminalization of dissent, and other issues. Ajamu Baraka is Chairman of the Coordinating Committee of the Black Alliance for Peace and an editor and […]

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August 9, 2023
Musings from the Margins #2: From Atlanta and Haiti, to Niger, the Western War Against Africans and Collective Humanity Intensifies

The war against Africans intensifies, the puppets and stooges do as they are ordered, while others are satisfied with empty gestures. But the revolutionary path is unchanged, as Ajamu Baraka explains in his observations of the current moment. 1) The term “Black Misleadership Class,” was a popularization by the late Bruce Dixon in the pages of […]

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March 9, 2022
Musings from the Margins

Image: Luo Jie China Daily U.S. determination to be the world's hegemon created the crisis in Ukraine. The impacts are felt by working people in this country, who must look outside for solidarity and leadership as they struggle in a political system that offers them no representation.  “As a radical standpoint, perspective, position, the politics of location […]

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July 25, 2018
High Crimes and Misdemeanors – Not by Trump but Obama and Democrats

 Increasing evidence emerges that confirms what ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern suggests was a classic off-the-shelve intelligence operation initiated during the last year of Obama’s presidency  against the Trump campaign by employees of, and others associated with, the CIA, FBI, and the NS. Yet the public is being counseled to ignore possible proof of state mis-conduct. […]

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July 18, 2018
Musings from Margins: The NATO and Putin Summits, Plus High Crimes, Misdemeanors and Liberal Madness

“…we’ who inhabit marginal space that is not a site of domination but a place of resistance… I am speaking from a place in the margins where I am different, where I see things differently. I am talking about what I see.” (Bell Hooks) Trump visits the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)  Reactionary democrats are […]

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November 21, 2017
The Ongoing Agony of the Obama-Trump War on the People of Yemen!

“We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for the victims of our nation.” (M.L. King, “Beyond Vietnam”) Yemen, the poorest Arab nation on Earth, is the victim of a savage, illegal war waged by the Saudi Arabian monarchy.  Armed to the teeth with the most sophisticated weapons in the world manufactured […]

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October 19, 2017
BAP Member to Address United Nations on Colombia Peace Process

Charo Mina-Rojas, a long-time Afro-Colombian activist who has been involved in her country's peace process since the 22-day civil strike in Buenaventura, Colombia, will speak to the United Nations Security Council this month. See the document below for the official statement. Mina-Rojas is also a BAP member and organizes for Proceso de Comunidades Negras. DOWNLOAD: […]

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September 14, 2017
Afghanistan, North Korea and the War Against Black America: A Comment on Need for Black Left Unity

“One of the mistakes that some political analysts make is to think that their enemies should be our enemies.” (Nelson Mandela in a response to question on Ted Koppel’s show during his first trip to the U.S.) The Trump administration’s bellicosity in response to the delicate and dangerous situation with North Korea is just the […]

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August 29, 2017

August 29, 2017—The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) condemns the announcement today by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions before a gathering of the National Fraternal Order of Police (NFOP) that the administration of President Donald Trump intends to remove the restrictions on the government’s 1033 Program—transfer of deadly military grade equipment to local and state […]

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August 17, 2017
The Story of Charlottesville Was Written in Blood in the Ukraine

What is the character of racist right-wing politics today? Is it the crazed white supremacist who plows into an anti-fascist demonstration in Charlottesville, VA or can it also be the assurance by Lindsay Graham that an attack against North Korea would result in thousands of lives lost…. but those lives will be “over there”? What […]

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