On March 11, 2020 the U.S. imperialist-backed World Health Organization (WHO) declared that COVID-19 had reached pandemic proportions. A pandemic is when a local or regional epidemic disease outbreak goes global. This pandemic has moved with dramatic speed: it took more than three months to
“The crisis of imperialism is deepening before our eyes. Every day that passes exposes more stench and rot of this dying social system… Never has the decline of imperialism exposed itself in such absolute terms.” These words are taken from African People’s Socialist Party Chairman Omali
Below is information on how to access some of the resources that are being made available by the U.S. government during the colonialvirus pandemic. The resources hoarded by the U.S. government are stolen from African people, based on hundreds of years of enslaved and exploited labor and
By Bakari Olatunji, Western Regional Representative, African People’s Socialist Party Bakari: Deputy Chair, can you describe the scope of work that your office is responsible for? Deputy Chair Ona Zené Yeshitela: I sit on the National Central Committee of the African People’s Socialist Party
By Luwezi Kinshasa, The Burning Spear Africa Editor The rot of the neocolonial government and its traitors in Congo is so deep that nothing short of the complete liberation and unification of Africa under the leadership of the African working class can change the situation for our people there.
Philadelphia is a city that has been touted as one of the most diverse in the country. It’s also one of the most segregated, even though Africans comprise more than 44 percent of the total population. According to an article in Philadelphia Magazine, Philadelphia is the fourth most segregated
“It was hard to shut down but we want to let everyone know we are still building the baddest non-profit on the planet! We will be coming back strong, but we need your support.” Ali Hutley hated to close the store, but the Philadelphia Uhuru Furniture Sales & Operations Coordinator and proud
April 1, 2020—There are 849 cases of COVID-19 in San Diego County and 15 deaths. It is difficult to get tested for anyone and especially difficult for working class Africans to get tested. There are many cases in the inner city areas where many working class Mexican and African people live. Our
April 1, 2020—I spoke with a sister from the community the other day on the phone who stated she tested positive after being exposed and believes the U.S. government has something to do with the virus. Her perspective is probably shared by many who face the daily reality of African life in
“It’s not a medical problem,” Chairman Omali Yeshitela declared of the COVID-19 epidemic ravaging our African communities around the world. “It’s a political problem. We call it the ‘colonialvirus!’” This is why the best medicine is power over our lives. And we have to organize to fight for it.