Radical Black Lives
31 August 2020
Waves of rebellions—from on ships to at plantations—were central to ending slavery.
18 August 2020
She said, 'Today if our brothers can enlist in the war of independence, we too the women should be allowed to do the same'
16 August 2020
William Cuffay was one of the most prominent leaders of the working class movement in 19th century Britain.
07 August 2020
He said, “This is the twenty-seventh time I have been arrested. I ain’t going to jail no more. What we gonna start saying now is ‘Black Power’.”
04 August 2020
Thomas Sankara is sometimes referred to as “Africa’s Che Guevara”.
27 July 2020
Black people’s resistance was key to abolishing slavery and ending feudalism—and it will be key to winning socialism.
20 July 2020
To be a black revolutionary in the US in the early 1970s was to accept the likelihood of prison or death. Assata Shakur, who was born JoAnne Deborah Bryon, knew the risks and faced both.
12 July 2020
'Tell the world the facts,' said Wells as she unmasked US racism
03 July 2020
“If we must die, O let us nobly die/So that our precious blood may not be shed/In vain,” is perhaps another way of saying that black lives matter.
28 June 2020
In 1945 Kwame Nkrumah was one of only 100 people who gathered at the Pan-African Congress in Manchester to plan the end of empire.
21 June 2020
Du Bois was one of the most prolific and popular sociologists, academics and civil rights activists of the first half of the 20th century
15 June 2020
The indomitable political activist Fannie Lou Hamer was one of the most urgent and important voices of the US civil rights movement.