Glen Ford: History of Black Radicalism, Social Justice, and Antiwar

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by Will Griffin
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Peace Report
April 16, 2019

The Peace Report on Apr 8, 2019

Glen Ford from Black Agenda Report was the keynote speaker at the No Compromise No Retreat campaign launch event organized by Black Alliance For Peace.

Learn more about the campaign and BAP: This campaign focuses on the mass incarceration, police exchanges with Israel and the 1033 program that militarizes U.S. police forces. No Compromise, No Retreat is the domestic partner to the U.S. Out of Africa!: Shut Down AFRICOM campaign. The Black Alliance for Peace launched October 1, the 10th anniversary of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM).

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No Compromise, No Retreat in the Fight to End Militarism and War

Black Alliance for Peace on Apr 7, 2019

BAP held our second-anniversary event, “No Compromise, No Retreat in the Fight to End Militarism and War”, April 4, 2019, at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in northeast Washington, D.C. Featuring people’s lawyer Jaribu Hill, Black Agenda Report executive editor Glen Ford, commentator Margaret Kimberley, activist Vanessa Beck, mother and activist Gina Best, Pan-African Community Action organizer Netfa Freeman, poet Ife Al-Din, scholar Rose Brewer and human-rights activist and organizer Ajamu Baraka. Learn more about our new campaign to defeat the war against Africans/Black people in the U.S. and abroad:

From the archives:

Testimony for the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service + Draft Registration Will Be Either Ended or Imposed on Women by David Swanson

Will Griffin: Militarism is Capitalism

Chris Hedges and Glen Ford: The Con Of Diversity

What Is COINTELPRO? by The Anti-Social Socialist

Chris Hedges: Extracting Profit: Imperialism, Neoliberalism, and the New Scramble of Africa

Chris Hedges: No Discussion of Race Is Possible Without A Discussion of Capitalism and Class

Glen Ford: There is No Such Thing as a Progressive Movement That is Aligned with the CIA

Chris Hedges and Glen Ford: Obama’s Legacy–The Smashing of the Left

Abby Martin: The Military Feeds on Congo’s Natural Resources