Category Black Leadership

Beware the Movement’s “Controlled Opposition” — Black Agenda Report

Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley and Glen Ford 12 Oct 2020 Beware the Movement’s “Controlled Opposition” Authors Black Agenda Radio with Margaret Kimberley and Glen Ford glen Mon, 10/12/2020 – 22:33 Margaret Kimberley · Beware the Movement’s “Controlled Opposition” Shannon Jones, of Bronxites for NYPD Accountability, who was among 250 people arrested at a […]

(More) Sympathy for a man of wealth and taste

Freedom Rider: Liberal Sympathy for Trump Margaret Kimberley […] Everyone reveals their true self in a time of turmoil. A crisis forces exposure which can no longer be kept hidden. The revelation that Donald Trump was diagnosed with COVID-19 certainly proves this point. The phony resistance immediately showed that their opposition to Trump is no […]

In the Midst of a Police Brutality Epidemic, Tone Deaf Dems Nominate Queen of Police State for VP — The Free Thought Project

The Left just nominated a ruthless and corrupt career politician, Kamala Harris, who has jettison her political aspirations forward by bolstering the police state. via In the Midst of a Police Brutality Epidemic, Tone Deaf Dems Nominate Queen of Police State for VP — The Free Thought Project

Political Prisoners: “Say Their Names”

Political Prisoners: “Say Their Names” Glen Ford Unless folks are under the delusion that victory over the “fascists” is imminent, the condition of political prisoners should be a deeply personal, as well as political, concern to all activists. “Movement activists of today will inevitably become the political prisoners of tomorrow.” It has become a righteous […]

The Black Caucus and the Dictatorship of (White) Capital

Glen Ford […] “The Dictatorship of (White) Capital prevails on every issue.” Black Americans are historically the most peace-minded major U.S. political constituency, yet this is seldom reflected in the voting behavior of Black Democratic legislators, who apparently answer to a Higher Power (White Capital). Of the 48 full voting House members of the Congressional Black […]

Eulogizing Pro-War, Pro-Corporate Predator, Pro-Apartheid Israel John Lewis — Stephen Lendman

Eulogizing Pro-War, Pro-Corporate Predation, Pro-Apartheid Israel John Lewis by Stephen Lendman ( – Home – Stephen Lendman) From January 1987 to his July 17 death, Rep. John Lewis represented Georgia’s 5th congressional district. In response to his passing, establishment media heaped lavish praise on a figure demanding condemnation. More on his eulogizing below. […] Lewis […]

Time to Sharpen Our Weapons and Wits

Time to Sharpen Our Weapons and Wits Glen Ford […] For four decades, Black America was stalled in a political dead zone in which the only sustained politics was that which took place in the Democratic Party half of the corporate duopoly. As servants of forces hostile to Black people, Black politicians consistently acted against […]

“Bloomberg’s gold has exposed the cockroaches of the Black Misleadership Class.”

Glen Ford […] The allure of Bloomberg’s gold has exposed the cockroaches of the Black Misleadership Class, hordes of whom scurried across the linoleum to enlist as mercenaries of Obscene Capital. This is the undiluted essence of Black Democratic “strategic” politics. Four members of the Congressional Black Caucus — Meeks (NY), McBath (GA), Plaskett (VI), and […]

MLK and the Black Misleadership Class

Glen Ford Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday is the greatest sheer spectacle of hypocrisy and historical duplicity of the year, as Black misleaders take center stage to claim his mandate and mission on behalf of a corporate party. “While Dr. King rejected an alliance with the ‘triple evils,’ Black Democratic misleaders describe their deal with […]

The “Black Misleadership Class”

Although many of the issues have changed since Malcolm X’s day, Blacks remain locked into much the same power relationships as half a century ago. Malcolm’s “foxes” and “wolves” are still on the prowl: “The white liberals are more dangerous than the conservatives; they lure the Negro, and as the Negro runs from the growling […]