Duboisian Scholar to Address BAR Gathering on “Building a Black Left”
“Decades ago, much of the Black Left “turned its back on Black working people in the interest of aligning with the liberal establishment that controls the Democratic Party,” said Dr Anthony Monteiro, the Philadelphia-based Duboisian scholar and activist. Monteiro will speak at Black Agenda Report’s 13th Anniversary celebration at the People’s Forum in New York City, on Saturday, October 26, under the theme: “Towards a Left that is Worthy of Black People and the Working Class.”
Obama’s War in Syria Led to Trump’s War in Syria
Democrats pretend that that bloodshed in Syria is Donald Trump’s legacy, but Black Alliance for Peace national organizer Ajamu Baraka says, “We have to remind people of the role that the Obama administration played in engaging in regime change war in Syria.” Baraka is also an editor and columnist for Black Agenda Report, and will speak at BAR’s 13th anniversary celebration at the People’s Forum in New York City, October 26th.
Poor, Black LGBTQ Youth Still Suffering
Although LGBTQ communities have a much higher political profile than in the past, Mustafa Sullivan, director of FIERCE, an organization that builds leadership among LGBTQ youth of color in New York City, says “that didn’t change our economic condition, just because some folks got on the national stage. We’re still suffering in those jails, next to Black straight men,” and from violence and poverty.
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