Columbus Day 2012 marks the 520 year anniversary of the genocidal and ecocidal project of Empire building and colonial expansion that began with the conquistador invasion of this continent and continues to this day through the daily violence and exploitation of global capitalism. It also marks the 20 year anniversary of the first American Black [...]
Tag Archives: colonialism
Reflecting on Franz Fanon’s contributions.
An exploration of culture and development.
Making a systematic effort to expose and denounce such false equalizing is long overdue.
A POCO contributor has produced the following video. She writes, “In our safe spaces, we have every right to feel welcomed and not tokenized, harassed or ignored. We ask for you to listen to us when we speak about racism because we are being effected by it daily. This video is a compilation of things [...]
What Does Ken Ford Know? And Who Put Him in Prison to Keep Him from Telling?
Kwame Ture speaks on POCO podcast.
Legit numbers are behind this claim (so they say), but who did they poll?
Lowkey’s latest single from his upcoming album Soundtrack to the Struggle!
This piece was originally posted on Rabble.ca here http://rabble.ca/news/2011/05/slutwalk-march-or-not-march “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” — Audre Lorde Since April, when thousands marched in a Slutwalk in Toronto in response to a [...]
Wanted to hit you all up with a brief quote from psychiatrist, writer, and revolutionary Frantz Fanon; Fanon makes it plain that Imperialism doesn’t sleep. This is dedicated to all you out there who thought the right to vote was the only struggle colonized people fought for, and those who feel that nonviolence is [...]
Every aspect of mainstream society fuels the death machine of this bourgeois political economy, and movies are no different. Checkout this interview with Matthew Alford author of “Reel Power: Hollywood Cinema and American Supremacy”, conducted by New Left Project. Be on the looked out for the next episode of The People Of Color Organize’s podcast [...]
Hmmm, I was just thinking to myself (“Ikonoklast”…”Yes self”) as I looked at this pyramid based on North America’s domestic colonial operation, about “Western Socialist” theory as advocated by Marx and Engels. While I am all about the means of production being held in common, as it was done by what Marx and Engels called [...]
Mainstream hip hop got you down? Does the bullshit that clogs up the airwaves have you sifting through your musical catalog of old? Well fear not Jasiri X, yet again, provides a breath of fresh air in these heavily polluted media airwaves. Check out his ”Just A Minstrel” video (a high quality self produced video. And speaking of [...]
I know people who have been asking the question “What if the Tea Party was Black?” Well Jasiri X expressed these sentiments in his video “What if the Tea Party was Black?” It is a highly creative and well thought-out polemic put to music and rhyme. My answer to the question is always, being not an [...]
The next episode of Ikonoklast Speaks (scheduled for June), will be on cultural hegemony and cultural imperialism, so I thought I’d send out this brief, but yet powerful, film on religion’s effects on people of color; the film is entitled The Sunday Habit, enjoy.
The 5th U.S. Agent Orange Justice Tour April 14 – May 16, 2010 Coming to Los Angeles, Washington State, Chicago, Atlanta, New York, Washington DC, San Francisco Join Pham The Minh and Nguyen Thi Hien, direct from Vietnam! Hear their personal stories & learn about the legacy of Agent Orange! Today, millions of Vietnamese suffer [...]
1. “Militarizing Africa” describes how the United States has fomented the devastating war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as taken part in and engineered the Ethiopian invasion of Somalia. With Mfuni Kazadi, Millicent Okumu, Farah Maalim and Halima Abdi Arush. 2. “Economic War” focuses on the World Bank’s and IMF’s decimation [...]
Azania (South Africa) made international news when a notorious white supremacy was eradicated from the earth by Africans freedom fighters. One thing I always find ironic about white people in Azania, is their fictitious claim to African lands, I mean they are settlers! It reminds me of all the times I’ve been told “to go [...]