By Andrew Stewart on March 16, 2016
According to City Hall, Providence has a major budget crisis to face but if this is true, why are we paying a finder’s fee to the corporately-backed nonprofit Teach for America?
Posted in Civil Rights, Class Warfare, Corporate Greed, Education, Featured, Providence, Race & Racism | Tagged Black Agenda Report, City Year, ed deform, Education, Glen Ford, jorge elorza, ride ed deform, The Real News | 5 Responses
By Andrew Stewart on February 28, 2016
This panel features Glen Ford of Black Agenda Report, Larry Hamm of the People’s Organization for Progress in Newark, NJ, Prof. Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, Prof. Donald Tibbs, Associate Professor of Law at Drexel University, and is moderated by Eugene Puryear.
By Andrew Stewart on January 23, 2016
As previously reported, a historic conference at Temple University intended to guide and radicalize activists in #BlackLivesMatter was held from January 8-10, 2016 in Philadelphia. We are going to post videos from the panels that have just become available online. Tune in next week for further coverage of this historic conference. Titled War, Peace and Global […]
Posted in Civil Rights, Class Warfare, Race & Racism | Tagged black lives matter, BlackLivesMatter, Glen Ford, Johanna Fernandez, RECLAIMING OUR FUTURE: THE BLACK RADICAL TRADITION IN OUR TIME, STEVEN SALAITA, Vijay Prashad | Leave a response
By Andrew Stewart on January 9, 2016
Glen Ford of Black Agenda Report is one of my favorite analysts and journalists, a man whose reportage has been compared to the work of Frederick Douglass by Prof. Tony Monteiro. His mind is sharp and brilliant in ways that make me honored to have corresponded with him. Here, Ford explains the way that the […]
By Andrew Stewart on January 4, 2016
Several months ago, a colleague and I were talking about the #BlackLivesMatter movement and he said candidly “Listen, I know this is probably racist if not insensitive but where is the issue of class in this whole thing?” That is not racist and it is not insensitive, it is common sense. White supremacy has always […]
Posted in Activism, Race & Racism | Tagged Angela Davis, black lives matter, BlackLivesMatter, Cornel West, DONALD TIBBS, Ewuare X. Osayande, Glen Ford, Hakim Pitts, JAMALA ROGERS, James Dupree, Johanna Fernandez, KEEANGA-YAMAHTTA TAYLOR, Larry Hamm, Mani Martinez, MEEJIN RICHART, Megan Malachi, Mumia Abu Jamal, Nellie Bailey, Pam Africa, PAMELA WHITNEY WILLIAMS, Patrice K. Armstead, RICKIE SANDERS, Robin D.G. Kelley, STEVEN SALAITA, Umi Selah, Vijay Prashad | 10 Responses
By Steve Ahlquist on February 24, 2015
“Any movement that seeks to establish community control of the police must begin by challenging the legitimacy of the police,” said Glen Ford, journalist and executive editor of the Black Agenda Report and former member of the Black Panthers, “With Ferguson we saw a burgeoning movement that challenged the legitimacy of the system itself.”
Posted in Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Featured, Race & Racism | Tagged Andrea Sterling, Black Agenda Report, black lives matter, BlackLivesMatter, End Police Brutality PVD, ferguson, Glen Ford, Justice, Leonides Raptakis, M. Teresa Paiva-Weed, Monay McNeil, Nicholas Mattiello, Steve Roberts, Suzette Cook | Leave a response