The Institute for Policy Studies in collaboration with Friends of the Congo take a retrospective look at the twenty years since the overthrow of the US backed and maintained dictator of then Zaire, Mobutu Sese Seko.
Guest host Esther Githui-Ewart and her guests take an in-depth look at Castro’s impact on Africa; with Professor Abdi Ismail Samatar, Melvin Foote, Netfa Freeman, and Professor Piero Gleijeses.
A discussion on democracy in Africa and in the global south, the “Black Lives Matter Movement” and the state of panafricanism and internationalism.
The breaking of Euro-North American spheres of dominance would be a victory for the internationalism represented by movements for social, political, and economic integration in Africa and Latin America.
IPS’s Netfa Freeman speaks on the state of the global African movement.
The Institute for Policy Studies and Revival of PanAfricanism Forum convene to evaluate the state of the global African movement, Black people in the U.S. as a domestic colony, and why African/Black community control is the only solution.
A screening followed by a bridge building discussion with filmmaker Ralph L. Crowder III and with a live Hip Hop performance by Son of Nun.
The Institute for Policy Studies hosts a screening and discussion to give context to the recent U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit and connect it to the history and current policy of the U.S. supporting and enabling tyranny across Africa.
An open statement by the Africa Advocacy Network is critical of the Obama Administration’s policy toward Africa and calls for a new approach to trade and investment, militarization, agriculture and land policy, and more in the region.
Malcolm X was assassinated 48 years ago, but his killers failed to keep him from living on in the hearts and minds of those he left behind.
Please join us for this lively and critical discussion celebrating the 10th anniversary of the African Union. In our quest to assess its challenges, success stories and pitfalls days ahead of the AU Summit, we will analyze and review issues of African political sovereignty, Peer Review Mechanism, AU as a member of the G20, Diaspora / Region 6, Gender Issues, and Conflict Resolution.
Impunity, lack of accountable and injustices have reigned in the Great Lakes Region for the past 16 years. The United Nations published a report that calls for the establishment of an international mechanism that will deliver justice to the people of the region who have suffered at the hands of armed groups and regional militias and armies. Experts from the American Bar Association and the National Lawyers Guild will weigh in on this matter by proposing a way forward for both local and international stakeholders in delivering justice to the people of Congo and the Great Lakes Region of Africa.
Tajudeen Abdulraheem explains President Bush’s Africa trip itinerary.