BAP members have spoken at many events and to news cameras since we launched on April 4, 2017.
BAP member Margaret Kimberley spoke on New Year’s Day to Jamarl Thomas of The Progressive Soapbox about our campaign to shut down AFRICOM. Learn more: tinyurl.com/ShutDownAFRICOM
BAP member Maurice Carney, executive director of BAP member organization Friends of the Congo, discussed January 9, 2019 on RT America's "In Question" what true sovereignty would look like for the Congolese, and Africans in general. Learn more about BAP's U.S. Out of Africa! campaign to end the U.S.
Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) National Organizer Ajamu Baraka explains why BAP exists. Sign our petition to end the U.S. occupation of Africa: tinyurl.com/ShutDownAFRICOM
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka says the notion that political participation ends at the ballot box only benefits the duopoly. The people must conduct their politics in the streets, he said on RT's Going Underground. Sign our petition to get the United States out of Africa: tinyurl.com/ShutDownAFRICOM
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka spoke at the Black Is Back Coalition conference on November 4, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
BAP member Nellie Bailey spoke at the Black Is Back Coalition's conference on November 4, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
This panel discussion was held October 31, 2018 in New York City. The event was sponsored by the Black Alliance for Peace (BAP), Black is Back Coalition, United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) and Peoples Power Assembly (PPA). BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka and Maurice Carney of BAP member organization, Friends of the Congo, spoke. BAP member Sade Swift moderated.
Black Alliance for Peace Coordinating Committee member Netfa Freeman discussed the connection between the U.S. occupation of Africa since 2008 and the increased militarization of Black communities in the United States. Learn more: tinyurl.com/ShutDownAFRICOM
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka spoke to Lee Camp of Redacted Tonight and stressed people get involved in grassroots organizations to take back power from the elites, whose only agenda is war, exploitation and global hegemony in service of profits. Learn more: blackallianceforpeace.com
Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) members YahNé Ndgo and Charo Mina-Rojas spoke at the Women's March on the Pentagon, providing valuable perspectives as women of African descent in the United States and Colombia. Complete video coverage by Consortiumnews.com can be found at https://consortiumnews.com/2018/10/23/cn-video-womans-march-on-the-headquarters-for-war-the-full-video-report/?fbclid=IwAR1b5JHLR1dXNN0XucIRxnj66Q1f4sKssv4snVi1ufwkYc8pkSJRwHNOQgE
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka on Brazil’s neoliberal politics.
September 11 marked 45 years since the U.S.-orchestrated military coup of Chile, which installed a military dictatorship that tortured, disappeared and executed tens of thousands of leftists. BAP's National Organizer Ajamu Baraka discusses the impact.
This panel discussion was livestreamed on our Facebook page (facebook.com/blackallianceforpeace) on August 18, 2018, in Baltimore's Wallbrook Library. The goal was to educate the public on the U.S. government's use of its vast military power to re-colonize the African continent and to subject Black people within its borders to police repression.
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka broke down what he sees as a resurgence of right-wing politics on a global scale and the collaboration between the U.S. state and corporations to censor the truth.
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka discussed Russiagate, Democrat warmongers and Black Liberals who are working hard for white power.
BAP member Netfa Freeman interviewed BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka on the “Blue Lives Matter” bill on May 22, 2018, on Netfa’s radio program “Voices with Vision”. This show airs on Washington, D.C.-based radio station WPFW at 9 a.m., Eastern Time, every Tuesday.
BAP member Asantewaa Nkrumah-Ture spoke at the seventh week of demonstrations against the Philadelphia Orchestra, which has chosen to perform in Israel despite great opposition from progressives. The demonstrations have been called "Philly Don't Orchestrate Apartheid".
Learn about the African diaspora's struggles around the world and how they are connected to Black struggles in the United States.
Maurice Carney of BAP member organization Friends of the Congo spoke at Spring Action 2018 in Greenwich, Connecticut, on April 14, 2018.
BAP member Mekdes Ferguson led chants and spoke the day after the United States, France and Britain bombed Syria. This rally took place at a Spring Action in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 14, 2018. Learn more about Spring Actions: springaction2018.org
Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) National Organizer Ajamu Baraka and BAP Coordinating Committee member Margaret Kimberley spoke yesterday at an anti-war demonstration in New York City that led to a march to Trump Tower. It was called the Spring Action. These actions were held across the United States this past weekend.
Netfa Freeman of Pan-African Community Action, a BAP member organization, discusses the Black internationalist stance that allows PACA and BAP to be in solidarity with oppressed nations under attack by the U.S. empire. Learn more about BAP's position on the U.S. attack on Syria. Video credit: Pan-African Community Action, a BAP member organization
Ajamu Baraka spoke in Denver, Colorado, on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka attended a historic meeting—with over 100 countries represented—in Caracas, Venezuela, in early March. Out of that meeting, the Caracas Declaration was published, which "reaffirm[ed] our solidarity and militant support of the Venezuelan people, the Bolivarian Revolution and its popular government, which is headed by Nicolas Maduro Moros."
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka spoke at the 60th anniversary celebration of the All African People's Conference: Panafricanism and Decolonization. Washington, D.C., conference, on Saturday, February 17, 2018.
The Black Alliance for Peace organized a national conference call February 23 to commemorate the 115th anniversary of the capture of Cuba and Guantanamo. On this call, we discussed efforts to close the torture chamber being run by the U.S. state on the island, as well as the militarization of the Caribbean and Latin America.
January 14, 2018: AFRICOM / Invasion of Africa plenary at the Conference Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases. Chaired by Ajamu Baraka, Black Alliance for Peace. Presenters: Netfa Freeman, Organizer, Pan African Community Action (PACA); Margaret Kimberley, Editor, Black Agenda Report; Maurice Carney, Executive Director, Friends of the Congo.
January 12, 2017: Ajamu Baraka spoke at a rally organized by the Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases in Baltimore, Maryland.
October 26, 2017: PART 1 of "Race, Gender and Peace in Colombia" featuring BAP member Charo Mina Rojas of Black Communities' Process. She spoke at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. This talk was organized by the Colombian Studies Group with support from The Doctoral Students' Council and the women's nonprofit MADRE.
October 26, 2017: PART 2 of "Race, Gender and Peace in Colombia" with BAP member Charo Mina Rojas.
October 21, 2017: BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka spoke at the CODEPINK Divest from the War Machine Summit, hosted by CODEPINK and a broad coalition of partner organizations including the Black Alliance for Peace.
October 7, 2017: BAP Coordinating Committee member Margaret Kimberley speaks at a rally in New York City commemorating the 16th anniversary of the U.S. war in Afghanistan.
September 24, 2017: BAP Coordinating Committee member Lukata Mjumbe speaks on the need for diversity in movement spaces at No War 2017.
August 27, 2017: In this episode of "On Contact", Chris Hedges examines the rise of white, right-wing hate groups with BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka.
August 23, 2017: U.S. politics have moved progressively and consistently to the right for the past several years, says BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka.
August 12, 2017: Black Alliance for Peace National Organizer Ajamu Baraka on Press TV.
April 30, 2017: BAP National Organizer addresses the question of reparations for Africans.