BAP members have spoken at many events and to news cameras since we launched on April 4, 2017.
BAP Coordinating Committee member Netfa Freeman unpacks the latest in the "Russians influencing Africans" narrative in Friday's episode of Watching The Hawks. Learn more about BAP: https://www.blackallianceforpeace.com
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka chats with Jesse Ventura on RT's "The World According to Jesse" on May 15, 2019, about Venezuela, Iran and North Korea. Learn more about BAP: https://www.blackallianceforpeace.com
🇻🇪 BAP represented at a march yesterday against U.S. intervention in Venezuela that started in front of the Venezuelan embassy in Georgetown and ended at the White House. BAP member Asantewaa Mawusi Nkrumah-Ture and Netfa Freeman of Pan-African Community Action, a BAP member organization, spoke about why this struggle matters for African/Black people.
BAP members Ajamu Baraka, Netfa Freeman and Paul Pumphrey physically struggled today with neo-fascists who were trying to prevent food the Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. brought to the Embassy Protection Collective. Four bags of food and power supplies were delivered, only because police did not prevent it as they usually do by blocking deliveries or cutting rope. After watching, mobilize for this Saturday's rally at the embassy by organizing a car pool as NJ Anti War Agenda is doing ---> https://www.facebook.com/events/668818256898123
This video would not have been possible without the original livestreamed footage of News2Share, which has been out there capturing the struggle almost every day.
The U.S.-backed fascist coup in Venezuela has long been supported by both Democrats and Republicans, says BAP Coordinating Committee member Margaret Kimberley. Read our statement on the coup.
A new report has uncovered 36 code-named U.S. military operations in Africa. This comes after last year's news that U.S. special forces were operating in west Africa's Niger. Maurice Carney, executive director of BAP member organization Friends of the Congo discusses U.S. priorities on the continent of our ancestors. Learn about our U.S. Out of Africa campaign.
BAP member Jacqueline Luqman riles up the crowd at a rally April 27, 2019, in front of the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, D.C., the latest battleground in the U.S. attempt at a coup. Activists who call themselves the Embassy Protection Collective have been invited by the Maduro government to live inside the embassy. Get involved by visiting and even sleeping over.
Why should African/Black people care about NATO or the U.S. presence in Africa? BAP member Jacqueline Luqman delves into this question by interviewing BAP members Vanessa Beck and Netfa Freeman in part 2 of a two-part interview on The Real News Network. Watch part 1.
Where in the struggle for peace does the Black Radical Tradition fit? To answer the question, BAP member Jacqueline Luqman of The Real News Network interviews BAP members Vanessa Beck and Netfa Freeman. Watch part 2. Learn about our new campaign.
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka chats with قناة الميادين - Al Mayadeen Tv about his recent trip to Venezuela as a U.S. Peace Council delegate.
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka sat down with TeleSUR's "From Washington D.C." program on March 29, 2019.
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka reported April 9, 2019, at the National Writers Union on his experience as a U.S. Peace Council delegate to Venezuela from March 10-15, 2019. Learn about the Black Alliance for Peace: blackallianceforpeace.com
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka sat down with TeleSUR's "From Caracas" program while he participated in a delegation to Venezuela, March 10-15, 2019.
BAP National Organizer spoke with Lee Camp on Redacted Tonight VIP. This interview aired April 4, 2019.
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka addressed the crowd at our second-anniversary event on April 4, 2019, at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. Watch the whole event: https://youtu.be/jyLLVyB5Fkg Learn more about our new campaign, "No Compromise, No Retreat: Defeat the War Against African/Black People in the U.S.
Margaret Kimberley spoke at our second-anniversary event on April 4, 2019, at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. Margaret is editor and senior columnist at Black Agenda Report, and a member of the BAP Coordinating Committee.
Check out Jaribu Hill's opening remarks at our second-anniversary event on April 4, 2019, at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C.
Watch the whole event: https://youtu.be/jyLLVyB5Fkg
Learn more about our new campaign, "No Compromise, No Retreat: Defeat the War Against African/Black People in the U.S. and Abroad": https://www.blackallianceforpeace.com/nocompromisenoretreat
The U.S. military evacuated Libya when forces in the east began advancing westward. But the United States will be back. BAP Coordinating Committee member Netfa Freeman tells us why.
Brother Glen Ford threw down the facts about our people's traditional anti-war and anti-imperialist position in his keynote address at our second-anniversary event on April 4, 2019 at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. Glen is a BAP member and Black Agenda Report's executive editor. Learn more about our new campaign.
BAP held our second-anniversary event, "No Compromise, No Retreat in the Fight to End Militarism and War", April 4, 2019, at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in northeast Washington, D.C. Learn more about our new campaign.
BAP Coordinating Committee member Paul Pumphrey speaking about U.S./NATO domination in Africa at yesterday's No 2 NATO rally and march in front of the White House. Our folks are invited to join a discussion about the domestic repression affecting African/Black people in the United States and abroad: https://blackallianceforpeace.com/events/april4natodemo
American Airlines cancels flights to and from Venezuela, stranding many people, including the U.S. delegation that BAP is part of. And for what? For the good of the white-supremacist warmongers. Learn more about the delegation: https://blackallianceforpeace.com/new...
BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka, among others, announced at the United Nations on February 27, 2019, that a U.S. delegation comprised of peace organization representatives would head to Venezuela in March. The delegation intends to investigate U.S. crimes in Venezuela. Speakers included Samuel Moncada, Permanent Representative of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the United Nations; Bahman Azad of the U.S. Peace Council; Sara Flounders of the International Action Center; and Joe Lombardo of the United National Antiwar Coalition. Read the official statement.
BAP member Asantewaa Mawusi Nkrumah-Ture calls out the U.S. lies about Venezuela at Saturday's No War on Venezuela - Philadelphia Action. Video credit: The Peace Report. Read our statements on Venezuela.
This Facebook livestream featuring Black Alliance for Peace National Organizer Ajamu Baraka and "The Empire Files" creator Abby Martin took place February 21, 2019. Sign our petition to demand the United States exit Africa: tinyurl.com/ShutDownAFRICOM
How is the Trump administration's policy on Africa any different than pre-Trump? BAP Coordinating Committee member Netfa Freeman chats with The Peace Report. Sign our petition to get the U.S. out of Africa!: tinyurl.com/ShutDownAFRICOM
Where does the Black Alliance for Peace stand on Venezuela? BAP Outreach Coordinator YahNé Ndgo reads our statement: https://blackallianceforpeace.com/bapstatements/defendvenezuela
🌍 BAP member and Black Agenda Report publisher Glen Ford urges you in this public-service announcement to sign oura petition to demand the United States exit Africa 👉🏿 tinyurl.com/ShutDownAFRICOM #USoutofAfrica 🌍
Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) Coordinating Committee member Netfa Freeman spoke January 31, 2019, on RT America's "Watching the Hawks". Sign our petition to shut down AFRICOM: tinyurl.com/ShutDownAFRICOM
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.