BAP members have spoken at many events and to news cameras since we launched on April 4, 2017.
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.