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

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.

Rose Brewer closed out our second-anniversary event on April 4, 2019, at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. Rose is a scholar and a member of BAP's Research Team. 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.

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.

Gina Best spoke at our second-anniversary event on April 4, 2019, at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. Gina is the mother of India Kager, a victim of the Virginia Beach Police Department. Learn more about our new campaign, No Compromise, No Retreat: Defeat the War Against African/Black People in the U.S. and Abroad

Vanessa Beck spoke about our new campaign 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.

Netfa Freeman spoke at our second-anniversary event on April 4, 2019, at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. Netfa is an organizer with Pan-African Community Action and a member BAP's Coordinating Committee. Learn more about our new campaign, No Compromise, No Retreat: Defeat the War Against African/Black People in the U.S. and Abroad.

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.

Poet Ife Al-Din provided the cultural component at our second-anniversary event on April 4, 2019, at Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ in Washington, D.C. Learn more about our new campaign, No Compromise, No Retreat: Defeat the War Against African/Black People in the U.S. and Abroad.

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 National Organizer Ajamu Baraka speaks at the World Peace Council's first conference in the United States. The program took place at All Souls Unitarian Church in Washington, D.C. Learn more: https://blackallianceforpeace.com/events/april4natodemo

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

BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka spoke at the No 2 NATO rally and march held March 30, 2019 across from the White House. Learn more: https://blackallianceforpeace.com/newsletter/whywedefendafrovenezuelans

BAP National Organizer Ajamu Baraka spoke to RT America's "In Question" program about the March 30, 2019 march to oppose NATO and how NATO's 70th anniversary being celebrated on April 4 desecrates MLK's memory. Learn more: https://blackallianceforpeace.com/newsletter/whywedefendafrovenezuelans

Learn more about the delegation BAP participated. It visited Venezuela March 10-15, 2019: https://blackallianceforpeace.com/newsletter/whatourvenezueladelegationlearned

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...

More from the delegation that BAP participated on March 10-15, 2019. Learn more: https://blackallianceforpeace.com/newsletter/whatourvenezueladelegationlearned

The delegation BAP participated in was featured on Telesur, March 15, 2019. Learn more about the delegation: https://blackallianceforpeace.com/newsletter/whatourvenezueladelegationlearned

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Moro meets with U.S. peace delegation members on March 15, 2019. The Black Alliance for Peace was represented on this delegation that sought to uncover the truth.

Video credit: Nicolas Maduro

Learn more about the U.S. intervention in Venezuela: https://blackallianceforpeace.com/newsletter/bapheadstovenezuela

The Black Alliance for Peace joined activists from peace organizations based in the United States to embark as a delegation to Venezuela March 10-15, 2019, to uncover the truth.

Video credit: Popular Resistance

Learn more about the U.S. intervention in Venezuela: https://blackallianceforpeace.com/newsletter/bapheadstovenezuela

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

Black Alliance for Peace (BAP) National Organizer Ajamu Baraka spoke on an array of issues affecting people's liberation movements around the world, including BAP's U.S. Out of Africa! campaign to shut down AFRICOM and the International Tribunal on U.S. Colonial Crimes in Puerto Rico.

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.

BAP Coordinating Committee member Margaret Kimberley discussed BAP’s campaign, U.S. Out of Africa!: Shut Down AFRICOM.

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.