In the wake of the shutdown of the federal government from Jan. 20 to Jan. 22 over the critical Senate vote on immigration and the Mexican border wall, Queens Congressmen Gregory Meeks immediately called for a town hall meeting.
The December 12th Movement, having the honor and opportunity to observe the Extraordinary Congress of Zimbabwe’s revolutionary party, the Zimbabwe African National Union–Patriotic Front during its historic transition of power.
As principal stakeholders in the International Decade of People of African Descent (2015-2024), the December 12th Movement International Secretariat and the International Association against Torture, both U.N. non-governmental organizations, traveled to Geneva, Switzerland to the U.N. Regional Meeting of Europe, Central Asia and North America (Nov. 23-24) to raise the issue of ethnic cleansing in the U.S.
Robert Mugabe, president of the Republic of Zimbabwe, will address the United Nations General Assembly Thursday, Sept. 21, and a Zimbabwe support rally will be held at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, 47th Street and First Avenue, at 3 p.m.
Aug. 12, Robert “RT” Taylor, lifelong fighter for human rights and the liberation of African people in the United States and abroad, succumbed to complications from type 1 diabetes and a stroke. Hundreds of family, friends, colleagues and comrades gathered at Gilmore’s funeral home in St. Albans, Queens, Aug. 16 to pay tribute to his extraordinary legacy.
A throng of family, friends, comrades and activists gathered together this past Sunday for a “Jazz and Poetry Get Well Jam Session” at Sistas’ Place in Brooklyn for Robert “RT” Taylor.
May Day is International Workers Day. It is the day we commemorate the sacrifices made...
Veteran political strategist, educator and organizer Viola Plummer is 80 years young!
As the extravagant pomp and circumstance of the United States presidential inauguration ceremony commenced Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, tens of thousands demonstrated in stiff opposition across the country.
In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, The Choice campaign for self-determination organized by the December 12th Movement, held a Black Voters State of Emergency Community Speak-Out Nov. 15.
The spirit of the Hon. Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. illuminated the streets of Brooklyn Saturday afternoon, Aug. 6, 2016.
In the wake of a wave of brutal police murders of Black men and women, political activists across the United States have raised the protest and mobilization stakes to the economic level. In New York City, a “run on the banks” has started.
A People’s Memorial Rally for the phenomenal and courageous Muhammad Ali was held in the streets of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn Saturday June 11, 2016, in front of Sistas’ Place coffee house, on the corner of Nostrand and Jefferson avenues.
The Black Voter Coalition launched its voter registration campaign for the upcoming 2016 presidential election Saturday with great success.
On May 19, the 27th annual Malcolm X Birthday Black Power March and Rally moved along Harlem’s 125th Street corridor behind a huge banner depicting Malcolm X.
May 19th marks the 91st anniversary of the birth of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, Malcolm X. Now more than ever, his prophetic 1964 “The Ballot or the Bullet” speech resonates for Black people during this 2016 presidential election year...
The Great Debate in Harlem on the 2016 presidential election held at The Center of Law and Culture at Columbia Law School last week proved to be a provocative and probing community discourse.
An electoral forum will be held in Commemoration of the United Nations International Day Against Racism.
Umoja! Unity! There was a spectacular celebration on the first day of Kwanzaa at Sistas’ Place in Bed-Stuy Saturday. It was a jam-packed family affair! Joyous singing, spoken word and music reverberated in everyone’s hearts and in the street.
Flaring human rights abuses in Black communities across the nation have demanded a proactive, national, organized answer.
The “Real Black Friday—No Christmas Shopping Campaign” took to the streets last Friday with the Harriett Tubman–Fannie Lou Hamer Collective of Black women in Brooklyn.
“Justice or Else” is planning an economic boycott this holiday season.
“Justice or Else” is planning an economic boycott this holiday season.
March 3, President Barack Obama issued an executive order extending U.S.-imposed economic sanctions against the people of Zimbabwe for another year, claiming Zimbabwe “continues to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to U.S. foreign policy.”
On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of revolutionary Black nationalist El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, aka Malcolm X, the December 12th Movement launched the campaign for a plebiscite for African people in the United States. The House of the Lord Church in Brooklyn was filled, despite the raging snowstorm.
A historic case brought before the ICC against the US, Britain, Canada, France and NATO allies in 2012 focused on war crimes and human rights abuses against Libya, Cote d’Ivoire, Haiti, Palestine and Black people in the United States of America, is aggressively moving forward.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio finally made good on his campaign promise concerning the “Central Park Five.”
Dozens of people celebrating what would have been Malcolm X’s 89th birthday stood beneath a hoisted red, black and green flag as it flapped high outside the FedEx store near the corner of 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard.
On March 21, 1960, in the apartheid state of South Africa, the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) launched its anti-pass campaign.
Equality for African people in the United States remains illusive.
Further evidence of some Western nations’ political, military and economic war crimes and the blatant collaboration of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was exposed at the second International People’s Tribunal (IPT).
“The Affordable Care Act and You” is a forum that will be held on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 3 p.m. at Sistas’ Place, located at 456 Nostrand Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
The Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) re-igniting of the reparations movement has raised the stakes in the push for decisive governmental direct action.
In the General Debate of the 68th General Assembly of the United Nations on Sept. 26, the recently re-elected Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe took aim at all his Western detractors. Mugabe vigorously condemned the United States and England’s “illegal and filthy” economic sanctions as well as the United Nations Security Council’s imperialist complicity.
While in New York attending the United National General Assembly of Heads of State, Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves of St. Vincent and the Grenadines came to Harlem to join the New York City-based December 12th Movement International Secretariat on Sept. 24 in their report back to our community on the CARICOM First Regional Reparations Conference, held in St. Vincent and the Grenadines Sept. 14-17.
On Sunday, Assemblywoman Inez D. Barron announced her candidacy to serve for two more years...
Twenty-one years ago, on April 19, 1989, five innocent Black and Latino teenage boys were...
As Israel intensified its brutal attack on the Palestinian people from the air and on...