Listen to the Tues. June 30, 2020 edition of the Pan-African Journal: Worldwide Radio Broadcast hosted by Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire. The program features our regular PANW report with dispatches on the escalating cases of COVID-19 in the United States and the impact on the economy; in the Southern African state of Mozambique the government is extending a state of emergency to address the continuing threat of the pandemic; Tanzanian President John Magufuli has declared again his committment to anti-imperialism; and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is celebrating 60 years of independence from Belgium. In the second hour we rebroadcast a World Health Organization (WHO) briefing by Director General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus where the status of the COVID-19 pandemic and other medical issues are discussed. In the final hour we look back on the life, times and contributions of the founder of the…
Fundraiser to Free Political Prisoner
Sundiata Acoli, 83, from 47 Years in Prison
Dear Friends and Supporters of Sundiata Acoli:
The New Jersey Appellate Court denied Sundiata’s release on parole in a decision dated Dec. 27, 2019. He gets a mandatory appeal to the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Sundiata’s attorney must get transcripts and will have other expenses, including printing, and of course his legal fees, as he prepares the next phase of this case. A minimum amount of $20,000 is the fundraising goal. His attorney needs funds now. He has done a great job so far on behalf of Sundiata, and no doubt will continue to do so.
Please give generously to ensure that lack of funds does not contribute to any delay in pursuing freedom for Sundiata, who is 83 years old and has been in prison for 47 years.
Sundiata deeply appreciates the support, and commitment to…
We are living testaments to a lineage of resistance. We are products of slave rebellions, uprisings against state sanctioned violence, and organizing. When we are in the streets- digitally or physically-are honoring our ancestors who declared unapologetically that Black Lives Matter.
Our lives are proof that resistance matters. We at the Movement For Black Lives believe that it is our mandate, in a moment where the police and vigilantes have increased their terror, that we make a clear and proud commitment to be in Defense of Black Lives.
Yesterday thousands of us gathered online to hear from resisters on the ground and receive direction for how we can join the fight. Here is a beautiful recap of the powerful conversation (shown in the 2nd image).
We know that after another night of rebellions across the country, and intense state repression in…