Queen Nzinga, brilliant legacy of decolonization  

In honour of the revolutionary contributions of Queen Nzinga who died  353 years ago Black Opinion is reissuing the following statement published on the Black First Land First blog on 17 December 2015. December 17, 1663 is the death date of Queen Nzinga (Nzinga Mbande). On this 352nd anniversary of her death BLF takes the …

BLF Black Business seminar invite

By BO Staff Writer The following is an invite by the Black First Land First movement to their Black Business seminar. It is with great pleasure, on behalf of the Black First Land First National Convener, Andile Mngxitama, to invite you to the BLF inaugural Black Business Seminar on 03 December 2016 at Southern Sun …

Black Agenda on international relations and solidarity

By BO Editorial Collective CHAPTER 13 of the BLACK AGENDA on international relations and solidarity calls for a black socialist approach to international relations founded on the concepts of internationalism, anti-capitalist imperialism, self-determination and peaceful co-existence within the context of principled unity. It steers the march of international relations towards resolving the contradictions via struggle …

Black agenda on food security

Featured Image: Former president of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara. By BO Editorial Collective CHAPTER 17 of the BLACK AGENDA on food security calls for an harmonious relationship between people and nature. In this context it urges the return of the land, the decolonization of agriculture that puts people before profits, the people to produce their …

Black Agenda on Corruption

By BO Editorial Collective CHAPTER 11 of the BLACK AGENDA on corruption indicates a veil of deception over apartheid era crimes involving corruption and a recognition that corruption, which was symptomatic of the colonial structural logic, continues to characterize and shape our current reality. To this end the current trend of corruption cannot be eliminated …

Black Agenda on nationalisation and socialization of the mineral and natural resources

By BO Editorial Collective CHAPTER 22 of the BLACK AGENDA on nationalisation and socialization of the mineral and natural resources calls for democratizing the economy through nationalization of 100% of the commanding heights. This will translate into direct ownership by the people. In this context the state will only regulate the people’s collective ownership. Let’s …

Black Agenda on Democracy and Technology

CHAPTER 14 of the BLACK AGENDA on democracy and technology promotes the idea of full participatory democracy by SMS, via the use of the mobile cellular phone. To this end the people get to vote on all the crucial issues confronting society instead of leaving their fate in the hands of the 400 members of …