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 …

Kilombo Village – Gquzum! Bashaye!

By BO Editorial Collective The children of Steve Biko and Robert Sobukwe gathered at the Kilombo Village in Khayelitsha this past weekend to commemorate the June 16 Soweto uprising. There were speakers from all walks of Black Consciousness life, sharing intergenerational knowledge and pumping each other with black love and life! Watch a short video …

Black Agenda on pensions and benefits for the elderly

By BO Editorial Collective CHAPTER 9 of the BLACK AGENDA on pensions and benefits to the elderly calls for a living pension, free adequate housing, free electricity, water, telephone, travel and health care. It calls for state pension to be in line with average earnings or inflation (whichever is the greater) and so forth. Please …

Black Agenda on Education

Featured Image: Nigerian author and critic Dr Chinweizu. By Editorial Collective Chapter 12 of the BLACK AGENDA on education speaks directly to the principle of decolonizing education in the context of decolonizing the country and by extension the whole world. Let’s study and engage. Send your questions, comments, feedback, or help others to send their …

Black Agenda on Sankarist People’s Local Government Manifesto

By BO Editorial Team CHAPTER 20 of the BLACK AGENDA on Sankarist People’s Local Government Manifesto suggests a dynamic fully responsive state form at local government level and by extension nationally. This is particularly instructive in the context of the upcoming Local Government Elections. Please send your questions, queries, comments, feedback, etc. to the following …

Black Agenda on the oppression of women and the LGBTQIA+ community

Featured Image: Black women activists and feminists from the Combahee River Collective. Photo: BlackThen.com By BO Editorial Collective Today, BO presents CHAPTER 5 of the BLACK AGENDA on the oppression women and the LGBTQIA+ community. Please send your questions, comments, feedback, or help others to send their input to the following email address: [email protected] “The …