The anti-war movement rightfully focuses on the expansion of US military action around the world, but militarism also impacts poor and Black communities in the U.S. as well.
Netfa Freeman breaks down the U.S. military presence on on the continent and explains the importance of the U.S. Out of Africa campaign
Dual War and Repression as US Domestic and Foreign Policy on Black People
From the destabilization of the African continent to the militarization of local police, parallels between AFRICOM and the repression of Blacks in America are evident.
The Virginia Defender hosts IPS’s Netfa Freeman to help participants become better informed about what the Western Empire led by the U.S. is doing in Zimbabwe.
Join this deeply educational panel discussion and celebration of “Pan-Africanism and Decolonization Today: Lessons from the historic 1958 Conference.
The Institute for Policy Studies in collaboration with Friends of the Congo take a retrospective look at the twenty years since the overthrow of the US backed and maintained dictator of then Zaire, Mobutu Sese Seko.
No matter who wins the election next month or whatever military force is raised and thrown against Boko Haram in the future, it is likely that the insurgency will continue.
The Institute for Policy Studies hosts a screening and discussion to give context to the recent U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit and connect it to the history and current policy of the U.S. supporting and enabling tyranny across Africa.
IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus joins a diverse U.S. based activist coalition focusing on Africa in calling on U.S. leaders to cease their support and empowerment of brutal dictators across Africa.
Emira Woods urges the Obama administration to move away from policies that favor the extraction of African resources and the militarization of the continent.
An open statement by the Africa Advocacy Network is critical of the Obama Administration’s policy toward Africa and calls for a new approach to trade and investment, militarization, agriculture and land policy, and more in the region.
IPS’ Foreign Policy In Focus Co-director, Emira Woods is speaking to buttress the Conference’s theme, “Justice for Africa, Justice for the World”
Africa is wealthy in oil, gas, iron, aluminum and rare metals.
The bad dream unfolding in Mali is the consequence of the West’s scramble for resources in Africa, and the wages of sin from the recent Libyan war.