‘We Have to Show Up Now to Build the World We Want to See’: BLM Co-Founder on the Importance of Activism By Barrington Salmon – February 18, 2018 In Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night,” the character Malvolio said, “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em.” If you substitute the wordContinue reading “Patrisse Khan-Cullers on Black Lives Matter and Activism”
Trump Revokes Protective Status for 59,000 Haitian-Americans By Barrington M. Salmon Contributing Writer, The Final Call Originally published, December 4, 2017 During his 2016 campaign for president, candidate Donald Trump told a crowd of Haitian-Americans in Miami’s Little Haiti that he’d be their champion. On Monday, Nov. 20, Elaine Duke, acting Secretary of theContinue reading “Broken Promise : U.S. Looks to Deport 59,000 Haitians”
By Barrington M. Salmon Originally Published in The Final Call, January 31, 2018 In 2017, 82 percent of all of the growth in global wealth flowed to the top 1 percent, while billions of men, women and children who comprise the bottom 50 percent saw no increase at all. In 2016, annual share dividends fromContinue reading “The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Are ‘Left Holding the Bag’”
Originally printed in the Atlanta Black Star, January 2, 2018 Nearly 17 Years After ‘Life and Debt’ Jamaica Remains In a Precarious State, Thanks in Part to the IMF and World Bank Almost 17 Years After ‘Life and Debt’ Jamaica Remains in a Precarious State, Thanks in Part, to the IMF and World Bank ByContinue reading “Jamaica: Paradise and Paradox”
BY BARRINGTON M. SALMON -CONTRIBUTING WRITER- Originally Written for The Final Call, December 28, 2017 The succession of killer hurricanes that tore through the Caribbean during 2017 devastated homes and businesses, uprooted people’s existences and exacerbated the fortunes of a region where dependence is the watchword economically, socially and in some cases, politically. ResidentsContinue reading “Hurricanes Reshape Caribbean, Further Expose Fault Lines”
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