State Assemblyman Charles Barron a keynote speaker for January 14 Black is Back rally for self determination

WASHINGTON, D.C. – New York State Assemblyman Charles Barron will be one of the noted speakers at the January 14, 2017 National Rally for Black Self-determination in Washington, D.C. Barron, a controversial figure on the New York political scene for decades, has a 40-year history of activism that includes membership in the Black Panther Party in 1969. From 2001 to 2014 when he was elected to the New York State Assembly Barron was a member of the New York City Council, a seat he used to win major benefits for his district and from where he attempted to advance legislation for reparations for African people. The Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations is the organizer of the…

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NO DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE! The Land Belongs to the Indigenous People.

The Black Is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations is based on anti-imperialist principles and firmly stands with our Indigenous comrades of this land in the struggle against U.S. imperialism.  We urge them to continue to struggle and resist. NORTH DAKOTA––The Indigenous people to this land are currently engaged in intense struggle against parasitic capitalist companies as well as the U.S. settler state to protect their land and water supply. Indigenous people of the Standing Rock Sioux reservation are heavily resisting––and have been since the beginning of August––the illegitimate plans to construct the Dakota Access Pipeline. The pipeline is an estimated $3.8 billion four-state oil pipeline that will span 1,172-mile and cross the Missouri River to carry crude oil…

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