Category: Black Liberation


The Prophecy of the Serpents

Sitting around the embers of a dying camp fire, Kanenhariyo tells the story of the prophecy of the serpents. This prophecy is common to the Hopi, the Haudenosaunee, and a number of other indigenous communities. It tells of time of catastrophe and crisis, when the people must head for the high ground and prepare for what is to come.


The Black Radical Tradition in Canada

By Norman Richmond | The Afro American Progressive Association (AAPA) was one of the first Black Power organizations in Canada. It was organized by Jose Garcia, Norman (Otis) Richmond and D. T. in...


Gary Wassaykeesic at Black Lives Matter protest in Toronto

Reposted from the blog of Michael Toledano with permission. March 30, 2016. Every day Gary Wassaykeesic climbs onto this statue at Toronto Police headquarters, unfurls the Two Row Wampum, Haudenosaunee Confederacy, and Unity flags, and...


Apocalypse and Accountibilty: d’bi.young anitafrika on her new Afro-futurist dub-opera

By Tom Keefer d’bi.young anitafrika talks with Real People’s Media about Bleeders, her new Afro-futurist dub-opera which is currently playing in the Toronto Summer Works festival. d’bi talks about her creative process, the play’s...


Esu Crossing the Middle Passage: An Interview with d’bi young anitafrika

Playwright and poet d’bi young anitafrika speaks to Real Peoples Media about her upcoming play “Esu Crossing the Middle Passage.” The show is playing in Toronto from April 4th to April 17th 2016 in...


Dbi Young Anitafrika Stranded in Trinidad

d’bi young anitafrika is a renowned Jamaican-Canadian poet, musician and playwright. On March 6th, 2016 on her way back to Toronto from a working visit to Trinidad and Tobago she was racially profiled and...


The Intersection of Black and Native Hip-Hop: Interview with Wasun

Wasun is one of Toronto’s most most politically active Hip Hop MCs. In December of 2015 he released a new album entitled “Comrade Music” which features extensive collaborations with Indigenous rappers including James Blood,...

Malcolm X – Message to the grassroots 0

Malcolm X – Message to the grassroots

This is one of Malcolm X’s most famous speeches, and one of much relevance to all of those interested in understanding the roots of colonialism and anti-Black racism on Turtle Island today.  November 10,...


Datejie Green on organizing equality

TORONTO – Datejie Green speaks about her involvement in the major international conference “Organizing Equality” and its possibilities for bringing a wide range of social justice activists together in dialogue and action. The conference will...


Amai Kuda “We can do it!” ‘We Can Do It’ is a call to action! It is a call to revolution! Created by Amai Kuda to promote the Decolonize NOW! movement and the Divest to Decolonize campaign, the song...