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Ajamu Baraka, who ran for vice president on the Green Party ticket, was a featured speaker at a conference of Southern Human Rights Organizers, in Jackson, Mississippi. Baraka was a co-founder of the U.S. Human Rights Network. He believes that progressive voters were too scared of Donald Trump to give the Greens a try.
Bruce Dixon, the Managing Editor of Black Agenda Report, is also a co-chair of the Georgia chapter of the Green Party. Dixon was recently interviewed by Ann Garrison, on Pacifica Radio station KPFA, in Berkeley, California. He was asked, Why is Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein forcing a recount of the vote in three Midwestern states?
The Democratic Party seems to have gone Russia-crazy, blaming the Kremlin for Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump, and smearing web sites that don’t toe the U.S. line on foreign policy as dupes of the Russians – including Black Agenda Report. We spoke with veteran anti-war activist David Swanson, publisher of the influential web site “War Is A Crime.”
The Black Is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations is mobilizing for a rally in the nation’s capital, next month. While other groups will be expressing their anger at, or support for, Donald Trump, Black is Back Chairman Omali Yeshitela says the Coalition will gather to demand Black Self- Determination, on January 14 th.
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