Rest in Power: Glen Ford

Rest in Power Glen Ford November 5, 1949-July 28, 2021 from In the fall of  2006, Glen Ford, Bruce Dixon, Margaret Kimberley and Leutisha Stills of CBC Monitor left Black Commentator, which Ford had co-founded and edited since 2002, and launched Black Agenda Report. The son of famed disc jockey Rudy “The Deuce” Rutherford, who was the first Black man to host a non-gospel television show in the Deep South – [...]

Fight for Community Control of Police Goes National

A (Re)Born National “Black and Left-Led” Organization Fights for Community Control of Police Glen Ford, Black Agenda Report executive editor 28 Nov 2019 httpss://   On the momentum of Chicago’s vibrant anti-police movement – the most advanced in the nation – the city’s Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression has gone national after a highly successful conference.   “This movement will be ‘black-led and left-led.’”   Eight-hundred organizers from 28 states gathered [...]

#BlackLivesMatter and the Democrats: How Disruption Can Lead to Collaboration

by Black Agenda Report executive editor Glen Ford A year after the police murder of Michael Brown an incipient mass movement struggles to define itself. [It] is rooted in resistance to systemic state violence and repression in Black America, yet its trajectory wobbles under the pull of contending forces that have been set in motion, and is distorted by pressure from a power structure that pursues simultaneous strategies of cooptation and annihilation. [...]

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