I have started to do a new show on Telesur-English called “The Global African.” Take a look at this episode where we explore the African American response to the Israeli aggression against Gaza. The Real News rebroadcast the segment.
My objective, with “The Global African,” is to address issues facing Africa and the African Diasporas. You notice that i use the plural when i note “diasporas.” The reason is that there are actually two waves or two Diasporas. There are those of us whose ancestors were brought to the Western Hemispheres as slaves and compelled to build capitalism in the Americas. Since the abolition of slavery, we have continued our struggle against white supremacy and all forms of racist oppression. The other diaspora or the other part of the overall African Diaspora are those who voluntarily migrated to the Western Hemisphere and Europe. They face issues that are both related and unrelated to those of us who were forced to travel across the Atlantic. “The Global African” will seek to explore the issues, concerns and struggles of people of African descent, regardless of where they are found.
I hope that you will join me. We are on-line weekly with Telesur-English. Take a look at the network when you have a chance: http://www.telesurtv.net/english/