The Road to Socialism is Painted Black

By Penny Hess
Nothing seems to pierce the heart of white liberals with fear more than the juxtaposition of the words: “African people” and “socialist.” Especially if you add the word “party,” as in the African People’s Socialist Party, founded nearly 50 years ago and led by Chairman Omali Yeshitela. His

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Call it what it is: colonialism!

By Penny Hess
This article is republished with permission from TheBurningSpear.com After George Floyd was brutally murdered by police in Minneapolis on May 25 the African working class erupted in a profound, sustained resistance. That resistance has opened up the deepest questions about this society we live

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Watch: Understanding Colonialism

By Penny Hess
In this time of tremendous resistance to police violence against African people, it is more important than ever to be clear on what we are fighting for and get to the root of the problem. The African People’s Socialist Party has been leading the struggle, since 1972, to defeat colonialism and

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Extending the Vanguard onto imperialism’s pedestal

By Penny Hess
This article is republished with permission from TheBurningSpear.com “Extend the Vanguard onto the Pedestal!” was the slogan of the African People’s Solidarity Committee (APSC) report to the historic national Plenary of the African People’s Socialist Party (APSP), held February 1-3 at Akwaaba

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