Pre-existing conditions of racist capitalist oppression in the Black community leads to pre-existing conditions of poor health for the Black community and vulnerability to the deadly coronavirus!
Whoever controls your environment controls whether you live or die!
The African controlled environment before the invasion of the European! (Good health, rich culture and longevity of life)
The European controlled environment of the African in “slave castles” on the shores of Africa! (Death and destruction)
The European controlled environment of the African on the “slave ships” during the middle passage (maafa) (Death and destruction)
The European controlled environment of the African during “plantation slavery”! (Death and destruction)
The European controlled environment of the African in southern rural and northern urban Black communities called “domestic colonialism” and “domestic neo-colonialism” of America’s racist capitalist system! (Death and destruction)
As a Black community we will survive the coronavirus because we are resilient, strong spirited and we possess a phenomenal will to live!
However, going forward, we must fight for radical systemic change, self-determination and control of the environment of our beloved Black communities! (Revolution)
“The coronavirus is a colonial virus and Black Power is the cure!” (Omali Yeshitela-African Peoples Socialist Party)
Remember our struggle may be long, but the victory is certain! We will win! Forward Ever!
Assemblyman Charles Barron
New York State