The Pittsburg Courier engaged the “Double V Campaign” to fight fascism abroad and racism at home during the 1940’s. The “Double V Campaign” made J. Edgar Hoover apoplectic, and with approval from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Hoover forcefully went after the Black publishers with the aim of indicting them with treason. Efforts to destroy the Black press are still in effect. Fascism and racism are right here in America. Even our allies abroad see that domestic terror from white supremacists is a monumental threat to America. January 6, 2021 was not an innocent love fest, it was a violent insurrection. Black Americans continue to fight both fascism and racism at home, as America still has “enemies within.”
“These guys are Nazis, they’re boogaloo boys, they’re Proud Boys. These are the same people we fought in World War II,” General Mark Milley, after the January 6 insurrection, excerpt from the book, “I Alone Can Fix It” by Washington Post reporters, Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker.