Black Hammer’s first Tuesday rally of 2021, on January 5th, the membership of Black Hammer Organization voted on the upcoming plans for 2021. The Black Hammer Organization’s last Tuesday rally of 2020 happened to be the largest we’ve had in the organization’s history, and we are only getting bigger and badder!
These are all the plans we’ll be tackling this year.
Secretary General’s Office
The SG office has set the primary goal of building a dual contending power. We’ve already made headway with Hammer City, and 2021 will see the beginnings of our new Feed The People program.
Black Hammer will also reach out to start relationships with even more revolutionary orgs.
Finally, SG will be starting the OPPA (Operations, Protocol, Procedures, Archiving) office which will function as the people’s court!
Agitation & Propaganda
For 2021, our AgitProp committees will begin decentralizing their offices, and training comrades to become self-sufficient in their local chapters.
1. Be on the ground, around the world
Social Media will grow local Facebook and Instagram accounts. We will also be plugging our communities into Neighborhood Watch Facebook groups to protect colonized people at the local level. AgitProp coordinators in each chapter will receive monthly training to keep up with all this growth.
Black Hammer Times will train members to become on the ground reporters, learning things like how to do interviews.
Political Education and Culture Command (PECC) central offices will begin ramping up their efforts. Music, Acting, and Dance (M.A.D.) will be integrating entertainment at local events; Curriculum will be implementing “Freedom Schools” for our young people aged 0-18 throughout all chapters by the Fall; Design will start selling local merch; and Broadcasting will expand our shows through local engagement around each chapter.
2. Focus on Fundraising
Yeah, our Class 4 Colonizers was lit, but now it’s time to grow it into the official Black Hammer Reparations Corps. The RC needs to grow into a wing of the organization which will institutionalize reparations and skill sharing for the entire org.
PECC will also be creating unique merchandise for all of our shows, and recruiting for a printing collective, BH Press, a network of printers across the country dedicated to printing goods for us to sell. Finally, the M.A.D. Department is announcing “MAD Records”, a music label that houses BH Artists, and trains them in politicizing the masses.
3. Grow Comrades to Grow Projects
2021 will see the launch of the Black Hammer Cadre School. This will be a program for old and new comrades to sharpen their cadre stance and uphold the principles and discipline of Black Hammer.
We are releasing Season 2 for Hard Targets, our Black Hammer Times News program, and Reclaiming Our Culture. At least two new shows will also be produced by the end of next year. As if M.A.D weren’t already killing it, they plan to develop a new style of dance all on their own, and to put on at least three showcases by the end of the year!
Social Media will be training a video production team to handle the heavy shift towards video production.
Design also plans to roll out a bi-weekly skill-share series. Twice a month, members will be invited to learn various art and design programs like Canva!
Finally, Black Hammer Times plans to set up a 24-hour News Production, made up of new daily content, as well as a loop of pre-recorded interviews and specials.
Membership & Recruitment
Next year ain’t no different than any other year for Black Hammer: we want to be growing, growing, growing! There are three basic plans that will be implemented by M & R in 2021:
1. Speak with 5 potential comrades a day.
2. Create a culture of membership activation through tools like an activation manual, or changing the way we get out and talk with the masses.
3. Centralizing the Neighborhood Struggle by expanding #HammersInYoHood.
Campaigns was the committee that went and announced Black Hammer was creating a whole damn city! And they still got bigger plans.
Our goal by the end of 2021 is to make our own non-profits to fund our disaster relief, health ministry, permaculture, and international chapters.
If we want to pull ourselves out of the plantation, we’re going to need some production under our control. Campaigns plans to do that by establishing 10 businesses, and by buying 5 plots of land.
3. Health Ministry
Pulling our people out of the plantation doesn’t just mean business, it means building our own healthcare system. Not only do we plan to have our own healthcare center by the end of 2021, we plan to have at least 1 trained care provider in every chapter. This healthcare system would also establish a gender affirming health program for our trans and nonbinary comrades.
4. Disaster Relief
You thought distributing a quarter of a million pieces of PPE was powerful? Well, Black Hammer plans to distribute one million masks by the end of next year!
We’ll also be making sure that each chapter has its own Disaster Relief coordinator and it’s own disaster bunker—because there’s more to plan for than just ‘Rona…
On a positive note, Campaigns is dedicating 2021 to building up our food production: 100 gardens and 5 farms by the end of the year, plus a library that will be filled with resources on how to grow your own food. Did I say library? I meant a library, a cookbook, a youtube channel, and garden trainings! Campaigns didn’t come to play!
In 2021, we want to increase emergency preparedness, and disciplined physical conditionings. Not to mention a Fire and Wilderness Rescue Team! Not just to protect our people in the wild, but to protect the environment. Y’all excited for Revolutionary Forest Rangers? Cuz we damn sure are!
Defense will also be organizing an EMT Team. This will include high-skilled paramedics and first responders, and eventually a rapid response vehicle.
Last but not least, we’ll be fleshing out our Spiritual Quadrant (S’Quad), a key part of defense that no other organization can boast! Holistic spirituality is vital to uphold our Second principle of unity.
Science & Technology
Introducing a brand new committee, the International Committee and Science and Technology! Headed by Chief Suh, this new department will oversee the development of revolutionary science and technology for the good of working-class colonized people!
Ready to Rally!
As many wins as we had this past year, Black Hammer won’t be satisfied until we meet and exceed every goal we set for ourselves.
All of these goals were voted on by the membership of Black Hammer and every Colonized person who tuned into the weekly rally. This is what Democratic Centralism looks like. What Colonized Democracy looks like.
We need as many Hammers in the struggle to build because, at the end of the day, we’ll be tackling the work as a collective. So join Black Hammer today and help us bring these goals to fruition for the Colonized Masses.
Yes, we should be proud of ourselves for how far we’ve come; we should let that energy keep pushing us forward because we have a lot more exciting work to do! Let’s get free, Comrades.