On Thiz Day In History (our story)

First Haitian slave revolt Date: Sat, 1790-10-23 On this date in 1790, the first slave revolt in Haiti took place. The island was settled in the 1600s by French buccaneers. In 1664, the newly established French West India Company took control ofthe colony, and named it named Saint-Domingue. France formally claimed control of the western […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“What you and I need to do is learn to forget our differences…We have a common oppressor, a common exploiter, and a common discriminator…. once we all realize that we have a common enemy, then we unite on the basis of what we have in common.”  El Hajj El Malik Shabazz / Malcolm X  “Message to […]

Remembering The Invasion Of Grenada

“Just as we observe the United States destabilization tactics in the Middle East today, these were the same tactics used in Grenada thirty years ago.” Given the current media attention being given to the war against so-called terrorism, African people should not forget significant events in our history. One of the events we should not […]

Beyond Transnationalism: Lessonz from Frantz Fanon and C.L.R. James

  “We need to remind ourselves that Fanon  never entertained any illusion that the  revolutionary struggle against colonialism  will automatically realize a utopia free from  the delayed effects and legacies of hundreds  of years of dehumanized social relations.” My final prayer: O my body, make of me always a man who questions! – Fanon, Black Skin, […]

Six Shocking Truthz About Prisonz

“According to a recent study conducted by the ACLU, at least 37 states have legalized the contracting of prison labor by private corporations. Corporations that many Americans hold in high regard are reaping major benefits from this almost free labor pool.” Salon.com published an article about the ways in which private for-profit prisons are socking […]

Why White America Fearz Black Liberation Theology

LIBERATION Why White America Fears Black Liberation TheologyFor 6 yearsAfromerica has promoted the theory of Black Nationalism, the original doctrine of the new Black Liberation Theology. Recently, through the media montages of Rev. Jeremiah Wright have we learned that America fears the words he speak and the concept behind those words, which is a form […]

Demonstratorz Drown Out Pa. Gov

By Betsey Piette Lots of media were on hand Oct. 21 to record the moment when Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett put his signature on the “Revictimization Relief Act” – dubbed the “Silence Mumia Law” by civil rights activists.  The problem was that none of media could hear Corbett speak.  Nearly 50 protesters standing a short distance away […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

Protest against the Klan and tragedy in Philadelphia Date: Mon, 1906-10-22 On this date in 1906, 3,000 African American’s demonstrated and rioted in Philadelphia in protest over a theatrical presentation of Thomas Dixon’s “The Clansman,” which claimed to be the true story of the “Ku Klux Klan Conspiracy.” It was the Klan that overturned Reconstruction. […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

  Double Dutch, fun and great exercise Date: Sat, 1600-10-21 An outline of Double Dutch is celebrated on this date’s Registry. Double Dutch is historically a jump rope game played originated by Black children (mainly girls) in rural and urban areas in America. The first concrete evidence of jump rope activity can be seen in […]

Letterz of Support Needed 4 Eddie Africa

We are asking for your support at this critical stage to secure the freedom Eddie deserves. Feel free to use the sample letter below and write in your own words. NOTE: Please send all letters of support to Orie Ross, P.O. Box 575, Times Square Station, New York, NY 10108-0575 so they can be reviewed […]