Samiya “Goldi” Davis Abdullah 1978 – 2014 Rest In Power

  Dear Brothers, Sisters, Comrades, & Friends – The inhumanity of being seperated from your family weighs heavily on every prisoner.  For Mumia, held in solitary, with non-contact visits for 30 years, it was and is heart wrenching. We are saddened to share the news that Samiya “Goldi” Davis Abdullah, daughter of Wadiya Jamal and […]

Why I Won’t Do Kwaanza

by Bruce A. Dixon I don’t do Kwaanza, I just don’t. I never have, and the very thought of it evokes some difficult memories and feelings for me. It’s not the holiday’s religious trappings or its Afro-syncretic fusion of Jewish menorahs, Swahili words, Kemetic, Christian and other rituals. I understand people do have a perfect […]

Transition of Goldii, daughter of Wadiya and Mumia

                                                  It is with deep sadness that we share in the news about the transition of Goldii.  We extend our condolences and love to her mother, Wadiya, her father, Mumia, her two young daughters, her sisters and everyone else who was close to her and loved her.  Goldii showed tremendous creativity as an artist, seriousness as […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2015 celebration

Sponsored by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Coordinating Committee For more information: call 561-832-4682 Visit us online: http://www.mlkcc-1444.org Friday January 9, 6 p.m. Kick-off Reception Dr. MLK Jr. Landmark Memorial Sponsored by In Time Church of God in Christ Saturday January 10, 9 a.m. MLK—Urban League Basketball Salvation Army, Northwest Center 600 N. Rosemary Avenue […]

There Iz an Unbroken Line of Police Violence in the US that Takes Uz All the Way Back to the Dayz of Slavery’

  The Guardian / By Stuart Jeffries A conversation with activist Angela Davis. Photo Credit: Rena Schild/Shutterstock.com   ‘There is an unbroken line of police violence in the United States that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery, the aftermath of slavery, the development of the Ku Klux Klan,” says Angela Davis. […]

5 Reasonz People Are So Wrong About ‘Black-on-Black Crime’

The Nation / By Gary Younge We don’t hear much about white-on-white crime or Asian-on-Asian crime Shortly after Michael Brown was shot dead in Ferguson, Missouri, a local pizzeria owner, Jim Marshall, flashed a gun at black protesters after an argument. Some branded Marshall a racist and called for a boycott. A few weeks later, […]

The global scourge of police killing Blackz

Lisa Tomlinson 2014-12-11, Issue 706 http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/93572 cc STLA The issue of Black people being victims of systemic brutality, oppression and murder at the hands of the police is not limited to the United States. It is a global problem. If we are ever going to stop this barbaric use of authority to trample the civil […]

Why we won’t wait: Resisting the war against the Black and Brown underclass

by Robin D.G. Kelley Wait. Patience. Stay Calm. “This is a country that allows everybody to express their views,” said the first Black president, “allows them to peacefully assemble, to protest actions that they think are unjust.” Don’t disrupt, express. Justice will be served. We respect the rule of law. This is America. We’ve all […]

Time to stop racially motivated killingz

by Amy Buckley Every day on the news we see reports of young people being killed by police and other members of society, senseless murders that snuff out the lives of our youth before they have had the chance to truly live. So much potential lost, so many hopes and dreams gone down the grave, […]

16 hourz in the torture chamber

by Shiva Bhairava On Sept. 22, 2014, I again became a victim of Amerikan Nazi prison police. First, Officer Akers sexually harassed the entire unit – most of which is New Afrikan – by conducting a striptease in which we were ordered to “squat and cough and spread your buttocks open,” solely for the sadomasochistic […]