Racism treaty committee callz on Obama administration to explain black prisonerz

Michael Richardson COINTELPRO Examiner August 30, 2014 The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination issued its “Concluding Observations” on Aug. 29 over United States progress to end racism. The report, prepared for the United Nations, requests the American government to account for COINTELPRO prisoners who remain incarcerated. In a nod to diplomacy, reference to […]

What Happenz When Black Amerikanz Open Carry? Not Much, Apparently

A favorite question, posed triumphantly to gun-rights types such as myself, is “what do you think would happen if black Americans started openly carrying firearms?” Well, many do already. And, last week, these guys did en masse: A new group calling itself the Huey P. Newton Gun Club launched armed self-defense patrols Wednesday with one stated purpose: to protect Dallas […]

59th Anniversary of the murder of Emmett Till

Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation   When breath leaves the body of our loved ones, their murders and the pain of their deaths remain in our hearts to continue the struggle.   Related articles Mamie Till-Mobley We Pause to Remember – The Murder of Emmett Till Emmett Tills relative recalls turmoil after his murder Pastor […]

1st Black Child in all white School

Her Name:  Ruby Bridges was a brave little girl. She made her first entry into an all-white school on November 14, 1960. As soon as Bridges entered the school, white parents pulled their own children out; all teachers refused to teach while a black child was enrolled.  Only one person agreed to teach Ruby and […]

Happy Bornday Chairman Fred Hampton

We az nu-afrikanz give honour on thiz day 4 it iz the day Chairman Fred Hampton was born. Related articles #AM-8335 Why iz thiz voice being silenced? Information iz vital, pass the truth along. Fred Hampton – A Fighter for Black Liberation, Revolution and Socialism Fred Hampton

Yuri, Tupac, and a Harlem House

Yuri Kochiyama painting by Sahra Vang Nguyen. One of my favorite stories about Yuri is also about Tupac. In an event curated by the late Fred Ho in celebration of Diane Fujino’s 2005 book release of the biography Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama, Laura Whitehorn spoke of the activist harbor that […]

Cartoonistz Who Paint a New Picture of Racial Justice

Image from John Lewis’s graphic novel “March.” John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell. by Jamilah King     “We need diverse books. We need to make them, buy them, read them, review them, talk about them,” award-winning cartoonist Gene Luen Yang told GalleyCat in describing his support for a social media campaign to diversify the publishing […]

The Parable of the Unjust Judge or: Fear of a Nigger Nation

Ezekiel Kweku Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the […]

Appeal from Ramona Africa

A policeman surveys the devastation on Osage Avenue on May 14, 1985. LET THE FIRE BURN. A film by Jason Osder. A Zeitgeist Films release   ONA MOVE, Everybody. As you know by now, we are hard at work planning our 30 year commemoration of the bombing of our family for May 13, 2015.  We […]