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

Black August: Datez of Importance

August 1619 – Arrival of first African slaves in 13 colonies August 21, 1791 – Haiti slave uprising for independence August 30, 1800 – Gabriel Prosser’s slave revolt discovered August 21, 1831 – Nat Turner’s slave rebellion August 1850 – Underground Railroad August 17, 1887 – Birth of Marcus Garvey August 24, 1943 – Birth […]

Ferguson Exposez Amerika’z Enduring Legacy of White Bigotry

By Bill Boyarsky Shutterstock At the heart of what’s happening in Ferguson, Mo., is an unbridgeable racial divide that has prevented too many whites from looking at African-Americans as human beings. The racial divide is not exclusively between black and white. As a resident of Los Angeles and a journalist working here, I experience life […]

From Freedom Summer to Black August

San Quentin prison (Gino Zahnd/Flickr) By Dan Berger This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Freedom Summer, when thousands of mostly white college students from around the country traveled to Mississippi to contest segregation at its most violent source. Commemorations of the momentous civil rights campaign appropriately highlight the black political participation that has grown […]

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RUCHELL MAGEE AND BLACK AUGUST 2014

  2014 marks the 44th anniversary of the Marin Courthouse Slave Rebellion and the 35th anniversary of Black August, first organized in 1979 to honor our fallen freedom fighters, Jonathan and George Jackson, Khatari Gaulden, James McClain, William Christmas, and the sole survivor of the August 1970 Courthouse Rebellion, Ruchell Cinque Magee. A time to […]

SUNDAY: Celebration of the life of Fred Ho

SAVE THE DATE – SUNDAY, BLACK AUGUST 10, 2014 IN NYC TO SING YOU DOWN: a music celebration of Fred Ho on his first birthday in the sky presented by Scientific Soul Sessions featuring the Eco-Music Big Band  Sunday, August 10, 2014 Birthday Tribute @ The ShapeShifter Lab18 Whitwell Place Brooklyn, NY 11215  Program: 7:00-7:45 Eco-Music Big Band 7:45-8:20 Scientific Soul Sessions […]

Black August Memorial, Black August Resistance

by Shiva Bhairava Black August Memorial (BAM) is a 31-day salute to New Afrikan Revolutionary Nationalists (NARN) who advanced and improved our struggle for New Afrikan liberation. BAM is important to me because we get the honor of uniting with the NARN. We get a chance to prove our level of endurance, dedication and commitment […]

BLACK AUGUST: THE TRUE HISTORY, CULTURE AND PRACTICE

By Mama Ayanna Mashama Each year officially since 1979 we have used the month of August to focus on the oppressive treatment of our brothers and sisters disappeared inside the state run gulags and concentration camps America calls prisons. It is during this time that we concentrate our efforts to free our mothers, fathers, sisters, […]

Get ready for The Black August Veggie BBQ and Poetry Jam, East Orange, NJ.

The Annual “Black August Veggie BBQ and Poetry Jam” is right around the corner. Come out and relax, represent, be inspired, enjoy delicious food and support a righteous cause. So dust off all those old lyrics and writings you hid in the closet and get ready. We hope to see you there with the family. […]