On Thiz Day In History (our story)

U.S. invades Grenada Date: Tue, 1983-10-25 On this date in 1983, President Ronald Reagan ordered U. S. Marines and Army Rangers to invade Grenada. Citing a takeover of the Caribbean Island by “a brutal group of leftist thugs,” U. S. troops, along with a small force from six Caribbean nations, overcame surprisingly strong resistance from […]

Code Black Alert: Slave Patrolz Alive and Well Across Amerika, Part 1 – Killing Vonderrit Myers

  by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and Kevin Berends “This latest yet unidentified St. Louis police executioner claimed that he followed Myers and his friends because he felt that the teens were acting suspiciously.” Ten minutes earlier he had taken the turkey sandwich Berhe Beyet made him and cradled it away from […]

Code Black Alert: Slave Patrolz Alive and Well Across Amerika, Killing of Vonderrit Myers – Part II

by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and Kevin Berends “It is clear that the St Louis/Ferguson police department has been thoroughly infiltrated by white supremacists masquerading as police officers cum slave patrollers.” There has long been a playbook for police departments across America—after police officers, predominantly white, kill unarmed citizens who are predominantly […]

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, […]

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 […]

I Refused to be Treated like an Animal – Eddie Conway on Reality Assertz Itself (8/10)

Mr. Conway says after 44 years in prison I considered people of value and to be respected, I refused to be dehumanized

Six Yearz in Solitary Confinement – Eddie Conway on Reality Assertz Itself (7/10)

Mr. Conway says prisoners were treated like animals; and because he resisted and organized, he was in lockup twenty three and a half hours a day for six years

The Frame Up – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (6/10)

Mr. Conway tells the story of his arrest and trial, and being “represented” by a lawyer who spent 45 minutes with him before going to trial -