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 […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

The 1st Rhode Island Infantry, Revolutionary War service Date: Sat, 1778-08-29 On this date in 1778, the Black, elite First Rhode Island regiment defeated three assaults by British troops at the battle of Rhode Island (Newport). The First Rhode Island regiment was the first all-Black unit in America. Most Continental regiments were integrated except this […]

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 […]

Restoring the Past to Serve the Future

“Those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it.” George Santayana To advance correctly, an oppressed people must be correctly oriented in today’s and tomorrow’s struggles. To do this they must get the history right. The masses of New Afrikan/Black People have long suffered a condition of historical amnesia, which has stagnated […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

In the African Story: On Aug 24th, 1854, the National Emigration Convention was held in Cleveland, Ohio, with some one hundred delegates. William C. Munroe of Michigan was elected president. Emigration is the act of leaving one’s country or region with the intent to settle permanently in another. Related articles Engaging with our diaspora US families, Congolese orphans […]

Back from Ferguson activistz Rosa Clemente & Russell Shoats III

Download Podcast Rosa Clemente, an activist and former Green Party VP candidate will speak to us about the police terrorism she and others suffered while protesting in Ferguson, Missouri on August 20,2014. She told Ebony online that “officers swooped in on us from all directions and locked us down. The threats, their eyes, postures, weaponry […]

police brutality against black and brown people we’re in thiz together

Native people are the most loving people in the world. And it makes sense—so many of us have seen this movie before. We got our own problems, right?  Still, ever since the Michael Brown tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri, I’ve received hundreds of Facebook messages and emails—Native people understanding the connection between black folks’ interaction with […]