‘LIBERATION OR GANGSTERISM’ – BY RUSSEL ‘MAROON’ SHOATZ , EX BLACK LIBERATION ARMY / PANTHER POLITICAL PRISONER BREAKS IT DOWN

‘LIBERATION OR GANGSTERISM’ – BY RUSSEL ‘MAROON’ SHOATZ , EX BLACK LIBERATION ARMY / PANTHER POLITICAL PRISONER BREAKS IT DOWN Short introduction – problematics of gangsterism in revolutionary praxis The following is an article I came across in the excellent one volume collected writings of the elder revolutionary brother Russell Maroon Shoatz. A towering revolutionary […]

Angola 3: Robert King on the ongoing struggle to free Albert Woodfox

by Ann Garrison KPFA Weekend News broadcast Nov. 23, 2014 Robert King, a member of the Angola 3 who was freed in 2001, spoke to KPFA about a federal court’s decision to overturn the murder conviction of Albert Woodfox. Woodfox has spent over 42 years in solitary confinement in the Louisiana state prison system. http://sfbayview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ROBERT-KING-ON-AlBERTWOODFOX.mp3 […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

The National Negro Medical Association beginz NNMA Ohio Chapter, 1909 Date: Tue, 1895-11-26 On this date in 1895, National Negro Medical Association (NNMA) was founded. Consisting of three major Black medical professions, they were originally called the National Negro Medical Association of Physicians, Dentists and Pharmacists. Meharry and Howard University faculty and alumni were instrumental […]

Ferguson’z Lesson to Our Black Sonz Your Livez Don’t Matter

“Under slavery, all white men were deputized to uphold the social order, which meant keeping slaves in line, with a legal sanction to kill black folks if necessary.  This mentality continued through Jim Crow up until the present day, which is why so many white men can murder black boys in the twenty-first century with […]

Being black in public: Amerika’z most punishable offense

By Timothy McGettigan “…three fifths of all other Persons.” (Article 1, Section 2, Paragraph 3 of the United States Constitution) Racism is the most sacred American value. When racist cops can murder black kids in broad daylight and not be charged with crimes, it is safe to conclude that we live in a racist country. […]

The Nationwide List Of “Day After” Protestz Planned To Demand Justice For Michael Brown & Stop Police Terrorism

Please click here to see protest that will take place in your area. In expectation of the Grand Jury exonerating Darren Wilson in the murder of Michael Brown, day of/day after demonstrations have been planned in Ferguson and in cities around the country.  Law enforcement has the same expectation of an unjust verdict and is […]

Hold thiz date 13 May 2015, 30 yearz since the Move Bombing

  Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 12:00pm First District Plaza Ballroom in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 12:00 p.m. Rally at 62nd and Osage Ave., followed by a march, car, and bike caravan to 38th and Market St. 2:00 p.m. arrive at 38th and Market St., where food vendors will be set up from 2:00 – 7:00…

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

Railroad car-coupler patented blueprint (copy) Date: Tue, 1897-11-23 On this date in 1897, African American inventor A.J. Beard patented the railroad car-coupler. The inventor’s patent number is #594059. Reference: Created Equal: The Lives and Ideas of Black American Innovators By James Michael Brodie Copyright 1993, by Bill Adler Books, Inc. William Morrow and Co. Inc., […]

A Tale of Two Detroits, Separate and Unequal

Detroit’s downtown section is in the process of rebuilding, which includes an increase in surveillance initiated by Dan Gilbert, the founder of Quicken Loans. (Joy Van Buhler / Flickr) In the new Detroit, a small number of wealthy residents are protected by private security and constant surveillance while the city’s black majority struggles to maintain […]

The Global African – Grenada: What Went Wrong?

Show -November 13, 2014 http://multimedia.telesurtv.net/v/the-global-african-311786/ Each week on “The Global African” host Bill Fletcher, Jr. addresses issues facing Africa and the African Diasporas. Today’s program focuses on the revolutionary and anti-imperialist government of the Caribbean island of Grenada under the popular leader Maurice Bishop from 1979-to 1983. Despite itssmall size Grenada had tremendous significance, due […]