Photo Essay: Panther Trackz

By Annabel Edwards The Medill Justice Project Published: Aug. 26, 2014 source: http://www.medilljusticeproject.org/2014/08/26/photo-essay-panther-tracks/ SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Billy X. Jennings, a former Black Panther and the party’s de facto historian, presents remnants from the Black Panther Party’s heyday that are displayed in his home beginning on the first floor, leading up to the second floor bedroom […]

Panther Proof

Angola Warden Says Black Panther Party Advocates Violence and Racism but Is It True? As Kenny “Zulu” Whitmore sits in solitary confinement, The Medill Justice Project goes to Panther territory, seeking answers By Blake Bakkila and Annabel Edwards The Medill Justice Project Published: Aug. 26, 2014 Updated: Sept. 2, 2014   SACRAMENTO, Calif.—On May 2, […]

Update on Imam Jamil Al-Amin’z Medical Condition

Reg. No. 99974-555 Date:    September 15, 2014 For two months, Imam Jamil Al-Amin has undergone tests at the Butner FMC as a result of our successful campaign to have him transferred out of the Florence ADX to the federal medical center.  The campaign was necessary to bring attention to his failing medical health that […]

National debate over solitary confinement putz spotlight on Angola inmate’s 35 yearz in ‘the hole’

When Kenny “Zulu” Whitmore reaches out, arms open wide, he can touch the opposite walls of his 6-foot by 9-foot cell. His cot takes up nearly half the space. There’s a sink-and-toilet unit, a rusty mirror, a small ventilation duct—and little else. Three days a week, a guard comes by, shackles Whitmore in a waist […]

SPECIAL PROGRAM ON RONALD “ELDER “ FREEMAN of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party

SPECIAL PROGRAM ON RONALD “ELDER “ FREEMAN Field Secretary of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party   Monday September 22nd / KPFA Radio 94.1 FM 7PM- 10PM   The program will include interviews with Ericka Huggins, Harold Taylor, Roland Freeman, and Willie “Sundiata” Tate.   Ronald Freeman AKA Elder Freeman was one […]

Assata: A Biography – A Review and Quotez

by Carlos Martinez The following book review first appeared in the Morning Star on 1 September, 2014. It is followed by a selection of important quotes from the book. It was republished in Invent the Future. “They call us bandits, but it is not we who are robbing Africa, Asia, and Latin America of their […]

Politikal Prisoner Robert Seth Hayez Denied Parole Again!!

NYC Jericho spoke with Seth’s wife Sheila yesterday, and we are saddened and disappointed to report that Seth, despite being a model prisoner, a decorated combat veteran, having an excellent parole plan and thousands of signatures in support of parole, was once again denied parole by the parole board. At least one of the parole […]

Wayne Pharr, former Black Panther who fought the LA Police in 1969, passed away on September 6

Wayne Pharr, former Black Panther who fought the Los Angeles Police in a historic gun battle in 1969, passed away on September 6, 2014 at age 64.After Pharr and his fellow Panthers defended themselves from the long violent attack by the newly formed LAPD SWAT unit, he became a political prisoner who was exonerated of […]

44 Years in Prison, Still a Revolutionary – Eddie Conway on Reality Assertz Itself 3/8)

    Related articles 44 Years in Prison, Still a Revolutionary – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (1/8) Former Black Panther Marshall ‘Eddie’ Conway Released After 44 Years in Prison Ex-Black Panther Freed 4 Decades After Cop Killing Marshall “Eddie” Conway: Free at Last! Interview on Democracy Now!

Amerika’z fortress of blood: The death of George Jackson and the birth of the prison-industrial complex

In 1971, activist George Jackson was mysteriously killed in San Quentin prison — a tragedy repeated time and again Dan Berger   (Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson) A young black man gunned down by law enforcement. His body is then left outside for four hours. The shocking gore of the situation sparks countless protests around the country […]