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 […]

Rep. John Lewis on the time he was sent to prison for using a ‘white’ restroom

by Dara Lin On July 7th, 1961, John Lewis was released from Parchman Penitentiary in Mississippi after 37 days in prison on a charge of “disorderly conduct” — that is, refusing to follow segregation law. Lewis was a civil-rights leader with the Southern Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and he and other activists (black and white) spent […]

Profiting Off Misery

by Llewellyn Hinkes-Jones Private prisons today are nothing more than a return to the monstrous rackets of the past. In an era of budget shortfalls and market-based solutions, the American penal system is quickly becoming a for-profit enterprise. Private prisons, once an isolated and temporary solution meant to house low-level inmates, incarcerate eighteen times more people than they […]

Itemizing Atrocity

by Tamara K. Nopper & Mariame Kaba For blacks, the “war on terror” hasn’t come home. It’s always been here. According to the Economist, “America’s police have become too militarized.” Not to be outdone, Business Insider published an article by Paul Szoldra, a former US marine who professed to be aghast at the scenes of […]

DHS Is Employing Agent Provocateurs and Are Behind the Events In Ferguson

by Dave Hodges What the mainstream media is not reporting is beginning to leak out from local citizens in St. Louis and from an informant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) who are all telling a different story than the one you are seeing on Fox, CNN and CBS. First, the locals are reporting […]

WTF People: Santa Cruz Police Department Partners with 7-Eleven Stores to Indoctrinate Kidz

by Santa Cruz Police News The Santa Cruz Police Department announced they will be partnering with 7-Eleven stores to launch “Operation Chill,” which is code for a program that attempts to affect the behavior of kids, and change their perception of the police department, by bribing them with free slurpees. operation_chill.jpg SCPD issued the press […]

One Nation Under SWAT

by Matthew Harwood Think of it as a different kind of blowback.  Even when you fight wars in countries thousands of miles distant, they still have an eerie way of making the long trip home. Take the latest news from Bergen County, New Jersey, one of the richest counties in the country.  Its sheriff’s department […]

Mass Murder az Political Marketing

News, analysis and commentary from the black left. by Dr. TP Wilkinson The CIA’s infamous program to crush the resistance to U.S. occupation of South Vietnam is largely remembered as a gigantic campaign of assassination that claimed tens of thousands of lives. However, the Phoenix Program is best understood as an extension of U.S. propaganda. […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, police begin evacuating people from their Osage Avenue homes in order to prepare for an operation against MOVE, a radical cult group that had assembled a large arsenal. By the end of the confrontation, 11 people were dead and 61 homes had been burned down. The roots of the 1985 incident date […]