Lucasville vet: Refusing to snitch on men merely protesting inhumane prison conditionz cost me 27 yearz

by Edward Julious In light of the fact that Blacks here in Amerikkka are continually faced with racism, discrimination and a Jim Crow-style so-called justice system, I am truly invigorated when I read articles like Michelle Alexander’s “You Are True Heroes For Our Time” (December 2013 Bay View). I myself feel like, as a people, […]

Pulled over for Playing the Wrong Song? Authoritarianism Iz Creeping Up on Amerika

Thom Hartmann Show / By Thom Hartmann    We need to retrieve our values from the trash-heap of history where Bush and Cheney threw them   Are we really the land of the free and the home of the brave? On Thanksgiving Day, 26-year-old law student Cesar Baldelomar was pulled over by a police officer […]

8 Tipz for the Discerning Cannabis Consumer

Solstice Grown / By Blair Holt  What to ask, what to pay, what to look for, and what to avoid when it comes to buying premium flower. <!– –> December 16, 2014  | Most recreational marijuana stores now offer a Wonka-like wonderland of gourmet edibles, medicated topicals, ultra-potent concentrates and every imaginable cannabis-infused novelty – […]

Assata Shakur’z 1998 open letter iz eerily relevant today

by Blue Telusma When President Obama announced a resumption in relations between the America and Cuba for the first time in over 50 years – many of us found ourselves asking “Will Cuba extradite Assata Shakur to the US?“ The new development between the two countries and the public’s concern for Shakur prompted us to take […]

Did You Know There Were 21 Black Owned Bankz In The Country?

You are in possession of a list of the 21 Black Known Banks in the country. These banks all have majority, 51% African American ownership or more, Black owners. What are you willing to do with this information?  Can We Take At Least The 106 HBCU’s In Every City/ Town With An HBCU, Panthers, & […]

Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition, Ramona Africa, and Noelle Hanrahan: HOLIDAY PARTY

MONDAY, DECEMBER 29 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM RIVERSIDE CHURCH 91 CLAREMONT AVENUE ROOM 20T     For additional information, call (917)584-2135(917)584-2135 The Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition traditionally invites our friends to join us for a holiday gathering at this time of year so that we can informally celebrate our year’s work and get to […]

The Good Newz About Cuba iz Bad Newz for the FBI’z Most Wanted Woman

Photo by Flickr user dignidadrebelde. by Tasbeeh Herwees When President Obama announced that the U.S. was preparing to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba on Wednesday, the news provoked mixed reactions – opponents of the Castro government were dismayed and some Cuban immigrants celebrated, eager to return home. And yet, one name kept reappearing over and […]