Three-fifthz of an Attorney General Declarez POWs “Non-Personz”

by JOHN LAFORGE   Hand it to President Obama for appointing Eric Holder the first African American Attorney General in US history. Then try to fathom that after generations of civil and human rights work by African Americans — whom the US Constitution once called “3/5 of a person” — it is Holder who declared […]

The Ethnic Cleanzing of Amerika

by Jalil Muntqim It began over a decade ago – subtle, quiet and unnoticeable.The media played it up as the result if the drug epidemic The public accepted it with the belief they would be safer. Ten years later, the state and federal governments continue to laud its accomplishment and urge expansion of the cleansing […]

Today In Black History (our story)

Motor City race unrest errupts! National Guard in 1967 Date: Sun, 1967-07-23 On this date in 1967, the Detroit rebellion occurred. The summer of that year was a turbulent time in American history, “the worst year for riots in the United States,” with 165 uprisings taking place. The Detroit uprising began near 12th Street and […]

Today In Black History (our story)

  Halie Selassie, Ethiopian ruler! Halie Selassie Date: Sat, 1892-07-23 Halie Selassie was born on this date in 1892. He was an African dictator and political force in 20th century Ethiopia. Selassie was born Tafari Makonnen in Harer, Ethiopia. He married Wayzaro Menen, daughter of Emperor Menelik II, in 1911. By becoming prince (Ras), Selassie […]

imam Jalil Al-Amin’z new address

I have been informed that Imam Jamil, is undergoing routine medical exams and has not had a bone marrow biopsy as of yet however; it is expected that he will have such after all preliminary medical exams are complete. Please write the Imam at the following address. Jamil Al-Amin#99974-555  FMC Butner  PO Box 1600 Butner, […]

Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim’s Parole Strategy, read and pass on!

  This statement below is written by Jalil, if you want to write him or read more of his writings please visit freejalil.com Write to Jalil: Anthony J. Bottom #77A4283, Attica C.F. P.O. Box 149, Attica, NY 14011-0149 Analysis on Prison-Parole Reform Strategy Dear Friends and Supporters: As many of you may have heard on June 17, 2014, I […]

Today’z activistz should heed the story of Assata Shakur

  State surveillance is justified by saying ‘the innocent have nothing to fear’, but renewed attempts to capture Shakur show we cannot be complacent by   Kwesi Shaddai ‘Assata Shakur was convicted in 1977 by a jury filled with relatives, partners and friends of state troopers, and sentenced to life imprisonment.’ Photograph: NY Daily News via […]

Interview with Huey P. Newton (1968)

  THE MOVEMENT: The question of nationalism is a vital one in the black movement today. Some have made a distinction between cultural nationalism and revolutionary nationalism. Would you comment on the differences and give us your views? HUEY P. NEWTON: There are two kinds of nationalism, revolutionary nationalism and reactionary nationalism. Revolutionary nationalism is […]

Shujaa Graham, The originz of “Black August” and Prison Movementz

  Download Podcast Shujaa Graham was born in Lake Providence, Louisiana, and grew up on a plantation in the segregated South of the 1950s. He moved to Southern California where he experienced the Watts Riots and police occupation and violence in his community. As a very young man, he spent much of it in juvenile […]

The Secret History of Gunz

      The Ku Klux Klan, Ronald Reagan, and, for most of its history, the NRA all worked to control guns. The Founding Fathers? They required gun ownership—and regulated it. And no group has more fiercely advocated the right to bear loaded weapons in public than the Black Panthers—the true pioneers of the modern […]