Black August: Blackz arrive az slavez august 1.1619

1600 – 1699 Slavery was the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. Its origins in the Americas predates the settlement of colonial Virginia in the 1600s. Although the system existed throughout the American colonies, it developed primarily in the South and as an institution was never totally integrated into the American society. Yet, the psychological […]

Wattz Rebellion: Black August

During and before WWII, Watts had a huge population boom. Thousands of Blacks came from the South looking for jobs and a better life. However, they found unemployment and despair. The Watts Riots began on the evening of August 11, 1965. Near Watts, a Black resident flagged down a white officer and told him that […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“That which you do not resist and mobilze to stop, you will learn – or be forced – to accept.”   -Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall Related articles Voices from the Inside: Co-Editor of The Movement on Holbrook v. Jellen (Audio)

Conspiratorial Posture By The District Attorney ‘z Office Aimed At Move

History The MOVE ORGANIZATION  surfaced in the early 1970’s, we initiated hundreds of peaceful demonstrations against institutions that exploit , abuse,and murder children, The elderly, animals, and the environment . We brought out in the open the abusive state owned and privately run homes for orphaned/problem children, and the infirm elderly , we protested animal […]

Atlanta Murderz Black People Are Still Being Murdered and Going Missing

  by Jamala Rodgers “The lives of black folks are devalued when they are alive and breathing. It should be no surprise that when we come up missing or dead, it’s hardly a blip on the radar screen. Our struggle for legitimacy is both in life and in death.” An ominous splash in the river. Headlights […]

California Death Penalty Ruling Iz a Bellwether 4 the Nation

  On July 16, a federal judge ruled California’s death penalty unconstitutional, a violation of the Eighth Amendment prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment. In a nation in which the death penalty is under close scrutiny and already on the decline, the decision could have significant implications for the application of the death penalty in other […]

Connecting the Dots: Palestine, Israel, the United States and Apartheid

News, analysis and commentary from the black left.   by Solomon Comissiong Black and genuinely progressive Americans should be in righteous motion against Israel’s murderous attack on Gaza. “If you were against Apartheid in places like South Africa or Zimbabwe, then you must stand against Apartheid in Israel/Palestine.” But then, the United States, like Israel, […]

Survivorz of Black Wall Street race riot still haven’t received any reparationz

by Yvette Carnell, BreakingBrown Some financial observers attribute the Black community’s economic woes to our unwillingness to financially support Black businesses. Well, back in 1921, in a Tulsa, Oklahoma, community named Black Wall Street, a dollar circulated 19 times before leaving the community. That was before a white mob destroyed the town. Given the ferocity […]

Pennsylvania hunger striker: I’m in search of a voice to help me bring light to our strugglez

by Andrew Stevenson I’m from SCI-Smithfield in Pennsylvania and I’m in search of a voice to help me bring light to the struggles that the inmates in this facility face. Now I’ve been on my hunger strike since June 11, 2014, and the reason for my hunger strike is policies being overlooked, harassment from COs […]

Medical ‘care’ at Soledad iz degrading … and lethal

by Rene Franco The people who are housed in this institution, Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, Calif., are having a lot of issues with medical. It’s very degrading. Nurses here have been fired due to stealing and actually take pills orally. Doctors are taking convicts off their pain medication, such as morphine, methadone and […]