New Pennsylvania Legislation Sucker Punchez Inmate Speech

by Linn Washington Jr.   Part II of II The serious injustice endured by Pennsylvania prison inmate Lorenzo ‘Cat’ Johnson, detailed yesterday in Part I of this series, is the subject of a website and numerous other postings on the Internet. Those Internet postings detail gross misconduct by police and prosecutors that have kept Johnson imprisoned […]

I Refused to be Treated like an Animal – Eddie Conway on Reality Assertz Itself (8/10)

Mr. Conway says after 44 years in prison I considered people of value and to be respected, I refused to be dehumanized

The Frame Up – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (6/10)

Mr. Conway tells the story of his arrest and trial, and being “represented” by a lawyer who spent 45 minutes with him before going to trial -

Baba Herman Ferguson, ¡Presente!

By Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal on October 17, 2014 His name was Herman Ferguson, and if you’re not dialed into the Black Nationalist Movement, the name may not ring a bell of recognition. But to those aware of the Black Power Movement of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, Herman Ferguson’s life, role and commitment ring […]

The Black Record: Why we don’t know how often police kill

  by Rasheed Shabazz In Killing Them Softly, comedian Dave explained how fearful he was to call the police when someone broke into his house. Now why would someone in a free country like America be afraid to call the police to their own home if they were the victim? Although a modest home, the house was too nice, Chappelle joked, “and […]

Ex-politikal prisoner Dhoruba bin Wahad talkz of UN request on COINTELPRO casez

by Michael Richardson Ex-political prisoner Dhoruba bin Wahad discusses United Nations review of C OINTELPRO cases Dhoruba bin Wahad   Dhoruba bin Wahad (former Richard Moore) served nineteen years in prison for the May 1971 attempted murder in a drive-by shooting of two New York City policemen guarding the home of Manhattan District Attorney Frank […]

Organized Rebellion, Psychology and the Police State w Ramona Africa and Dr. Marva Robinson

Ramona Africa of MOVE and Dr. Marva Robinson of the St. Louis chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists joined us to further add depth and context to on-going discussions of police violence.  We discussed with them the legacy of the 1985 bombing of MOVE by the state and psychological trauma associated with these acts […]

Code Black Alert: Slave Patrolz Alive and Well Across America, Part 1 – Killing Vonderrit Myerz

by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and Kevin Berends “This latest yet unidentified St. Louis police executioner claimed that he followed Myers and his friends because he felt that the teens were acting suspiciously.” Ten minutes earlier he had taken the turkey sandwich Berhe Beyet made him and cradled it away from his […]

Remembering The Contributionz Of Dr. Bobby Wright

“If Bobby were here today, he would  be helping us in rebuilding unity in the  Black Movement to address the major  challenges facing African people in  this country and worldwide.” On April 6, 1982, the worldwide Black Liberation Movement lost one of its most important freedom fighters. Dr. Bobby E. Wright died on this day […]

Support the Cuban 5

  On Saturday, October 25 there will be a major event in solidarity with the Cuban Five held at John Jay College in Manhattan. The below reproduction of the beautiful Palm Card publicizing the event show the excellent program that is planned for that evening. Alongside famed attorney Martin Garbus, who represents the Cuban Five, […]