Never Mind Cliven Bundy: Here’z the Real David vs. Goliath Story Between Rancherz and Fedz

  Shoshone sisters have been battling the U.S. for land it ceded to the tribe 150 years ago. Photo Credit: Ronnie Farley April 19, 2014  | The decades-long standoff between Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy and federal officials trying to push his cows off public, protected land came to a head last week when Bundy’s […]

California moves to curb solitary confinement

by George Lavender In a forest clearing on the storm-swept Pacific coast near the California-Oregon border in the town of Crescent City, whose 7,394 inhabitants used to be lumberjacks and fishermen and now are prison guards, lies the infamous Pelican Bay State Prison, housing 2,753 amazing men the state calls the “worst of the worst” […]

THE BOOK OF KHALLID

    REVOLUTIONARY HOLY BOOK IS ON THE WAY THAT WILL BE A NEW REVELATION IN THE SCRIPTURES OF THE BLACK NATION AND OPPRESSED PEOPLES. THIS NEW BOOK OR SCRIPTURE WILL GIVE EYESIGHT TO THE BLIND AND COURAGE TO THE MEEK; INSPIRATION TO THE WEAK AND THIS SCRIPTURE WILL CAUSE A MAN TO STAND ON HIS […]

Exclusive: Inmatez to strike in Alabama, declare prison iz “running a slave empire”

Breaking: Reached in his cell, Free Alabama Movement leader tells Salon inmates will refuse work to end free labor Josh Eidelson Melvin Ray (Credit: Free Alabama Movement) Inmates at an Alabama prison plan to stage a work stoppage this weekend and hope to spur an escalating strike wave, a leader of the effort told Salon […]

On Thiz Day in Black History (our story)

Pigmeat Markham Date: Mon, 1904-04-18 On this date we mark the birth of Pigmeat Markham in 1904. He was an African American comedian. From Durham, North Carolina, Dewey Pigmeat Markham began his long career in 1917, dancing in traveling shows. He traveled the southern ‘race’ circuit with blues singer Bessie Smith and later appeared on […]

How ’420′ Became the Big Day for Weed Smokerz Across Amerika

Huffington Post / By Ryan Grim The little known origins of the 4-20 holiday   This story originally ran on huffingtonpost.com and has been reprinted with permission by the author, Ryan Grim. He is the author of This Is Your Country On Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High in America. Warren Haynes, the Allman Brothers Band guitarist, routinely plays with […]

Administrative Detainees To Launch Hunger Strike April 24

by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies [Thursday, April 17, 2014] Palestinian detainees, held by Israeli under arbitrary Administrative Detention order, without charges or trial, said they intend to launch an open-ended hunger strike, starting next Thursday, April 24. Image – Radio Bethlehem 2000 The 186 detainees issued a statement that was published by the […]

42 Yearz of Solitary 42 Yearz of Innocence

A billboard campaign to mark the 42-year commemoration launched in New Orleans today. As we mark the 42nd year since the tragic and as yet, unsolved murder of Angola correctional officer Brent Miller, and the 42nd year since Albert Woodfox was first put in solitary for a crime he didn’t commit, we are confident that […]

On Thiz Day In Black History (our story)

sat, 1824-04-17 *On this date in 1824, Costa Rica abolished slavery. The first Blacks that arrived to Costa Rica came with the Spanish conquistadors. Slave trade was common in all the countries conquered by Spain, and in Costa Rica the first blacks seem to have come from specific sources in Africa- Equatorial and Western regions. […]

Move Political Prisoner Debbie Africa’z Upcoming Parole Hearing

Ona Move Everybody! We just wanted to inform people that sometime in May Debbie (Sims) Africa will be going before The Pa Parole Board for what will be her now 7th parole hearing since 2008 . We are putting together a parole sample sheet and are asking that people sign it or write their own […]