The Parable of the Unjust Judge or: Fear of a Nigger Nation

Ezekiel Kweku Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the […]

Appeal from Ramona Africa

A policeman surveys the devastation on Osage Avenue on May 14, 1985. LET THE FIRE BURN. A film by Jason Osder. A Zeitgeist Films release   ONA MOVE, Everybody. As you know by now, we are hard at work planning our 30 year commemoration of the bombing of our family for May 13, 2015.  We […]

Politikal Prisoner Leonard Peltier – Indian Summer

  Friend – Greetings my friends relatives and supporters: I would like at this time say a few words of Thank You and appreciation for the recent donations that many of you have made for my legal fees.   I know with today’s economy it isn’t always easy to find the extra funds to send.  […]

#Ferguson iz not a riot, it’z a revolt!

We have to distinguish between riots and revolts.. Revolts are illegal. A revolt is legitimate because it is what people must do to express self-defense, self-determination,  and self-direction. Maulana Karenga Related articles The Kwanzaa Con: A Fake Holiday Created by a Rapist and Torturer 5 things to know about Kwanzaa creator Dr. Maulana Karenga Maulana […]

21 Things You Can’t Do While Black

In the United States, sometimes your skin color is evidence enough against you —By Lauren Williams iStock Update: On February 15, 2014, the judge in the murder trial of Michael Dunn declared a mistrial on the first-degree murder count after the jury could not come to a decision. The jury reached verdicts for the other charges Dunn faced, […]

Back from Ferguson activistz Rosa Clemente & Russell Shoats III

Download Podcast Rosa Clemente, an activist and former Green Party VP candidate will speak to us about the police terrorism she and others suffered while protesting in Ferguson, Missouri on August 20,2014. She told Ebony online that “officers swooped in on us from all directions and locked us down. The threats, their eyes, postures, weaponry […]

police brutality against black and brown people we’re in thiz together

Native people are the most loving people in the world. And it makes sense—so many of us have seen this movie before. We got our own problems, right?  Still, ever since the Michael Brown tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri, I’ve received hundreds of Facebook messages and emails—Native people understanding the connection between black folks’ interaction with […]

Can We Talk About How Black Women Are Treated az Threatz, Too?

We tend to focus on the consequences of stereotypes about men, but black women are victims of racialized violence as well. Understanding this is a matter of life and death By: Josie Pickens A girl holds a sign on Aug. 21, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo., as she protests the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by […]

Redefining freedom from the modern day Pharaoh…

Throughout the history of our sojourn in North America, many have likened the legacy of the Black struggle to that of the Children of Israel under Pharaoh. From the era of slavery through emancipation, and eventual Civil Rights victories 100 years later, “the Promised Land,” as a metaphor for so-called acceptance into the “mainstream,” became […]