30 Year Anniversary of the Bombing: Planning Meeting in Philly

  MEETING: Wednesday Oct 8 6:30-8:30 pm Abiding Truth Ministries 57th & Washington (in Philly) How you can help: – Come to the meeting! – Help us find a place for food vendors on May 13. We need a location near 39th and Market. – Help us network and and find licensed food vendors who […]

Still fundraising for First District Plaza

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 have a venue, First District Plaza. This venue is Black owned and when the sister that runs this venue heard that I was quoted a price […]

Lawless Law Enforcerz; In Amerika the ‘Terroristz’ All Too Often Are the Police

by LINN WASHINGTON JR. Two acts of ugly terrorism occurred in Birmingham, Alabama on September 15, 1963. One act was widely abhorred. The other act ignored. Many across America know about the 9/15/63 Birmingham murders of four little girls slain in the bombing of a black Baptist church 18-days after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. […]

CODE BLACK: Murder, Mass Incarceration, Militarization and Genocide in Progress

by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and Kevin Berends “Instead of lynchings, we now enjoy the spectacle of the fraternal-order-of-police executing blacks and browns as sport.” In these lawless and insufferable times we often find those charged with upholding the Constitution mouthing platitudes about the wisdom of the Founding Fathers, their brilliance in […]

Seriez Explorez Black Male Experience in the US – I Am A Man Featuring Jon’z Story

Listen to this segment with Jon Listen to the entire program with Sonali Kolhatkar The events of this summer in Ferguson, Missouri, highlighted an ugly truth to mainstream Americans – that Black men in this country are viewed as so suspicious by law enforcement that they are shot first and questioned later. It is a […]

Nothing Short of a Revolution

By Douglas Williams A policeman rips the U.S.A. flag away from five-year old Anthony Quinn, having already confiscated his “No More Police Brutality Sign.” Jackson, Mississippi, 1965. Photo by Matt Herron. For all the talk of community and locality central to social justice rhetoric, people have been willing to believe that any sort of radicalism […]

59th Anniversary of the murder of Emmett Till

Mamie Till Mobley Memorial Foundation   When breath leaves the body of our loved ones, their murders and the pain of their deaths remain in our hearts to continue the struggle.   Related articles Mamie Till-Mobley We Pause to Remember – The Murder of Emmett Till Emmett Tills relative recalls turmoil after his murder Pastor […]

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 […]