Assata Shakur’z 1998 open letter iz eerily relevant today

by Blue Telusma When President Obama announced a resumption in relations between the America and Cuba for the first time in over 50 years – many of us found ourselves asking “Will Cuba extradite Assata Shakur to the US?“ The new development between the two countries and the public’s concern for Shakur prompted us to take […]

The 1960z: Malcolm X at Oxford University

By Stephen Tuck In the winter of 1964, Malcolm X, one of the most notorious African American revolutionaries, was invited to speak at one of England’s most prestigious schools, Oxford University. Though Malcolm X spoke at Oxford University during December of 1964, his visit there was a peculiar one — even to himself. Photo by […]

Did You Know There Were 21 Black Owned Bankz In The Country?

You are in possession of a list of the 21 Black Known Banks in the country. These banks all have majority, 51% African American ownership or more, Black owners. What are you willing to do with this information?  Can We Take At Least The 106 HBCU’s In Every City/ Town With An HBCU, Panthers, & […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

Carter G. Woodson, pioneering Black historian Carter Woodson Date: Sun, 1875-12-19 Carter Godwin Woodson was born on this date in 1875. He was an African American writer, educator and historian. Born to a poor family in Buckingham County, Virginia, Woodson supported himself by working in the coal mines of Kentucky as a teenager and was, […]

Samiya “Goldi” Davis Abdullah 1978 – 2014 Rest In Power

  Dear Brothers, Sisters, Comrades, & Friends – The inhumanity of being seperated from your family weighs heavily on every prisoner.  For Mumia, held in solitary, with non-contact visits for 30 years, it was and is heart wrenching. We are saddened to share the news that Samiya “Goldi” Davis Abdullah, daughter of Wadiya Jamal and […]

Transition of Goldii, daughter of Wadiya and Mumia

                                                  It is with deep sadness that we share in the news about the transition of Goldii.  We extend our condolences and love to her mother, Wadiya, her father, Mumia, her two young daughters, her sisters and everyone else who was close to her and loved her.  Goldii showed tremendous creativity as an artist, seriousness as […]

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 2015 celebration

Sponsored by the Martin Luther King, Jr. Coordinating Committee For more information: call 561-832-4682 Visit us online: http://www.mlkcc-1444.org Friday January 9, 6 p.m. Kick-off Reception Dr. MLK Jr. Landmark Memorial Sponsored by In Time Church of God in Christ Saturday January 10, 9 a.m. MLK—Urban League Basketball Salvation Army, Northwest Center 600 N. Rosemary Avenue […]

There Iz an Unbroken Line of Police Violence in the US that Takes Uz All the Way Back to the Dayz of Slavery’

  The Guardian / By Stuart Jeffries A conversation with activist Angela Davis. Photo Credit: Rena Schild/Shutterstock.com   ‘There is an unbroken line of police violence in the United States that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery, the aftermath of slavery, the development of the Ku Klux Klan,” says Angela Davis. […]

5 Reasonz People Are So Wrong About ‘Black-on-Black Crime’

The Nation / By Gary Younge We don’t hear much about white-on-white crime or Asian-on-Asian crime Shortly after Michael Brown was shot dead in Ferguson, Missouri, a local pizzeria owner, Jim Marshall, flashed a gun at black protesters after an argument. Some branded Marshall a racist and called for a boycott. A few weeks later, […]

The global scourge of police killing Blackz

Lisa Tomlinson 2014-12-11, Issue 706 http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/93572 cc STLA The issue of Black people being victims of systemic brutality, oppression and murder at the hands of the police is not limited to the United States. It is a global problem. If we are ever going to stop this barbaric use of authority to trample the civil […]