Komradez John Hugginz and “Bunchy” Carter

  John Huggins and “Bunchy” Carter part of the HIGH POTENTIAL PROJECT at UCLA . That was meaningless to Cointelpro. John Huggins was even in US Navy. But in In 1968 “Bunchy” Carter formed Southern California chapter of the BPP with John Huggins. and became a leader in the group. The respect they enjoyed as […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

On Thiz Day In Black History (our story)

Tue, 1963-04-16 On this date in 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was jailed in Birmingham, Alabama. While incarcerated there, he wrote, smuggled out of jail, and had printed his “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” a moving justification for the moral necessity of non-violent resistance to unjust laws. Reference: The Associated Press permissions 450 W. 33rd […]

On Thiz Day In Black History (our story)

Bessie Smith, “Blues Empress”   This date marks the birthday of Bessie Smith in 1894. She was an African American woman entertainer who danced, acted and performed comedy. Bessie Smith earned the title of “Empress of the Blues” by virtue of her forceful vocal delivery and command of the genre. She was the highest-paid Black […]

Fred Ho, Saxophonist, Composer and Radical Activist, Diez at 56

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/13/arts/music/fred-ho-56-composer- Fred Ho, Saxophonist, Composer and Radical Activist, Dies at 56 By BEN RATLIFF APRIL 12, 2014 Fred Ho, a composer, saxophonist, writer and radical activist who wrote politically charged operas, suites, oratorios and ballets that mixed jazz with popular and traditional elements of what he called Afro-Asian culture, died on Saturday at his home […]