Code Black Alert: Slave Patrolz Alive and Well Across Amerika, Part 1 – Killing Vonderrit Myers

  by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and Kevin Berends “This latest yet unidentified St. Louis police executioner claimed that he followed Myers and his friends because he felt that the teens were acting suspiciously.” Ten minutes earlier he had taken the turkey sandwich Berhe Beyet made him and cradled it away from […]

Code Black Alert: Slave Patrolz Alive and Well Across Amerika, Killing of Vonderrit Myers – Part II

by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and Kevin Berends “It is clear that the St Louis/Ferguson police department has been thoroughly infiltrated by white supremacists masquerading as police officers cum slave patrollers.” There has long been a playbook for police departments across America—after police officers, predominantly white, kill unarmed citizens who are predominantly […]

Remembering The Invasion Of Grenada

“Just as we observe the United States destabilization tactics in the Middle East today, these were the same tactics used in Grenada thirty years ago.” Given the current media attention being given to the war against so-called terrorism, African people should not forget significant events in our history. One of the events we should not […]

48th Anniversary of the Founding of the Black Panther Party

    This week is the anniversary of the formation of the Black Panther Party. That was 1966, 48 eight years ago. The original six members of the Black Panther Party were–and they are depicted in this photograph. From the top left is Elbert “Big Man” Howard; Huey P. Newton, the defense minister; Sherwin Forte; […]

The Black Record: Why we don’t know how often police kill

  by Rasheed Shabazz In Killing Them Softly, comedian Dave explained how fearful he was to call the police when someone broke into his house. Now why would someone in a free country like America be afraid to call the police to their own home if they were the victim? Although a modest home, the house was too nice, Chappelle joked, “and […]

Organized Rebellion, Psychology and the Police State w Ramona Africa and Dr. Marva Robinson

Ramona Africa of MOVE and Dr. Marva Robinson of the St. Louis chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists joined us to further add depth and context to on-going discussions of police violence.  We discussed with them the legacy of the 1985 bombing of MOVE by the state and psychological trauma associated with these acts […]

Sleeping 7-year-old girl shot in head during no-knock police raid on wrong home

“They blew my granddaughter’s brains out. They killed her right before my eyes. I watched the light go out of her eyes.” Posted on October 14, 2014 Aiyana Stanley-Jones surrounded by the Disney princesses that she adored. (Source: family photo) DETROIT, MI — A Special Response Team shattered a family’s window in the middle of […]

Support the Cuban 5

  On Saturday, October 25 there will be a major event in solidarity with the Cuban Five held at John Jay College in Manhattan. The below reproduction of the beautiful Palm Card publicizing the event show the excellent program that is planned for that evening. Alongside famed attorney Martin Garbus, who represents the Cuban Five, […]

“Assata Shakur – Guillermo Morales Day” @ City Collage/CUNY…. Monday, October 20 2014

Save The Date & Pass The Word! MONDAY, OCTOBER 20TH IS … “Assata Shakur – Guillermo Morales Day”  In observance of The 1st Anniversary of the “illegal” October 20, 2013 CUNY/NYPD armed takeover, student arrests; theft of property; and continuing fascist occupation of The Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Community & Student Center @ CCNY in Harlem; All […]

Young Black Malez 21 Times More Likely to Be Shot by Police Than Whitez

The black boys killed can be disturbingly young. Photo Credit: Samuel Borges Photography / Shutterstock.com   Young black males in recent years were at a far greater risk of being shot dead by police than their white counterparts – 21 times greater i, according to a ProPublica analysis of federally collected data on fatal police shootings. […]