Yuri, Tupac, and a Harlem House

Yuri Kochiyama painting by Sahra Vang Nguyen. One of my favorite stories about Yuri is also about Tupac. In an event curated by the late Fred Ho in celebration of Diane Fujino’s 2005 book release of the biography Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama, Laura Whitehorn spoke of the activist harbor that […]

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.  […]

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 […]

SAVE THIS DATE: 12 Sept. Event in Solidarity with Imam Jamil Al-Amin

  As Gaza and Ferguson challenge us to rise up … We present an evening of LOVE AND RESISTANCE for IMAM JAMIL AL-AMIN (formerly H. Rap Brown)   Imam Jamil Al-Amin is facing serious illness in a prison hospital in North Carolina. We must wage a campaign to ensure that he is not returned to solitary […]

Rep. John Lewis on the time he was sent to prison for using a ‘white’ restroom

by Dara Lin On July 7th, 1961, John Lewis was released from Parchman Penitentiary in Mississippi after 37 days in prison on a charge of “disorderly conduct” — that is, refusing to follow segregation law. Lewis was a civil-rights leader with the Southern Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and he and other activists (black and white) spent […]

Join Ramona Africa in Philadelphia 4 The MOVE family 30 year commemoration

ONA MOVE, my friends.  As you no doubt know, May 13, 2015 marks 30 years since the unconscionable bombing and murder of my MOVE family by the US government.  We don’t intend to allow officials or anybody else to forget what happened that day or what is really behind it- our unrelenting fight for the […]

Bobby Seale connectz Ferguson ’14 to Oakland ’68 and the BPP’z struggle 4 community control of police

It was mind blowing for me, Bobby Seale, to see the images of a tear-gassed, smoky night in Ferguson, Missouri where the people were protesting the murder of an 18-year-old African American male, Michael Brown, murdered by the Ferguson police with his hands up in surrender. I’m taken back to another tear-gassed, smoky night in […]

Last 2 dayz to see musical with Mumia performing

The last two performances of this New York City International Fringe Festival production are Monday, 8/18, at 3 pm and Friday, 8/22, at 9:15. Mumia is a “guest” performer via phone recording.  Related articles Mumia Abu Jamal: When Children Are the Enemy Things to Know About the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Prison Radio Kommentariez 44 Dayz […]