Kwame Agomou Published Mar 3, 2014 Foreword: The following is an account of the actual conditions in today’s U.S. prison system, written by Comrade Kwame Agomou of the International Peoples’s Democratic Uhuru Movement. It was written during his recent unjust incarceration for defending himself against the violence of a white nationalist vigilante who attacked […]
This public forum, entitled “The Outer Limits of Solitary Confinement,” held at UC Hastings College of the Law, in San Francisco on April 6, 2012 was organized by the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3, and co-hosted by the Hastings chapter of the National Lawyers Guild and the Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal. […]
Cameron of North Carolina FIST – Fight Imperialism Stand Together – speaks truth about the cops at a public hearing on police violence in Durham, NC.
Garrett Morgan was an inventor and businessman from Cleveland who is best known for inventing a device called the Morgan safety hood and smoke protector in 1914. Garrett Morgan – Biography The son of former slaves, Garrett Morgan was born in Paris, Kentucky on March 4, 1877. His early childhood was spent attending school […]
TomDispatch / By Greg Grandin, introduction by Adam Hochschild How the bodies of slaves became something on which our world was built — the advance of modern medicine When Americans think about slavery, we think about the Civil War, cotton plantations in Georgia, and the legacy that those centuries of bondage left in the […]
(By Juan Cole) Most death sentences are handed out for killing white people, even though African-Americans make up 50% of murder victims (they are only 12% of the population). So if an African-American male had fired ten shots into the SUV of some white suburban kids playing their music too loud, killing one of […]
The Mau Mau were a militant African nationalist movement active in Kenya during the 1950s whose main aim was to remove British rule and European settlers from the country. August 1951 Information is filtering back about secret meetings being held in the forests outside Nairobi. A secret society called the Mau Mau, believed to have […]
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. 23 January 1963.
by Danny Haiphong The very suggestion that the U.S. has entered a “post-racial” era, represents a racist assault. “The Commander in Chief and Attorney General may not have white skin, but their policies in relation to mass imprisonment and the economy have exceeded expectations for the white imperial ruling class for whom they […]
By: Mumia Abu-Jamal 150 years ago, shells were lobbed into Fort Sumpter, South Carolina, and the Civil War began. In 4 years, over 600,000 combatants were killed, more than in Vietnams long, 9-year war. Isn’t it interesting that the war fought to preserve slavery was fought in the nation called “land of the free?” From […]