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

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 his […]

ZULUZ SAY NO TO NEXT WEEK’Z CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS DAY PARADEZ & CELEBRATIONS!

THE UNIVERSAL ZULU NATION LOST TRIBES CHAPTER NATIVES CHAPTER & invites you to Please join us on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at noon on the southwest corner of Central Park (across from Columbus Circle) for the 7th ANNUAL INDIGENOUS DAY OF REMEMBRANCE   & CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS STARTED IT ALL IN 1492  

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

  Nat Turner Date: Thu, 1800-10-02 On this date in 1800, Nat Turner, a Black American slave and the leader of a Black slave revolt, was born. He was born on a plantation in Southampton County, Virginia. Turner was a popular religious leader among his fellow slaves and became convinced that he had been chosen […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

23 August: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition 23 August: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. The night of 22 to 23 August 1791, in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic) saw the beginning of the uprising that would play a […]

Profiting Off Misery

by Llewellyn Hinkes-Jones Private prisons today are nothing more than a return to the monstrous rackets of the past. In an era of budget shortfalls and market-based solutions, the American penal system is quickly becoming a for-profit enterprise. Private prisons, once an isolated and temporary solution meant to house low-level inmates, incarcerate eighteen times more people than they […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

African slaves arrive at Point Comfort (Hampton), VA Fort Monroe Marker Date: Tue, 1619-08-20 It was on this date in 1619 that 20 Africans arrive at Hampton, Virginia, aboard a Dutch ship. They were the first Africans on record to be forcibly settled as involuntary laborers in the North American British Colonies. Africans came ashore […]

Black August: Blackz arrive az slavez august 1.1619

1600 – 1699 Slavery was the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. Its origins in the Americas predates the settlement of colonial Virginia in the 1600s. Although the system existed throughout the American colonies, it developed primarily in the South and as an institution was never totally integrated into the American society. Yet, the psychological […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

Slave Fort in Florida attacked, Seminole Wars begin Col. Edmund Gaines Date: Thu, 1815-07-27 On this date in 1815, the Seminole Wars began when a U.S. government, under pressure from Georgia slaveholders, ordered Colonel Edmund Gaines to attack and destroy a Negro Fort on the banks of the Apalachicola River in Florida. The government planned […]

Inside a CCA private prison: Two slavez for the price of one, Part Two

by Anthony Robinson Jr. “The slave went free, stood a brief moment in the sun, then moved back again towards slavery.” – W.E.B. Du Bois, “Black Reconstruction” In 1973, the National Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals issued a report which stated in part: “The prison, the reformatory and the jail have achieved […]