The Parable of the Unjust Judge or: Fear of a Nigger Nation

Ezekiel Kweku Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. He said: “In a certain town there was a judge who neither feared God nor cared what people thought. And there was a widow in that town who kept coming to him with the […]

Redefining freedom from the modern day Pharaoh…

Throughout the history of our sojourn in North America, many have likened the legacy of the Black struggle to that of the Children of Israel under Pharaoh. From the era of slavery through emancipation, and eventual Civil Rights victories 100 years later, “the Promised Land,” as a metaphor for so-called acceptance into the “mainstream,” became […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.” — Frederick Douglass Related articles Frederick Douglass – Quotes of Life and Struggle Frederick Douglass statue […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

The “Mississippi Plan” begins Date: Tue, 1890-08-12 *On this date in 1890, The Mississippi Constitutional Convention began systematic exclusion of Blacks from the politics of South. The Mississippi Plan (Literacy and “understanding tests”) lasted until November 1st of that year and was later adopted with embellishments by other states: South Carolina (1895), Louisiana (1898), North […]

The Federal Marijuana Ban Iz Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia

The federal law that makes possession of marijuana a crime has its origins in legislation that was passed in an atmosphere of hysteria during the 1930s and that was firmly rooted in prejudices against Mexican immigrants and African-Americans, who were associated with marijuana use at the time. This racially freighted history lives on in current […]

The Ethnic Cleanzing of Amerika

by Jalil Muntqim It began over a decade ago – subtle, quiet and unnoticeable.The media played it up as the result if the drug epidemic The public accepted it with the belief they would be safer. Ten years later, the state and federal governments continue to laud its accomplishment and urge expansion of the cleansing […]

RBG| NOW THAT’Z GANGSTA, MAJ, Clandestine Revolutionary Internationalist Party

  RE-POST FROM Brotha Haki “I still believe in Sanyika Shakur‘s vision”…Haki Shakur The teachings of Mumia Abu Jamal, former Black Panther and current Political Prisoner, On Street Orgs| Crips and Bloods… Companion RBG-BLACK PANTHER PARTY HISTORICAL-POLITICAL STUDIES COLLECTION http://www.scribd.com/collections/369… Related articles Mumia Abu Jamal: When Children Are the Enemy Listen To Tupac and Sanyika […]

Assata: An Autobiography, by Assata Shakur, book review: Revolutionary from a different time, a different struggle

Bernadine Evaristo The revolutionary Black Liberation Army of the 1970s rose out of the ashes of the Black Panther Party to free black people in the United States, this time through armed struggle. The peaceful civil rights movement of the sixties had eliminated segregation but not the racism still endured by African Americans. The United […]

On Thiz Day In Black History (our story)

  “Jumping The Broom,” a short history not a ‘Leap of Faith’ Date: Thu, 1700-07-15 “Jumping the Broom,” is celebrated on this date. This is an African American phrase and custom for marriage. The significance of the broom to African-Americans heritage and history originates in the West African country of Ghana. During the Trans-Atlantic Slave […]

Yes, Arresting Subway Dancerz Is Still a Way of Criminalizing Black Youth

  Mychal Denzel Smith (CC 2.0/Dan Nguyen) Slavery by Another Name, Douglas Blackmon’s 2008 Pulitzer Prize–winning history about what amounted to re-enslavement of many black people from the end of the Civil War up until World War II, locates the roots of the modern prison-industrial complex in America’s post-Reconstruction era, the convict leasing program and […]