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… 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 […]

Black particularity reconsidered

  by Adolph L. Reed Jr. An in-depth 1970s analysis of how the management of black dissent by the black American middle-class/professional elite helped restructure capitalism to its own advantage. “Black Power presupposed a mass-organizational model built on the assumption of a homogeneity of black political interests to be dealt with through community leadership. It […]

A Night of Shame

  t has been a difficult week. The night of June 17 saw two executions, what we are calling the night of shame, followed by a third execution the next evening.  The state of Georgia executed Marcus Wellons, the state of Missouri executed John Winfield, and the state of Florida executed John Henry.  Three African […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

  Baby Buggy Patented Date: Sun, 1899-06-18 On this date in 1899, an African American patented the Baby Buggy. That day William H. Richardson walked to a Baltimore patent office that changed the baby carriages. It was his idea to use a special joint to allow a bassinet to be turned to face the operator. […]

1965 Moynihan Report

  Nearly 50 years after the release of the U.S. Department of Labor report “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action,” which was highly controversial and widely criticized at the time, the new Urban Institute study found that the alarming statistics in the report back then “have only grown worse, not only for blacks, […]

URGENT NOTICE: Tomorrow’z “Serve The People Day” In Harlem Is Postponed

  URGENT NOTICE – PLEASE PASS IT ON! Due To A Scheduling Problem With Jacobs Restaurant: NO FOOD And Friday’s Expected Rain Storms: NO CLOTHES “Serve The People Day” Is Postponed Until Next Friday, June 20, 2014 But You Can Still Donate To Help Us Build & Support Our People In Our Community!      […]