On Thiz Day In History (our story)

U.S. invades Grenada Date: Tue, 1983-10-25 On this date in 1983, President Ronald Reagan ordered U. S. Marines and Army Rangers to invade Grenada. Citing a takeover of the Caribbean Island by “a brutal group of leftist thugs,” U. S. troops, along with a small force from six Caribbean nations, overcame surprisingly strong resistance from […]

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

  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 […]

Code Black Alert: Slave Patrolz Alive and Well Across Amerika, Killing of Vonderrit Myers – Part II

by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and Kevin Berends “It is clear that the St Louis/Ferguson police department has been thoroughly infiltrated by white supremacists masquerading as police officers cum slave patrollers.” There has long been a playbook for police departments across America—after police officers, predominantly white, kill unarmed citizens who are predominantly […]

I Refused to be Treated like an Animal – Eddie Conway on Reality Assertz Itself (8/10)

Mr. Conway says after 44 years in prison I considered people of value and to be respected, I refused to be dehumanized

The Frame Up – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (6/10)

Mr. Conway tells the story of his arrest and trial, and being “represented” by a lawyer who spent 45 minutes with him before going to trial -

The Black Record: Why we don’t know how often police kill

  by Rasheed Shabazz In Killing Them Softly, comedian Dave explained how fearful he was to call the police when someone broke into his house. Now why would someone in a free country like America be afraid to call the police to their own home if they were the victim? Although a modest home, the house was too nice, Chappelle joked, “and […]

Organized Rebellion, Psychology and the Police State w Ramona Africa and Dr. Marva Robinson

Ramona Africa of MOVE and Dr. Marva Robinson of the St. Louis chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists joined us to further add depth and context to on-going discussions of police violence.  We discussed with them the legacy of the 1985 bombing of MOVE by the state and psychological trauma associated with these acts […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

John Brown begins the raid on Harper Ferry Drawing of the raid on Harper Ferry (Harpers Weekly)<!– Date: Sun, 1859-10-16 On this date in 1859, abolitionist John Brown, who was white, and a group of his followers raided the Harpers Ferry Virginia arsenal. This was a crucial turning point in the movement that led to […]

Support the Cuban 5

  On Saturday, October 25 there will be a major event in solidarity with the Cuban Five held at John Jay College in Manhattan. The below reproduction of the beautiful Palm Card publicizing the event show the excellent program that is planned for that evening. Alongside famed attorney Martin Garbus, who represents the Cuban Five, […]