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, […]

Politikal Prisonerz and movementz resisting police violence

  Download Podcast On this episode of Political Prisoner Radio, we share updates on several individual cases of political prisoners held in the USofA like Eddie Africa of the Move Family, Sundiata Acoli and Imam Jamil Al-Amin.. We also discussed police brutality in the historical context of the Black power movement of the 50s, 60s, […]

Women Outlawz: Politriks of Gender and Resistance in the US Criminal Justice System

Women Outlaws: Politics of Gender and Resistance in the US Criminal Justice System   Mechthild Nagel, SUNY Cortland; nagelm@cortland.edu   Prisons have always served the role of social control (Kurshan 1996). Nobody has more acutely experience and theorized imprisonment as such as political prisoners. This category includes people convicted due to their resistance to state […]

How The CIA Got Away With Murdering Revolutionary Che Guevara

If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine. Che Guevara’s body was uncovered from beneath a Bolivian landing strip 10 years after his death, but the truth behind how his body ended up in that secret burial location wouldn’t surface for several decades. By Ramona Wadi   October […]

Elder Freeman, Lifelong Warrior from the Black Panther Party 4 Self- Defense,passes to the ancestorz

Elder Freeman of #BlackPanthers has joined the ancestors. Memorials are being planned in NY, Oakland, LA. There’s an interview with him Published on Sep 1, 2014 7/5/2014 Block Report Radio Lifelong Freedom Fighter and former member of the Black Panther Party, Ronald Elder Freeman speaks on the founding of the Panther Party in Los Angeles. He […]