There Iz an Unbroken Line of Police Violence in the US that Takes Uz All the Way Back to the Dayz of Slavery’

  The Guardian / By Stuart Jeffries A conversation with activist Angela Davis. Photo Credit: Rena Schild/Shutterstock.com   ‘There is an unbroken line of police violence in the United States that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery, the aftermath of slavery, the development of the Ku Klux Klan,” says Angela Davis. […]

Jalil Blog #30; Handz Up – Don’t Shoot

  Contrary to the refrain from the tragic Ferguson, Mo., shooting of Michael Brown, we know that keeping your hands up does not mean you will not be shot. Assata Shakur had her hands up when she was shot on the New Jersey turnpike by a State Trooper, Oscar Grant was laying face down on […]

Statement: From Ferguson to New York to Palestine, Solidarity with the Resistance to Racist Oppression

  “Nobody in the world, nobody in history, has ever gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense of the people who were oppressing them…Prisons are a profitable business. They are a way of legally perpetuating slavery. In every state more and more prisons are being built and even more are on the drawing […]

Dear Assata: You Are More of a Woman than Amerika Told You

By Christine Ohenewah Recent news about the FBI’s latest addition to their Most Wanted Terrorist list and the strong recommendation of my mentor prompted me to pick up Assata Shakur’ s autobiography. Assata Olugbala Shakur was born JoAnne Deborah Byron on July 16, 1947, in Jamaica, New York.  Adapting an African name, she took on […]

Assata: The FBI’z most wanted woman

A new (2014) introduction to her autobiography William Gumede 2014-12-04, Issue 705 http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/93555 cc FW In this edited version of a new introduction to Assata Shakur’s autobiography, Prof Gumede points out that centuries of colonialism, slavery and apartheid have left a legacy of institutional racism, whereby dark skins are often instinctively prejudiced in societies across […]

Komrade Zayd Malik Shakur (born James F. Coston)

“On May 2, 1973 I, along with Zayd Malik Shakur and Sundiata Acoli were stopped on the New Jersey Turnpike, supposedly for a ‘faulty tail light.’ Sundiata Acoli got out of the car to determine why we were stopped. Zayd and I remained in the car. State trooper Harper then came to the car, opened […]

Politikal Prisoner Radio: Liberating Komrade Assata Shakur

Download PodcastDiscussion on Assata Shakur and her legacy of activism, her perseverance, her strength and why it is important that we keep telling her story in the face of the lies of the US government. Our co-host, Sis. Ameejill had a chance to meet Assata in 1997 while she was in Cuba for the Venceremos […]

CULTURE AS A WEAPON: (3) Dayz Of Celebrating “Assata Shakur Liberation Weekend” In Harlem!

THIS ASSATA SHAKUR LIBERATION WEEKEND WE’RE “NOT” PROTESTING! WE ARE  “CELEBRATING”  THE 35th YEAR OF HER 1979 PRISON ESCAPE!   LAST YEAR… The $2 Million Bounty & Listing of Assata Shakur on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List was purposely timed to take place on the very same May 2nd date of her 1977 capture […]

CELEBRATE THE 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF Queen Mother ASSATA SHAKUR’Z LIBERATION

AT THE 6TH ANNUAL FREEDOM DANCE! SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST 8:00PM – 12MIDNIGHT NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE 2031 5TH AVENUE (b/n 125th/126th STREET) HARLEM, NEW YORK $20 ADMISSION ~ GREAT FOOD AND BEVERAGES AVAILABLE ~ MUSIC BY DJ LUMUMBA aka REVOLUTION ~ ALL PROCEEDS SUPPORT U.S. HELD POLITICAL PRISONERS ASSATA IS OUR HEROINE & NOBODY’S TERRORIST! FREE […]