Wattz Rebellion: Black August

During and before WWII, Watts had a huge population boom. Thousands of Blacks came from the South looking for jobs and a better life. However, they found unemployment and despair. The Watts Riots began on the evening of August 11, 1965. Near Watts, a Black resident flagged down a white officer and told him that […]

Special assignment: George Jackson funeral

by Billy X Jennings I was working at Central Headquarters of the Black Panther Party (BPP) when George Jackson was murdered by guards in San Quentin Prison in 1971. I had never met George personally, but I knew his mother and sister, who worked very closely with the Party. I had met his brother Jonathan […]

Nwa Out Black August {Full Film}

This month and year mark the 34rd anniversary of the existence and observance of Black August, the movement that honors the radical resistance, resilience, and collective action of Afrikan peoples of the Diaspora. From the Haitian Revolution, to Underground Railroad, to the March on Washington, to the Watts uprisings, people of color have been resisting […]

Media, Revolution, and the Legacy of the Black Panther Party

  An interview with Kiilu Nyasha By Hans Bennett Kiilu Nyasha is a San Francisco-based journalist and former member of the Black Panther Party (BPP). Kiilu hosts a weekly TV program, “Freedom Is A Constant Struggle,” on SF Live (Comcast 76 and AT&T 99), which can be viewed live at www.accessf.org every Friday at 7:30 pm (PST), […]

Ruchell Magee

RUCHELL CINQUE            MAGEE POLITICAL            PRISONER Introduction to Ruchell Cinque Magee’s            Case By            Curtis Mullins Ruchell Cinque Magee            is the longest held political prisoner in the world, he has been in            jail for more than 42 years, his captives hold him in violation of            the law and the Constitution. His is the classic            case of fraud […]

The W.L. Nolen Mentorship Program

by Kíjana Tashiri Askari, Baridi Yero and Yafeu Iyapo “To enable the people of the community to have an intelligent or informed opinion about matters of importance, the principal role of leaders is to study and to institute studies upon the basis of which plans are developed.” – from “The Destruction of Black Civilization,” Page 357, by Chancellor Williams […]

Black August, a month for reflection, struggle, sacrifice and resistance

    by Willie Sundiata Tate   In October 2004, legendary heroes of the struggle Sundiata Tate of the San Quentin 6, Elder Freeman and Geronimo ji Jaga of the Black Panther Party, Luis Bato Talamantez of the San Quentin 6, Mateo of CPF and Richard Aoki of the Black Panther Party gathered at La […]

Make Black August 31 days of African resistance!

by Dedan Sankara Just days after the assassination of George Jackson, the rebellion in Attica prison kicked off. Black August is a commemoration begun in 1979 by Africans in prison to raise up those who have died struggling for African liberation from within prison walls or in attempts to liberate Africans from the colonial prisons […]

LEST WE FORGET: Black Panther/BLA & RNA Fallen Komrade Sis. Safiya Bukhari Became An Ancestor On Saturday, August 24, 2003

LEST WE FORGET:  Black Panther/BLA & RNA Fallen Comrade Sis. Safiya Bukhari Became An Ancestor On Saturday, August 24, 2003 LET’S “PICK UP THE WORK” AND COMMEMORATE HER LIFE CALL TO FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS & PRISONERS OF WAR BY DOING AS SHE WOULD DO BY COMING OUT TO TOMORROW’S HARLEM, NEW YORK CULTURAL BENEFIT IN SUPPORT OF U.S. […]

Black August History (our story)

On this day in Black August History (our story) komrade George Jackson waz assassinated in tha prison yard at San Qeintin State. 4 organizing tha prisonerz to demand better living conditions and human rightz. Rest In Power