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 […]

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 […]

Still no resolution: an interview wit’ Sheikh Hashim Ali Alauddeen, the Imam of Malcolm Shabazz

by The People’s Minister of Information JR It’s been over a year since the murder of Malcolm Shabazz in Mexico City. The only thing that we have seen as a result of the Mexican police investigation into this crime is two mugshots of two Mexican men that they claimed were responsible for his murder, but […]

Baba Sundiata Acoli, Man Who Murdered State Trooper, To Be Released On Parole

UNITED STATES – MAY 15: Murder suspect Clark Edward Squire of the Black Panthers is convicted. (Photo by Frank Hurley/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images) | New York Daily News Archive via Getty Images     A man convicted in the shooting death of a New Jersey state trooper in a crime that still […]

An Ongoing Cost To Be Free (Full Version)

The rebel history of Russell Maroon Shoatz intentionally kept from you to keep you passive… An Ongoing Cost To Be Free (Full Version) | Watch Documentary Free Online http://www.filmsforaction.org 62 minutes | Russell Maroon Shoatz is a US held Black Unity Council and Black Liberation Army political prisoner. He has been in prison for over […]

Assata: A Biography – A Review and Quotez

by Carlos Martinez The following book review first appeared in the Morning Star on 1 September, 2014. It is followed by a selection of important quotes from the book. It was republished in Invent the Future. “They call us bandits, but it is not we who are robbing Africa, Asia, and Latin America of their […]

Back from Ferguson activistz Rosa Clemente & Russell Shoats III

Download Podcast Rosa Clemente, an activist and former Green Party VP candidate will speak to us about the police terrorism she and others suffered while protesting in Ferguson, Missouri on August 20,2014. She told Ebony online that “officers swooped in on us from all directions and locked us down. The threats, their eyes, postures, weaponry […]

“Government’z Arsenal to Destroy Revolutionariez”: Political Imprisonment Persistz

By Maya Schenwar http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/25695-governments-arsenal-to-destroy-revolutionaries-political-imprisonment-persists Through recounting the incarceration of activists fighting for black liberation, Native American sovereignty, Puerto Rican independence, economic justice, the abolition of nuclear weapons and more, author Dan Berger illustrates how imprisonment serves as a political tool deployed by the state to maintain the status quo. Defining “political prisoner” is a risky […]

Why Iz the FBI Still Chasing Black Panther Assata Shakur?

By Tshepo Mokoena Image via New Jersey Department of Corrections Activist Assata Shakur is lying low. Somewhere in Cuba, the 67-year-old African American—born JoAnne Chesimard—is still hiding out, 40 years after she was branded a fugitive. Shakur was a prominent female member of the Black Panthers and the Black Liberation Army, and became the subject […]