Tha Assata Shakur Story, Letter-Writing Dinner 4 Sundiata Acoli, Sekou Odinga, and Mutulu Shakur

Friends, This will be a good one and if you haven’t heard about Assata Shakur and why she is free right now, make sure to come out. Guest speaker Joan Gibbs will drop history and knowledge about her client Sundiata and more. Hope to see you there, Daniel The Assata Shakur Story, Letter-Writing Dinner for […]

Happy Bornday komrade Huey P. Newton

  We would like to wish our revolutionary ancestor Huey P. Newton a Happy Birthday, who was born on February 17., 1942. He was a powerful warrior in the struggle against racism, capitalism, and imperialism during the 1960s and 1970s. Without his leadership in creating and developing the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, many […]

Black History (our story): amerika’z longest held political prisoner/ prisoner of war

  According to our comrades from the Chapel Hill Prison Books Collective, Ruchell’s address has changed to the new one below, and is current as of March 12, 2013 Ruchell Cinque Magee # A92051 D-5 #1 P.O. Box 4670 Lancaster, CA 93539 Personal Background Ruchell Cinque Magee is the longest held political prisoner in the […]

Huey Newton’z Speech at Boston College 18th November 1970

Democracy and Class Struggle is revisiting the writings of Brother Huey Newton and trying to use his interpretation of Dialectical Materialism rather than Historical Materialism to understand the class struggle and contradictory social processes today.  We take the view of Kevin Rashid Johnson  “We realize that the lumpen are our brothers and sisters, and we […]

How the discovery of COINTELPRO saved me from prison

by Billy X Jennings By now millions of Americans have heard about COINTELPRO. COINTELPRO was the FBI’s evil and illegal system of spying, lying, telephone wire taps, frame-ups and assassination that violated the constitutional and human rights that they claim to uphold. I was recently asked, while doing a Black Panther Party historical tour in […]

From Mumia to Rasmea: Political incarceration in the belly of the beast- from Black Liberation to Arab Freedom

tp://thefeministwire.com/2014/01/from-mumia-to-rasmea-political-incarceration-in-the-belly-of-the-beast-from-black-liberation-to-arab-freedom/ By Layli Kristy Feghali   Coming of age as a young US-born Arab woman in the post 9/11 era, Mumia’s case drew clear attention to the connective threads of imperial oppression that threatened my own people and homelands within a larger system of oppression operating globally.  From Mumia and Assata Shakur to Leonard Peltier […]

My North Star: How Mumia Abu-Jamal Led Me To Activism

http://thefeministwire.com/2014/01/my-north-star-how-mumia-abu-jamal-led-me-to-activism/ By Walidah Imarisha   In high school in a small town in Oregon, I found guidance in the most unlikely of places. Mrs. Borrevick wore bright lipstick drawn around her actual lips. To make her mouth appear bigger. She didn’t have to do the same with her heart. She was the guidance counselor, took […]

NYC activists launch campaign to write in Assata Shakur for Mayor

Hands off Assata! October 31, 2013 The PSL in New York City released the following statement. There is a greater danger than ever to the life of Assata Shakur, a revolutionary and Black liberation hero now living in exile in Cuba. This year, the U.S. government raised the bounty on her head to $2 million, making clear their […]

Media Release Lawyerz for Russell Maroon Shoatz submit request to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture‏

Lawyers for Russell Maroon Shoatz submitted a communication to the United Nations Special Rapportuer on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Juan Mendez, requesting that he inquire into Shoatz’s nearly 30 years of solitary confinement within the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PA DOC). Shoatz is a 70-year-old, former Black Panther Party member who […]

African People Should Not Forget Grenada

Given the current media attention being given to the war against so-called terrorism, African people should not forget significant events in our history. One of the events we should not forget is the United States invasion of the island of Grenada. The Caribbean island of Grenada has virtually been banned from international news coverage. It was thirty years ago that Grenada was a major international news […]