Nov. 19, 1969: Memberz of the Black Pantherz visit U of A

By Chris Zdeb, Edmonton Journal   Black Panther Party leader Fred Hampton was shot dead by police while asleep in his Chicago apartment, two weeks after he spoke to University of Alberta students in Edmonton. Photograph by: Supplied , Edmonton Journal EDMONTON – Three members of the Black Panther movement on a tour of Western […]

November 20, 2014: Albert’s Overturned Conviction Upheld in Unanimous Decision

n We are thrilled and honored to announce that just hours ago, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge Brady’s 2013 ruling overturning Albert’s conviction for a third time in a 3-0, unanimous decision (View the official court ruling here.) Though the courts have finally ruled in the interest of justice, it may still […]

The Black Panther Party and Newton’z ambiguous legacy

The Black Panther Party is known for some large public events 1  and for its imagery 2 , both broadly propagated by the American media in the late 60s and early 70s. Self-proclaimed heirs to thinkers such as Malcolm X 3 , it included in its leadership the leftist Eldridge Cleaver and the PhD-holder Huey […]

US prisonz ‘disproportionately’ black: Afrikan-Amerikan activist

Prisons across the United States are “disproportionately” filled with black people who are being incarcerated increasingly with solitary confinement, an African-American activist in Georgia says. “The population in Pennsylvania’s prisons and America’s prisons is disproportionately black,” said Bruce Dixon, chairman of the Georgia Green Party and managing editor of Black Agenda Report. “This is a […]

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 […]

Politikal Prisoner Maliki Shakur Latine updated booklist

https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/1OIDUX075YH8Z/ref=cm_wl_rlist_go_o? There is now an amazon book wish list for New York State Political Prisoner Maliki Shakur Latine (thanks @throughwallsny for posting) Maliki Shakur Latine # 81-A-4469 Clinton Correctional Facility Post Office Box 2000 Dannemora, New York 12929 Birthday: August 23 In his early years, Maliki Shakur Latine joined the Nation of Islam and began […]

48th Anniversary of the Founding of the Black Panther Party

    This week is the anniversary of the formation of the Black Panther Party. That was 1966, 48 eight years ago. The original six members of the Black Panther Party were–and they are depicted in this photograph. From the top left is Elbert “Big Man” Howard; Huey P. Newton, the defense minister; Sherwin Forte; […]

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 […]