Revolutionary Daily Thought

“Prison is a second-by-second assault on the soul, a day-to-day degradation of the self, an oppressive steel and brick umbrella that transforms seconds into hours and hours into days.” -Mumia Abu-Jamal Related articles Mumia Abu Jamal: When Children Are the Enemy “Celebration and Resistance” by Mumia Abu-Jamal Mumia Abu Jamal- Re-sentencing Appeal Denied Free Mumia […]

PFLP salutez the Black struggle in the US: The empire will fall from within

  In light of the police murder of the martyr Michael Brown and the ongoing struggle in Ferguson, Missouri, in the United States, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine salutes and stands firmly with the ongoing struggle of Black people and all oppressed communities in the United States. Comrade Khaled Barakat said in […]

Purpose and Practice of the United Panther Movement (2014)

Why We Must Build the UPM Racism is not going to go away, nor is repression, nor the continued cycles of mounting crises created by the capitalist-imperialist system. These can only be ended by proletarian socialist revolution. The masses are not going to be quick to recognize and take this path. They have to see […]

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 […]

Interview with Huey P. Newton (1968)

  THE MOVEMENT: The question of nationalism is a vital one in the black movement today. Some have made a distinction between cultural nationalism and revolutionary nationalism. Would you comment on the differences and give us your views? HUEY P. NEWTON: There are two kinds of nationalism, revolutionary nationalism and reactionary nationalism. Revolutionary nationalism is […]

The Secret History of Gunz

      The Ku Klux Klan, Ronald Reagan, and, for most of its history, the NRA all worked to control guns. The Founding Fathers? They required gun ownership—and regulated it. And no group has more fiercely advocated the right to bear loaded weapons in public than the Black Panthers—the true pioneers of the modern […]

Mumia Abu Jamal: When Children Are the Enemy

    Listen to this segment with Mumia Abu Jamal Political Prisoner and award winning journalist Mumia Abu Jamal filed this commentary about Central American child migration. Visit http://www.prisonradio.org to listen to all of Abu Jamal’s kommentariez. Related articles Prison Radio Kommentariez Prison Radio Commentariez Prison Radio Kommentariez “Celebration and Resistance” by Mumia Abu-Jamal

New book tellz tale of Pantherz in L.A.

By Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Where’s the story? It was just a few hours before dawn one winter day when 300 members of the LAPD’s Special Weapons and Tactics unit (SWAT) had their first ever encounter: a clash with 13 members of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party. At the end of the five-hour […]

Black particularity reconsidered

  by Adolph L. Reed Jr. An in-depth 1970s analysis of how the management of black dissent by the black American middle-class/professional elite helped restructure capitalism to its own advantage. “Black Power presupposed a mass-organizational model built on the assumption of a homogeneity of black political interests to be dealt with through community leadership. It […]

Gunz made civil rightz possible: Breaking down the myth of nonviolent change

  A crucial part of the struggle’s been forgotten: how armed self-defense protected activists from white supremacists Charles E. Cobb Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr., speaks at a Selma, Ala., church in January 1965. (Credit: AP) Excerpted from “This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible” We who believe […]