Terrorism, COINTELPRO, and the Black Panther Party –An interview with law professor Angela A. Allen-Bell

(PHOTO:  Angela A. Allen-Bell joins Amnesty International in support of the Angola 3 outside of the Louisiana State Capitol on April 17, 2012.) By Angola 3 News This past July, students from Northwestern University’s Medill Justice Project visited the infamous Louisiana State Prison known as Angola. While there, students landed an impromptu interview with Warden […]

An Ideal Blueprint: The Original Black Panther Party Model and Why It Should Be Duplicated

by Colin Jenkins The rise of the Black Panther Party (BPP) in the late 1960s signified a monumental step toward the development of self-determination in the United States. In a nation that has long suffered a schizophrenic existence, characterized by a grand facade of “freedom, liberty and democracy” hiding what Alexis de Tocqueville once aptly […]

#AM-8335 Why iz thiz voice being silenced? Information iz vital, pass the truth along.

    Photo: April Saul, Philadelphia Inquirer Inmate AM-8335, Prison Radio’s most prolific reporter, has been known by many names.  The name his mom gave him, “Wesley Cook.” Then he became known as the “Voice of the Voiceless” by thousands who have heard his truth telling journalism, and now he is and also known worldwide […]

Re-imagining Black Power

By Nyle Fort   If Black Power were a play who would be its main characters? What would be its major themes? And what scenes would develop its drama? For most of my life when I thought of Black Power a flood of images came to mind: Stokley, Huey, George Jackson, Amiri Baraka, Attica, Watts, and […]

ASSATA SHAKUR, EXCLUDING THE NIGHTMARE AFTER THE DREAM: The “Terrorist” Label And The Criminalization of Revolutionary Black Movementz in The USA

    By Dhoruba Bin-Wahad Americans live at a time when the history of those who have been cheated, murdered or excluded is being destroyed. Eliminated from this history are the collective narratives of struggle, resistance and rebellion against various forms of authoritarianism.  Henry Giroux [The Ghost of Authoritarianism in the Age of the Shutdown]     […]

From the Bullet to the Ballot: An Unfavorable Review of a Work on the Black Panther Party

Bruce A. Dixon by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon Historians are supposed to help us make sense of the world, by illuminating the forces and trends that shape the lives and destinies of ordinary people. But historians in the service of power do something else. Whether carelessly or carefully, they omit and distort to […]

Black Power! In Tribute to Fred Hampton

Black Power! In Tribute to Fred Hampton, December 2, 2013 through January 21, 2014, is an ambitious project of exhibitions, film screenings, performances and discussions honoring the legacy of Fred Hampton, Deputy Chairman of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party, which was founded in 1968. At the center of this project is the […]

Black Power! In Tribute to Chairman Fred Hampton

Black Power! In Tribute to Fred Hampton, December 2, 2013 through January 21, 2014, is an ambitious project of exhibitions, film screenings, performances and dicussions honoring the legacy of Fred Hampton, Deputy Chairman of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party, which was founded in 1968. At the center of this project is the […]

Komrade Alprentice “Bunchy” Carter

                Alprentice “Bunchy” Carter was an African American activist and former gang member who was killed on January 17, 1969. He is celebrated by many supporters as a martyr in the Black Power movement in the United States. Early history In the early 1960s Carter was a member of the Slauson street gang in Los Angeles. […]

The Versatile Blogger Award …..

_____________________________ I received this award a couple of weekz ago and just getting around to doing what iz required of me. I’m honoured and humbled at tha same time. Now to give honourz to tha blogger that thought my blog waz worthy of thiz award, mad respect to my komrade Doctor Rex. If u have not checked out here blog […]