Revisiting Reparationz

Slaves on a sugar plantation in the West Indies, watched by a white supervisor with a whip. (Illustration via Hulton Archive/Getty Images) It’s time for a Marshall Plan for black Americans. BY Salim Muwakkil Despite this nation’s adamant refusal to address the damaging legacy of 250 years of slavery and another 100 years of Jim […]

Today In Black History (our story)

  From Afrika to the Amerikas, Santeria! Date: Fri, 1500-07-19 This date from 1500, celebrates Santeria. Santeria is one of the many African syncretistic religions created in the Americas. The word syncretistic means to “draw together” or “combine.” In a religious situation, this involves the mixing of elements from different or independent religious traditions to […]

NLG International Committee, Presentation to the UN Decolonization Committee on Puerto Rico

  National Lawyers Guild International Committee             Presentation to the United Nations Decolonization Committee             Hearings on Puerto Rico             June 23, 2014             The National Lawyers Guild was founded in 1937 as an alternative to the American Bar Association, which did not admit people of color. The oldest and largest public interest/human rights bar […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

  Kingston, Jamaica founded Date: Tue, 1692-06-24 Kingston Jamaica was founded on this date in 1692. It is the capital and chief port of Jamaica, an island nation in the West Indies. Kingston lies on the southeast coast of Jamaica, at the northern end of a nearly landlocked harbor. The city serves as the cultural, […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

  “The ends you serve that are selfish will take you no further than yourself but the ends you serve that are for all, in common, will take you into eternity.” — Marcus Garvey Related articles Toronto Organizes Into High Gear for the African Community! A Hundred Years of Marcus Garvey Marcus Garvey, the Afrikan […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

  “The ever more sophisticated weapons piling up in the arsenals of the wealthiest and the mightiest can kill the illiterate, the ill, the poor and the hungry, but they cannot kill ignorance, illness, poverty or hunger.” ― Fidel Castro

REMEMBRANCE: International Ritual Honoring Spiritz of Our Ancestorz Lost in the Middle Passage, St. Croix, VI.

  REMEMBRANCE: International Ritual Honoring Spirits of Our Ancestors Lost in the Middle Passage SAVE THE DATE!  THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 14.2014 Gathering @ 11:30am -Global libations/prayers @ 12noon @ Frederiksted Waterfront (in public space in front of Fort Frederik Museum) Join us for this International Remembrance Ritual https://www.facebook.com/events/661839143884529/ As we continue to commemorate and observe […]

The World iz a Ghetto… But Might I Ask, Why?

    “Look around, we’re living in what tomorrow’s historians will refer to as the fallout, the final days of, the collapse of European Colonialism across the planet.” Look around, we’re living in what tomorrow’s historians will refer to as the fallout, the final days of, the collapse of European Colonialism across the planet.Politically, 2016 […]

I am the US economy – from prison to the streetz

  by King William Brown Jr., aka Pye-Face, Minister of United KAGE Brothers Union “Spatial fix has a secondary meaning. Not only does capital fix its contradictions through cities, it also ‘fixes’ in place a whole set of physical infrastructure (fixed capital) and social relations to go along with it. Each phase of capitalist urbanization […]

Garveyism and Education

  “The time has come for the Negro (African) to forget and cast behind him, his hero worship and adoration of other races and to start out immediately to create and emulate heroes of his own.” Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey, 1925 African Fundamentalism The Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey born August 17th 1887, Jamaica, Caribbean is […]