The Good Newz About Cuba iz Bad Newz for the FBI’z Most Wanted Woman

Photo by Flickr user dignidadrebelde. by Tasbeeh Herwees When President Obama announced that the U.S. was preparing to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba on Wednesday, the news provoked mixed reactions – opponents of the Castro government were dismayed and some Cuban immigrants celebrated, eager to return home. And yet, one name kept reappearing over and […]

THE CUBAN FIVE ARE FREE!!!

  This morning, breaking news on all news agencies says that our three brothers, Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labanino, and Antonio Guerrero are free!!! According to the news, Alan Gross is flying back to the United States now, and President Obama will be speaking at about noon today, Eastern time, to announce that and further developments. […]

Politikal Prisoner Radio: Liberating Komrade Assata Shakur

Download PodcastDiscussion on Assata Shakur and her legacy of activism, her perseverance, her strength and why it is important that we keep telling her story in the face of the lies of the US government. Our co-host, Sis. Ameejill had a chance to meet Assata in 1997 while she was in Cuba for the Venceremos […]

CULTURE AS A WEAPON: (3) Dayz Of Celebrating “Assata Shakur Liberation Weekend” In Harlem!

THIS ASSATA SHAKUR LIBERATION WEEKEND WE’RE “NOT” PROTESTING! WE ARE  “CELEBRATING”  THE 35th YEAR OF HER 1979 PRISON ESCAPE!   LAST YEAR… The $2 Million Bounty & Listing of Assata Shakur on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List was purposely timed to take place on the very same May 2nd date of her 1977 capture […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

U.S. invades Grenada Date: Tue, 1983-10-25 On this date in 1983, President Ronald Reagan ordered U. S. Marines and Army Rangers to invade Grenada. Citing a takeover of the Caribbean Island by “a brutal group of leftist thugs,” U. S. troops, along with a small force from six Caribbean nations, overcame surprisingly strong resistance from […]

Day of the Heroic Guerilla

Today, October 8, the world recognizes the most famous and prominent revolutionary of the 20th century, Ernesto “Che” Guevara de la Serna. In Cuba, the site of his final resting place, this day is known as “The Day of the Heroic Guerilla.” Argentinean born, the doctor met Cuban revolutionaries in exile in Mexico. After meeting […]

New Jersey filez to bar parole of Politikal Prisoner Baba Sundiata Acoli

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s parole board has filed in court to stop the release of a man convicted of killing a state trooper more than 40 years ago. A two-member panel of the state parole board denied Sundiata Acoli’s parole in 2011, but an appeals court reversed the ruling last month and ordered […]

Analytical Shortcomingz of the Left w Dhoruba bin-Wahad

Extending our earlier discussion of Herman Wallace and the Political Context of Black Self-Defense Dhoruba bin-Wahad continued with this frank – and highly explicit* – discussion of the shortcomings of many current strategies chosen by those looking to free political prisoners.  Our conversation picks up with bin-Wahad discussing Alice Walker and much of what he sees […]

July 26th Movement: On Thiz Day In History

On July 26th, 1953, a group of revolutionaries tried to take by force the Moncada Garrison in the city of Santiago de Cuba, said garrison was the second fortress in importance for the regime of Batista, whose main fort was Columbia, nowadays Ciudad Libertad ,a military fort converted into a school after the triumph of […]

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 […]