Dear Assata: You Are More of a Woman than Amerika Told You

By Christine Ohenewah Recent news about the FBI’s latest addition to their Most Wanted Terrorist list and the strong recommendation of my mentor prompted me to pick up Assata Shakur’ s autobiography. Assata Olugbala Shakur was born JoAnne Deborah Byron on July 16, 1947, in Jamaica, New York.  Adapting an African name, she took on […]

Shooting Blackz with Immunity

Hands Up Don’t Shoot (image by http://thedialoguechronicle.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/HandsUpDontShoot-kids.jpg) By Joseph Clifford Anyone who is familiar with grand jury procedure knows full well, if a prosecutor wants an indictment he will get it, because in the grand jury the prosecutor is the only side to make a presentation. It is a one sided show with no defense […]

J. Edgar Hoover’z ‘Suicide Letter’ to Martin Luther King Jr. Iz Even Worse Than We Knew

  This 1964 photo of Martin Luther King Jr. was taken by a New York World-Telegram & Sun photographer. Wikimedia Commons Half a century ago, FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover had what he clearly considered to be a big problem in the form of civil rights galvanizer Martin Luther King Jr. In late November 1964, […]

An American Fascism – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (5/8)

Mr. Conway says, by targeting the Panthers, the FBI and other state and local agencies were functioning as a national secret police. That was COINTELPRO; it carries on under The Patriot Act. Related articles 44 Years in Prison, Still a Revolutionary – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (1/8) COINTELPRO 101, the documentary Lessons for […]

Local police kill at least 400 people a year, mostly minorities – a black person 4 a 2 week average

    © AFP/Getty Images/Spencer Platt A white police officer in the United States killed a black person on average of twice per week from 2005 to 2012, according to homicide reports offered to the FBI. But this data is limited, as only about 4 percent of law enforcement agencies contributed. There was an average […]

History of Revolutionary Young Lordz Party

Download Podcast Tonight we are discussing the history of the Young Lords Party which started out as a Puerto Rican street youth gang as protection from violent racist attacks in white neighborhoods and police oppression. The street gang would evolve into a revolutionary Puerto Rican nationalist group that partnered with the Black Panther Party and […]

Today’z activistz should heed the story of Assata Shakur

  State surveillance is justified by saying ‘the innocent have nothing to fear’, but renewed attempts to capture Shakur show we cannot be complacent by   Kwesi Shaddai ‘Assata Shakur was convicted in 1977 by a jury filled with relatives, partners and friends of state troopers, and sentenced to life imprisonment.’ Photograph: NY Daily News via […]

Iman Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown) Needz Urgent Medical Assistance

    Written by Rage Souljah           Charismatic and Strong. A Dynamic Leader in the Afrikan struggle, Iman Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (formerly H. Rap Brown) is in dire need of assistance. The powerful orator grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and in the 1960s worked with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee […]

Free Angela and All Politikal Prisonerz/ Freedom Fighterz

     Angela Davis visited UC Santa Barbara for a screening of “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners,” a documentary by Shola Lynch that chronicles Davis’s life as a young, outspoken UCLA professor. Angela Davis and producer Sidra Smith answer questions from the audience. Recorded on 10/10/2013. (#25917) Related articles Free Angela & All Political […]

14,000 Dayz in the Life of Leonard Peltier

  14,000 DAYS   What have YOU been doing for the past 14,000 days?     June 6, 2014, is a milestone in Leonard Peltier‘s life.   Why? The date marks 14,000 days of imprisonment for a crime he didn’t commit.   Even by the government’s own definition, Leonard Peltier has already been imprisoned for […]