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 […]

Republic of New Africa

Nicholas D. Kimble (Tougaloo ’04) The Republic of New Africa identified the Southern states – Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina – as subjugated land. According to the RNA, the Southern states were the traditional homeland where Africans had been oppressed three hundred years in slavery and where Africans were due land as part […]

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 […]

Thiz Friday: Come out & welcome released political prisoner Marshall ‘Eddie’ Conway

FRIDAY, BLACK AUGUST 15, 2014 IN NYC…  The New York Black Panther Commemoration Committee INVITES YOU TO COME OUT & WELCOME  FORMER 44 YEAR BLACK PANTHER PARTY POLITICAL PRISONER MARSHALL “EDDIE” CONWAY TO NEW YORK! WHAT: WELCOME BACK FUNDRAISER FOR FORMER POLITICAL PRISONER MARSHALL “EDDIE” CONWAY WHEN: FRIDAY, AUGUST 15, 2014 @ 6:00pm – 10pm WHERE: […]

For Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969)

by nancy a heitzeg “Nothing but a Northern Lynching”… Eyes on the Prize – 12 – A Nation of Law?, 1967-1968 “By the late 1960s, the anger in poorer urban areas over charges of police brutality was smoldering. In Chicago, Fred Hampton formed a Black Panther Party chapter. As the chapter grew, so did police […]

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 […]

Happy bornday Dr. Mutulu Shakur

Date of Birth: August 8, 1950 Nationality: New Afrikan Dr. Mutulu Shakur is a New Afrikan (Black) man whose primary work has been in the area of health. He is a doctor of acupuncture and was a co-founder and director of two institutions devoted to improving health care in the Black community. Mutulu Shakur was […]

Bobby Seale

In October of 1966 Huey and I drafted the first version of the Ten-Point Platform and Program, which established the primary goals of the original Black Panther Party. The Platform and Program of the “Black Panther Party for Self-Defense” was a set of guidelines of the Black Panther Party’s ideals and ways of operation. It […]

A PROFESSIONAL REVOLUTIONARY

 By Zayd Malik Shakur To those of us who have dedicated our lives to the liberation of Black people, who have dared to say, “We shall have our freedom or the earth will be leveled by our attempts to gain it,” death is a common occurrence. It is something we had to accept, for we […]

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 […]