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 […]

Assata: An Autobiography, by Assata Shakur, book review: Revolutionary from a different time, a different struggle

Bernadine Evaristo The revolutionary Black Liberation Army of the 1970s rose out of the ashes of the Black Panther Party to free black people in the United States, this time through armed struggle. The peaceful civil rights movement of the sixties had eliminated segregation but not the racism still endured by African Americans. The United […]

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 […]

Raleigh House iz Midwest 22 mystery man in ATF bomb conspiracy case

    The planned prosecution of twenty-two Black Panthers and activists by the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Division included one man with a mystery role, Raleigh House. The planned prosecution of the Midwest 22 was revealed April 7, 2014, by the disclosure of an old ATF case progress note to the Justice Department closing the […]

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 […]

Fugitive Black Panther leader Pete O’Neal waz ATF target in Midwest 22 case

Michael Richardson April 29, 2014 http://www.examiner.com/article/fugitive-black-panther-leader-pete-o-neal-was-atf-target-midwest-22-case Felix “Pete” O’Neal, former head of the Black Panthers in Kansas City, Missouri, is self-exiled to Tanzania to avoid federal prison for a Gun Control Act violation. O’Neal was arrested on October 30, 1969 by Kansas City agents of the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Division for transporting a shotgun […]

Leonard Peltier and Me

  by Mike Palecek My family is from South Dakota. My mother and father grew up in Winner, South Dakota, home of Frank Leahy, the famous Notre Dame coach. They moved to Nebraska later. That’s where I was born. But Nebraska is not that far from South Dakota. I remember an uncle from Winner visiting […]

The Midwest 22 included Omaha Two in ATF conspiracy case

Michael Richardson   COINTELPRO Examiner Michael Richardson Michael RichardsonCOINTELPRO Examiner Subscribe Advertisement Share on Facebook Share on Twitter + April 16, 2014 Twenty-two alleged conspirators from four Midwestern states conspired to bomb public and other buildings in the summer of 1970 said agents of the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Division in Omaha, Nebraska. The ATF effort […]

Twenty-two Black Pantherz targeted in ATF bomb conspiracy case

  Twenty-two Black Panthers in three Midwestern states, Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri, were the targets of the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Division for an alleged 1970 bombing conspiracy. The conspiracy investigation of the so-called Midwest 22, previously unreported, has been a carefully kept secret until the disclosure of an ATF case progress closure report to […]