Pulled over for Playing the Wrong Song? Authoritarianism Iz Creeping Up on Amerika

Thom Hartmann Show / By Thom Hartmann    We need to retrieve our values from the trash-heap of history where Bush and Cheney threw them   Are we really the land of the free and the home of the brave? On Thanksgiving Day, 26-year-old law student Cesar Baldelomar was pulled over by a police officer […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

Harpers Ferry conspirators hanged (L t R) Green, Copland, Leary, Anderson, & Newby Date: Fri, 1859-12-16 On this date in 1859, two of the five Black abolitionist in the raid on Harpers Ferry, Shields Green and John Anthony Copeland, were hanged. The conspirators were put to death for their participation in John Brown’s revolt against […]

33 Yearz of Resistance, and Still Going Strong!

Mumia’s message to all of us on the anniversary of his arrest Dear Brothers, Sisters, Friends and Comrades, On the Move       We gather together today in the spirit of resistance, and when we look around us we see that we are surrounded by that spirit:  the spirit of rebellion, the spirit of resistance, and […]

Politikal Prisoner Abdullah Majid Parole Campaign Help Needed

  A comrade recently received a letter from Abdullah Majid asking for help around his parole board visit in late January, 2015. Please help as you can. Abdullah Majid  has been in prison for 33 years for a crime he denies committing. After three (3) trials over four (4) years he and Bashir Hameed (now […]

For the past 16 yearz, the Cuban 5 have spent Christmas (Navidad) in jail for protecting Amerikan and Cuban citizenz from Terrorism!

For the past 16 years, the Cuban 5 have spent Christmas (Navidad) in jail for protecting American and Cuban citizens from Terrorism! As we enter this joyous and generous holiday season, give the Cuban 5 the gift of SOLIDARITY! The Popular Education Project to Free the Cuban 5 is calling on all our freedom loving […]

Women Outlawz: Politriks of Gender and Resistance in the US Criminal Justice System

Women Outlaws: Politics of Gender and Resistance in the US Criminal Justice System   Mechthild Nagel, SUNY Cortland; nagelm@cortland.edu   Prisons have always served the role of social control (Kurshan 1996). Nobody has more acutely experience and theorized imprisonment as such as political prisoners. This category includes people convicted due to their resistance to state […]

Ken Bridges: A Great, Unsung Black Ancestor

“Ken Bridges was as deep thinker, a brilliant organizer who had committed  his life to the liberation of Black people.” On Friday, October 11, 2002, the leaders of the National Black United Front, from around the country, began arriving in Kansas City, Missouri for our Fall Central Committee Meeting. The meeting was scheduled to begin […]