Message from Robert Seth Hayes – Political Prisoner

by Zari Sundiata Revolutionary greetings, dear comrades, friends and supporters. This is Robert Seth Hayes, a former member of the Black Panther Party and a Black Liberation Army combatant. Still incarcerated, yet still progressing, I am determined to have closure to an era of Civil Rights struggles. To those of you who have been partners […]

About Robert Seth Hayes, Herman Bell, and David Gilbert

by Zari Sundiata Robert Seth Hayes was arrested in 1973, after police opened fire on his apartment while he was home with his wife and children. This occurred as a result of the U.S. government’s illegal Counterintelligence Program (COINTELPRO), in a climate dominated by portrayals of black militants as murderers and cop-killers. Seth, a former […]

For a revolutionary Black History Month

February 21, 2012 by Mumia Abu Jamal After 30 years in solitary confinement on Pennsylvania’s Death Row, Mumia Abu-Jamal is finally in general population, where he can, for the first time in those three decades, touch another person. His first “contact” visit was with his wife, Wadiya Jamal, and lawyer, Rachel Wolkenstein, on Feb. 6. […]

Originally posted on wanderinginlove:
Note: This piece is also live at Role/Reboot. Ally (verb): 1) to unite or form a connection or relation between, 2) to form or enter into an alliance with (Merriam-Webster Dictionary). In the realm of social justice work, an ally is generally understood to be a person who takes these actions…

A discussion on strategy for the Occupy Movement from behind enemy lines

February 19, 2012 Editor’s note: This comes from the brilliant minds – locked away in one of the most restrictive prisons in the U.S. – who brought you “California prison hunger strikers propose ‘10 core demands’ for the national Occupy Wall Street Movement,” the Bay View’s most read story, with 9,980 pageviews, from Dec. 6, […]

Originally posted on The Speed of Dreams: Since 1492:
Radio Roca, Community Radio Station Around two thousand indigenous Zapotec people live in the community of Santiago Xanica in the mountain range ‘Madre del Sur’ in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico. It takes two hours to travel here via a dusty dirt track that cuts through fresh…

Originally posted on Davey D's Hip Hop Corner:
In the wake of the passing of Etta James, my good friend and producer from London, England, Agent of Change, sent me a incredible beat sampling her unmatched voice for a dedication. The result is below. I pray it’s a worthy tribute a phenomenal woman. [soundcloud…