Special assignment: George Jackson funeral

by Billy X Jennings I was working at Central Headquarters of the Black Panther Party (BPP) when George Jackson was murdered by guards in San Quentin Prison in 1971. I had never met George personally, but I knew his mother and sister, who worked very closely with the Party. I had met his brother Jonathan […]

Interview with Huey P. Newton (1968)

  THE MOVEMENT: The question of nationalism is a vital one in the black movement today. Some have made a distinction between cultural nationalism and revolutionary nationalism. Would you comment on the differences and give us your views? HUEY P. NEWTON: There are two kinds of nationalism, revolutionary nationalism and reactionary nationalism. Revolutionary nationalism is […]

The Secret History of Gunz

      The Ku Klux Klan, Ronald Reagan, and, for most of its history, the NRA all worked to control guns. The Founding Fathers? They required gun ownership—and regulated it. And no group has more fiercely advocated the right to bear loaded weapons in public than the Black Panthers—the true pioneers of the modern […]

RBG-Why We Wear Our Hair Like Thiz 1968, Kathleen Cleaver of the BPP Breakz It Down

  RBG-BLACK PANTHER PARTY HISTORICAL-POLITICAL STUDIES COLLECTION http://www.scribd.com/collections/369…   Related articles An Ideal Blueprint: The Original Black Panther Party Model and Why It Should Be Duplicated RBG| Assata Speakz, LIKE IT IZ With Gil Noble On Thiz Day In Black History (our story) Black History Month: Kathleen Cleaver defends the right to self-defend Faces of […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.” — Angela Davis Related articles Revolutionary Daily Thought Vegan Angela Davis Connects Human and Animal Liberation Scientific Soul Sessionz Reading List Today’s Relevance of Angela Davis Why Don’t You Ever See TV Interviews With Inmates? Dialectics of Liberation: Black Liberation and Marxism

Black Power advocatez emerge

  Bobby Seale and Huey Newton Fires of the 60’s vs the deity of daddy part V The fires of the sixties cast a veil of disdain and gross contempt over these men of integrity and quiet strength – my Daddy and other area heroes. These raging fires cast hues of red and orange shadows […]

New book tellz tale of Pantherz in L.A.

By Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Where’s the story? It was just a few hours before dawn one winter day when 300 members of the LAPD’s Special Weapons and Tactics unit (SWAT) had their first ever encounter: a clash with 13 members of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party. At the end of the five-hour […]

An Ideal Blueprint: The Original Black Panther Party Model and Why It Should Be Duplicated

by Colin Jenkins The rise of the Black Panther Party (BPP) in the late 1960s signified a monumental step toward the development of self-determination in the United States. In a nation that has long suffered a schizophrenic existence, characterized by a grand facade of “freedom, liberty and democracy” hiding what Alexis de Tocqueville once aptly […]

Republicanz . . . A Divided Team Their Only Commonalty Iz Despisal Of Black N’ Tan People

Eric Cantor,’s fall from grace n’ power has by-now been well-documented. The Clark Kent pencil-necked, spec-wearing fallen Congressional Super-politician who opposed President Obama over the last few years, represented the Reagan Neo-Conservative chunk of the GOP, and he did it with all the arrogance and indifference of a renegade Confederate General . . nonetheless it […]

Black Panther: Nu-Afrikan Superhero

  That’s right. A black superhero who shares the name of one of the most controversial political parties in American history. (The hero born T’Challa made his July 1966 debut in The Fantastic Four, months before Huey P. Newton and the Black Panther Party shook up the American consciousness). Indeed, it wasn’t his moniker that had […]