The Pantherz, the Black Liberation Army and the struggle to free all political prisonerz and prisonerz of war

  A transcript of a talk given by Ashanti Alsto at the Law and Disorder conference, held in Portland, Oregon from April 14 – 16, 2010. I want to get started off in a way that helps me get rid of the butterflies, and helps get us stirred as well. You know we always say, […]

Back from hell: Black power and treason to whitenezz inside prison wallz

A personal account by Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin of a cross-race alliance of prisoners against conditions at a federal penitentiary in Terre Haute, Indiana in the early 1970s. The federal penitentiary at Terre Haute, Indiana had the reputation of being the most racist and brutal prison in the federal prison system. The city of Terre Haute […]

The “Black Messiah:” The Life and Assassination of Malcolm X

THE “BLACK MESSIAH” THE LIFE AND ASSASSINATION OF MALCOLM X WHO KILLED HIM AND WHY? A POLITICAL AND HISTORICAL FORUM ON THE 49TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH FEBRUARY 21, 2014 Participants include:  JARED BALL, PHD, editor of A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable’s Malcolm X; BABA ZAK KONDO, PHD, author of Conspiracys: Unraveling the Assassination […]

Black History Remix: Nicki Minaj, Self-Defense, and Black Women’z Suppressed Historiez

  By Janell Hobson   Just a few days before Valentine’s Day and in the midst of Black History Month, pop star and rapper Nicki Minaj released her show-no-love single “Lookin Ass Niggas,” accompanied by a photo-shopped image of an iconically armed Malcolm X peering out the window of his home, prepared to defend himself […]

Bobfest 3/22 ~ Malcolm X Fest 5/17-18 ~Organic Fest 6/28

JOIN THE HABESHA FAMILY UPCOMING COMMUNITY EVENTS!   BOBFEST ATLANTA 2014 “RELOADED, RESCHEDULED, REWIND” SATURDAY MARCH 22, 2014 @THE ARTS EXCHANGE 750 KALIB AVE, SE ATL 30312 9PM-3AM | ADV. TICKETS $10 STAGE SHOW STARTS @10PM bobfestatl.com (678) 887-7276 or (678)662-2840 MALCOLM X FESTIVAL 2014 MAY 17TH & 18TH 12PM-8PM WEST END PARK 1111 OAK […]

The Black Panther Party Honored in Downtown Los Angelez Art Exhibit

Artists and Panthers at the art exhibit’s opening at Art Share L.A. (Courtesy of RISE Arts Collective). The Black Panther Party may not exist anymore, but their historical influence is still felt to this day. In tribute to the iconic civil rights group, a new art exhibit is paying homage with a five-city tour called […]

Tonight! Program Featuring Komrade Yuri Kochiyama & Queen Mother Assata Shakur

In Celebration of Womyn’s Heritage Month – The Maysles Harlem Cinema Presents: Yuri Kochiyama & Assata Shakur “Revolutionary Warrior Womyn - Together Again In Harlem” Come Celebrate Womyn’s Heritage Month With A Day Of Film Screenings, Food & An Interactive Audience Discussion With The Comrades, Friends & Family Of Both Sistah Yuri Kochiyama & Sistah Assata Olugbala Shakur.      Moderated By Sadiki “Bro. Shep” […]

Tha Black Zapruder Film: They Killed Malcolm X

  On February 21, my company, New Wave Multimedia, released a documentary about the assassination of Malcolm X, verifying for the first time ever who actually shot him: Thomas Hagan, William Bradley and Norman 3X Butler. Hagan was caught at the scene, so there was no question there. In 2010 researcher Abdur Rahman Muhammad broke new ground by confirming […]

Thiz Death Row Convict’z Final-Hour Message Should Be Required Reading

  By Lauren Davidson         This Death Row Convict’s Final-Hour Message Should Be Required Reading                                                            Image Credit: AP Ray Jasper, who will be put to death in Texas on March 19, has penned a startlingly eloquent and thought-provoking letter to Gawker, his self-described “final statement on Earth.” Jasper, convicted in the murder of a San Antonio studio owner […]