Yuri Kochiyama Presente!

It is with great love and respect for our recently transitioned sister, comrade, and friend, YURI KOCHIYAMA, a heroic long distance revolutionary, who spread her love across continents and was always there, that we announce tributes to her on the West Coast and in New York.  The one in the city is scheduled for Saturday, […]

Yuri Kochiyama And Asian – Black Radical Politicz

Dr. Tamara Nopper joined us to discuss her work and views on Yuri Kochiyama and Asian-Black radical politics. We discussed Kochiyama, Grace Lee Boggs, Jeff Chang, Fred Ho, Malcolm X, Paul Robeson, Black/White, Black/Anti-Black binaries and much more! We also talked briefly with Ruffmic of Precise Science and his work in Tubman City (aka Baltimore). […]

Yuri Kochiyama: A life in struggle

  by Mumia Abu-Jamal Her name was Yuri, a Japanese woman born in the United States. I hesitate to call her a Japanese-American, for to do so suggests she was a citizen. In light of how she, her family and her community were treated during World War II, especially after the bombing of Pearl Harbor […]

Malcolm X A Message to the Grassrootz, November 10, 1963

    Editor’s Note: Message to the Grass Roots is a speech that was given by Malcolm X on November 10, 1963 at the Northern Negro Grass Roots Leadership Conference in Detroit, Michigan. This seminal speech of the African Liberation Struggle emphasized the distinction between the “Negro Revolution” and the “Black Revolution,” the “House Negro” […]

The Playboy Interview Malcolm X

  by Alex Haley Taken from Playboy Magazine, May, 1963 Within the past five years, the militant American Negro has become an increasingly active combatant in the struggle for civil rights. Espousing the goals of unqualified equality and integration, many of these outspoken insurgents have participated in freedom rides and protest marches against their segregationist […]

Honouring Freedom Fighter Yuri Kochiyama

  Honoring Freedom Fighter Yuri Kochiyama This month we were deeply saddened by the passing of 93 year-old Yuri Kochiyama, a longtime supporter of political prisoners and all oppressed communities. Deepa Iyer, writing for the Huffington Post, argued that “Yuri Kochiyama’s life and legacy is a reminder to Asian Americans and to all those who […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

  “I believe that there will be ultimately be a clash between the oppressed and those who do the oppressing. I believe that there will be a clash between those who want freedom, justice and equality for everyone and those who want to continue the system of exploitation. I believe that there will be that […]


  Prison Radio broadcastz the voicez of prisonerz to honor their humanity. Bird Dogging Bergdahl (2:04) Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen The Shiving of Shinseki (2:26) Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen After Two Years: The War on Freedom (2:06) Lorenzo Cat Johnson Listen Capital (1:48) A Poem by Safir Cuma Asafo Listen Signs of the Times (3:05) A Poem […]

Yuri Kochiyama Presente!

    Coming on the heels of such profound losses of our Freedom Fighters, this first half year, including the just completed funeral for Brother Elombe Brath, it is with great sorrow that we have joined so many others who loved Yuri Kochiyama, as we did, in mourning the loss of this extraordinary warrior, who […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

  “Our ultimate objective in learning about anything is to try to create and develop a more just society.” — Yuri Kochiyama Related articles Yuri Kochiyama dies: activist got reparations for interned Japanese Harlem’z Long Time Human Rightz/Politikal Prisoner Activist & Komrade To Malcolm X – Sis. Yuri Kochiyama Dies At 93 Yuri Kochiyama on […]