SAVE THE DATE & COME MARCH IN HARLEM’Z PARADE WITH “THE FREEDOM FIGHTERZ CONTINGENT” ON SEPT. 21st

SAVE THE DATE! COME & MARCH WITH THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS CONTINGENT   SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014 AT HARLEM’S 44th ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE March With “The Freedom Fighters Contingent” in Harlem’s 44th Annual African-American Day Parade. All Participants Are Asked To Bring Their Posters, Banners & Flags And To Wear T-Shirts & Buttons Of Revolutionary […]

Patsy Chavis: The Willie Lynch of Tabor CI

by a North Carolina prisoner August 2014 permalink Here in Tabor Correctional Institution in North Carolina, the officers/facility heads use a method that can be compared to the methods of Mr. Willie Lynch, who was a business man who had an affinity with “breaking slaves” in the Jim Crow south. Patsy Chavis is the facility […]

Black August: Datez of Importance

August 1619 – Arrival of first African slaves in 13 colonies August 21, 1791 – Haiti slave uprising for independence August 30, 1800 – Gabriel Prosser’s slave revolt discovered August 21, 1831 – Nat Turner’s slave rebellion August 1850 – Underground Railroad August 17, 1887 – Birth of Marcus Garvey August 24, 1943 – Birth […]

Can We Talk About How Black Women Are Treated az Threatz, Too?

We tend to focus on the consequences of stereotypes about men, but black women are victims of racialized violence as well. Understanding this is a matter of life and death By: Josie Pickens A girl holds a sign on Aug. 21, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo., as she protests the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by […]

Redefining freedom from the modern day Pharaoh…

Throughout the history of our sojourn in North America, many have likened the legacy of the Black struggle to that of the Children of Israel under Pharaoh. From the era of slavery through emancipation, and eventual Civil Rights victories 100 years later, “the Promised Land,” as a metaphor for so-called acceptance into the “mainstream,” became […]

PFLP salutez the Black struggle in the US: The empire will fall from within

  In light of the police murder of the martyr Michael Brown and the ongoing struggle in Ferguson, Missouri, in the United States, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine salutes and stands firmly with the ongoing struggle of Black people and all oppressed communities in the United States. Comrade Khaled Barakat said in […]

From Freedom Summer to Black August

San Quentin prison (Gino Zahnd/Flickr) By Dan Berger This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Freedom Summer, when thousands of mostly white college students from around the country traveled to Mississippi to contest segregation at its most violent source. Commemorations of the momentous civil rights campaign appropriately highlight the black political participation that has grown […]

The New Afrikan Black Panther Party – Prison Chapter : Our Origin, Where We’ve Been, Where We Aim to Go

For over a year there has been a lull in publishing New Afrikan Black Panther Party – Prison Chapter (NABPP-PC) newsletters and responses to prisoner correspondence. Consequently many prisoners have been asking what we’re presently doing. There have also been various requests to know our founding history and for more clarity on our strategy with […]

George Lester Jackson – New Video (and Audio)

This extraordinary video is from a 16mm film “work print” made in 1971–1972, and includes interviews with George Jackson, Georgia Jackson (George and Jonathan Jackson’s mother) and Angela Davis, while she was still in the Marin County Courthouse Jail, before her acquittal. We have not been able to identify the other prisoners. As you will […]

Assata: An Autobiography, by Assata Shakur, book review: Revolutionary from a different time, a different struggle

Bernadine Evaristo The revolutionary Black Liberation Army of the 1970s rose out of the ashes of the Black Panther Party to free black people in the United States, this time through armed struggle. The peaceful civil rights movement of the sixties had eliminated segregation but not the racism still endured by African Americans. The United […]