Racial Segregation Returnz to US Schoolz, 60 Yearz After the Supreme Court Banned It

  The Conversation / By Paul L. Thomas, Ed.D. Racial Segregation Returns to U  The ideal of educational integration championed in the Brown decision remains far from a reality in America’s schools. Photo Credit: Ron Cogswell (CC) via Flikr.com As the United States approaches the 60th anniversary of the landmark 1954 Brown vs the Board […]

Learning from an Unimportant Minority: Race politicz beyond the official white/black paradigm, with J. Sakai

  Monday, May 26 at 6:30pm in EDT Race is all around us, as one of the main structures of capitalist society. Yet, how we talk about it and even how we think about it is tightly policed. Everything about race is artificially distorted as a White/Black paradigm. Instead, we need to understand the imposed […]

Psychiatry and Psychology az National Oppression

  by 1st Crown of Black Order Revolutionary Organization           permalink When revolutionaries begin discussing and conducting a concrete analysis of the particularities of national oppression and how imprisonment is used as a tool of imperialist social control, we invariably must engage in discussing and analyzing how the so-called sciences of psychiatry and psychology are […]

What White People Need to Learn

By Mary-Alice Daniel Let’s take a look at what “white” actually means — it might surprise you. <!– –>                Invariably, around February of each year, coinciding with Black History Month, you’ll hear people asking, “Why isn’t there a white history month?” Do these people mean we should condense all the American history centering around white people to […]

Black History (our story):A Tale Of Two Passez

by Claude Johnson One is a media pass to a history-making event–the ’48 World Championship of Pro Basketball, which featured the New York Rens and Minn. Lakers in the Final–the other is an errant pass that may have changed history. A media pass for working press access to the 1948 World Championship of Professional Basketball, […]

Re-imagining Black Power

By Nyle Fort   If Black Power were a play who would be its main characters? What would be its major themes? And what scenes would develop its drama? For most of my life when I thought of Black Power a flood of images came to mind: Stokley, Huey, George Jackson, Amiri Baraka, Attica, Watts, and […]

Mumia is a Yogi

  By Jamila K. Wilson Breathe…Breathe.  Deep breaths.  Allow your inhale to expand your belly, and intentionally press your bellybutton back into your body.  Use this breath to center yourself in this moment.  You are where you are supposed to be.  The external environment might feel harsh and oppressive; but let this breath ground you in […]

Ericka Hugginz callz for continued conversationz on race

by: A. B. Wilkinson On Monday, Oct. 28th, educator and activist Ericka Huggins spoke to students in an open forum at Laney College in Oakland, California. Huggins infused her own life experience in the Black Panther Party and work at the Oakland Community School to address systematic racism that continues to exist throughout the United […]

Disparity and Bias in Arizona Maximum-Security Prisons

by cell-out-arizona As Arizona Legislators hurtle themselves – and by proxy all of us Arizonans – toward the terrifying carceral future just as Governor Brewer imagined, by approving a $50 million contract to build 500 new maximum-security prison beds at the Lewis prison complex, AFSC took some time to break down the ethnicity distribution statistics that […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

    “That until the philosophy which  holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently  discredited and abandoned; that until there is no longer any first-class and  second-class citizens of any nation; that until the color of a man’s skin is of  no more significance than the color of his eyes; that […]