16 hourz in the torture chamber

by Shiva Bhairava On Sept. 22, 2014, I again became a victim of Amerikan Nazi prison police. First, Officer Akers sexually harassed the entire unit – most of which is New Afrikan – by conducting a striptease in which we were ordered to “squat and cough and spread your buttocks open,” solely for the sadomasochistic […]

Petty, Racially Biased Pot Bustz Continue in NYC

  By Mark Miller Earlier this week, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D) criticized New York City’s mayor and police commissioner for failing to keep their promise to reduce simple pot possession arrests, particularly of minorities. Rep Jeffries, who represents New York’s Eighth Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens, said, “The new administration promised change, but instead, […]

Being A Man 2014 | Being a Black Man

  chocolattabrides: ‘What is it about Black men that makes them in western countries at least desire white women so much?, or at least choose to create Mixed Relationships so much? That’s not to say that there isn’t genuine love between some people that are black and some people that are white what I’m saying […]

What It Feels Like to be Black in America

  “No Rights That Any White Man is Bound to Respect” What It Feels Like to be Black in America by KEVIN ALEXANDER GRAY Seminole County, Florida ~ named for the Seminole people who once lived throughout the area. The term Seminole comes from the Creek word ‘semino le’, which means ‘runaway’ and the Spanish […]

5 Disturbing Revelations from the NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Trial About Aggressive, Racist Policing

The landmark class-action suit has revealed a lot about the NYPD, and it’s not pretty. April 18, 2013  |    The city of New York is in the midst of a landmark class-action lawsuit. The suit, Floyd v. the City of New York, alleges that the NYPD has routinely violated the Constitution by stopping and searching […]

Beyond Nationalism But Not Without It

by Ashanti Alston [A similar article appeared in Anarchist Panther, 10/99, vol. 1 iss. 1. This version was published in ONWARD (Spring, 2002).] “What motivates me more than anything else about anarchism and its relevance to Black revolution is that it has offered me some powerful insights into why we have not been able to […]

Series of Brooklyn Billboards Put Racial Inequity on Display

A “Racism Still Exists” billboard in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn on the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Halsey Street. Jamilah King Friday, January 11 2013, 9:24 AM EST Tags: activism, Brooklyn, Design Billboards are everywhere in New York City. They’re on subway trains and in stations, and on top of and inside taxis. But few, if any, […]

Court Rules BPP Program is Gang Material

by a Wisconsin prisoner December 2012 permalink The tree of liberty must sometimes be watered with the blood of tyrants.” – Thomas Jefferson “Give me liberty or give me death” – Thomas Pain The above two quotes are admired citations that most Amerikans with any educational degree deem to be master slogans this country’s freedoms […]

The legend of Lincoln unchained

by Ezrah Aharone While “Django Unchained” is stirring controversy, Steven Spielberg’s movie, “Lincoln,” has unchained the legend of Lincoln to new mythic heights, without due challenge. Just as organizations like the NAACP denounced conservative-revisionist textbooks in Texas in 2010, they should denounce liberal-bent historical accounts that either ignorantly or deliberately fail to concede that “Abraham […]