Women Outlawz: Politriks of Gender and Resistance in the US Criminal Justice System

Women Outlaws: Politics of Gender and Resistance in the US Criminal Justice System   Mechthild Nagel, SUNY Cortland; nagelm@cortland.edu   Prisons have always served the role of social control (Kurshan 1996). Nobody has more acutely experience and theorized imprisonment as such as political prisoners. This category includes people convicted due to their resistance to state […]

THE HOUSE NEGRO AND THE FIELD NEGRO (2009 animation)

To understand this, you have to go back to what [the] young brother here referred to as the house Negro and the field Negro — back during slavery. There was two kinds of slaves. There was the house Negro and the field Negro. The house Negroes – they lived in the house with master, they […]

Black August: Blackz arrive az slavez august 1.1619

1600 – 1699 Slavery was the legacy of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. Its origins in the Americas predates the settlement of colonial Virginia in the 1600s. Although the system existed throughout the American colonies, it developed primarily in the South and as an institution was never totally integrated into the American society. Yet, the psychological […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

    When you are born, your parents register you with the government AS A CORPORATION by receiving and signing a birth certificate. In a few years, your CORPORATION will receive a taxpayer ID# called a social security number, NIS number, IRD number, etc, depending on where you are. This is so you can be […]

John Brown and Hayti

  John Brown was not a madman to shed blood when he knew the penalty for so doing was his own life. In the opening he had sense enough to know better than that, but wanted the citizens of Virginia calmly to hold arms and let him usurp the government, manumit our slaves, confiscate the […]

The Past Isn’t Past: The Economic Case for Reparationz

  BillMoyers.com / By Joshua Holland Hundreds of years of slavery and the American-style apartheid known as Jim Crow continue to hurt the economic prospects of African-American babies born today. June 6, 2014  | “The past is in the past; it’s time to move on.” That’s a common response to Ta-Nehisi Coates’ eloquent essay in The […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

John Brown, abolitionist who sacrificed hiz life John Brown Date: Fri, 1800-05-09 This date marks the birth of John Brown in 1800. He was white American abolitionist whose attempt to end slavery by force greatly increased anxiety between North and South in the period before the American Civil War. Called Old Brown of Osawatomie, John […]

I am the US economy – from prison to the streetz

  by King William Brown Jr., aka Pye-Face, Minister of United KAGE Brothers Union “Spatial fix has a secondary meaning. Not only does capital fix its contradictions through cities, it also ‘fixes’ in place a whole set of physical infrastructure (fixed capital) and social relations to go along with it. Each phase of capitalist urbanization […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

04/22/1739 In 1739: There was a major Slave Revolt in South Carolina.  The Stono Rebellion, sometimes called Cato’s Conspiracy or Cato’s Rebellion, was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies prior to the American Revolution. Related articles The Stono Rebellion At The Intersection of The Stono Rebellion and Jenkins’s Bloody Ear – Or, Freedom […]