We must be the Soulz of Black Folk! Minister Hashim A. Nzinga National Chairman of the New Black Panther Party

          There once was a question was asked “Am I my Brother’s Keeper?” In my opinion that question was answered this past weekend.  A candid conversation about the future of the African in America, challenges, and opportunities took place by a host of distinguished panelists and guest that directed over eleven […]

Towardz a New Amerikan Revolution

Jalil A. Muntaqim In 1776, North American’s became independent of the British Empire, creating the United States confederation that existed until 1789, after which the United States evolve into a Union. In 1865, the United States enacted the 13th Amendment to end chattel slavery of Afrikans. Approximately three years later, the enactment of the 14th […]

Icons: Women of the Black Panther Party

  The voices of those in the Black Panther movement had to be strong, loud, and relentless if they were going to go against the power of a government backed by a nation so engrained in racism.  Some of the strongest, loudest, and most relentless people in this movement were the women. They had to […]

The U.S. Assassination Program in Colombia

http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/01/29/the-u-s-assassination-program-in-colombia/   Why Are We Only Learning of This Now?   The U.S. Assassination Program in Colombia   by DANIEL KOVALIK   On December 21, 2013, The Washington Post published a story entitled, “Covert action Colombia,” about the intimate and critical role of the CIA and the NSA in helping to assassinate “at least two […]

Caution: Your GPS Ankle Bracelet Is Listening

By Waldo D. Covas Quevedo                               Image via Multnomah County, OR Community Detention Monitoring Program When defense lawyer Fermín L. Arraiza-Navas sat down with a prospective client in San Juan, Puerto Rico last April, he casually asked the man about the Global Positioning System (GPS) ankle bracelet that he was wearing as a condition for his bail. […]

The United States of War: An Addiction to Imperialism

by Solomon Comissiong The U.S. is Number One is weapons of war and domestic civilian gun deaths – and very little else. Historically, peace has not been a priority for the United States, which has waged war every decade since 1776. “The people must demand an end to war, not because it costs trillions of […]

The Origins of Our Police State

Illustration by Mr. Fish By Chris Hedges ELIZABETH, N.J.—JaQuan LaPierre, 22, was riding a bicycle down a sidewalk Sept. 5 when he noticed a squad car pulling up beside him. It was 8:30 on a hot Thursday night at the intersection of Bond Street and Jackson Avenue here in Elizabeth, N.J. LaPierre had 10 glass […]

Solidarity from Chiapas with California prison hunger strike

From the United States, the heart of the empire that imposes its laws on the entire planet, thousands of voices of the most scorned and forgotten people are now being raised to show millions of men and women what dignity really is.       San Cristóbal de Las Casas, July 30, 2013     […]

A Voice From Pelican Bay — Support the Hunger Strikers

  The Beat Within / New America Media, First Person, artwork and text: Michael Russell, Posted:

Ramadan Campaign for Dr. Aafia Siddiqui

Week of Action Monday July 15th through Thursday July 18th! ******************************************************** During the last week of May, 2013, Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, a Muslim political prisoner, was physically assaulted in her prison cell and left unconscious and bleeding. She eventually received medical care after a two day delay. We are calling on all supporters of Dr. […]