Police brutality and murders of unarmed citizens have reached epidemic levels. Basically, every police department across the United States uses tax dollars to cover settlements from lawsuits because of police misconduct. Officers with excessive claims would no longer be employable in any jurisdiction. We Demand that officers carry professional liability insurance as a condition of employment. […]
“I made a Guerrilla style film about a Guerrilla war [here in Amerika]!!!….I wrote it for the Brothers and Sistas on tha’ Block.” —- Sam Greenlee, 2011 You are about to witness an IDEA Sooo fuckin’ powerful that the Amerikan government tried to stop the printing of the book, Intimidated people out of financing the […]
“Like most poor people in the United States, I have no voice. The Black press and the progressive media, as well as Black civil rights organizations, have historically played an essential role in the struggle for social justice. We should continue and expand that tradition. We should create media outlets that help to educate our […]
** Nominated for Sundance Grand Jury Prize ** Cult classic. The Brother is an alien who has crash-landed in New York City. While he can’t talk, he is very empathic and handy. His attempt to make a place for himself in Harlem. Meanwhile, two bounty hunters from the Brother’s planet arrive to capture him.The story […]
As a Pan-afrikanst living here in the amerikkka’s.I pledge to continue the fight that my ancestors fought and even gave their lives 4 so that i would have freedom to live as a proud NU-Afrikan. That dream is still differed still some 450 yrs later,and i will not rest until freedom is a reality for all […]
This Saturday’s show. We will discuss why amerikkka would have the nerve to put a million dollar bounty on Queen Assata. amerikkka’s government may as well done the same thing Nana Harriett Tubman. The Black Woman is the mother of all nations. via Black Unity – A Home Away From Home.
by Dan Kopf In 1910, 89% of African Americans lived in the South. But by 1970, this was true of only 53% of the African American population. This change, which has come to be know as “The Great Migration”, represents the largest internal movement of any group in American history. In “The Warmth of Other […]
One result of legalized racism in America was this strange limit, which helped teach kids the rules of a segregated society It was only 60 years ago that this would have been an unheard of sight in the south. Photograph: My Mundane Life / Flickr By custom rather than by law, black folks were best […]
“I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.” – Dr. Martin Luther King jr.
by THANDISIZWE CHIMURENGA There is a need for a Jericho Amnesty Coalition in Los Angeles to raise up the issue, visibility, and fight for the freedom of Black/NuAfrikan Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War. There had been a committee in Los Angeles, but do to the Liberalism and Complicity of Michael Novick in particular, it was […]
(fyi – many of these people are state prisoners and are not under federal jurisdiction. Campaigns to free them focus on those states.) Black activist Mumia Abu-Jamal and Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier | Photo: Wikimedia Commons Many members of the Black Panthers and New Afrika party remain behind bars, some under dubious circumstances. In the […]
Nobody knows precisely how or where it started, but on a steamy Saturday night, July 19, 1919, the word began to spread among the saloons and pool halls of downtown Washington, where crowds of soldiers, sailors and Marines freshly home from the Great War were taking weekend liberty. A black suspect, questioned in an attempted […]
by Jon Swaine and Ciara McCarthy The number of unarmed people fatally shot by police in the U.S. declined last year, according to data compiled by The Guardian newspaper, but young Black men remain far more likely than whites to die at the hands of cops. Recent moves to keep better track of lethal police […]
By Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal Taken from a Jan. 14 audio column at prisonradio.org. Several days ago, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections appealed the Jan. 3 U.S. District Court ruling that granted an injunction against the DOC’s so-called protocol covering hepatitis treatment (or should I say lack of treatment?). The state waited almost 10 days […]
“Caring for myself iz not self-indulgence, it iz self-preservation, and that iz an act of politikal warfare.” – Audre Lorde