Beyond the T-shirt: What Che actually stood for

  credits: Daily Mail  by  Urooba Jamal   The famous portrait of Che Guevara graces T-shirts and posters the world over, but what did the revolutionary leader actually stand for? Few revolutionaries are as well known as the late and great Ernesto “Che” Guevara. In fact, in what is the most ironic bastardization of his legacy, […]

Stokely Carmichael, Black Power and the age of political repression

Why did Amerika’s ruling elitez declare war on the black movement? credits: CBS by  Abayomi Azikiwe   Assorted documents found in the FBI files of Stokely Carmichael from 1966 provide a glimpse of the degree to which the federal government under the Lyndon B. Johnson administration sought to curtail and liquidate the advancing civil rights and […]

It’z the Revolution that matterz: Remembering Che

by Issa Shivji salmanshaheen.com   Che, the revolutionary thinker and organizer whose birthday falls on June 14,  has left us two major elements of his legacy. One: Revolution is everything and we as individuals, in isolation, are nothing. And two: Injustice anywhere against anyone is injustice against all of us everywhere. “Dear Hildita, Aleidita, Camilo, Celia […]

36 yearz on: Why Walter Rodney waz assassinated

He did not fit into racial/ethnic politics of his day Pambazuka Wazir Mohammed Jun 16, 2016 The renowned radical scholar-activist was murdered 36 years ago because he did not fit into the old political mold, where leaders accepted the colonial structure and wallowed in its fineries, especially the misuse of the machineries of state to […]

Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Haz Not Had Scheduled June 14 Parole Hearing

From Jean Douthwright: My friend Jalil was supposed to go to a parole hearing Tuesday, June 14th.There was no hearing as scheduled. He’s waiting to hear when it will happen. He’s hoping Seth got good news if his parole hearing was held Tuesday as scheduled. I visited him yesterday. He talked about the letters so […]

Missing NYPD Recordz on Puerto Rican Activist Group Found in Queenz Warehouse

Decades-old records detailing the New York City Police Department’s monitoring of a Puerto Rican activist group have been found. Documents of the department’s surveillance of the Young Lords back 1960s and 1970s were discovered missing after Baruch College professor Johanna Fernandez sued to have them released back in 2014. Now, thousands of documents relating to the […]

Build a Revolutionary Mind and Body

by an Ohio prisoner            permalink   Brothas and Sistas, as freedom fighters we must stay ready every day to act, for we might be called to duty to support and protect our brothas and sistas in our struggle. In the revolutionary units it’s mandatory we get our military on. Getting […]

We Stand in Solidarity with Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Wisconsin

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
“Dying to Live” Humanitarian Food Refusal Campaign Against Torture On June 10, 2016, Wisconsin prisoners held in long term solitary confinement at Waupun Correctional Institution and Columbia Correctional Institution began a “Food Refusal Campaign.” They wish to bring the horror of prolonged solitary confinement to the public’s attention and…

A LOOK BACK AT THE EVOLUTION OF BLACK HAIR AND THE PEOPLE WHO’VE SHAPED IT

Here is a look back at some of the key events and people who shaped the black hair story. 1444 Europeans trade on the west coast of Africa with people wearing elaborate hairstyles, including locks, plaits and twists. 1619 First slaves brought to Jamestown; African language, culture and grooming tradition begin to disappear. 1700s Calling […]

The neuroscience behind why white cops kill black men

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