Barack and Fidel: A Beyond Bizarre Comparison

It is laughable – or pitiful – to compare Barack Obama to Fidel Castro. The fundamental truth is: “Barack Obama is the president of imperialism, PERIOD. By necessity he must be a mass murdering, lying, enemy of humanity. It is an unspoken prerequisite for that job. Fidel Castro is the opposite, PERIOD.” That’s why a […]

Reparationz Hypocrisy: God Blezz The Liberal That’z Got Hiz Own

by Julian Cola After two and a quarter centuries, legions of Americans are calling for repair of the U.S. voting system by abolishing the Electoral College. However, white liberals just “lost an election, not hundreds of years of labor, their names, languages, cultures, and customs. But they insist upon repair, a rapid solution to an […]

What’z Wrong With The Children?…Duh!!!!!

These human rights violations have been occurring so and for so long. That it was even a movie that depicted how the guards and entire Prison administration staged fights that made vicious dog fights look like child’s play. In fact the movie, St.Charles, was one of Sean Penns acting debuts. We grew up viewing it […]

Open letter to Colin Kaepernick about Mumia Abu-Jamal

by Bob Mandel and Bob Wells Greetings Colin, We salute your courageous action protesting police brutality throughout the U.S. We are heartened to see others, including entire teams and athletes in different sports, joining you. Besides shooting Black people to death in the streets every day and every night, American law enforcement is seeking the […]

To all the brothers on the yard: Help uz help ourselvez

by Daryel Burnett The San Francisco Bay View is an African American newspaper based in San Francisco, California. For over four decades, its progressive liberation journalism has been championing human right issues nationwide, especially on behalf of the thousands of men and women being warehoused inside one of the hundreds of dungeons dotting the national […]

The need for a united front against fascism

by Elbert ‘Big Man’ Howard If there was ever a time to organize around a United Front Against Fascism, it is now. The next leader of the “free world” has just been “elected” – more like “selected” – to be president of the United States. He has thereby been given the authority to use power […]

Long live the spirit of Komrade W.L. Nolen

by Chairman Kijana Tashiri Askari, W.L. Nolen Mentorship Program For those who are not familiar with W.L. Nolen, this beautiful New Afrikan brotha was one of the founders of the Black Liberation Movement in the California Prison System, along with Comrade George Jackson. Comrade W.L. Nolen was instrumental in shaping and molding the exemplary model […]

Baridi X Williamson: I went inside my heart to survive the torture in the Pelican Bay SHU

by Baridi X Williamson Part I: Upon leaving Pelican Bay SHU solitary confinement, my firsts (of many) Leaving out of Pelican Bay solitary confinement torture prison facilities/units/cages for the first time on Jan. 23, 2015 – after arriving there Nov. 29, 1990 – I remember witnessing my first sunrise as the CDCr (California Department of […]

Organizer ‘Malik’ Washington transferred to toughest prison in Texaz

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington On Nov. 10, 2016, the state of Texas transferred me and 43 other men to the Administrative Segregation Unit at the Eastham Unit in Lovelady, Texas. Eastham is one of the oldest units in the state. The conditions there are much worse than at the Telford Unit. The most glaring issue […]