Ain’t no statute of limitationz on genocide!

by Shaka Shakur Article II of The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on Dec. 9, 1948, states that “genocide” means any of the following acts, committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group […]

Appellate Court Panel Rejects PA Prison Effort to Further Delay Hep-C Treatment for Ailing Mumia Abu-Jamal

Challenging a ‘Nazi Prison Camp Standard of Care’ by: Dave Lindorff   It has been almost five years since doctors working for the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, taking a routine blood test on long-time prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal (who was in the process of being transferred from 29 years on the state’s death-row to a general […]

1960 Sharpeville Massacre a turning point in rejection of pacifist struggle against colonialism in Occupied Azania (South Afrika)

by Luwezi Kinshasa; Secretary General, African People’s Socialist Party The Pan afrikan Congress of Azania’s (PAC) demonstration against the pass law was repressed by the white settler colonial rulers 57 years ago on March 21, 1960. Sixty-nine people were murdered during this demonstration and 181 were wounded, in Sharpeville, a township in southern Gauteng province. Africans […]

The struggle over the anti-Afrikan mural goes back 600 yearz

The African petty bourgeoisie, also had its own beneficial interest in trying to integrate into the social system. The masses of African working people wanted to stop crackas from killing us, stop the brutality, stop the murder, stop the lynchings. We just wanted some kind of chance. We just wanted to know that we could […]


Leone Jacovacci was a Congo-born African-Italian boxer who shook up the sport after his 1928 European middleweight title win over the heavily favored (by fascist leaders) white Italian boxer, Mario Bosisio. Enraged by Jacovacci’s achievement, Mussolini ordered his win—which signified the delegitimization of racist claims of inferiority held by the Fascists—to be erased from the […]

TROUBLE #1: KILLING THE BLACK SNAKE Killing the Black Snake: Behind the Scenes of the #NODAPL Struggle The first episode of Trouble, looks beyond the mainstream narratives surrounding the Standing Rock encampment to get a better understanding  of some of the camp’s overlooked dynamics, including serious disagreements over which tactics to use to best stop the Dakota Access  Pipeline (DAPL). […]

A Strike Against the New Jim Crow

Janaé Bonsu  Illustration by Nicole Rodrigues. Click for full version. Imagine if prison laborers were entitled to a minimum wage, overtime pay, and workers’ compensation when injured on the job. It might be difficult to envision if you’re not used to thinking of incarcerated people as workers. But it’s their labor of cooking, clerical and […]

Prison livez matter

by Kwame Shakur, New Afrikan Liberation Collective (NALC) All across this kkkountry we are hearing and seeing the masses exclaim, “Black lives matter!” We heard Obama counter that by telling the people, “All lives matter” and “Police lives matter.” But what about the more than 2 million lives being held captive across this kkkountry in […]

California Board of Prison Hearings Prisoners are guestz of honor at KKK lynchings

by Shai Alkebu-Lan, director and international spokesperson for The House of the Lions of Judah Ecumenical Rastafari Soledad – A recent case submitted for review in the United States District Court Central District of California, CV-16-08378-DDP (KK), alleges Board of Prison Hearing (BPH) staff on Dec. 3, 2016, intentionally conspired with the psychs to assassinate […]

Why isn’t ‘prison reform’ seeking an effective demand for change?

by Anthony Robinson “A criminal justice system is a mirror in which a whole society sees the darker outlines of its face. Our ideas of justice and evil take on visible form in it, and thus we see ourselves in deep relief.” – “The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison” by Jeffrey Reiman […]