Futurez Without Wallz: Welcome PP Maliki Shakur Latine Home March 25

Family and Friends of Maliki Shakur Latine Present A Welcome Home Celebration for Maliki Shakur Latine Futures Without Walls Saturday, March 25, 2017, 4-8 pm Mayday Space, 3rd Floor* 176 St. Nicholas Avenue, Bushwick, Brooklyn Music, Speakers, and DJ and Featuring  Asha Bandele, Amina Baraka, Ngoma, Abiodun of The Last Poets, Nicole Goodwin, Art by […]

Lynne Stewart in dire health

Only a few years ago, Lynne Stewart was serving a ten-year sentence on bogus ‘material support for terrorism’ charges. From behind the prison walls, she extended her solidarity to the Anit-War 23, investigated under the same material support statute. She wrote, “Our principle of non-collaboration has so far proved robust. There has been no wavering. […]

The Abuse Goez On: The Corrupting Dynamikz of Power in a Texaz Prison (2017)

Character Split It’s a truism that power corrupts; and absolute power corrupts absolutely. But that’s not the end of the story. In Amerika, prisons constitute the most absolute exercise of state power. Within their confines, officials control the lives, means of survival, and quality of life of their captives, and use that power to control, […]

DR. SEUSS WAZ RACIST, THESE WOKE KIDZ PROTESTED ‘DR. SEUSS WEEK’ AT THEIR SCHOOL

Last week, 11-year-old Rockett and 10-year-old Zoe stood up to their school’s week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss aka Theodor Geisel (an extension of the National Read Across America Day), according to Angry Asian Man. The students made flyers (below) to pass out at school to call out the fact that Geisel has a racist past […]

NOW STREAMING—AFROPUNK MIXTAPE #027: WE MAKE AMERIKA GREAT

Check out the #SoundCheck crew’s newest mixtape, AFROPUNK Mixtape #027: We Make America Great featuring music by Body Count, Nova Twins, Toro Y Moi, Bells Atlas, Purple Ferdinand, BLITZ the AMBASSADOR and more, with special interludes by Thundercat and Joseph Capehart. Stream AFROPUNK Mixtape #027: No Fears Expressed down below and on Soundcloud.   01. […]

What Are You? Black, Afrikan-Amerikan, Afro-Amerikan, or Black-Amerikan

Black tells you about skin color and what side of town you live on. African-American evokes discussion of the world. -Rev. Jesse Jackson Blacks, Black-Americans, African-Americans, and  Afro-Americans are terms that are frequently used in magazines, newspapers, and across the internet when referencing black people. So, what brought about the name change from “negro” and […]