How to Reverse Incarceration in Louisiana: Thirteen Stepz to Stop Being First in Being Last

by Bill Quigley Louisiana is the world capital of incarceration, with more prisoners than China. Racial profiling is endemic, sentences are draconian, and jury decisions need not be unanimous. Not coincidentally, Louisiana has the worst record of providing its citizens with the means to defend themselves in court. “When people get constitutional defense they usually […]

COMIC SERIEZ FOLLOWS CHICAGO TEEN POSSESSED BY THE SPIRIT OF SHAKA ZULU

Created and written by Alverne Ball, ‘Zulu’ follows the life of Lazarus Jones, a 16-year-old boy who becomes possessed by the spirit of warrior king Shaka Zulu while visiting South Africa with his father. Back home in Chicago, Lazarus finds himself navigating through the turbulent streets of Chicago with friends when he discovers that a […]

Blueprint for Black Power by Amos Wilson

by Amos N. Wilson Blueprint for Black Power details a master plan for the power revolution necessary for Black survival in the 21st century. Blueprints posits that an African American/Caribbean/Pan-African bloc would be most potent for the generation and delivery of Black power in the United States and the World to counter White and Asian […]

Prison Radio Kommetariez

Lynne Stewart reading a quote from Frederick Douglas (1:15) Lynne Stewart Mumia Abu-Jamal Interviews Lynne Stewart (6:00) Mumia Abu-Jamal & Lynne Stewart Lynne Stewart reading a quote from William O. Douglas (0:53) Lynne Stewart Noelle Hanrahan Interviews Lynne Stewart (17:43) Noelle Hanrahan & Lynne Stewart Click here to see today’s Democracy Now! video honoring Lynne Stewart […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“I told him that Americanz had no businezz at all in Vietnam; and that black people certainly had no businezz there, aiding the slave master to enslave yet more millionz of dark people, and also identifying themselvez with the white Amerikan crimez: we, the blackz, are going to need our own alliez, for the Amerikanz, […]

Tweet for Jalil Muntaqim- Wednesday 3/8

(there are options beside Twitter. see below) Political prisoner and Black Panther Jalil Muntaqim is asking that we get the word out by tweeting (and contatcing) Governor Cuomo on Wednesday, March 8th. Please tweet the following message to Governor Cuomo: .@NYGovCuomo I add my voice to demand: Commutation of sentence for Anthony Jalil Bottom #77A4283 […]

Infographic: Why Marijuana Should Be Legalized in the U.S. (united snakez)

This handy graphic covers just a few of the reasons we need to free the weed. by  Phillip Smith  Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/Yellowj The good folks at Test Clear (“your drug testing advisors”) have created a nifty infographic to make an argument for marijuana legalization. There’s only one quibble: Test Clear predicts that 10 states will legalize marijuana […]

RIP Lynne Stewart, People’z Lawyer & Fmr. Politikal Prisoner; Watch Her Interviewz & Release in 2014

Watch our exclusive 2014 report Dying Lawyer Lynne Stewart’s Jubilant Return Home After Winning Compassionate Release Radical civil rights attorney Lynne Stewart died Tuesday at her home in Brooklyn from complications of cancer and a recent series of strokes. She was 77 years old. A former teacher and librarian, Stewart was known as a people’s […]