New Zealand’z Afrikan minoritiez: Police target uz, call uz ‘n*****z’

Researcher’s survey of migrants finds racist overtones but police say they take cultural concerns seriously. http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11599618 New Zealand’s African minorities – many welcomed here as refugees – claim the police are targeting them unfairly and sometimes in a racist manner. Young Africans have told AUT researcher Dr Camille Nakhid that police have stopped them on […]

Lynne Stewart, people’z lawyer, freedom fighter, presente!

by Mumia Abu-Jamal Lynne Stewart, after 78 winters in America, has died, after battling for years against breast cancer. But those were just some of her battles and, like most of us, she won some and lost some. But she never stopped fighting! For decades, she and her husband, Ralph Poynter, fought for New York’s […]

Text and audio: “Farewell thoughtz to my friend Lynne Stewart” from Jaan Laaman, politikal prisoner

International Woman’s Day March 8 2017 With a sunny sky outside, and a “Day Without Woman Strikes” and other very positive and powerful events taking place all across the United States and around the world, I am sitting quietly and sadly reflecting on the life of my friend Lynne, who died last night. There is […]

The Brownsville Incident: How 167 Black Infantrymen Were Dishonorably Discharged With No Evidence & No Trial

(1906) occurred in Brownsville, a town in south Texas, where, on August 13, 1906, a race-related fracas occurred that resulted in the wounding of one white civilian and the death of another. White townspeople blamed the African-American soldiers of the 25th Infantry recently stationed at nearby Fort Brown. President Theodore Roosevelt discharged without honor the […]