The Nonviolent/Violent Dichotomy

By VICTORIA LAW Focusing on nonviolence won’t decrease our nation’s prison population MORE than 40 years after the War on Drugs was declared, our nation faces overcrowded prisons and skyrocketing costs. As state and federal budgets sag under this weight, politicians who once vowed to be “tough on crime” are now introducing legislation that ostensibly […]

Mary Ann Shadd Cary: black suffragist, abolitionist, publisher, and lawyer

   By Denise Oliver Velez  Watching and reading news stories about immigrants in the U.S. fleeing to Canada for fear of being deported by Donald Trump’s xenophobic policies prompted thoughts of a past when black Americans fled to Canada to escape slavery. While U.S. schools have taught quite a bit in recent years about the Underground Railroad, much less has been […]


BY TAMBAY OBENSON   In 1987, after being petitioned by the National Women’s History Project, Congress passed Pub. L. 100-9 which designated the month of March 1987 as Women’s History Month. And since 1988, U.S. presidents have issued annual proclamations designating the month of March as Women’s History Month, which is recognized and celebrated every year […]

For Immediate Release! Prison Strike Leader Moved to Infirmary after Twenty Four Dayz Refusing Food

Contact for interviews: Free Ohio Movement:, 330-366-6838, Prison Strike Leader Moved to Infirmary after Twenty Four Days Refusing Food. Siddique Abdullah Hasan, a national prisoner leader has been on hunger strike since Monday, February 27th. On Friday, March 24th he was moved to the infirmary, presumably due to failing health. His appeal to […]

Act Now – Mumia Abu Jamal’z Treatment Expected, But Not Yet Delivered – Delayed Hep C Treatment Leadz to Death

URGENT PRESS RELEASE ON MUMIA ABU-JAMAL Contacts: Joe Piette: 610-931-2615 Mumia’s Treatment Expected, But Not Yet Delivered Delayed Hep C Treatment Leads to Death On March 31, 2017, Mumia Abu-Jamal received a cruel mix of bad and good news from a prison doctor. The doctor shared the results of his recent lab test, which […]

5 Countriez That Brought In Europeanz To White Wash Their Populationz

After the trans-Atlantic slave trade was officially abolished toward the end of the 19th century, many whites felt threatened and feared free Blacks would become a menacing element in society. The elites spent a great dealing of time mulling over how best to solve the so-called Negro problem. A popular solution that emerged during this […]

For White Folkz Who Teach in the Hood… and the Rest of Y’all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education

$11.99 A New York Times Best Seller Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education. Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in classrooms as a young man of color and merging his experiences with […]

Brother Ali – Own Light (What Heartz Are For) [Official Video]

  Pre-order now: Catch Brother Ali on tour: Subscribe for more: From Brother Ali’s full length album, “All The Beauty In This Whole Life” out May 5th on Rhymesayers Entertainment: Very excited to present the video for Own Light, produced by my friend Dave Wilson. It was filmed in the Pacific […]

#Rucker 50

Monday, April 24th, 6:30pm Maysles Cinema, Third World Newsreel  and the Documentary Forum at CCNY Present: @ City College Center for Performing Arts 160 Convent Avenue (Marian Anderson Theatre) Robert McCullough Jr. and Darryl L. Neverson, 2016, 54 min. Malcolm X stated, “History is a people’s memory, and without a memory, man is demoted to […]