Black Pantherz, Then & Now — NYU National Lawyerz Guild

     In this just released video of a 2 hour panel discussion on both the Civil Rights and Black Liberation Movements; Veteran Black Panther Leader Kathleen Cleaver addresses such subjects as Revolutionary Internationalism, Solidarity & Coalition Building, Sexism, Racism, Prison Industrial Complex, Resolving Contradictions, Surveillance & Secure Communications, Films on the Black Panther Party, Responsibility Of […]

Politikal Prisoner Jaan Laaman iz in the Hole!

Excerpted from a letter dated April 3, 2017 to a supporter: “I am just now able to answer your letter, because I am in segregation “the hole”, since my birthday, March 21st. Yes, it was not a very nice birthday! Only last Friday was I finally able to buy some paper, envelopes and stamps, so […]

Jussie Smollett’s new video might be the wokest thing ever created in human history

by Isha Aran It’s been over four months since Donald Trump was elected president, and Empire star Jussie Smollett has a lot on his mind. In fact, he’s got so much on his mind that he’s packed every single thing that has ever crossed his mind into a three minute and forty-five second music video for a song […]

NEW MUSIC: OSHUN DELIVERZ UNAPOLOGETIC MESSAGE OF RESISTANCE WITH “NOT MY PRESIDENT”

Oshun’s ambient soul track “Not My President” is a smooth AF resistance anthem for everyone who are still fucked up over Nov. 8. The NYC-based artist spills some tea on the American President through dreamy soundscapes and lush harmonies reminds us not to normalize the erratic man-baby and the hateful rhetoric that got him elected. […]

NO ONE LOOKS FOR BLACK GIRLZ

by Brionne Janae “If you go missing, no one will look for you. No one looks for Black girls,” my aunt said leaning over to look me dead in the eye. On the television a girl about my age with shoulder-length blond hair and a friendly smile filled the screen as the voice of the newscaster […]

To Remake the World: Slavery, Racial Capitalism, and Justice

BY WALTER JOHNSON In Memory of Cedric Robinson (1940–2016) It is a commonplace to say that slavery “dehumanized” enslaved people, but to do so is misleading, harmful, and worth resisting. I hasten to add that there are, of course, plenty of right-minded reasons for adopting the notion of “dehumanization.” It is hard to square the idea […]

Ghostz of Seattle Past, an Exclusive Excerpt: Seattle Black Panther Party Headquarterz

by Elmer Dixon, as told to Anisa Jackson   Elmer Dixon grew up in Seattle’s Central District. While attending Garfield High School, Elmer and his older brother, Aaron Dixon, organized Garfield’s Black Student Union in 1968. In the same year, Elmer and Aaron founded the Seattle Chapter of the Black Panther Party. Elmer has served […]