SENEGALESE PHOTOGRAPHER OMAR VICTOR DIOP REIMAGINES HISTORICAL MOMENTS OF BLACK PROTEST IN NEW PHOTO SERIES

  Senegalese fine arts and fashion photographer Omar Victor Diop describes his latest series, “Liberty,” as “a reinvented narrative of the history of the black people.” The powerful portraits tastefully showcase international moments of Black resistance spanning generations, including Bloody Sunday and the death of Trayvon Martin. “Liberty” will be exhibited at the Festival of […]

Losing direction: The abysmal history of mental health care at Pelican Bay State Prison

by Mariposa McCall From 2010-2011, while working as a contract psychiatrist for the California Department of Corrections and rehabilitation (CDCr) providing supportive therapy and medication management for San Quentin State Prison (SQSP) inmates, I was inspired by the resilience of the human spirit and reminded of our shared humanity. When I returned to CDCr in […]

Capitalist Copyright Laws Stifle Education

by Soso of MIM(Prisons)        permalink MIM(Prisons) recently received notification from the publisher Seven Stories Press that we are in violation of copyright laws by making a PDF of The Huey P. Newton Reader available for free on our website. Copyright laws are a capitalist invention to enable the holders to make more profits. […]

The Bible Belt Is the Lynching Belt: Slavery, White Supremacy and Religion in America

by Bob Avakian, Chairman of the Revolutionary Communist Party, USA   The following is an excerpt from the book AWAY WITH ALL GODS! Unchaining the Mind and Radically Changing the World, by Bob Avakian (available from Insight Press). The book was published in 2008.     For a number of years now, I have been […]

Colonialism Alive and Well, Better Say as Bad as Ever! Part 2 – Der Kolonialismus lebt und feiert fröhliche Urständ! Teil 2

Originally posted on WiPoKuLi:
Deutsche Version unten See also: “Colonialism Alive and Well, Better Say as Bad as Ever! Part 1 – Der Kolonialismus lebt und feiert fröhliche Urständ! Teil 1”: https://wipokuli.wordpress.com/2017/05/27/colonialism-alive-and-well-better-say-as-bad-as-ever-part-1-der-kolonialismus-lebt-und-feiert-froehliche-urstaend-teil-1/ Colonialism Alive and Well, Better Say as Bad as Ever! Part 2 Soon the Monroe_Doctrine was interpreted by the US Power Elite the…

New pamphlet welcoming Oscar López Rivera with messages of solidarity from other political prisoners

Check it out – New pamphlet welcoming Oscar López Rivera with messages of solidarity from other political prisoners. https://www.freedomarchives.org/Documents/Finder/PP%20pamph%20Web.pdf Bay area event: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=welcome%20oscar%20to%20the%20bay%20area You can pick up a printed copy tonight!

Five Years Later: Remembering Puerto Rican Nationalist Leader Filiberto Ojeda Ríos

by Elma Beatriz Rosado, Juan A. Ocasio Rivera   Organized political movements advocating independence of Puerto Rico have existed since the mid-19th century. This month their eyes will be riveted on Washington as the U.S. Congress reviews legislation proposing a change in the island’s status. This year marks the anniversary of the assassination of Puerto […]