LITTLE HAS CHANGED FOR FLINT RESIDENTS FORCED TO PAY FOR POISONED WATER

Flint Water Plant. Photo by George Thomas on Flickr Nearly 1,250 days ago, a major water crisis hit Flint, Michigan. Complaints by residents, matched with studies showing more evidence of serious health issues, continue to emerge. Yet, even as problems persist, authorities and officials involved in fomenting the crisis have yet to be held accountable. […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“It’s always been about justice and discrimination in amerika, police brutality, women’s rights: all those different issues. clean water, Flint Michigan. Issues that are pertaining to amerika that we all need to pay attention to because it’s not until it happens to one of us that it’s important, but it’s important every single day regardless of […]

Politikal prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal speaks on mass shootings

By Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal The sounds of gunfire crackle through the night air, but few seem to realize its import. Some think it’s firecrackers; some, the thump, thump of helicopter blades chopping through the air; some even think it is sound effects to accentuate tunes of a country-western band. Then, the music stops, and people […]

WATCH THE ENERGETIC BLACK EMPOWERMENT ANTHEM BY BRAZILIAN SINGER TCHELO GOMEZ, “ME EMPODEREI”

  By Cree B. McClellan Brazil-based creative Tchelo Gomez pushes the boundaries of resistance in video for dynamic call-to action “Me Empoderei”. Gomez says: “”Me Empoderei” is a song about racial issues, such as prejudice, and black empowerment highlighting all shades and shapes of black beauty.” Photos by Doma02

I’m not interested in alleviating the fear white people have of Black strangers

By Hari Ziyad October 26, 2017 To all the Black men who tell the exact same story about white women clutching their purses: Niggas be lyin. I’m not saying you’re lying when you claim to be greeted by white women clutching their purses when you walk down streets. I’m just saying that, as a filmmaker, I […]

Panther Cub Weekend Schedule

Saturday, October 28, 2017 11:45AM – Where: Countee Cullen Library (104 West 136th Street) Workshop “Marxism and the Black Panther Party: The role of Marxism in the development of the Black Panther Party will be explored in this workshop led by Charles “cappy” Pinderhughes, PH.D., sociology professor and former Lieutenant of Information in the New […]

The Rise of Incarceration in Los Angeles: An Interview with Kelly Lytle Hernandez

By Erica Sterling In today’s post, Erica Sterling, a PhD student in the Department of History at Harvard University, interviews Kelly Lytle Hernandez about her new book City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles (University of North Carolina Press, 2017). Hernandez is Associate Professor of History and the Director of the Ralph J. Bunche […]