LargeUp Mix Series: Safari Sound’s Best of 2017 Reggae Mix

Words by Deejay Theory 2017 has in many ways been a dark and challenging year, but thankfully reggae music is always there to uplift the people  – and this was a great year for that! The one like DJ Shirkhan representing the Scandanavian juggling machine Safari Sound has compiled a selection of some of this years very best standouts […]

That John Danger coup at Fort Augusta

by BY SHALMAN SCOTT TOUSSAINT L’OVERTURE … signed peace treaty Long before the Jamaica Defence Force headquarters at Up Park Camp, during British slavery around the world, including Jamaica, Fort Augusta in St Catherine was the ultimate and final national military defence location in Jamaica. It was at that location in 1808 that the blacks in the […]

Boycott, Defund, Bankrupt – Say NO to canteen, incentive packages, collect phone calls and visitation during February, April, June, Black August, October and December in 2018

Part VI: Campaign to Redistribute the Pain 2018 by Bennu Hannibal Ra-Sun, fka Melvin Ray, Free Alabama Movement Fire burns off the dross of the hidden gem to reveal the precious metal. In struggle, it is the call to action that burns off the negative habit, distorted values and laziness of those who answer that […]

Wrongfully returned to SHU: Maximum security is no place for rehabilitation

  by Shavougue A. Mason Please allow me to begin by paying respects to all those who participated in and supported the hunger strikes, both outside and behind enemy lines. I also want to pay homage and offer my condolences to the families of the brave men who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the cause […]

Jaan Laaman moved to USP McCreary

Jaan Laaman, anti-imperialist political prisoner, has been moved from the Transfer Center and is now at USP McCreary, located in Pine Knot, Kentucky. We will update everyone as soon as we have any new information. Please write Jaan today so he feels the love. We want the prison to be aware that he is supported and we have his back. […]

Even before sanctuary cities, here’s how black Americans protected fugitive slaves

Slave shackles in a display case at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters   Over the past few days, the national climate has grown increasingly tense over the issue of “sanctuary” cities and states. Local communities, including some college and university campuses, have pledged to shieldundocumented children and adults from President […]

The Wounded Knee Massacre, December 29, 1890–Amerikan Crime Case #72

The Crime: On December 29, 1890, U.S. government soldiers massacred nearly 300 of the 350 Lakota men, women, and children on the  on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.  The massacre took place near Wounded Knee Creek. Some of the women murdered were already widows whose husbands had previously been killed by U.S. troops. […]

Recy Taylor, who fought for justice after 1944 rape, dies

ABBEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Recy Taylor, a black Alabama woman whose rape by six white men in 1944 drew national attention, died Thursday. She was 97. Taylor died in her sleep at a nursing home in Abbeville, her brother Robert Corbitt said. He said Taylor had been in good spirits the previous day and her […]

Kimpa Vita: The Mother of the Afrikan Revolution (English …

A Ne Kunda Nlaba’s biopic documentary film about Mama Kimpa Vita. The fifteenth century was a time when the legacy of powerful African Kingdoms were wickedly invaded by the West. The African people’s rich and plentiful history-interrupted by slavery, genocide and the deportation of Africans to new lands. In the account, The Great Kingdom on […]