UPDATE FROM RAMONA AFRICA

ONA MOVE, Everybody! Let me remind you of some upcoming activities regarding The MOVE 9. There is a program  February 15th here in Philadelphia at The Rotunda (40th & Walnut St.). There will be performers competing for participation in the August 2018 event- 40 year wrongful imprisonment of our family. There will also be a program in NYC at The National Black […]

You Can Break The Man But You Can’t Break The Man’s Spirit

by a Texas prisoner      permalink At the end of March 2016, an incident took place on the Coffield Unit in Tennessee Colony Texas that paralyzed an unarmed inmate from the neck down. The use of extreme force is beyond this measurement as this inmate was already locked in a cage, secluded from population and […]

Your Honor, a poem by #KuwasiBalagoon “I thought murder was legal”

#burndowntheamericanplantation

Symbols of Resistance – January 26 – Friday at 7pm – EastSide Cultural Center – 2277 International Blvd. Oakland

SYMBOLS OF RESISTANCE – a Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement January 26, 2018 Friday at 7pm EastSide Cultural Center 2277 International Blvd. Oakland FREE EVENT  •  delicious refreshments  •  accessible venue  •  community discussion Symbols of Resistance illuminates the untold stories of the Chican@ Movement with a focus on events in Colorado and New […]

MXCC 22nd Annual PP/POW Dinner January 27, 2018

              On Saturday, January 27th, the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee will host its 22nd Annual Dinner Tribute To Our Political Prisoners And Their Families.             This will take place for the first time at All Souls Church Community Room, located at Lexington Avenue and 80th Street in Manhattan.             The event will take place from 3-7pm. Dinner served promptly at 4pm.             This year’s […]

How Haiti helped build Philadelphia

by  Stephen Millies The wealth produced by enslaved Africans in Haiti, Guadeloupe and Martinique made French capitalists rich. Even before the 1789 bourgeois revolution, France had 3,000 miles of canals and the beginnings of industry. Haiti also helped build Philadelphia. The richest man in the United States from before 1810 to his death in 1831 was […]