Ruchell Magee,longest held political prisoner in the world, heads to parole hearing

by Ruchell Cinque Magee On Jan. 26, 2018, I was served papers informing me that the California Board of Parole Hearings granted my application for hearing to determine if it meets the standards for release in accordance with the federal three-judge order requiring release of elderly prisoners who are 60 years of age or older […]

Free the land! Commemorating 50 years of the Republic of New Afrika

If Black lives truly matter, then Afrikans deserve Reparations! by Baba Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Ma’at Greetings of IMANI (FAITH) Mighty G-o-ds, Co-conSPIRITors and Leaders, May our Divine Mother-Father Creator of and in All find you and (y)our extended family in healing Spirit and thriving. As always, WE honor our esteemed Ancestors from yesteryear and yesterday, including, […]

Listen To A Rare, Previously Unreleased Amy Winehouse Demo

One of Amy Winehouse‘s first-ever demos has been released. Titled “My Own Way,” the previously unreleased track was recorded when Winehouse was just 17 years old. Although the song sways into more pop territory (a contrast from the jazz sound that was an integral part of her mainstream success), it still showcases Winehouse’s undeniable talent as […]

TFN #2: FUN CONTROL IN THE UNITED SNAKES As peeps in the United Snakes struggle through the aftermath of yet another senseless mass shooting, debates around gun control are once again heating up. But who to cheer for in this recurring battle of right-wing, gun-toting libertarians and latte-sipping liberals? In this sedition of The Fuckin’ News, Stim gives us his hot take.

Mumia Abu-Jamal’s New Appeal for Freedom

Following the Williams v. Pennsylvania case in 2016, it was ruled that all judges should remove themselves from any case in which they had been previously involved as prosecutors. The legal precedent says “it is a violation of the due process right to an impartial tribunal free of judicial bias if a judge participating in […]

Che Guevara in the Congo

credits: Jacobin  by David Seddon The idea of Guevara as a latter-day Don Quixote, setting out on his adventures to undo wrongs and bring justice to the world, and, despite a series of disastrous encounters, managing to survive with spirits undiminished until the very end, is one that appeals to the romantic in all those […]