MOVE~40 Years Later

August 8th 2018 will mark Forty Years Since The Move 9 have been unjustly imprisoned for a crime the entire world knows they did not commit . From the day They were arrested on August 8th 1978 , During Their Trial, The Day After they were each sentenced to 30-100 years , During the Ten years of the parole process,and The 40 years of […]

‘Soledad Brother’ John Clutchette Has Been Released!

  ‘Soledad Brother’ John Clutchette Has Been Released! On Wednesday, June 6, ‘Soledad Brother’ John Clutchette walked out of the prison gates a free man, following Governor Jerry Brown’s final approval of a January 12, 2018 decision by the California Parole Board to grant parole to Clutchette. On January 18, we published an interview with Southern […]

7 powerful quotes Pan-African leader, Marcus Garvey, will be remembered for

Marcus Garvey It’s been 78 years since the death of Marcus Garvey, Jamaica’s first national hero who advocated for Black nationalism in Jamaica and particularly the United States. Born on August 17, 1887, Garvey in 1914 started the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), in Jamaica, which protested against racial discrimination and encouraged self-government for black […]

Nina Simone – Backlash Blues

civil rights song that makes a reference to the Vietnam War:… From the 1967 album “Nina Simone Sings the Blues” (RCA Victor LSP-3789 / US / LP / 33rpm). Composed by Nina Simone and Langston Hughes. “Mr. Backlash, Mr. Backlash Who do you think I am You raise my taxes, freeze my wages And […]