First Listen: Sade returns from the “Unknown”

  (November 10, 2018) Sade broke a near decade-long silence earlier this year with the song “Flower of the Universe” from the Disney movie A Wrinkle In Time, but her fans were clearly looking for something more – and a sound more familiar. That wish is accomplished with the brand new single, “The Big Unknown,” which comes from the […]

Urgent Call for Political Prisoner Kamau Sadiki

From Kamau’s daughter Ksisay: Freddie Hilton AKA Kamau Sadiki  #115 06 88 Urgent Call. ASMP wants to amputate my father’s ankle. Contact- Call Write Letters: Augusta State Prison 3001 Gordon Hwy, Grovetown GA 30813 Chief Medical Facilitator Dr Alston Warden Philbin (706) 855-4700 He needs a wounds specialist not amputation! Who Is Kamau Sadiki? Kamau […]

The Newest Jim Crow

Recent criminal justice reforms contain the seeds of a frightening system of “e-carceration.” By Michelle Alexander CreditCreditIllustration by Yoshi Sodeoka; Photographs by Juanmonino and SensorSpot/E+, via Getty Images In the midterms, Michigan became the first state in the Midwest to legalize marijuana, Florida restored the vote to over 1.4 million people with felony convictions, and Louisiana passed […]

Redefining Veteran’s Day

By Jared Ball  Originally published in 2011 with Black Agenda Report. I am officially a veteran. Like many I was conscripted by this country’s “poverty draft” and its associated judicial-military pipeline, the one that encourages military time over jail time, and then immediately pressed into service of this nation’s imperial projects. And while I recognize this […]