Richie Havens

Originally posted on ashiftinconsciousness:
Richie Havens was one of the most uniquely talented singer/guitarists to ever come along. He created a style of guitar playing that could provoke the imagination while bringing deep emotions to the surface. It could evoke sadness and longing, but it could also bring forth warmth, love and a peacefulness in…

Hillary Clinton 2020 is Malcolm X’s Amerikan Nightmare on Steroids

by Danny Haiphong Hillary Clinton 2020 is Malcolm X’s American Nightmare on Steroids Clinton’s reemergence is a dangerous reminder of who she really is: a “too big to fail” parasite of finance capital and the war machine. “Her embarrassing defeat to Trump did not cause the ruling elites to disinvest from the Clinton machine.” Black […]

Louis, the black Mauritian who led South Afrika’s first large-scale slave rebellion in 1808

Photo: SA History As many Africans in the Caribbean and the Americas rose against slavery, the news of these courageous acts found its way back to Africa.  In 1808, Cape Town, the then capital of the Cape Colony, experienced its first ever slave rebellion. The region, home to the Khoisan people, was invaded by the […]

PROTEST SONG OF THE WEEK: ‘MAGIC’ BY XIUHTEZCATL

  Indigenous hip-hop artist Xiuhtezcatl saw magic in sunrises and rainfalls when he was a young boy. His appreciation of environment, what is natural, the humanity that binds people together, that gave him an innate sense of what was wrong with society, politicians, and the ecosystems that are dying around us. Xiuhtezcatl raps about staying […]

Melvin Dickson, 77

by CHARLES AIKEN   A celebration of the life of Black Panther revolutionary Mel Dickson was held December 8th at Met West High School at 314 E. 10th Street, Oakland. A celebration of the life of Black Panther revolutionary Mel Dickson was held Dec. 8, 2018, at Met West High School at 314 E. 10th Street […]