Mike Africa of the MOVE 9 is Home!

NYC Jericho just received word from NYC Friends of MOVE that Mike Africa was released on parole this morning to his son’s house. This is wonderful news! All of MOVE’s consistent work over the years is coming to fruition! Advertisements

ICONIC: BLACK PANTHER CHICAGO UPDATE | OPENING WEEKEND

Please see below for BLACK PANTHER PARTY update on the Opening weekend of ICONIC,  along with a link to the  First Press Release and SEPIA Collective Newsletter. –>Please subscribe to and share the newsletter, and follow us on instagram and facebook, where most of our social media push will be centered.<– ICONIC BLACK PANTHER FINE ART EXHIBITION OPENING WEEKEND  (BLACK PANTHERS AND […]

PROTEST SONG OF THE WEEK: ‘AMERIKAN DREAM’ BY J.S. ONDARA

J.S. Ondara (Photo Editor’s Note The following protest song was initially featured at Ongoing History Of Protest Songs. J.S. Ondara is a Kenya-born and raised singer-songwriter, who moved to the United States to pursue his music career. He moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, out of admiration for his musical hero and native Minnesotan, Bob Dylan. His nationality […]

Police stops are still marred by racial discrimination, new data shows.

So why does Trump continue to endorse stop-and-frisk? by Alexi Jones President Trump is again encouraging Chicago police to use stop-and-frisk – a policy that allows police officers to stop citizens without good cause – even as new government data reminds us why such policies can be disastrous for people of color. Just days after Trump endorsed stop-and-frisk […]

The Straight Line from Slavery to Mass Incarceration

The US model of mass incarceration can only be understood as an extension of slavery, said Martha Escobar, author of Captivity Beyond Prisons: Criminalization Experiences of Latina Immigrants. “Bringing non-white bodies into this country to labor for a predominantly white society has been the model that has carried over as immigrants entered the United States,” said Escobar, […]

Theory 101: Historical Materialism and the Legacy of Columbus

by  Danny Haiphong  Theory 101: Historical Materialism and the Legacy of Columbus The celebration of Columbus is a product of over five centuries of colonialism and capitalist development. “The capitalist and imperialist systems that Columbus helped birth were met with fierce resistance from Indigenous people, African people, and poor people throughout the course of their […]

How H. Rap Brown Forecast the Future of Black Power

by  Dr. Matthew Quest From 1967-1971, H Rap Brown (now Imam Jamil Al-Amin ), native of Baton Rouge Louisiana, distinguished himself in how he foretold the future of the Black Power movement and clarified the questions we should be asking about where African American politics and anti-racist politics were headed. His deeper contributions to politics are obscure to most perhaps as […]