Black August honourz George Jackson

Norman Otis Richmond aka Jalali George Jackson was politicized while in prison and became a Field Marshal of the Black Panther Party. George Jackson, his younger brother, Jonathan Jackson and Khatari Gaulden are central to understanding Black August, the commemoration of the martyred freedom fighters that began in the California prison system in the 1970s. Jackson was […]

Komrade George L. Jackson Livez!

George Jackson Lives! Editorial from the Black Panther Intercommunal News Service 12-25 August 1978 Fred Hampton once said, “You can kill a revolutionary but you can’t kill the revolution.” On August 21, 1971, the FBI, the state of California and other law enforcement agencies killed Black Panther Party Field Marshal George Lester Jackson at San […]

ATTICA: 41 Years Later

ATTICA: 41 Years Later [col. writ. 8/26/12] © ’12 Mumia Abu-Jamal     The name, Attica, has entered the lexicon of American culture, driven, in part, by the cinema performance in “Dog Day Afternoon”, when actor Al Pacino raised his fist and exclaimed, “Attica! Attica!”   Viewers immediately got the reference, for on Sept. 9, […]

Black Panthers Speak about Criminal Injustice

Black Panthers Speak about Criminal Injustice This newsreel footage features interviews with Huey P. Newton (from Alameda County Jail), Eldridge Cleaver, and Bobby Seale. The footage also includes scenes from a Black panther rally at Hutton Memorial Park demanding the release of Mr. Newton. In this film, Huey Newton discusses the police brutality that so […]

George Jackson Interview San Quentin Aug 21,1971

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