NYC: Freedom Flicks 9/10, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Dear Freedom Flicks Supporter, We have a very special evening planned on September 10. As a part of the film’s fall launch, the Bertha Justice Institute at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) will be hosting a screening of Stanley Nelson’s dynamic new film The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution at the Film Forum. […]

NYC FILMS: “THE BLACK PANTHERS Vanguard of the Revolution” & The Black Panther Film Festival – SAVE THE DATES!

  Save The Dates!   “THE BLACK PANTHERS Vanguard of the Revolution” DIRECTED BY STANLEY NELSON   Exclusive NYC Theater Showings… Wednesday September 2, 2015 thru Tuesday September 15, 2015    @ The Film Forum  209 West Houston btw. Varick St. & 6th Av.  SHOW TIMES: 12:30 2:45 5:00 7:15 9:40  The rise and fall […]

Emmett Till 60 year Anniversary and Legacy‬ “A Time For Unity, Reflection and Remembrance

You are invited to join  the family members of Emmett Till and Team Mississippi along with the Emmett Till Legacy Foundation and Emmett Till Justice For Families in a powerful  and historic set of weekend events as we commemorate the 60 year Anniversary and  legacy of ‪#‎EmmettTill‬ “A Time For Unity, Reflection and  Remembrance.  August […]

Support Dhoruba Bin Wahad Medical Fund

Dhoruba Bin Wahad, former political prisoner, original black panther party leader, author and global civil and human rights activist was recently injured during a brutal and unprovoked attack at a political event in Atlanta on August 8th, 2015. http://www.gofundme.com/DhorubaMedicalFund This campaign is to help raise funds to cover the the 71 year old freedom fighters extensive […]

How Much Do You Actually Know About Jimi Hendrix?

by Emily Cegielski Next month marks the 45th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix’s death. Four years before HIGH TIMES ever graced newsstands, the pioneer of psychedelic rock—still worshipped by hippies and stoners and guitarists alike—passed away. And yet, Hendrix still remains as enigmatic as ever. His latent shroud of mystery often goes unchecked. Sure, there have […]

The Death Of Black Panther Leader Huey P. Newton

Komrade Huey ur workz will alwayz kontinue to live on… Panther Love by Infinite Wiz (@InfiniteWiz) 26 years ago today Black revolutionary icon Huey Newton was killed in the streets of Oakland, California On August 22, 1989, co-founder of the Black Panther Party For Self Defense (BPP) Huey P. Newton was murdered. Newton was fatally […]

45 Years iz 45 Yearz Too Long!

Patrolman Larry Minard, Sr. was killed and six other police officers injured when a suitcase bomb exploded in a vacant house in Omaha, Nebraska at 2:07 a.m. on August 17, 1970. Before the day was over, Paul Young, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the Omaha FBI office, sent a memorandum to J. Edgar Hoover, director of the […]

Photoz of new Albert Woodfox mural in New Orleanz by artist B-Mike w/ Amnesty Intl. USA

Featured below are photos of the new Albert Woodfox mural in New Orleans, Louisiana, painted by artist Brandan “B-Mike” Odums in conjunction with Amnesty International USA (sign Amnesty’s ongoing petition for Albert here). The photos below are taken by Amnesty USA and the A3 Coalition. Read the July 3 NOLA Times Picayune article to learn […]

“Negro” by Langston Hughez

I am a Negro: Black as the night is black, Black like the depths of my Africa. I’ve been a slave: Caesar told me to keep his door-steps clean. I brushed the boots of Washington. I’ve been a worker: Under my hand the pyramids arose. I made mortar for the Woolworth Building. I’ve been a […]

Kidz Who Die by Langston Hughez 1938

It’s been 77 years since civil rights activist and poet Langston Hughes wrote his chilling poem “Kids Who Die” which illuminates the horrors of lynchings during the Jim Crow era. Now, as we approach the one year mark of Michael Brown’s death and the Ferguson uprising that sparked a movement, we can see how Hughes’ […]