A Black Girl’z Worth – HIPHOPMOMMA Princess Best Speaks (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

Published on April 23, 2015. Music video by HIPHOPMOMMA Princess Best Speaks c. 2014. Directed &Shot by: Taylor Brown (Barbara Jean Productions), Jenay Shepperson, Crystal Roberts Editing by: Kendall LIttle (DK Filmworks) Follow HIPHOPMOMMA Princess Best Speaks FB: Princess Best Speaks Twitter: PB_Speaks IG: PRINCESSBESTSPEAKS Web: http://www.princessbestspeaks.com Stream/download “A Back Girl’s Worth” HERE: https://hiphopmommaprincessbestspeaks…. For […]

Black Empowerment for Kidz: Free Breakfast Program Kickz Off

by Lisa Loving Ahjamu Umi discusses racism, sexism, and writing during a release party for his novel, ‘Find the Flower that Blooms,’ at Reflections Coffee and Books, Feb. 18, 2012. Photo by K. Kendall A dedicated Pan Africanist group in Portland is reviving a classic community service project from the days of the Black Panther […]

Mon. April 6 national call in: No medical execution of Mumia!

PLEASE SHARE WIDELY URGENT!  URGENT!  URGENT!   SAVE THE LIFE OF MUMIA ABU-JAMAL! STOP HIS EXECUTION BY MEDICAL NEGLECT! DON’T LET THE STATE MURDER ANOTHER BLACK LEADER! SHUT IT DOWN FOR MUMIA! Stopped from carrying out the death penalty against Mumia Abu-Jamal by a worldwide movement that spanned three decades, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections […]

Cuba spurned FBI bid to swap Assata Shakur for Cuban Five

BY MAGGIE TROWE Former FBI Director Louis Freeh recently revealed that the agency tried unsuccessfully in 1998 to swap some or all of the Cuban Five for Assata Shakur, a former Black Panther who was granted political asylum in Cuba in 1984. In two interviews with the North Bergen, New Jersey, Record, Freeh demanded Cuba […]

Black Livez Matter: The Evolution of A Movement

by Alisa Robinson At least 778 Black Lives Matter demonstrations have been held worldwide, according to a record being kept at Elephrame.com. How did all of this start? Three names come to mind: Patrisse Cullors, Eric Garner and Michael Brown. Cullors planted the seed from which the movement grew in July 2013, after she re-posted a […]

Nothing to Lose But Our Chainz

dequi kioni-sadiki Co-producer and co-host, Where We Live One person involved in the Eric Garner case was indicted. Interestingly, it wasn’t white NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, who killed Garner by placing him in an illegal chokehold for allegedly selling “loosies” (untaxed cigarettes). It was Ramsey Orta: the 22-year-old Latino onlooker who filmed it. The police […]

Iz Bill Cosby Being Lynched, Yes or No? The Great Debate, Sunday, March 15.

Is Bill Cosby Being Lynched, Yes or No? On Sunday March 15, 2015, Journalist Mary Alice Miller and Psychiatrist James McIntosh will debate the issue of whether Bill Cosby is being lynched. Admission is Free. The Venue is John Henrik Clarke House located at 286 Convent Avenue in Harlem, NY. It will be a spirited […]

Why James Arthur Baldwin (1924-1987) Still Matterz

by Anthony Monteiro “He gave us the concepts and language to talk about and begin understanding the oppressive system of white supremacy in holistic ways.” James Arthur Baldwin, perhaps the greatest essayist in the English language, matters because of his unconditional defense of humanity. He is one of the most original thinkers on racial and […]

Carla Hughes Was Framed In the State Of Mississippi

  Carla Hughes is a former public school teacher with a Master’s degree in education. Carla was framed, tried and convicted of capital murder in the death of Avis Banks and her unborn child. Carla is a victim of Dr. Steven Hayne’s testimony. Dr. Hayne was the subject of “The Innocence Project’s Formal Records Request […]

‘A Taste of Power': The Woman Who Led The Black Panther Party

  Elaine Brown was the first and only woman to lead the male-dominated Black Panther Party. She looks back on Jean Seberg, COINTELPRO, and internal divisions within the organization. Photo: Platon Elaine Brown | A Taste of Power, Pantheon | 1992 | 30 minutes (7,440 words)   Elaine Brown is an American prison activist, writer, lecturer and singer. In 1968, […]