Vote for Ozell White, A Prentiss, Mississippi Farmer In Order to Win Grant

A Prentiss, Miss. farmer needs votes in order to win a national grant from a program called “Cultivating Change.” Ozell White is a fifth generation farmer who grows watermelons and raises cattle. He wants to provide the area with fresh produce and meat without chemicals, WDAM reported. White was named small farmer of the year in 2014 by Alcorn State […]

RAIZE THE VOLUME ON ALL FRONTS!

From the Desk of Zayid Muhammad babazayid@gmail.com 973 202 0745 “A turtle cannot go forward until he first sticks his neck out…” Malcolm X January 11, 2018   ACTIVIST POET ZAYID MUHAMMAD BRINGS IN NEW YEAR BUSY! SUNDIATA! MISSION OF MERCY!               January 14th marks the 81st birthday of beloved political prisoner Sundiata Acoli, one of the longest […]

Today’s Date in Afrikan Diasporic History (Our-story): A Must-Read on MLK

As, virtually, everyone knows; today marks the date Martin Luther King was born. A little more than three years before his assassination, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz/Malcolm X had been assassinated. Given the conciliatory tone of his comments about Dr. King, shortly before his death; his public remarks of support for the ‘voting-drive’ efforts that were ongoing in […]

New Exhibit “1968: Civil Rights at 50” Opens Today

Exhibit Tells the Story of Events That Shaped the Civil Rights Movement 50 Years Ago This Year NEWS PROVIDED BY Newseum  Jan 12, 2018, 15:50 ET WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Today, the Newseum opened “1968: Civil Rights at 50,” a new exhibit that explores the tumultuous events that shaped the civil rights movement in 1968, when movement leader the Rev. Martin […]

‘I have all the guns and money’: When a woman led the Black Panther Party

By DeNeen L. Brown Black Panther leader Elaine Brown (center) and founder Huey Newton stand atop a ticket counter at San Francisco International Airport to address a large crowd gathered to greet Newton on July 4, 1977.  (Jim Palmer/AP) At her command, the Black Panthers had been summoned to Oakland, Calif. It was August 1974, and […]

What and Who is the Biggest, Ugliest Shithole in the World?

  In a meeting with congressional leaders over immigration “reform,” and other issues, Donald Trump burst out, “Why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” He was referring to African countries and Haiti and El Salvador. Instead, he suggested that the United States should instead bring more people from countries like (overwhelmingly […]

A poem written by Afeni Shakur from the Black Panther newspaper 1969

Omali Yeshitela on Politikal Prisoners (PP)

We should never forget prisoners in any case, but we ought to be especially public about our reverence and concern for political prisoners, says Omali Yeshitela. source: Omali Yeshitela on Political Prisoners 

ACTION ALERT EDDIE AFRICA TO SEE THE PAROLE BOARD ON 1/11/18

Ona Move We just received word tonight that our Brother Eddie Africa will be appearing before The Pa Parole Board this Thursday January 11th . It’s obvious due to our three day campaign and the pressure The Parole Board is under are obviously trying to give Eddie a rushed hearing and sweep this matter under the rug as fast […]

How a Nearly Successful Slave Revolt Was Lost to History

More than 500 slaves fought for their freedom in this oft-overlooked rebellion. by Marissa Fessenden/ SMITHSONIAN.COM Two hundred and five years ago, on the night of January 8, 1811, more than 500 enslaved people took up arms in one of the largest slave rebellions in U.S. history. They carried cane knives (used to harvest sugar cane), hoes, clubs and some guns […]