Cuba pledges refuge for ‘U.S. civil rights fighters’

By Chris Fry   On June 16, Donald Trump, while announcing the rollback of President Obama’s modest improvements in U.S. imperialism’s posture towards revolutionary Cuba, demanded Cuba return freedom fighter Assata Shakur. As part of the Cuban government’s overall response to Trump’s attack, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez rebuffed Trump’s demand: “Regarding the issue of the […]

Urgent Alert: Call Sullivan and Demand that Political Prisoner Robert Seth Hayes be Given the Monitor for his Insulin Pump

Just heard from Seth this evening. He had an incident last night, apparently low sugars again. He woke up at around 1 a.m. and his bathrobe was on the floor. He reached over to get it and fell out of bed onto the floor. He was then unable to get up, with his arms and […]

Assata Shakur, Always Welcome

Conor Tomás Reed This essay expands upon remarks I shared at the event “Poetics and Higher Ed Justice: The Role of Writers in the Struggle for a Freer University,” on May 5 at Wendy’s Subway, alongside sister CUNY educators Miriam Atkin, Makeba Lavan, Zohra Saed, and Meghann Williams. It is our duty to fight for […]

Aaron Alpeoria Bradley and Black Power during Reconstruction

By Keri Leigh Merritt American historians have long traced the genesis of the Black Power movement to 1966. I would argue, however, that one strain of the movement began almost exactly a century before—in 1865—during early Reconstruction in the post-Civil War South. Radical black resistance to coercive labor contracts, the failure of land redistribution, and the persistence […]

Colin Kaepernick, Philando Castile and the lost wisdom of Roger Goodell’s father

The need for radical voices has never been more pressing. Defending voices that are being silenced is a task for all of us. by Dave Zirin “I have come to see that our legal and political institutions are dangerously unresponsive and unyielding to the impassioned grievances of our own people.” – Sen. Charles Goodell When […]

After 47 years as an Alabama political prisoner and 3 years free, Sekou Kambui makes his transition

Our dear brother and Black Panther comrade Sekou Kambui (s/n William Turk) made his transition May 9, 2017. The struggle for freedom defined him in so many ways. After 47 years as a political prisoner in Alabama prisons, and his release in 2014, he can now rest in peace. Farewell, my dear friend. – Audri […]

Full text of “National Survival – Racial Imperative 1970.pdf (PDFy mirror)”

    25 February 1970     STUDENT THESIS     MflTICWflL SUWJ VflL — PAC I.AL I’PER/A\f ‘, BY   Gaum. Louis 0. §umu» f’lUTARv Police Corps     US JURY WAR COLLEGE, CARLISLE BARRACKS. PEHHSYLVIHU   £ ^opicia .   USAWC RESEARCH ELEMENT (Thesis)   NATIONAL SURVIVAL— RACIAL IMPERATIVE by Colonel Louis 0. […]

RASHID HAS BEEN MOVED! EMERGENCY APPEAL!

Supporters have received word that Kevin “Rashid” Johnson was picked up by Virginia officials and removed from Clements Unit on Thursday, June 23rd. He is no longer being held by Texas Department of Criminal Justice. WE DO NOT KNOW WHERE HE IS OR WHERE HE IS BEING TAKEN. Rashid is Minister of Defense of the New Afrikan […]

Stop the District Attorney’s Cover-up! Stop the Frame-up of Mumia Abu Jamal!

What can you do? Call the DA’s Office and demand that they release all of the files ordered by Judge Leon Tucker Join in a rally outside the DA’s Office, across from the southeast corner of City Hall, on Monday, June 26 from 4-6PM Join in mass protests on Saturday, July 8th – details coming soon   Campaign to […]

Muslims at Texas’ Clements Unit are being starved during Ramadan: ‘Don’t like it? Become a Christian’

by Jason Renard Walker, Deputy Minister of Labor, NABPP-PC In a year where Islamophobia is at an all-time extreme in Texas prisons, I think it is a perfect time for me to shed light of the injustice Muslim brothers are facing here at the Clements Unit. I am not Muslim myself, but I am against […]