PRISONER DEMANDZ REMAIN IGNORED IN WEEKS AFTER VAUGHN REBELLION

James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Delaware. Photo by trconrad2001 on Flickr In the weeks since prisoners took hostages and a corrections officer was killed in an uprising at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, the Delaware Department of Corrections has dismissed and ignored prisoners’ demands. State lawmakers, union officials, and others have largely done the same. Staff shortages […]

NBKidz: Six-year Old Violinist Exrtraordinaire Leah Flynn!

    Six–year-old violinist extraordinaire, Leah Flynn, plays along to a piano mix of famed song “Let It Go” from the Disney Frozen Soundtrack on her ¼ size violin. We hope you enjoy! SUBSCRIBE!!! and SHARE!!! Follow the NBK Movement: Facebook – Fb.me/nbktv Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/nbklyrad/ Twitter – https://twitter.com/nbklyrad Google+ (NBK Community) – https://plus.google.com/communities/1… Google+ […]

Who waz Bessie Coleman and why doez she still matter?

The first African American female to become a pilot, born on this day 125 years ago, remains an inspiration to many. Coleman broke barriers and became the first African American woman to earn a pilot’s license [Wikimedia Commons] Bessie Coleman was the first African-American female to become a licensed pilot in 1921. Defeating gender and […]

From Mumia to Peltier, US Politikal Prisonerz Still Locked Up

(fyi – many of these people are state prisoners and are not under federal jurisdiction. Campaigns to free them focus on those states.) Black activist Mumia Abu-Jamal and Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier | Photo: Wikimedia Commons Many members of the Black Panthers and New Afrika party remain behind bars, some under dubious circumstances. In the […]

ProLibertad Statement on Oscar’z release and FREE ANA BELEN MONTEZ!

The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign is proud to announce the commutation of Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera’s sentence.  Oscar is scheduled to be released on Wednesday, May 17, 2017.  We assume that his first stop will be Chicago before returning home to Puerto Rico, but we will confirm those details later. As this statement […]

“I Believe in the Lawz of Nature”

If u have never heard or read Anna Mae Aquash ‘z statement to the Kourt of South Dakota. She speakz truth to power.  Thiz iz a recommended read to be read again and again. If at all possible gain some rightouz revolutionary knowledge… Anna Mae Aquash Statement to the Court of South Dakota September, 1975 […]

The Story of Charleston’z Hanging Tree

Damon L. Fordham   the Hanging Tree By Professor Damon L. Fordham, MA When people tend to walk or drive down Ashley Avenue and Fishburne Street on Charleston’s West Side, they tend to notice a tree that divides the middle of the street. Most young people and visitors to Charleston do not know the significance […]

Fighting the Worst Pipeline of All: From School to Prison

Another pipeline crossing Indian country threatens our most precious resource. This pipeline has been under construction for nearly a century and has already done irreparable damage to Native people and communities. It doesn’t carry oil or natural gas. It carries Native children, vacuuming them out of schools and transporting them to one of our nation’s […]

Book Review: Tania La Guerrillera Y La Epopeya Suramericana Del Che

by Ehecatl of United Struggle from Within                 permalink Tania La Guerrillera Y La Epopeya Suramericana Del Che (“Tania: Undercover with Che Guevara in Bolivia” is the title of the English translation) Ulises Estrada Ocean Press 2005 Mention the name Che Guevara virtually anywhere in the world and images […]

LATINOPIA BOOK REVIEW “DOWN THESE MEAN STREETZ”

He died an icon, a proverbial legend in his own time. When Mean Streets was published in 1967, Thomas was one of the first modern-day Latinos to publish a book in English. He followed this break-out with two novels, a collection of short stories, and many poems, which he termed “wordsongs” and performed in varied […]