Save the Date: 45-Year Commemoration of Victory at Lincoln Hospital

THE 1970 YOUNG LORDS TAKEOVER OF LINCOLN HOSPITAL Photo Credit: Jack Manning, The New York Times. At the Bronx Museum, Thursday, September 10th, hear from former members of the Young Lords who took part in the daring takeover of Lincoln Hospital. The Young Lords exposed the practices of medical racism by hospitals in poor communities […]

Oakland PD: ‘We’ve let the dogz out!’

by J. Douglas Allen-Taylor If you live in or visit Oakland neighborhoods like the Elmhurst District – what folks refer to as “Deep East Oakland” – you’re used to police helicopters hovering in the general airspace above you for periods of time. Mostly they appear during police chases, swinging around in wide circles, searching the […]

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 […]

Penn GSE Report Offerz District-By-District Look At How Black Studentz Are Disciplined At Highest Ratez In Southern Schoolz

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In schools across the United States, Black students are punished more severely than their peers. But nowhere are Black students suspended or expelled more than in the South. Fifty-five percent of the 1.2 million Black students suspended in the U.S. live in just 13 Southern states. Read the FULL REPORT, […]

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 […]