Day of Mourning

  Brothers and Sisters, It makes my heart happy to know so many of you are keeping this Day of Mourning event going. I hear there is going to be a National Geographic movie this month called “Saints and Strangers” about the REAL Thanksgiving. I want you to know that I believe… I KNOW this […]

Do Black livez matter behind prison wallz?

by Shaka Shakur, New Afrikan Liberation Collective Does being convicted of a crime forfeit all your rights as a human being? Does being railroaded through a clearly unjust, unequal and racist judicial system forfeit your human rights? Guilty or not, I am still a person. I am a human being. We need people to understand […]

Negro History (our-story) Lost, Stolen or Strayed- Great documentary

A very interesting documentary about Black History from the era of the 60’s. Did you know that the first open-heart surgery was performed by a black doctor, Daniel Hale Williams? Not many people did in 1968, the year this eye-opening film, narrated by Bill Cosby, was first released. Many still don’t today. “Black History: Lost, […]

Salt in the Wounded Knee: Psychopathy in the Commemoration of Genocide

    by Sonasha Braxton Hannibal Lecter, Jason Voorhees, Norman Bates. What do these peoplehave in common? They tormented us in our dreams. There was something particularly callous in the way that they engaged in their homicidal acts, which left us shuddering. Cold, calculated, without remorse or feeling, we might casually call them psychopathic. But what […]

National Day of Zumbi: Awakening Black Consciousnezz in Brazil

Nov. 20 celebrates the life of the Afro-Brazilian resistance leader while reaffirming Brazil’s position as the first place of freedom of Blacks in the Americas. By: Davi Nunes Today is the National Day of Zumbi and Black Consciousness in Brazil. The celebration is the result of over 40 years of struggle of the renewed Brazilian […]

Controlled Chaoz: Chess Grandmaster Maurice Ashley

Maurice Ashley on Hip Hop, GZA and Will Smith He is the first black grandmaster in history, and also an extraordinary chess teacher, an organiser and a friend of the stars. In this indepth interview by Adisa Banjoko, the “Bishop of Hip Hop”, Maurice Ashley tells about his life, his likes and his encounters with […]

THE WAR AT YOUR DOOR! A Generation of Black men living and dying right here on U.S. soil

Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq and now Libya.. Ongoing wars and a blank check written for spending. Military hardware manufacturers must feel like they’ve died and gone to capitalist heaven…. But there’s another war being waged that will seldom receive worldwide news coverage commensurate with the above wars and never be given the funding that these other […]


“Why should they have their own classes? I don’t understand what the big deal is.” Flabbergasted. Shocked. In my head, I resembled Munch’s “The Scream”, but I am sure I appeared more calm than the inner turmoil I was experiencing. I stared at my high school classmates circa 1988 or so, none of which were […]


Some people say I have “Minority Privilege.” Here is a list I complied of 50 Black Male Minority Privileges I’ve experienced in the twenty-four years of my life. Feel free to pick and choose from the ones you would like to possibly incorporate. There is enough to go around for everyone. My minority privilege allows me to be […]