Afrikan-Amerikan suffrage: Voting rights and suppression

By Dolores Cox At the end of the U.S. Civil War, the 13th, 14th and 15th Reconstruction Amend­ments to the U.S. Constitution were ratified. In 1865, the 13th Amendment abolished “slavery and involuntary servitude” — except for people convicted of a crime. In 1868, the 14th Amendment granted citizenship to African Americans, albeit second-class citizenship. The […]

the PLAN de SAN DIEGO

  PLAN OF SAN DIEGO. With the outbreak of revolution in northern Mexico in 1910, federal authorities and officials of the state of Texas feared that the violence and disorder might spill over into the Rio Grande valley. The Mexican and Mexican-American populations residing in the Valley far outnumbered the Anglo population. Many Valley residents […]

Fugitive Science: A New Book on Scientific Racism in Amerika

by  Ibram X. Kendi The author of Fugitive Science is Britt Rusert. An interdisciplinary scholar who works at the intersections of race, science, and culture, Rusert is Assistant Professor in the W. E. B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research and teaching interests include black speculative and science […]

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 […]

More guardz quit Alabama’z Holman Prison az Justice Dept. preparez to investigate Alabama prisonz

Cell phones enable prisoners to break the media ban and reveal conditions and events in prisons, the most censored places in the U.S. FAM is showing the way. by Free Alabama Movement   Oct. 8, 2016 – At Holman Prison in Atmore, Alabama, only two officers reported for work for the second shift Saturday, Oct. […]

Footage of the Largest Gang Raid in NYPD History Revealz the Agency’z Military-Style Tacticz

Incoming police commissioner James O’Neill oversaw the arrests. By Simon Davis-Cohen https://www.thenation.com/article/footage-of-the-largest-gang-raid-in-nypd-history-reveals-the-agencys-military-style-tactics/ Footage of the Largest Gang Raid in NYPD History Reveals the Agency’s Military-Style Tactics Incoming police commissioner James O’Neill oversaw the arrests. By Simon Davis-Cohen September 1, 2016 At 4:51 am, on April 27 in the North Bronx, Paula Clarke and her two […]

Call Today to support parole for Jalil Muntaqim

Jalil Muntaqim was 19 years old when he was arrested. He is a former member of the Black Panther Party and has been imprisoned for the past 44 years in retaliation for his activism in the 1960s and early 1970s. THE TIME FOR HIS RELEASE IS NOW! Jalil (aka Anthony Bottom) and his support team […]

Black Liberation and the reemergence of Malcolm X

By Lamont Lilly Lilly is WWP’s vice presidential candidate in the 2016 elections. The following article is based on a talk given at a Workers World Party forum in New York City on May 20. To view a video of the talk, go to youtu.be/AfrZ54-3BCk. Thursday, May 19, was the 91st revolutionary birthday of Brother […]

Natural Fact: The Nina Simone Story

Nina Simone had no filter. She spoke with candor about civil rights when many in her position didn’t dare. She sang about uncomfortable subjects and made sure her audiences understood what those songs were really about. Whether due to the demons that haunted her or the overpowering desire for social justice that burned deep in […]