Black Amerikans Were Never Given A Chance

Race riots in Detroit 1943 AFRICANGLOBE – An examination of the 1921 Tulsa race riots, the deadliest in US history, proves that the best efforts of Blacks were terminated in America with prejudice. Americans are slipping into the shadows of their own abyss and trying, at protests and through news media, to save what is left […]

The Con of Diversity

  In 1970, when black students occupied the dean’s office at Harvard Divinity School to protest against the absence of African-American scholars on the school’s faculty, the white administration was forced to respond and interview black candidates. It asked James Cone, the greatest theologian of his generation, to come to Cambridge, Mass., for a meeting. But […]

At the Federal Supermax, When Does Isolation Become Torture?

by ALAN PRENDERGAST JULY 3, 2018 You see them on TV, usually around the time they are arrested. Men who have declared war on America, combatants in a conflict that never ends. They are captured on the street and at airports, in mid-stride and sometimes in mid-attack. Some of them have long, Arabic names. The journalists prefer […]

They loathed Hugo, oppose PEACE

July 6, 2018 by Minister Umoja Malkuthnaki aka King William E. Brown Jr., United KAGE Brothers & Sisters International Union, New Afrikan Environmental Revolution “Now the Black civilization that shook the white man up the most was the Egyptian civilization, a Black civilization. (He) was able to take the Egyptian Civilization, write books about it, […]

MOVE 9 40 Year Commemoration

August 8th 2018 will mark Forty Years Since The Move 9 have been unjustly imprisoned for a crime the entire world knows they did not commit. From the day they were arrested on August 8th 1978, During Their Trial, The Day After they were each sentenced to 30-100years, During the Ten years of the parole process, and The 40 years of being unjustly imprisoned […]

Six things I learned writing a book about the Black Panthers

by Michael Richardson   My new book about the Black Panthers (Image by Michael Richardson)   Permission   Details   DMCA On August 17, 1970, an Omaha policeman, Larry Minard, was killed by a bomb in a vacant house while responding to a call about a woman screaming. The ambush attack on police was blamed on the local Black Panthers and two leaders, Edward […]

Dismantle the Pipeline: A Review of Susan Anglada Bartley’s “A Different Vision: A Revolution Against Racism in Public Education” (Luminare Press)

School was always a breeze for me. “Correct English” came naturally–it was the way people spoke at home. As for social studies, I was well-versed in the mythology of American democracy that masqueraded as “history.” My parents instilled confidence that I could excel at science and math, which they saw as a career path for […]

Rethinking the 4th of July (U-Lie)

By Bill Bigelow In Portland, Oregon, where I live, the 4th of July holiday offers an excuse for a wonderful annual blues festival in Waterfront Park downtown. Unfortunately, in my neighborhood, it also provides cover for people to blow off fireworks that terrify young children and animals, and that turn the air thick with smoke […]

Chemical Weapons Used in U.S. Prisons

Tear gas—a banned chemical weapon Poison gases were first developed and widely used as battlefield weapons during World War I. Among those weapons were chlorine gas, mustard gas, and the benignly named “tear gas,” all of which have similar effects, toxicity and lethality. Because of universal aversion to these weapons, a Geneva protocol was issued in […]

What to the Slave is Your 4th of July (You-Lie)?

A MESSAGE FROM CARL DIX What to the Slave is Your 4th of July? Today is a time when immigrant children are being ripped from the arms of their parents on the US-Mexico border, when rights for LGBTQ people are under assault, and when police continue to get away with gunning down Black, Latino and […]