Prisoner Prophet: Revisiting George Jackson’s Analysis of Systemic Fascism

The rise of Donald Trump has brought talk of fascism to the forefront. While comparing US Presidents to Hitler is certainly nothing new – both Obama and W. Bush were regularly characterized as such by their haters – Trump’s emergence on the national political scene comes at a very peculiar moment in US history. In […]

Melvin Dickson has Joined the Ancestors

Our Beloved Comrade/Family Melvin Dickson made his transition at 9:30 am Thursday morning (October 25th). Melvin was Former BPP; CEO of the CCBPP, Chair Oakland Jericho, Board Member of the Solidarity Committee for Jalil Muntaqim. … He dedicated his life to serving the people, working towards ending oppression & racism, freeing our Political Prisoners/Prisoners of […]

Help Mike & Debbie Africa rebuild their lives

https://www.gofundme.com/help-debbie-amp-mike-rebuild Mike & Debbie Africa had been political prisoners since Aug 8, 1978. On June 16 after 39 years and 10 months, Debbie was released, and on October 22, after more than 40 years in prison, Mike was released.  They have two kids together (one that was literally born in prison as Debbie was 8 […]

[WATCH] Activists Take Back The Street Named After The Black Mayor Who Bombed MOVE

  On May 13, 1985, under the leadership of Philadelphia’s first Black mayor, W. Wilson Goode Sr., police dropped a bomb on the home of the Black liberation and environmentalist group MOVE. Due to confrontations with police and the complaints of neighbors, MOVEhad been declared a terrorist organization by the city. Eleven MOVE members—five children and six adults—were killed in the bombing. […]

Interview with Kevin Rashid Johnson (58:19)

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Prison labor is modern slavery. I’ve been sent to solitary for speaking out

I may be locked up in solitary confinement, but I stand with the men and women rejecting modern slavery in America   by Kevin Rashid Johnson  ‘Though I’ve always refused to engage in this modern slavery myself, I’ve witnessed plenty of examples of it.’ Photograph: Kevin Rashid Johnson This week, a nationwide strike was launched […]

The murder of a Soledad Brother

Luke Pickrell looks at the legacy of Black Panther and revolutionary prisoner George Jackson on the anniversary of his murder in 1971.   GEORGE JACKSON was murdered by prison guards on August 21, 1971. Half a century later, his story deserves to be known by a new generation of activists. Jackson was born on September 23, […]

Ramona Africa, recovering from stroke, has lymphoma, MOVE members say

by Valerie Russ, VALERIE RUSS Ramona Africa, the last survivor of the 1985 MOVE bombing, has been diagnosed with lymphoma, which was discovered after she suffered a stroke that left her unable to walk, MOVE members said Wednesday. Spokesperson Sue Africa said the GoFundMe page for Ramona Africa was started to help with medical bills when her […]

‘Revolutionary Salute’: Palestinian Prisoners of PFLP Express Solidarity With US (united snakes) Prison Strike

Poster for the national prison strike in the United States. | Photo: Twitter / @JailLawSpeak   “We extend a special revolutionary salute to the imprisoned strugglers of the Black Liberation Movement,” the statement read. Several Members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, all of whom have been jailed by Israel for their participation […]

The bravery of the Soledad Brothers, jailed black activists charged with murder of white prison guard

-photo-freedomarchives- On January 16, 1970, three inmates in California’s Soledad Prison, Fleeta Drumago, George Jackson and John Clutchette, were charged with the murder of a white prison guard, John Vincent Mills and became known as the Soledad Brothers. Prior to their joint charges, the Soledad brothers had spent time in prison on separate charges of burglary […]