Celebrating the 76th Birthday of Soledad Brother George Lester Jackson, September 23, 1941- August 21, 1971

by Kiilu Nyasha “I have a plan, I will give, and give, and give of myself until it proves our making or my end.” As we honor the 76th birthday of our beloved, Comrade George Jackson, Field Marshall of the Black Panther Party behind prison walls, may we remember his revolutionary ideas and practice, his mentors and […]

76th Birthday of George Jackson at the Charles H Wright Museum

https://livestream.com/accounts/2710797/events/7657806/videos/163315754 This presentation was given at the “Liberation Film Series Presents the 76th Birthday of Revolutionary Political Prisoner George Jackson Screening: George Jackson: Releasing the Dragon ( A Video Mixtape) Speaker: Dr. Jared A. Ball Emancipatory Jouralism and Broadcasting, Professor of Communication Studies Morgan State University Book Signing: Not Out President: New Directions from the Pushed Out, the Others, and the […]

THE “OFFICIAL” OCTOBER 2017 BLACK PANTHER HISTORY MONTH EVENTS IN NEW YORK CITY: Celebrating the 51st Anniversary of the 1966 Founding of the BPP

SAVE THE DATES… THE OCTOBER 2017 BLACK PANTHER HISTORY MONTH EVENTS IN NEW YORK CITY “Celebrating The 51st Anniversary Of The 1966 Founding Of The Black Panther Party”  In Celebration Of The 51st Anniversary Of The Founding Of The Black Panther Party COME AND JOIN US FOR AN EVENING OF WRITING & SIGNING…..      […]

Black August: Providence, R.I., honors Black prisoner resistance

Providence, R.I. — Behind the Walls, a prisoner rights program of Direct Action for Rights and Equality, along with Workers World Party and CommUNITY members, gathered to commemorate and build upon the legacies of George Jackson, Black August and the longstanding solidarity with Indigenous nations on Aug. 31. According to the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, […]

Ruchell Cinque Magee: Real people not scared of freedom support the truth regarding your rights

September 4, 2017 by Ruchell Cinque Magee The Constitution of the United States belongs to all the American people. What Bill and Hillary Clinton did to pervert constitutional law consists of all out treason against the Constitution in the 1990s. Trump has remained silent about the Clintons and Republicans taking away constitutional rights. A First […]

LONG LIVE BLACK AUGUST! VITA WA WATU!

Author:  Bilal Ali Black August 2017 “Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people are already dying who could be saved, that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act. Do what must be done; discover your humanity and your […]

How Women Were at the Helm of the Black Panther Party

Women in the Black Panther Party were at the helm of most party activities. | Photo: Wikimedia Commons TeleSUR speaks with Mary Phillips, one of the founding members of the Intersectional Black Panther Party History Project. When one looks back at the revolutionary Black Panther Party, one envisions iconic Black leaders sporting black berets and […]

The Struggle Inside: The Murder of George Jackson

On this edition of Making Contact we present, The Struggle Inside: The Murder of George Jackson, a program about the modern anti-prison movement. This year marks the 38th anniversary of Black August, first originated in the California prisons to honor fallen Freedom Fighters, George and Jonathan Jackson, Khatari Gaulden, James McClain, and William Christmas. Jonathan […]

Nat Turner’s slave rebellion: August 21–23, 1831

Nat Turner’s Rebellion (also known as the Southampton Insurrection) was a slave rebellion that took place in Southampton County, Virginia, during August 1831. Led by Nat Turner, rebel slaves killed from 55 to 65 people, the largest and deadliest slave uprising in U.S. history.  The rebellion was put down within a few days, but Turner survived in hiding for more than […]

George Jackson and the Eclipse

It somehow seems so fitting  that the sun should hide it’s head in shame on Aug 21 ********** lyrics to song by Bob Dylan   I woke up this mornin’, There were tears in my bed. They killed a man I really loved Shot him through the head. Lord, Lord, They cut George Jackson down. […]