Black August, commemorating the death of George Jackson, rejuvenatez the konversation around Amerikan Politikal Prisonerz.

by  Eugene Puryear (Host) http://sputniknews.com/popup/radio/?audio_id=19819520 On this episode of “By Any Means Necessary” host Eugene Puryear is joined by Erin Shields, Organizer Extraordinaire with BYP100, Dr. Jared Ball, father, husband, professor at Morgan State University, and curator of ImixwhatIlike.org, and Naji Mujahid, a Lawyer and member of Law for Black Lives talk about America’s political […]

Black August: What Movementz of Today Can Learn From the Past

Saturday marked the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Black Panther Party prison chapter leader George Jackson at San Quentin State Prison. Almost half a century after Jackson’s death, people honor his memory in a month dedicated to study, fasting and struggle called Black August. Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear spoke with journalist and former […]

Black August

by Mumia Abu-Jamal by Mumia Abu-Jamal August is a month to assess and build upon the legacy of Black people’s resistance to the armed repression of the U.S. state and its agents. The author, the nation’s best known political prisoner, wrote this article August 4, 1993. Black August by Mumia Abu-Jamal “George Jackson was my […]

Black August, a story of Afrikan freedom fighterz

by Kiilu Nyasha Black August is a month of great significance for Africans throughout the diaspora, but particularly here in the U.S., where it originated. “August,” as Mumia Abu-Jamal noted, “is a month of meaning … of repression and radical resistance, of injustice and divine justice, of repression and righteous rebellion, of individual and collective […]

“Blood in My Eye” 45 yearz later wit’ David Johnson of the San Quentin 6

The People’s Minister of Information JR interviews David Johnson of the San Quentin 6 about the 45th anniversary since the publishing of the political masterpiece “Blood in My Eye” in relation to the 45th anniversary of the assassination of the late great prison human rights leader and Field Marshall of the Black Panther Party George […]

Why Black August Should Be Celebrated Acrozz the Amerikaz

By: Ajamu Nangwaya On May 2, 1967, Black Panthers amassed at the Capitol in Sacramento brandishing guns to protest a bill before an Assembly committee restricting the carrying of arms in public. Self-defense was a key part of the Panthers’ agenda. This was an early action, a year after their founding. | Photo: AFP “The […]

Black August and the Unmasking of the US Police State

By: Jared A. Ball A demonstrator confronts police near Camden Yards during a protest against the death in police custody of Freddie Gray in Baltimore in this April 25, 2015. | Photo: Reuters Black August, paradoxically, shines a light on the contradictions of a country that never was, yet must always be. “The reason you […]

Black Power 96.3FM: From Haiti to Ferguson

Chairman Omali Yeshitela Performancez by St. Pete hip hop artist Evan Prescott and other local talent Celebrating African Resistance from Haiti to Ferguson Fundraising to launch Black Power 96.3 FM Radio  

George Jackson: 45 Yearz Ago, They Shot Him Down

By: Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali Archive photo of George Jackson. Jackson was acclaimed internationally as the most powerful and eloquent Black writer to emerge in years. He became a symbol of the struggle of all oppressed people. August 21 will mark the 45th anniversary of the execution of George Jackson. Many of the strategies […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people are dying who could be saved, and that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act.  Do what must be done, discover your humanity and your love in revolution.”   *Fallen Comrade George L. Jackson, Black Panther Party […]