Black August (Music Video) – Lil Spank Booty

Published on Aug 31, 2015 To commemorate Black August 2015, Lil Spank Booty and MaeJAH League concocted a visual experience that functions as both a music video for his new single “Black August,” as well as a collage of hundreds of years of Black history. “Sity By Da Border” mixtape coming soon! Produced by: Signed […]

The Death Of Black Panther Leader Huey P. Newton

Komrade Huey ur workz will alwayz kontinue to live on… Panther Love by Infinite Wiz (@InfiniteWiz) 26 years ago today Black revolutionary icon Huey Newton was killed in the streets of Oakland, California On August 22, 1989, co-founder of the Black Panther Party For Self Defense (BPP) Huey P. Newton was murdered. Newton was fatally […]

Hell in paradise: Visiting Hugo ‘Yogi’ Pinell at Pelican Bay State Prison

August 20, 2015 by Charlie Hinton Written Nov. 14, 2013 – The 80-mile drive from Eureka to Crescent City, Calif., must be one of the most beautiful stretches of highway in the world, with magnificent forests of spruce and redwood to the east and breathtaking vistas of the Pacific Ocean to the west. I even […]

Hugo Pinell by Jaan Laaman

Death and Life of Hugo Pinell      It was with true sadness that, on August 13th, I received the news that legendary California prison activist Hugo Pinell was killed in a California prison.  This is Jaan Laaman, your political prisoner voice and let me share a few thoughts about the life and death of […]

BLACK AUGUST RESISTANCE 2015: “UNLEASHING THE DRAGONS”

“Unleashing the Dragons: Black August Los Angeles Program in Honor of George Jackson”   “This program will provide a glimpse into the Los Angeles roots of the Che-Lumumba Club and the Soledad Brothers Defense Committee and some of the unknown workers of that committee.” “It will also look at the phenomenon of “transforming the criminal […]

Beloved politikal prisoner Hugo ‘Yogi Bear’ Pinell, feared and hated by guardz, assassinated after 46 yearz in solitary

Rest in power Komrade Hugo “Yogi Bear’ Pinell an honoured Ancestor who could not be controlled nor broken. Panther Love August 14, 2015 by Dr. Willie and Mary Ratcliff Black August add another hero and martyr to the roll. By some accounts, it was his first day on the yard after 46 years in solitary […]

JOIN UZ FOR AN AUDIENCE-INVOLVED INTERACTIVE SCREENING OF THE VIDEO MIXTAPE ‘GEORGE JACKSON: RELEASING THE DRAGON’

JOIN US AUGUST 29TH 6:30p – 9p AT THE REAL NEWS NETWORK IN BALTIMORE FOR AN AUDIENCE-INVOLVED INTERACTIVE SCREENING OF THE VIDEO MIXTAPE ‘GEORGE JACKSON: RELEASING THE DRAGON’

Rhyme Sayerz for Komrade George Jackson and Black August

Aired Aug 6 2015 iMiXWHATiLiKE.org 1. “Rhyme Sayers for George Jackson” 58:07 Mama Laini Mataka, Face and Tim Hicks of The Cornel West Theory joined us this week to pay tribute to George Jackson and Black August.  We also called PA state authorities on behalf of Mumia Abu-Jamal who needs medical help now! Remember the […]

The Heroic Guerilla

Scream! Scream! Scream! About that man Who threatened the fires of hell. Stalk forward Bronze Dragon. Breathe pits of fire To melt the molted bars of slavery. Conquer concrete walls With courageous conviction. Teach us the art of raging, Heroic Guerrilla. Copyright 2008, Tolbert Small

Black August: Beyond 34 yearz of resistance

August 9, 2013 by Shaka At-thinnen When the concept of Black August manifested in 1979, many thought it was simply a focus group protest growing out of the avoidable death of Khatari Gaulden on Aug. 1, 1978, in the San Quentin prison infirmary. Survival for Africans in California’s prison population of 20,000 inmates had to […]