Air Conditioning Iz a Human Right

by Jeff Edwards and Scott Medlock Edwards and Medlock are trial lawyers with Edwards Law in Austin. Texas, like other states, does not air condition its prisons—and by doing so, it kills people Air conditioning system adventtr—Getty Images In 2011, the State of Texas convicted Larry McCollum of forgery, for passing a bad check. He […]

23 Wayz You Could Be Killed If You Are Black in Amerikkka

Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Jennifer Hudson, Pink, Bono, and others explain why it’s time to take action to heal the long history of systemic racism in America. #23Ways In collaboration with Alicia Key and the We Are Here Movement, with original reporting from Mic’s Jamilah King. Go to WeAreHereMovement.com to find out more.   source: http://www.occupy.com/article/23-ways-you-could-be-killed-if-you-are-black-america?

If All Livez Matter, Act Like It

by Paris Police officers stand near the scene of where three police officers were killed on July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) I’ve looked down the barrel of a cop’s gun on three separate occasions, none of which involved crime. The most recent was in my own home, when […]

Approaching Conflict More Scientifically

by a California prisoner     permalink For our Agreement to End Hostilities we reach out to all colors, all genders, all ethnicities. In this struggle, if we can satisfy the interests of the other parties while meeting our own, that is best. Yet a blind following of fixed views of one’s identity can undermine […]

A Brief History of the ”War on Copz”: The False Allegation That Enablez Police Violence

    Dan Berger – July 21, 2016 As part of a global action proclaiming “Freedom Now,” Black Lives Matter groups shut down police operations around the country on July 20. From Oakland to Washington, D.C., New York City to Chicago and Detroit, these bold and creative acts of civil disobedience issued a demand to […]

Laptop & related for Sekou Odinga

Sekou Odinga, Black Panther Party leader and former Political Prisoner/P.O.W.  was released in 2014 after 33 years in prison. Since his release he has spent most of every waking moment working, speaking, writing and organizing: continuing to speak truth to power.   When Sekou went to prison there were no such things as email or laptops, he […]

Jalil Muntaqim: The 13th Amendment – prison slavery and mass incarceration

 by Jalil Muntaqim http://sfbayview.com/2016/07/jalil-muntaqim-the-13th-amendment-prison-slavery-and-mass-incarceration/ Since the publication of Michelle Alexander’s excellent “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” the issue of prison and parole reform has been raised as far as Obama’s White House. In the national debate ensuing from Michelle Alexander’s book, some have not given credit to Angela Davis […]

The “Fundamentalism” in Police Operationz

Police thinking resembles the circular reasoning of religious zealotry. “Against the pretense of an equality of persons, or equality of races, or a diversity of cultures, the police counterpose the law, but a law that has become the police as a law unto themselves through their impunity.” They command and control the rest of us. […]

Modern Day ‘Slave’ Patrolz and the Ongoing Legacy of Police Terrorizing Afrikan/Black Communitiez

by Solomon Comissiong The U.S. system of mass Black incarceration cannot reformed, but must be dismantled, root and branch. “The job of the police force in predominately African/black communities is to make sure those communities are contained and kept in a state of constant fear and terror.” “Reforming this system wont work in any way, […]

List of memberz of the Black Panther Party (BPP)

 Courtroom portraits including Huggins, Kimbro, Seale and Sams, 1970. This is a list of members of the Black Panther Party, including those notable for being Panthers as well as former Panthers who became notable for other reasons. This list does not include outside supporters, sympathizers, or allies. Mumia Abu-Jamal, Lieutenant Minister of Information, Philadelphia chapter. […]