Aaron Alpeoria Bradley and Black Power during Reconstruction

By Keri Leigh Merritt American historians have long traced the genesis of the Black Power movement to 1966. I would argue, however, that one strain of the movement began almost exactly a century before—in 1865—during early Reconstruction in the post-Civil War South. Radical black resistance to coercive labor contracts, the failure of land redistribution, and the persistence […]

After 47 years as an Alabama political prisoner and 3 years free, Sekou Kambui makes his transition

Our dear brother and Black Panther comrade Sekou Kambui (s/n William Turk) made his transition May 9, 2017. The struggle for freedom defined him in so many ways. After 47 years as a political prisoner in Alabama prisons, and his release in 2014, he can now rest in peace. Farewell, my dear friend. – Audri […]

The Concept of Black Liberation Theology

Black Liberation Theology from the Afromerica perspective is based on Natural Law, the Holy Bible, and the practice of true Christianity. The purpose of teaching Liberation Theology to Black America is to assure them that the aforementioned theories are the most powerful forces on earth and most assured methods of defeating the secular forces that […]

RASHID HAS BEEN MOVED! EMERGENCY APPEAL!

Supporters have received word that Kevin “Rashid” Johnson was picked up by Virginia officials and removed from Clements Unit on Thursday, June 23rd. He is no longer being held by Texas Department of Criminal Justice. WE DO NOT KNOW WHERE HE IS OR WHERE HE IS BEING TAKEN. Rashid is Minister of Defense of the New Afrikan […]

Stop the District Attorney’s Cover-up! Stop the Frame-up of Mumia Abu Jamal!

What can you do? Call the DA’s Office and demand that they release all of the files ordered by Judge Leon Tucker Join in a rally outside the DA’s Office, across from the southeast corner of City Hall, on Monday, June 26 from 4-6PM Join in mass protests on Saturday, July 8th – details coming soon   Campaign to […]

Hot Off the Press–Mumia’s New Book

‘Hot off the press from City Lights Pub! 50 or so concise, info-packed, inspirational essays on (in)justice in the USA by imprisoned revolutionary journalist, Mumia Abu-Jamal. We need him out and working with us. And for all the rest of our political prisoners – free them, too! On the many US political prisoners, and a bibliography […]

Blog #44: Carnage

Blog #44: Carnage Like many, I was horrified when I heard about the children killed at the Ariana Grande concert, followed by the rampage in London. The increasing incessant violence in the name of Islam, the murdering of non-combatant civilians, is WRONG! Generally speaking, it scars the beautiful face of Islam, making it appear ugly […]

Politikal Prisoner Veronza Bowers Has Been Moved!

Greetings friends Our wonderful comrade Veronza Bowers,has been moved to the Federal Medical Facility Butner, NC. We will send out more information on his medical condition as it comes to us. Please send him a card to let Veronza and the facility know we care about him. Thank you all Veronza Bowers #35316-136 FMC BUTNER […]

Nina Simone on Time

A meditation on the one dimension of human existence that “goes past all racial conflict and all kinds of conflicts.” BY MARIA POPOVA   “If our heart were large enough to love life in all its detail, we would see that every instant is at once a giver and a plunderer,” wrote the French philosopher […]

The Rise and Fall of the Angola Prison Chapter of the Black Panther Party

A short history of the forming of the only Black Panther Party chapter in prison, its actions and the repression dealt to its militants by prison authorities. Contains references to sexual violence.   In 1970, there were various pockets of unorganized resistance against cruel use of the infamous “Red Hat” dungeon – an isolated dungeon […]