Beautiful Struggle: The Iconicity of Cuban Hip-Hop And Political Exile Nehanda Abiodun

Written By Marjua Estevez https://players.brightcove.net/5428592013001/default_default/index.html?videoId=5834958814001   Nehanda Isoke Abiodun, née Cheri Laverne Dalton, was just 10 years old when she joined the picket lines. Columbia University in the ’60s was taking over her neighborhood park to build a gym for alumni and students. “Those of us who lived in the community had no access to the […]

FBI sought electric chair execution of Black Panther leaders in Omaha

Originally posted on Richardson Reports:
Nebraska’s electric chair where the FBI sought the execution of the Omaha Two  (credit: Nebraska Dept. of Corrections) On December 4, 1969, in a Federal Bureau of Investigation orchestrated pre-dawn raid in Chicago, Black Panther leaders Fred Hampton and Mark Clark were shot to death. Fourteen handpicked policemen, armed with…

The Speech That Opens All Eyez On Me: Behind The Scenes With Dhoruba Bin-Wahad

By Jared Ball  https://youtu.be/W17qh_i2tiY Dhoruba bin-Wahad was back with us this time to discuss the context and history of the speech he gave in 1990 on the occasion of Nelson Mandela‘s release and visit to New York City, an excerpt of which is now heard opening the film All Eyez On Me.   source: https://imixwhatilike.org/2017/07/10/speech-opens-eyez-behind-scenes-dhoruba-bin-wahad/

Monthly ‘Politikal Prisoner of War’ Roster & An Urgent Call!

From AbdudDharr Abdullah “I believe in the Black Panther Party; we failed because we took God out. I beg you not to do the same thing. If you take God out, you’re not going anywhere except to jail. You’re going to be killed, or you’re going to stay angry.”      Assata Shakur:  From “Look for […]

March With The Freedom Fighters Contingent In Harlem’s 49th Annual Afrikan Amerikan Day Parade

SAVE THE DATE IN HARLEM  BECAUSE IT’S GOING DOWN ON SEPTEMBER 16th! COME WEAR YOUR BLACK FREEDOM FIGHTER SHERO/HERO T-SHIRTS; BRING YOUR BLACK LIBERATION FLAGS; CARRY YOUR BANNERS & JOIN US IN MARCHING WITH THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS CONTINGENT @ HARLEM’S 49TH ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE COME & MARCH WITH THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS CONTINGENT ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2018 AT HARLEM’S […]

“A Clear & Dramatic Message:” Retrial, Mumia’s Appeal

#BringMumiaHome | bringmumiahome.com JOIN US! FILL THE STREETS AND PACK THE COURTROOM ON AUG 30TH! This court proceeding is a critical legal step towards Mumia Abu-Jamal’s freedom. Black Panther Party spokesman, MOVE supporter and revolutionary journalist Mumia is innocent, framed in the murder of a police officer and sentenced to death 36 years ago. Mumia […]

The murder of a Soledad Brother

Luke Pickrell looks at the legacy of Black Panther and revolutionary prisoner George Jackson on the anniversary of his murder in 1971.   GEORGE JACKSON was murdered by prison guards on August 21, 1971. Half a century later, his story deserves to be known by a new generation of activists. Jackson was born on September 23, […]

Omaha police claimed bomb was made in kitchen of Black Panther home

           Omaha police said a bomb was made in the kitchen of 2816 Parker Street                                      (credit: Omaha Police Department)     via Omaha police claimed bomb was made in kitchen of Black Panther […]

The bravery of the Soledad Brothers, jailed black activists charged with murder of white prison guard

-photo-freedomarchives- On January 16, 1970, three inmates in California’s Soledad Prison, Fleeta Drumago, George Jackson and John Clutchette, were charged with the murder of a white prison guard, John Vincent Mills and became known as the Soledad Brothers. Prior to their joint charges, the Soledad brothers had spent time in prison on separate charges of burglary […]

Meet the only white badass member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) who fought for black power

Marilyn Buck…composite On November 5, 1981, it was reported that Marilyn Jean Buck, the only white member of the Black Liberation Army was charged with conspiracy to commit bank robbery. Buck allegedly held the title of quartermaster – a person designated to store weaponry in safe houses for the BLA. Buck, Cynthia Boston; a member of the […]