“I Can’t Breathe,” Could You?, By Chairman Shaka Zulu

    All power to the people!   Northern State Prison, like most prisons, constitutes one huge cesspool of corruption, connected to one huge machine called Mass Incarceration. This huge machine conforms to the capitalist logic of maximization of the rate of profit.   Our minds and bodies (mental and manual labor) in the Mass […]

New Blog from Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntqim: Blog #33: Future Focus

In seven years, by 2023, the U.S. will be 40 percent minority, and 50 percent of the entire population will be under 40 years old. These are the demographics that cannot be ignored as progressives move forward building opposition to institutional racism and plutocratic governing. In my thinking, it is incumbent on today’s activists to […]

Activist Elaine Brown

  by Yvonna Russell “I have all the guns and all the money. I can withstand any challenge within and without.” Elaine Brown commanded the delegates of the Black Panther Party in 1966 at the Oakland Auditorium as the first woman to lead as chairwoman. In her memoirs A Taste of Power she chronicles her […]

Black Livez Matter needz the Black Pantherz

The Panthers opposed not only police brutality but also the economic injustice of everyday life   by Deena Guzder Protests over police killings of unarmed African-Americans continue to erupt across the nation, largely thanks to the organizing efforts of the Black Lives Matter movement. As Black History Month draws to a close, it’s worth asking […]

Shaka Zulu Being Harassed at Northern State Prison — Needz to be Transferred NOW!

  The following letter from Chairman Shaka Zulu of the New Afrikan Black Panther Party – Prison Chapter, was written to Cindy Ford, coordinator of the Division of Operations at the New Jersey department of corrections, on January 27, 2015. As the letter makes clear, Shaka Zulu is being subjected to harassment and threats from a number […]

Artistz, activistz host Huey P. Newton film festival

  Huey Newton Dance Champions, a local dance act, will perform at the Huey P. Newton film festival. — Photo by Samaria Bailey Artists, activists host Huey P. Newton film festival Samaria Bailey Tribune Correspondent phillytrib.com Raw Talent Productions, a collective of artists and social activists are hosting the Huey P. Newton (HPN) film festival, […]

MIM or MLM? Confronting the Divergent Politicz of the Petty Bourgeois “Left” On the Labor Aristocracy and Other Burning Issuez in Today’z Revolutionary Struggle

by Kevin Rashid Johnson PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TEXT CAN BE DOWNLOADED AS A PDF HERE “It is inevitable that the bourgeoisie and petty bourgeoisie will give expression to their own ideologies. It is inevitable that they will stubbornly assert themselves on political and ideological questions by every possible means. You cannot expect them to […]

AMAZING PIECE BY HUEY NEWTON REFLECTING ON RIOTZ AND GUERILLA WARFARE

  The Correct Handling of a Revolution July 20, 1967 [The Writings of Huey P Newton] The Black masses are handling the resistance incorrectly. When the brothers in East Oakland, having learned their resistance fighting from Watts, amassed the people in the streets, threw bricks and Molotov cocktails to destroy property and create disruption, they […]

United Slavez Legendary black revolutionary freed 46 yearz after UCLA murderz

By Tammerlin Drummond Oakland Tribune Columnist   On the morning of Jan. 11,WataniStiner, 68, was released from San Quentin on parole. Almost no one knew. It was a far cry from the last time he left prison — as an escapee convicted of murder. On that adrenaline-fueled flight in 1974, Stiner and his brother, George, […]