R.I.P. Afeni Shakur The activist and mother of Tupac Shakur has died at 69. “Deputies responded to a report of possible cardiac arrest at 9:34 p.m. at Shakur-Davis’ home in Sausalto, the sheriff’s office said. She was taken to a local hospital, where she died at 10:28 p.m”.  

Iz there a balm in Gilead?

by Mumia Abu-Jamal The great Black activist and artist Paul Robeson in 1958, in Carnegie Hall, sang the gospel song, “Balm in Gilead”: “♪There is a balm in Gilead, ♪To make the wounded whooole♪ ….” His full, magnificent baritone filled the hall with wonder. Hepatitis C is a liver infection (inflammation), which can, if untreated, […]

The Deliberate Dumbing Down of Amerika

“Maybe there are those whom can hear this. Being that white people are pointing out some of these issues. Include some of the pertinent information provided. In particular of what is said about Chicago in the ‘minority’ community. In the words of Charlette Iserbyt… How do you fight something if you don’t know what you’re […]

Chairman Fred Hampton, Jr.: Geto Manifesto

The Prisoners of Conscience Committee Founded by Chairman Fred Hampton, Jr. during the nine years he spent in prison in the 1990’s. Digital Album   1. Lil WhoRide, M-1 – Intro/Behind Enemy Lines 01:04 2. Shawna, Chairman Fred (P.O.C.C.) – Geto Fairtales 02:39 3. Malik Yusef, Shawna, Johny P. Buddy Guy – Chicago 04:45 4. […]

Robert Seth Hayes June 7 Parole Hearing–Sign Hiz Petition!

Robert Seth Hayes 2016 Parole Campaign Once again, we are preparing for Seth’s upcoming parole hearing on June 7, 2016. Since the PBA, the FOP, and the Correctional Officers union are able to collect thousands of signatures against parole, we must work to gain as many signatures and letters of support for Seth as possible. In […]

43 yearz in solitary: ‘There are moments I wish I was back there’

Albert Woodfox, who was America’s longest-standing solitary confinement prisoner up until his release in February, describes what it feels like to be free Ed Pilkington Before walking out of jail a free man in February, Albert Woodfox spent 43 years almost without pause in an isolation cell, becoming the longest standing solitary confinement prisoner in […]

Free Em All Radio! w/ Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. & The Lady of Rage with Guest Hy Thurma of the Young Patriotz

This week’s episode will discuss Deputy Chairman Fred Hampton Sr. and The Rainbow Coalition. Joining our hosts will be Hy Thurma of the Young Patriots.. Free Em All Radio! continues the ongoing series commemorating the Legacy of the Black Panther Party as we move ?#‎ForwardToThe50th? year celebration! Joined by former BP Partymembers & supporters to give commentary and share […]

Protestz demand hep C cure for Mumia and Pa. prisonerz

by  Betsey Piette Family, friends and supporters of political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal took to the streets of Philadelphia in actions on April 22 and April 23 to raise awareness of the dangerous impact of untreated hepatitis C on Abu-Jamal and thousands of others across Pennsylvania. The weekend wrapped up with a celebration of Abu-Jamal’s 62nd birthday […]

Jalil Muntaqim: Book Party in Harlem Friday

BOOK PARTY!!!Escaping the Prism — Fade to Black …by Jalil Muntaqim Freedom Hall113 West 128th St.(between Malcolm X & A.C. Powell Blvds.)New York, New York Friday, April 29, 20167 to 10 pm Keynote Speaker:Francisco “Cisco” TorresJalil’s Co-Defendant Readings by former Political PrisonersLaura Whitehorn and Tarik Haskins Multi-InstrumentalistPerformance Poet Ngoma Plan to come, have a great time, […]

Auctioned page from Eldridge Cleaver diary: “They [The African People’z Socialist Party] reject me…”

Theburningspear.com Page from Eldridge Cleaver’s diary which sold for $700   OAKLAND––In 2008 a handwritten page from the diary of Eldridge Cleaver sold for $700. Among other things, Cleaver’s diary reveals the history of The African People’s Socialist Party’s determination to forward the African revolution even after its brutal and bloody defeat by the U.S. […]