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 […]

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 Raw Talent Productions, a collective of artists and social activists are hosting the Huey P. Newton (HPN) film festival, […]


  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, […]

What Can We Learn From the Black Panther Party, 50 Yearz Later? Stanley Nelson Explorez in New Short. Watch It!

By Tambay A. Obenson The documentary short that follows below, produced by Stanley Nelson and Laurens Grant, titled “Black Panthers Revisited,” explores what we, today, can learn from the Black Panther party, in challenging police brutality. I should note that Nelson’s latest feature documentary, “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” which promises to be a definitive portrait of the Black […]

Ronald ‘Elder’ Freeman: He walked the San Quentin yard with the noble stature of a revolutionary

by Jalil A. Muntaqim When I first met Elder, he was introduced to me as Kojo. The Black Panther I knew as Kojo walked the yard of San Quentin with the noble stature of a revolutionary. He served his time with the dignity and the spirit of a caged Panther. I know that spirit, as […]

Sundance ‘15 trailer of the day: ‘The Black Pantherz: Vanguard of the Revolution’ [video]

Today’s Sundance “trailer of the day” is direct from the filmmaker’s mouth. Stanley Nelson, a veteran documentarian who has been to Sundance many times — in 1999 with “The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords,” in 2001 with “Marcus Garvey: Look For Me in the Whirlwind,” in 2004 with “A Place of Our Own,” in 2009 […]

URGENT: Counter Pat Lynch’z Racist PBA Letter Campaign To Deny Parole For Black Panther Politikal Prisoner Abdul Majid

  Pig  vs Panther            “Racist” Patrolman Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch  &   “Framed” Black Panther Political Prisoner Abdul Majid  Please take a moment read Abdullah’s case history (see below) and to then write a letter of support for his upcoming parole hearing on January, 15, 2015. All letters should be addressed […]