Sam Levin – February 16, 2018 Film serves as ‘opportunity to remind people of the real heroes of the Black Panthers’, says former party leader When he was released from prison in 2014, Sekou Odinga felt like he was falling from the sky into a foreign land. After 33 years behind bars, the former Black Panther party […]
Celebrating 50 Years for the 1968 Founding of the New York Black Panther Party TODAY: YOU ARE INVITED TO A “FREE” INTERACTIVE COMMUNITY WORKSHOP ON BLACK PANTHER POLITICAL PRISONERS @ THE CENTER AT WEST PARK THEATER IN NYC – *PLEASE RSVP SO THAT WE CAN PROVIDE ENOUGH MATERIALS! YOU ARE INVITED TO: A “FREE” Interactive Community Workshop On […]
From The Desk Of Black Panther Veteran-Zulu Nation King Sadiki “Bro.Shep” Olugbala NEWS YOU CAN USE! FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018 ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ___ ‘Panthers’ fiction, and the harsh Black Panther reality Nayaba Arinde | 2/15/2018, 8:44 a.m. (Above) Former Black Panther Political Prisoner of War, Sekou Odinga Sumptuous scenes and luscious garments quietly screaming African […]
by Shaka Shakur Usually Feb. 21 is a day of remembrance and reflection for me as it represents the anniversary of the day Brother El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz aka Malcolm X was assassinated by agents of the U.S. government and its counter-intelligence program, COINTELPRO. Well, this Feb. 21, 2018, I’m having to focus on and prepare for […]
January 12, 1948 – February 17th, 2001 Gone but never forgotten.
On this day in 1920, the National Negro Baseball League was organized. In a segregated country, the professional baseball league gave black players and Latin American players a platform to thrive.
On this day in 1818, American writer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass chose to mark his birthday. Born into slavery around this date under the name Frederick Bailey in Tuckahoe, Maryland, Douglass fled to New Bedford, Massachusetts, in 1836 and went on to establish himself as one of his generation’s leading minds.
Quotation Food For Thought: 1A. “I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong.” Frederick Douglass 1 B. “Freedom is something you take with your own hands. You control it with your own hands. You do not leave it to other people or alliances. You first make alliance with yourself. […]
Himba women styling their hair — imaginetravel.com Ask any black woman about the kind of relationship she has with her hair, and she may tell you that it’s almost like a romantic affair. From spending long hours at the salon to having it washed and braided or pressed, to the amount of money spent on […]
A look at COINTELPRO, the Minard Bombing and the life sentences of Edward Poindexter and Mondo Eyen we Langa by Michael Richardson The Crime On August 17, 1970, at 2:07 a.m., police received an anonymous 911 call from a man who described a screaming woman being dragged into a vacant North Omaha house. Six officers responded. […]