Black Panther film fuels calls for release of jailed politikal activists

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 […]

TODAY: YOU ARE INVITED TO A “FREE” INTERACTIVE COMMUNITY WORKSHOP ON THE BLACK PANTHER POLITICAL PRISONERS @ THE CENTER AT WEST PARK THEATER IN NYC

 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 […]

SPECIAL FROM THE NEW YORK AMSTERDAM NEWS: ‘Panthers’ fiction, and the harsh Black Panther reality – By Nayaba Arinde

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 […]

Shaka Shakur: Help resuscitate justice in Sullivan County

 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 […]

Today In History (Our-story)

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.

CALLING ALL AFRIKANS! CALLING ALL AFRIKANS! SAT. FEB 17, 2018 “FREE MUTULU!”

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. […]

Butter Braids and Dreadlocks: A look at Afrika’s traditional hairstyles

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 […]

The FBI and Omaha’s Black Panthers

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. […]