Black Leaders Must Pass White-Approved Purity Tests That White Leaders Don’t. Ask Angela Davis

by Issac J. Bailey Angela Davis speaks at The 2013 Peace Ball: Voices of Hope And Resistance at Arena Stage on January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Photo: Earl Gibson III/Getty Images If you haven’t heard, black civil rights icon Angela Davis should not be honored by civil rights organizations because she’s too impure. Here’s […]

Smash Pages Q&A: David F. Walker on ‘The Life of Frederick Douglass’

This a must read if you have ever read the”Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass one of amerika’s greatest abolitionist.  “The Life of Frederick Douglass” a graphic narrative that should be at the top of reading list for 2019. This graphic novel is written by family so show some love and pick up a copy […]

Ella Collins [Malcolm X’s Sister] Interview Part 2

 

Ella Collins [Malcolm X’s sister] Interview

Sarah Ann Shaw interviews Ella Collins, sister of Malcolm X. Collins discusses the childhood of Malcolm X and how she had raised him from an early age until his incarceration and subsequent conversion to Islam. Topics covered include Malcolm X’s attitudes toward violence; women; and at the onset how the family had great expectations of […]

The Present Day Fight For Black Liberation In Amerika

  By Bashir Akinyele “Too Black, Too Strong” -Malcolm X (the first and former National Spokesman for the Honorable Elijah Muhammad) “I won’t let history write out the legacy of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad” -The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan (the Spokesman for the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam) “We must put […]

Frank Chapman condemns shameful and cowardly decision to revoke award to Angela Davis

by Staff Chicago, IL – Longtime leader in the Black liberation movement and the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, Frank Chapman, condemned the January 4 decision of the Alabama-based Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to abruptly cancel their plan to present Angela Davis with the Fred Shuttlesworth Award. Fred Shuttlesworth was a prominent leader […]

We’re Talking: Mumia’s New Path 2 Freedom

(((BREAKING NEWS))) TO MY FELLOW SOCIAL JUSTICE ORGANIZERS, ACTIVISTS, ADVOCATES, MEDIA FRIENDS, PEOPLE WHO GIVE A DAMN, and THOSE WHO NEED EXAMPLES OF VICTORIES. Please Share This Event (1/12/19) Even If You Can’t Attend. This Just In from The Campaign To Bring Mumia Home: “A Special Report Back in the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal” On Saturday, […]

6 powerful quotes on race from the father of Afrikan-Amerikan protest writing, Richard Wright

1950: American writer Richard Wright (1908 – 1960) holds a cigarette while sitting in his hotel room during the Venice Film Festival, Venice, Italy. Wright had attended the screening of director Pierre Chenal’s film, ‘Native Son,’ which was adapted from his novel and starred the author. He is wearing a pale-colored suit and a bow […]

About Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown) and the 1968 Olympic protest: An interview with Dr. Harry Edwards

by Heather Gray of Justice Initiative H. Rap Brown, John Carlos, Harry Edwards and Stokely Carmichael hold a press conference at Howard University in Washington, D.C., about the Olympic Project for Human Rights, a boycott of the Olympics, in October 1968. The Olympics were held Oct. 12-27. Preface October 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the historic […]

The Black Panthers still in prison: after 46 years, will they ever be set free?

Jalil Muntaqim’s release had been opposed by the families of the two police officers he was convicted of murdering in 1971  Jalil Muntaqim, AKA Anthony Bottom, has been told he must spend at least another 15 months at the maximum security Sullivan correctional facility in upstate New York. Photograph: The Guardian Jalil Muntaqim, a former […]