Iz it illegal to be Black in Amerika?

by Kevin Cooper Sometime in the early 19th century, former United States President Thomas Jefferson stated, “Unchecked power twisted white men’s characters.” Since he was a slave owner and an oppressor, he should know what he speaks about! He also stated, “The man must be a prodigy who can retain his manners and morals undepraved […]

Updatez on Mumia’z Hep C Case

Update on Mumia’s Hepatitis C Legal Case,  forwarded by Pam Africa   From Bob Boyle, one of Mumia’s two attorneys fighting his case around health care On August 23, 2015, over a year ago, Mumia filed a motion for an injunction to require that the Pennsylvania DOC provide him with the cure for Hepatitis C.  Evidence presented […]

Sept. 9: Strike against prison slavery, strike against white supremacy

by Oakland IWOC On Friday, Sept. 9, on the 45th anniversary of the Attica Uprising in New York, prisoners are calling for a general strike across all prisons in the United States against prison slavery. As the initial call out for the strike stated: “Slavery is alive and well in the prison system, but by […]

The slave-trade rootz of US private prisonz

by Evan Taparata In this image of the domestic slave trade, two slave traffickers detain a free African American man whom they kidnapped to be sold into slavery. The image appeared in Jesse Torrey’s 1817 book “A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery.” Credit: Courtesy of archive.org Five years from now, the use of private federal prisons […]

U.S. prisonz and the struggle against slave labor

By Sara Flounders The headline seemed to herald a new day and was reported by corporate media as breaking news: “Justice Department says it will end use of private prisons.” On Aug. 18, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates sent out a memo instructing federal officials to “not renew contracts with prison operators or to […]

Black August, commemorating the death of George Jackson, rejuvenatez the konversation around Amerikan Politikal Prisonerz.

by  Eugene Puryear (Host) http://sputniknews.com/popup/radio/?audio_id=19819520 On this episode of “By Any Means Necessary” host Eugene Puryear is joined by Erin Shields, Organizer Extraordinaire with BYP100, Dr. Jared Ball, father, husband, professor at Morgan State University, and curator of ImixwhatIlike.org, and Naji Mujahid, a Lawyer and member of Law for Black Lives talk about America’s political […]

Black August: What Movementz of Today Can Learn From the Past

Saturday marked the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Black Panther Party prison chapter leader George Jackson at San Quentin State Prison. Almost half a century after Jackson’s death, people honor his memory in a month dedicated to study, fasting and struggle called Black August. Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear spoke with journalist and former […]

Walking While Black

Encounters with police in New York City. BY Garnette Cadogan Photo by Ruddy Roye, “Damion.” From the series “When Living Is A Protest.” This is an excerpt of an essay that first appeared in Freeman’s in September 2015. My love for walking started in childhood, out of necessity. No thanks to a stepfather with heavy hands, I […]

Unlawful Copz vs Brave Citizenz Know Your Rightz

Here is a compilation video showing a few different police encounters. These are all bad cops who need to be removed from the force as they are power hungry. Website Article – TBA The Know Your Rights! Project – http://www.TKYRP.com Why we repost videos – http://wp.me/p78siT-vA32aZFGV3

Slavery In Amerika — Never Abolished, Just Refurbished

Antonio J. Newel The following article is entirely the opinion of Antonio J. Newell and does not reflect the views of the Inquisitr. Slavery abolished? Not at all. If you only read one thing today, this should be it. Here, you’ll learn how slavery has perpetually existed through a loophole you might have overlooked — […]