10/28~Celebrate Huey P. Newton’s Life & Legacy

Date: October 28th, 10:30AM-7:00PM Location: “The Underground” in Temple University’s (Philly) Student Center Building on 13th and Montgomery There is no registration and admission is FREE for everyone! In the heart of North Philadelphia, the center of the struggle for Black liberation, community members, students, scholars, and activists will gather to celebrate the life of […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 14

    “This should be an excellent disruption technique” —J. Edgar Hoover, August 24, 1970   Raleigh House was released from jail on a signature bond authorized by Arthur O’Leary after one night in custody. House had been held with $10,000 bail after being booked on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder. O’Leary would not […]

FBI says “Black Identity Extremists” are the new terrorist threat, experts say no such movement exists

In a disturbing report dated from August 3—just more than a week before white supremacists gathered on Charlottesville for an event that killed anti-racism protestor Heather Heyer—the FBI was busying itself with a report to that manufactured threats from on so-called “Black Identity Extremists” (BIE): “The FBI assesses it is very likely Black Identity Extremist (BIE) perceptions […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 11 by Michael Richardson

“OK to do” —J. Edgar Hoover, August 19, 1970   On August 18, 1970, the Omaha World Herald published an article entitled “Voiceprint In Bombing To FBI Lab” on the front page of the evening newspaper. The article quoted Deputy Police Chief Walter Devere that a recording of the fatal 911 call would aid the investigation and […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 10 by Michael Richardson

  “This dude has drug this woman off in there, and she’s screaming” —Unknown 911 caller, August 17, 1970   On August 17, 1970, at 2:07 a.m., Omaha police received a 911 emergency telephone call from a male who spoke in a deep gravely voice that a woman was screaming at 2867 Ohio Street, a vacant […]

Sept. 13: Twitterstorm and More for PP Jalil Muntaqim

Every two weeks, supporters are contacting Governor Cuomo to push him to grant executive clemency for political prisoner Jalil Muntaqim. In order for this to be successful, we all need to contact Cuomo on all platforms and in real life. Sept. 13th is the next date we will be contacting Cuomo. Jalil has submitted a […]

Support Political Prisoner Ed Poindexter – Update

Omaha 2 Political Prisoner, Ed Poindexter has been in the hospital or the infirmary at the Nebraska State Penitentiary since December of 2016. He had triple bypass heart surgery followed by foot infections that are still healing. He’s doing much better and may be out of the infirmary by the end of summer. Ed still […]

The Roots of “Malcolmology”

April 10, 2016  By Russell Rickford Malcolm X. Chicago, 1961. Photo by Eve Arnold—Magnum For me, as for many children of the 1980s, the recent death of Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest triggered a wave of nostalgia for the “conscious” hip hop of the 1990s, a genre that blended playful, jazz-inflected lyrics with potent themes […]

Take Action For Mike Africa Sr This Tuesday September 5th 2017

Ona MOVE Sometime during the month of September 2017, MOVE Political Prisoner Michael Africa Sr will be making yet another appearance before The Pennsylvania Parole Board. Even though it’s been slated for sometime in September, we feel that Michael can have his hearing as early as this week, as in past practices over the past […]

FRAMED, Chapter 9 People

  “I will never ever forgive the Black Panther Party for that.” —Ed Poindexter on being called a police agent   On July 2, 1970, a bomb exploded at Component Concepts Corporation in the Near North Side. The business had a Defense Department minority-subcontract and that was motive enough for “militants” according Omaha Police Captain […]