Police Dogs and Anti-Black Violence

By Tyler Parry   Protest observer (Walter Gadsden, 17) in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, on 3 May 1963, being attacked by police dogs during a civil rights protest. (Bill Hudson/AP) On July 11, 2017, a video circulated throughout social media depicting the San Diego police deploying a canine against an unarmed suspect. Posted by a bystander named Angel Nunez, […]

Chairman Fred Hampton Sr. Community Center

Peep this video by @CRCMediaCorps in #solidarity wit #BlackPantherPartyCubs support our troops:

Justice For Imam Jamil Al-Amin Formerly H. Rap Brown

 

‘Detroit:’ The Real Story Behind One Of The Most Horrific Police Brutality Events In History

By Malaika Jabali While Kathryn Bigelow’s film focuses on one horrific act at the Algiers Motel, where police killed three Black teenagers, the events that lasted over the five-day uprising is a crash course in America’s dark history with state violence and the overall oppression of Black and Brown people.   If you’ve read Turner House — the debut […]

Original Black Panthers Of Milwaukee Aim to Improve the State of Black Milwaukee

The Original Black Panthers of Milwaukee say they are not a racist group, but one that aims to put African Americans on a better footing. LATOYA DENNIS Across the country, Black Panther Parties are once again becoming more active. The organization was founded in the 1960s and was known for its militant self-defense and community-based […]

Detroit’ Is One Of The Most Irresponsible And Dangerous Movies Of the Year

The film is egregious, both in what it includes and what it omits.   By Mary Phillips Assistant Professor, Lehman College, CUNY   The church was packed. “Watch accurate justice administered by citizens of the community,” a flier announced. “Review and watch the evidence for yourself.” Nearly two thousand black people and a smattering of whites […]

The MOVE 9: 39 years too many

By Anne Pruden Brooklyn, N.Y. — The MOVE 9 were honored on Aug. 5 at a Commemoration and Art Exhibit at Brooklyn’s House of the Lord Church. The very talented artist Sophia Dawson offered her paintings to be sold as fundraisers for these framed-up political prisoners. The MOVE 9 have been incarcerated since Aug. 8, 1978, […]

Do This Before You Call the Cops + How To Abolish Slavery (Again) & Policing

      This week on Act Out!, it’s all about cops. Specifically, how to avoid them and the entire for-profit injustice system. First we take a look at how and why cops respond to different people and situations, then we dig into community alternatives to dialing 9-1-1. Next up, today’s legalized slavery is ironically […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 5 by Michael Richardson

Adam’s Note: This is Chapter 5 in Michael Richardson’s series called Framed: J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO and the Omaha Two Story. Learn more here.   “The Omaha Police Department has instigated a harassment campaign.” —Paul Young, October 5, 1968 Paul Young’s quarterly counterintelligence report alerted J. Edgar Hoover to two Black Panther groups in the Omaha district. “Black Nationalist […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 4 by Michael Richardson

Adam’s Note: This is Chapter 4 in Michael Richardson’s series called Framed: J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO and the Omaha Two Story. Learn more here.     “Incidents of violence by Negroes took place in Omaha” —J. Edgar Hoover, March 6, 1968   It was Nebraska’s primary election season and George Wallace was running for president.  The Alabama ex-governor came […]