Criminalizing ‘Panther Love’ and the New Wave COINTELPRO tactics in Texas prisons

by Keith ‘Comrade Malik’ Washington, Deputy Chairman of the New Afrikan Black Panther Party Prison Chapter, Texas Region “Panther Love is revolutionary love, liberating love, world-changing love. Panther Love is a concrete expression of our social commitment to the masses as well as a moral stance that breaks free of the old and backward social […]

Baltimore Cops Worse Than Thirties Gangsters

Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford The Baltimore police officers charged with robbing and planting guns and drugs on citizens are “worse than gangsters back in the Thirties, because it’s the law doing it,” said Carl Dix, co-founder of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network. Community members believe the scandal surrounding the police Gun Trace Task Force is […]

Amerikan Crime Case #99: May 13, 1985: The MOVE Massacre

American Crime is a regular feature of revcom.us. Each installment will focus on one of the 100 worst crimes committed by the U.S. rulers—out of countless bloody crimes they have carried out against people around the world, from the founding of the U.S. to the present day.   Above: Osage Avenue burns after Philadelphia police dropped […]

The Move 9: 2018 and 40 Years of Unjust Imprisonment

Ona Move As The dawn of a new year approaches many people reflect back at the past year and then reflect on the upcoming new year. People reflect on their goals, plans, some reflect on their new age etc. For the families and friends of the incarcerated we reflect on another year of being separated […]

Celebrating the 76th Birthday of Soledad Brother George Lester Jackson, September 23, 1941- August 21, 1971

by Kiilu Nyasha “I have a plan, I will give, and give, and give of myself until it proves our making or my end.” As we honor the 76th birthday of our beloved, Comrade George Jackson, Field Marshall of the Black Panther Party behind prison walls, may we remember his revolutionary ideas and practice, his mentors and […]

Police have killed twice as many Americans since 9/11 than ISIS and al-Qaida combined

  By Frank Vyan Walton     Ever since Donald Trump decided to reignite the issue that was originally started when San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick choose not to stand during the national anthem in protest of police brutality, we’ve been told that millions of Americans are disgusted by his and others’ “disrespect” for the […]

When Will We Tear Down U.S. Prisons—’Monuments That Enforce Terror’?

The United States has more than 5,000 state and federal prisons and jails, plus about 1,000 juvenile and tribal detention facilities. (Pixabay) This article was originally published on Black Agenda Report. New York state prison guards assaulted and seriously injured 69-year-old former Black Panther Herman Bell this week, a totally unprovoked beating timed to sabotage his chances for […]

“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 […]

Support the March for Justice Against Prison Abuse!!

PLEASE PROMOTE THE TWO EVENTS TO SUPPORT THE MARCHERS FOR JUSTICE ON SEPT. 11TH AND 13TH — forward WIDELY to your organizations and contacts: The March for Justice Against Prison Abuse is coming to Albany! Formerly incarcerated people, families of incarcerated people, and allies are walking 180 miles from NYC to Albany to oppose abuse […]