“THEORIES OF FREEDOM ARE ALWAYS TENTATIVE” By Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin   The following interview originally appears in Futures of Black Radicalism, edited by Gaye Theresa Johnson and Alex Lubin. Angela Y. Davis is Emeritus Professor in the History of Consciousness program and University of California, Santa Cruz. Her most recent book is Freedom in a Constant […]

October 13, 1970: Angela Davis Iz Captured By FBI Agentz In New York City (NYC)

After two months of being on the run, FBI agents found Davis at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in New York City. President Richard M. Nixon congratulated the FBI on its “Capture of the dangerous “Terrorist”, Angela Davis.” Aretha Franklin offered to pay Angela Davis’ bail after she was captured by the FBI. Franklin stated: “I […]

Free Angela and All Politikal Prisonerz/ Freedom Fighterz

     Angela Davis visited UC Santa Barbara for a screening of “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners,” a documentary by Shola Lynch that chronicles Davis’s life as a young, outspoken UCLA professor. Angela Davis and producer Sidra Smith answer questions from the audience. Recorded on 10/10/2013. (#25917) Related articles Free Angela & All Political […]

Portrait of Mao and Selected quotes from Mao’s Red Book, The Quotations of Chairman Mao TseTung, ed. by Kiilu Nyasha

Note:   Mao suffered from Parkinson’s disease prior to his death in 1976 at 82.  Since then, the Communist Party has taken the capitalist road and is no longer communist or socialist in practice.  So I rarely use the word “communist” anymore, but replace it with “revolutionary,” because its meaning has been so distorted over the decades. In any case, […]

Report: FBI informant armed and trained Black Panthers

By Arturo Garcia August 20, 2012       A video published Monday by the Center for Investigative Reporting reveals that the man responsible for arming and training members of the Black Panther Party in the 1960s did so while acting as a federal informant. According to reporter Seth Rosenfeld, Richard Aoki was approached by FBI […]

Notes and quotes from Huey Newton’s autobiography

Since today is the 70th anniversary of Huey P Newton’s birth, I thought I’d share some of my thoughts on his autobiography, ‘Revolutionary Suicide’. In my opinion, Revolutionary Suicide is a crucial contribution to the field of revolutionary strategy and tactics, particularly for those working in the ‘belly of the beast’ – the imperialist countries […]

Black Panthers Speak about Criminal Injustice

Black Panthers Speak about Criminal Injustice This newsreel footage features interviews with Huey P. Newton (from Alameda County Jail), Eldridge Cleaver, and Bobby Seale. The footage also includes scenes from a Black panther rally at Hutton Memorial Park demanding the release of Mr. Newton. In this film, Huey Newton discusses the police brutality that so […]

Kevin Rashid – What iz a “Komrade” and Why We Use the Term

by Rise Up   Kevin “Rashid” Johnson Minister of Defense, NABPP–PC   What is a “Comrade” and Why We Use the Term   The concept of “Comrade” has a special meaning and significance in revolutionary struggle. We have often been asked to explain our use of this term, especially by our peers who are new […]

Black Liberation in the 21st Century: A Revolutionary Reassessment of Black Nationalism

Kevin Rashid is a political prisoner and communist revolutionary in the New Afrikan Black Panther Party-Prison Chapter, an organization formed within prison. We present present Rashid’s reassessment of the Black liberation movement for discussion. This piece first appeared in Right On! #19 “Revolution.” Artwork Courtesy of Kevin Rashid “[T]rue revolutionary leaders must not only be good at […]

“Books Taken from George Jackson’s Cell”

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