Remembering Chairman Fred

Folks traveled far and wide to pay their last respects to our namesake, Chairman Fred Hampton. Hampton and Mark Clark were assassinated in a coordinated effort by Chicago PD, Cook County SWAT, and the FBI on this day (December 4) in 1969. Chairman Fred was 21 years old on the day of his death. He […]

Amerikan Crime: Case #74: The FBI-Chicago Police Assassination of Fred Hampton

  Bob Avakian recently wrote that one of three things that has “to happen in order for there to be real and lasting change for the better: People have to fully confront the actual history of this country and its role in the world up to today, and the terrible consequences of this.” (See “3 […]

Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?

Listen to Part 4 of CKUT Prison Radio Interview with Jalil Muntaqim

Take the time (32 minutes) to listen to this excellent interview conducted by CKUT Prison Radio with Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim For more info on Jalil, please visit his website: It’s time to bring Jalil and all political prisoners home where they belong! Let’s PICK UP THE WORK AND MAKE THIS HAPPEN SOON! If you missed […]

Update on political prisoner Veronza Bowers

November 3, 2017 Dear Friends/Supporters… Here we are again and hopefully this will be the last time I will have to call on you for contributions to my Legal Defense Fund. As you know, we have had some successes in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. They have ruled in our favor twice, but each […]

Framed: Chapter 16

“Turned against those two bloods” —Duane Peak, September 29, 1970   Mondo was brought before Municipal Judge Paul Hickman and denied bail. Mondo, who surrendered his freedom, soon lost everything he owned.[i] “I think it was shortly after my arrest the house was burned down. Originally they said there was a fire and the house […]

FRAMED” Chapter 15 by Michael Richardson

  “It doesn’t make any difference what the truth is” —Arthur O’Leary, August 31, 1970   At the end of August, J. Edgar Hoover sent the Los Angeles FBI office the altered diary of a Progressive Labor Party officer to use in falsely identifying the individual as a government informant. Hoover outlined the action with […]

Exiled Black Liberation Fighter – Assata Shakur. November 2nd marks the 38th year of her liberation!

  On May 2nd 1973 State troopers on the New Jersey State Turnpike stopped Assata and 2 other members of the Black Panther Party.  Surviving 2 deadly gunshot wounds Assata was charged with the murder of a trooper.  Six years later, on November 2nd 1979 she escaped from New Jersey’s Clinton Correctional Facility and is living […]

Huey P. Newton Conference at Temple University

The Black and Brown Coalition at Philadelphia’s Temple University held a day-long conference on the works of Black Panther Party co-founder Huey P. Newton. Divya Nair, of the Philadelphia Saturday Free School, said radicals must “explore what it means to create knowledge that is in service of the people, rather than profit.” Elias Gonzalez told the conference that […]

    The FBI’s Mythical Black Threats

                                                                    From the Ramparts by  Junious Ricardo Stanton                                The FBI’s Mythical Black Threats   “The FBI assesses it is very likely […]