Studio Screen: Seven Songs for Malcolm X Between 1982 and 1998, the Black Audio Film Collective, a pioneering group of seven British artists and thinkers, produced an extraordinary body of poetic, allusive, and intensely personal films, videos, and “slide-tape texts” that chronicled England’s multicultural past and present and pushed the boundaries of the documentary form. […]
Ona Move Earlier this morning we found out that The Pennsylvania Parole Board denied our Brother Michael Africa Parole. Michael was only given a one year hit after a four and a half month wait on a decision. The reasons the Parole Board cited were (1) Refusal to Admit Guilt (2) Refusal to Accept Responsibility […]
by Wendy Sawyer Last Wednesday, the Bureau of Justice Statistics released its annual update on prison populations in the U.S. Of course, it’s just my luck that they released the 2016 data the day after my report on women’s state prison population trends over time. But the changes over the last year are largely consistent with my finding that […]
The Trump administration has been a godsend for the private prison industry Source: Trump’s first year has been the private prison industry’s best
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I Said No Such Things Earlier this year I replied to Azzurra Crispino’s communiqué concerning her being criticized in various circles for corresponding with an alleged white supremacist while he was imprisoned, and using his harrowing account of living in solitary confinement to refute some misguided views of this condition in U.S. prisons. She was […]
A Prentiss, Miss. farmer needs votes in order to win a national grant from a program called “Cultivating Change.” Ozell White is a fifth generation farmer who grows watermelons and raises cattle. He wants to provide the area with fresh produce and meat without chemicals, WDAM reported. White was named small farmer of the year in 2014 by Alcorn State […]
This was a great mix of discussion and music all related to or about Dr. King and internationalism on Roots, Rock, Reggae with Soul Rebel! source: Reggae For the King! Dr. King and Internationalism
What does it mean, and what does it require people to do, if an overt white supremacist is sitting in the White House, if this whole administration (regime) is based on white supremacy, if not only Jemele Hill’s comments, but Ta-Nehisi Coates’ argument in his Atlantic article, is accurate—which is the case? Source: Bob Avakian: […]