New music video documentary on Puerto Rico Shopping

Familia Please check out Resiliencia, a music video documentary I made featuring Yasmin Hernandez. In January 2018, just four months after Hurricane Maria landed in Puerto Rico, I travelled to the island to document the devastation and interview women about what they were experiencing and learning during that time. Today I share with you my new […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO COLIN KAEPERNICK FROM BLACK PEOPLE

Dear Colin Kaepernick; On behalf of most, if not the vast overwhelming majority of Black Americans, minus a midget’s handful of sellout Uncle Toms, I’d like to offer you a heartfelt, grateful “thank you” for telling White America what most of Black America deems self-evident and holds true–the US flag is a symbol of an iron-fisted […]

The Prison Struggle Continues (2018)

It’s been some years since I’ve been able to communicate through radio outlets. This on account of a series of transfers between various states’ prison systems—from Virginia to Oregon, then Texas to Florida and back to Virginia—as reprisals for my political work and publicizing the inhumane conditions and abuses that pervade U.S. prisons in general […]

Political Prisoner (PP) Rev. Joy Powell Needs Our Help!

Joy Powell is an anti-police brutality activist from Rochester, NY. She was framed up on false charges and is actively working on legal documents to bring her case to court. In addition to suffering from diabetes, Joy is also hearing impaired and needs to read lips. The first incident occurred on August 22nd, when Officer […]

Tearing Children of Color Away From Their Families is an Old and Continuing Amerikkkan Practice (2018)

Several months ago U.S. officials announced a depraved “zero-tolerance” policy for migrants entering the U.S. from what Donald Trump called “shithole countries” south of the border, even if they be fleeing deadly conditions as refugees—a status protected by international law. As a deterrent to entry by these people of color, the government instituted a policy […]

20 Years after the Imprisonment of the Cuban Five; a Victory never to be Reversed

By Laura V. Mor on September 12, 2018 Today marks another anniversary of the arrest and imprisonment of Gerardo Hernández Nordelo, Antonio Guerrero Rodríguez, Ramón Labañino Salazar, Fernando González Llort and René González Sewherert by the United States for defending their homeland. It is not just any anniversary. Twenty long years have passed since that […]

How playing on swings can help children understand physics

Author Francis Mavhunga Lecturer, Physics Education, University of Eswatini Disclosure statement This work was supported by the Department of Higher Education (grant number R792). Swings can be educational tools. KHONTHO8/Shutterstock To children in Zimbabwe, they’re mzeerere. Kids in Eswatini call them mjikeni; their South African counterparts refer to the mswinki. The words may be different, but the experience is […]

‘Akoben The AAMP exhibit Lest We Forget Slavery Museum Third Regiment US Colored Troop Reenactors’ on #SoundCloud

Today’s edition of Akoben features interviews with Ivan Henderson the VP of Exhibits at the African American Museum of Philadelphia who discusses the current John Dowell exhibit Cotton: The Soft Dangerous Beauty of the Past, Joe Ragsdale and his daughter Nicole at the grand reopening of the Lest We Forget Slavery Museum and three 3rd […]

A Revolutionary Diaspora: From Black Power in the Pacific to Cape Verde, Sengal and Beyond! by Imixwhatilike! on Mixcloud

Drs. Hate and Todd Steven Burroughs hosted this edition of iMiXWHATiLiKE! which featured interviews with Dr. Quito Swan who discussed further his work on Black Power in the Pacific and Salah Matteos about his amazing life’s work with Malcolm X, Amilcar Cabral and Cheikh Anta Diop. We also got an update from Joe Torres on the latest FCC ruling on a free and open internet.   […]