Hugo Pinell by Jaan Laaman

Death and Life of Hugo Pinell      It was with true sadness that, on August 13th, I received the news that legendary California prison activist Hugo Pinell was killed in a California prison.  This is Jaan Laaman, your political prisoner voice and let me share a few thoughts about the life and death of […]

Way Black In Time #5, Black Archaeologist web.seriez

Published on Aug 7, 2015 http://www.blackarchaeologist.com/ Black Archaeologist is a web series whose main character uses a time machine to visit great black people and events of the past. In this episode he time-travels to the African Congo in the year 1640 to meet African Queen Llinga and her female army.

The Life and Legacy of the Honorable Marcus Garvey

The Life and Legacy of the Honorable Marcus Garvey  Marcus Mosiah Garvey was born in St. Ann’s Bay Parish of St. Ann on August 17, 1887. He was the youngest of his fathers 11 children, nine of whom died in childhood. Garvey attended infant and elementary schools in St. Ann’s Bay and was a bright student. He […]

On visiting George

Black August iz a few dayz away. U know wha time it iz.It iz a holi-day all month long.. by Dr. Tolbert Small George Jackson was a legendary prisoner who was attempting to organize the Blacks, Latinos and poor whites under their common linkage as victims of an exploitative class system. At that time, he […]

Oakland, Calif., conference backz U.S. politikal prisonerz

By Judy Greenspan Oakland, Calif. — “I am here today to ask people to support our political prisoners. If we all get together, I am sure we can bring them home,” said Richard Brown, a former Black Panther Party member and himself a former political prisoner from San Francisco. Brown spoke on a panel of […]

Update on Mumia Abu-Jamal

Monday May 18th 2015 Danville, PA Mumia was able to call his wife this morning at 9:30 am.   Wadiya Jamal spoke with Mumia for 15 minutes by phone.  He remains at the hospital.  She reports that he said he “sounded very good.”  He was receiving multiple tests.  He also said his sores were “fair to […]

Wen. May 13: Be On The Bus Going To Philly To Free The Move Family

BUSES LEAVING NYC AT 8:30 am, FROM RIVERSIDE CHURCH AND LOCAL 1199, RETURNING AT 7 pm TO RIVERSIDE AND AT 9 TO 1199.  CALL 212 330-8029212 330-8029 FOR RESERVATIONS.   DON’T MISS THIS AMAZING DAY!  A MARCH FROM WHERE THE DEADLY ASSAULT OCCURRED, COMMEMORATION, AND THEN TO A SPECTACULAR EVENT TO INTENSIFY THE STRUGGLE TO […]

Former Politikal Prisonerz Offer Analysis of Mass Incarceration

May 1, 2015 Tags: black panthers, mass incarceration, political prisoners Former Political Prisoners Offer Analysis of Mass Incarceration At Metro State University, two former political prisoners gave their experiences leading up to incarceration and their analysis of a US police state.  Former Black Panther Ashanti Alston (61) of Providence, Rhode Island and Chicano/Mexicano activist Ricardo […]

Wednesday May 13: 30 year Commemration of the 1985 Move Bombing

Brothers and Sisters, 30 years ago this Wednesday, the City of Philadelphia, in a show of extreme extrajudicial terrorism, surrounded the home of the MOVE organization, trapped a number of its members inside, and, in addition to isolating the building with an army of police and state officers, dropped an incendiary device on its roof, […]

Omaha Two alibi witness tellz of failure by lawyer to cross-examine bomber

Rae Ann Schmitz was a key witness in a 1971 murder trial, but nobody, including defense attorney David Herzog, was aware she contradicted the testimony of the prosecution’s chief witness. Schmitz was unaware she was an alibi witness for Mondo we Langa, then David Rice, before he was imprisoned for life at the Nebraska State […]