Who Waz Denmark Vesey? Interesting Factz on the Former Enslaved Afrikan Who Planned a Revolt

Denmark Vesey, former enslaved African who planned a revolt Early Years Denmark Vesey was born in 1757 in St. Thomas. The NPR story, “Denmark Vesey And The History Of Charleston’s ‘Mother Emanuel’ Church,” reports that Vesey was brought to the U.S. by Captain Joseph Vesey at the age of 14. Abolitionist and minister Thomas Wentworth […]

Imprisoned People and Ideaz with Dr. Joy James

  “Imprisoned People and Ideas with Dr. Joy James”IMIXWHATILIKE.ORG Audio Player 1. “Imprisoned People and Ideas with Dr. Joy James” — IMIXWHATILIKE.ORG 56:52 2. “BONUS HOUR: Community Comment Dr. Joy James” — IMIXWHATILIKE.ORG 56:29 Dr. Joy James joined us for this hour to discuss her work on “Imprisoned Intellectuals” and the particular placement of Black […]

‘How long since you had ice cream, Old Man?’ ’51 yearz,’ said Yogi and burst out laughing

by Tommy “Lil Jaboe” Williams Respects to you for giving brothas a voice and love. I won’t lie in this letter nor put on extras out of respect and in honor of my brother Hugo “Yogi” Pinell. I’m an inmate in New Folsom. I was housed in B2-111, five cells away from Yogi. Every day […]

South Afrika’z anarchist hip hop collective

  Image courtesy the author How do you make people realize they’re in chains? For Soundz of the South (or SOS) – an anti-capitalist resistance collective from Khayelitsha, Cape Town – you give them hip hop. That injunction dates back to hip hop’s origins in New York City. At street parties in the South Bronx […]

The grandson of Imam Malik bka Jeff Fort of the Black Stone Rangerz speakz on Tyshawn Lee and Laquan McDonald

The Block Report talked with Amir, the grandson of Imam Malik, better known as Jeff Fort, the leader of the Black Stone Rangers, about the recent murder of 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee and the Chicago police murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was “shot 16 times after he hit the ground.” Amir also talks about how mainstream […]

Justice for Keith LaMar

  This is the reading list Keith LaMar recently fought to protect (and won the right to keep) on his hunger strike 1. Just Mercy –Bryan Stevenson 2. Inside Rikers–J. Wynn 3. The Many Faces of Shame–D. Nathanson 4. Conversations with God–N. Walsch 5. White Like Me–T. Wise 6. The New Jim Crow–M. Alexander 7. […]

Support political prisoner Zolo Azania

  “It is the weak who are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.”                                                                         — Leo Roskin   To: All Concerned for Human Rights in all Human Sights               This is an open letter requesting your help to garner support for my plight.  i am currently serving a fourteen (14) year […]

New Poem and Request from Jalil Muntaqim

  Here is a request from Jalil Muntaqim as we begin his parole campaign for his hearing in June 2016. Jalil would like people to contact Tavis Smiley and request that he interview Ward Churchill about Jalil’s book Escaping the Prism. tavis@tavistalks.com and http://www.facebook.com/TavisTalks He would also like people to contact Amy Goodman and request […]

WHAT IZ REVOLUTIONARY-INTERCOMMUNALISM?

Panther Breakfast Program By Tom “Big Warrior” Watts Revolutionary-Intercommunalism is the theoretical understanding that the world we live in today, has become globalized and the principle contradiction in the world is now between the need of the capitalist-imperialist ruling class to consolidate their global hegemony and the anarchy and chaos they are unleashing by attempting […]

Komradez hail hero and martyr Hugo Pinell

Sending a raised Black fist & and a Warrior’z shout out to thoze that came to the aide of Big Brother Komrade Hugo ‘Yogi’ Pinell. Yogi Livez az doez Komrade George Jackson. Letters continue to pour in to the Bay View from prisoners who remember the great Hugo “Yogi” Pinell as a hero and a […]