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 […]

MAY 2, Oakland – Join uz to mark the 40th anniversary of Viet Nam victory

@ METWEST HIGH (314 E 10th Street, Oakland) Sliding scale donations will be accepted at the door. Free for youth 18 and under. PLEASE REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intergenerational-teach-in-the-spirit-of-viet-nam-stronger-than-us-bombs-tickets-16383904700 MORE INFO: Comrades, allies, and friends, The war in Viet Nam was one of the most important historical events of the 20th century. It brings to light the […]

Feminist Heroez to Teach Kidz Their ABCz in Badass New Picturebook

A new illustrated children’s book, Rad American Women A-Z, offers kids the chance to educate themselves on women’s history and the alphabet at the same time. Laura Feinstein Good Magazine March 25, 2015 Why just learn your ABCs when you can be empowered by them? A new illustrated children’s book from iconic City Lights press, […]

Cuba spurned FBI bid to swap Assata Shakur for Cuban Five

BY MAGGIE TROWE Former FBI Director Louis Freeh recently revealed that the agency tried unsuccessfully in 1998 to swap some or all of the Cuban Five for Assata Shakur, a former Black Panther who was granted political asylum in Cuba in 1984. In two interviews with the North Bergen, New Jersey, Record, Freeh demanded Cuba […]

March 27 Solidarity w/Move Event will be Livestreamed

BE IN PHILADELPHIA ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015, THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BOMBING OF THE MOVE ORGANIZATION IN WHICH 11 MOVE MEMBERS WERE KILLED. DEMAND THAT THE MOVE 9 BE RELEASED.   Building toward that in New York City— FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 6–9 PM RIVERSIDE CHURCH 91 CLAREMONT AVENUE, ROOM 9T   FILM SHOWING […]

In Memory Of A Great Friend & Komrade: The Zulu Nation & Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee Salutez…

In Memory Of A Great Friend, Comrade And Supporter Of Hip Hop Culture, Political Prisoners, Community Activism, Independent Film and Young People Of Harlem. The Universal Zulu Nation & The Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee Salutes… Peace, Power & Light, Sadiki “Bro. Shep” Ojore Olugbala  Universal Zulu NaSadiki “ ~ Black Panther Party Alumni  PS: […]

It’z Time: Call for Clemency for Leonard Peltier

  by Jack Healey                                                                           Not many blog posts start off with a listing of the deceased, but in Leonard Peltier’s clemency request to President Obama, he will say the following: After 40 years in prison, it is with sadness that I write the names of some of my dearest friends and strongest supporters who have […]