Stop retaliation against Texas prisoner population

As of Monday, April 18th, prisoners in Texas have been on rolling labor strikes for two weeks. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) is retaliating by locking the prisons down and depriving prisoners of even the standard abysmal human necessities they are forced to provide. Retaliation against people who refuse to work for free […]

4/15: Who is Ana Belen Montez? Come learn about thiz new politikal prisoner!

SPY, TRAITOR, PATRIOT, FEDERAL AGENT, PRISONER, TORTURE, VICTIM, LIAR, POLITICAL PRISONER, PUERTO RICAN, AMERICAN HERO, CUBAN AGENT, DOUBLE AGENT, AND MENTAL PATIENT!   Friday April 15, 2016 @ 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Freedom Hall  113 W. 128th Street  (bet. Malcolm X & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd’s) 2 or 3 trains to W. 125th St.   […]

Release of reader (vol. 2) on Black Revolutionariez in the United Statez (United Snakez)

  Communist Research Cluster announces the release of the latest volume of our Communist Interventions reader series: Black Revolutionaries in the United States. Featuring a wide range of revolutionary thought and theoretical debates from the early 20th century to the late 1970s, Black Revolutionaries in the United States offers a foundation for thinking through capitalism and race today.  A PDF (and other […]

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. […]