Black August: A Story of Afrikan Freedom Fighterz by Kiilu Nyasha (August 17, 2016

August 17, 2016 Greetings All: This is the 37th anniversary of the origin of Black August, the 45th commemoration of the assassination of Soledad Brother George L. Jackson on August 21, 1971, and the first anniversary of our Yogi Bear, Hugo Pinell’s assassination on August 12, 2015. This article was first written in 2000 and […]

Why Black August should be celebrated across the Amerika’z

  Wikipedia Ajamu Nangwaya Sep 08, 2016 Black August is inseparably linked to the legacy of the assassinated prison leader, revolutionary, Marxist and Black Panther Party Field Marshal George Jackson. Black August is very important to the global African struggle for liberation. It is positively affirming the necessity of a politics that is all about […]

The Heroe’z of San Rafael

Black August 1970 • 1970 Black August By Fred Goldstein In the momentous political event that marked “Black August,” freedom fighter Jonathan Jackson, at the age of 17, burst into a San Rafael, Calif., courtroom, armed, to free his brother, George Jackson, along with Fleeta Drumgo and John Clutchette, on Aug. 7, 1970. The three […]

Black August, commemorating the death of George Jackson, rejuvenatez the konversation around Amerikan Politikal Prisonerz.

by  Eugene Puryear (Host) http://sputniknews.com/popup/radio/?audio_id=19819520 On this episode of “By Any Means Necessary” host Eugene Puryear is joined by Erin Shields, Organizer Extraordinaire with BYP100, Dr. Jared Ball, father, husband, professor at Morgan State University, and curator of ImixwhatIlike.org, and Naji Mujahid, a Lawyer and member of Law for Black Lives talk about America’s political […]

Black August: What Movementz of Today Can Learn From the Past

Saturday marked the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Black Panther Party prison chapter leader George Jackson at San Quentin State Prison. Almost half a century after Jackson’s death, people honor his memory in a month dedicated to study, fasting and struggle called Black August. Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear spoke with journalist and former […]

“Blood in My Eye” 45 yearz later wit’ David Johnson of the San Quentin 6

The People’s Minister of Information JR interviews David Johnson of the San Quentin 6 about the 45th anniversary since the publishing of the political masterpiece “Blood in My Eye” in relation to the 45th anniversary of the assassination of the late great prison human rights leader and Field Marshall of the Black Panther Party George […]

George Jackson: 45 Yearz Ago, They Shot Him Down

By: Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali Archive photo of George Jackson. Jackson was acclaimed internationally as the most powerful and eloquent Black writer to emerge in years. He became a symbol of the struggle of all oppressed people. August 21 will mark the 45th anniversary of the execution of George Jackson. Many of the strategies […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people are dying who could be saved, and that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act.  Do what must be done, discover your humanity and your love in revolution.”   *Fallen Comrade George L. Jackson, Black Panther Party […]

Shujaa Graham speakz on the late George Jackson and Hugo Pinell

Legendary California Prison Movement activist and former deathrow prisoner, Shujaa Graham speaks on the inspiration and lessons that he received from brothers like the late Hugo Pinell and George Jackson, while he was a political prisoner in the 70’s. If you would like to hear more from the Block Report, you could tune into BlockReportRadio.com.

Black Panthers 50 Yearz Later: What They Wanted Iz What We (Still) Need

by Alondra Nelson  Two generations ago, a group of young people stood up and demanded education, housing, food, jobs and health care. It was a transformational move, still worthy of celebrating. Two armed Black Panthers, carrying a shotgun, and a semi-automatic rifle, talking to officer Lt. Ernest Holloway at the State Drafted by founders Huey […]