Bay Area Rap Icon Pariz Blastz Politikz, Gentrification, Police Violence and More in New Video

San Francisco, CA – Bay Area revolutionary hip-hop firebrand Paris returns with the fourth single and video from his latest critically-acclaimed double album, Pistol Politics. “Lethal Warning Shot” features the trademark aggression and insights that have made him a political rap stalwart, and provides sorely-needed social commentary in the now apolitical world of hip-hop. And […]

Does the First Amendment End at the Prison Gate?

An inmate’s novel is the latest test. By Eli Hager Though he is a prisoner, Arthur Longworth asserts his right to free speech under the First Amendment. Serving life without parole for a murder he committed in 1985, Longworth has continued to publish an array of stories and essays, including two articles for The Marshall […]

29 Yearz Ago, Thomas Sankara, the Afrikan Che Guevara, waz Murdered

by Darío Mizrahi Thomas Sankara was a young communist officer who attempted to take Burkina Faso out of the neocolonial orbit of France, but was murdered by his closest comrades. During Sankara’s short time in power, Burkina Faso became self-sufficient in grains. “He was the first to forbid female genital mutilation, and included women in […]

October 24, 1865: Paul Bogle Iz Captured By The Maroon Militia

Bogle was captured and taken to Morant Bay, where he was put on trial and hanged by British Authorities at the burnt-out courthouse for his leadership in Morant Bay Rebellion. In total over 400 Black residents were killed and many more were flogged. Paul Bogle was a Jamaican Baptist deacon and is a National Hero […]

Attica Book Ban

by K. Kersplebedeb On Oct. 7, political prisoner Jalil Muntaqim was denied four books which arrived for him at Attica Correctional Facility. Muntaqim is a former member of the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army and one of the longest held political prisoners in the world today; he has been incarcerated since 1971, when […]

Democracy Now interviewz with 4 former Panther politikal prisonerz Starting at 11:30 Surviving Members of Angola 3 on Black Panther Legacy & Need to Free Remaining Imprisoned Panthers Exclusive: Freed Panther Sekou Odinga on Joining the Panthers, COINTELPRO & Assata Shakur’s Escape Political Prisoner Eddie Conway on Joining the Black Panthers & How He Was Set Up By COINTELPRO Our Own Mandelas: Former […]

How Power Workz

By Chris Hedges Heather Ann Thompson’s book “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy” is a detailed study of the inner workings of America. The blueprint for social control employed before and after the crushing of the Attica revolt is the same blueprint used today to keep tens of […]

Sekou Odinga & PP/POWz on Democracy Now

fyi… Sekou Odinga, Marshall Eddie Conway, Robert King and Albert Woodfox will be Amy Goodman’s guests on Democracy Now, wednesday, October 26th from 8am -9am discussing the legacy of the BPP and PP/POWs…Democracy Now airs live on wbai 99.5fm in ny…streaming live on… where you can also download it after the broadcast…you can also […]

Sheriff’z Union Makes Unprecedented Stand — Sidez With Inmatez During Hunger Strike

by John Vibes San Jose, CA – The Santa Clara County sheriff deputies union has made an unprecedented statement in support of inmates who recently took part in a hunger strike to air grievances about their housing and treatment. The inmates are hoping to improve living conditions, and their demands are very reasonable. Just before […]