Wisconsin Prison authoritiez keep hunger strikerz on brink of death

Special to Workers World from Waupun, Wis. August 22 — According to a letter from hunger striker LaRon McKinley, the “Dying to Live” hunger strike in Waupun Correctional Institution, which began June 5, has reached a crisis. On August 15, the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WI DOC) decided to suspend the force-feeding they had subjected […]

Legal challengez battle for Mumia’z life and health

By Henry Hagins To paraphrase Fidel Castro, what the imperialists fear most is the mass duplication of Mumia’s exceptionally heroic example. The prolonged fight to secure the most effective hepatitis C antiviral medication for Mumia Abu-Jamal and the decades-long struggle to ultimately free him continues with unabated determination. The fact that Mumia “is who he […]

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Brazil’z Nu-Black Power Movement

By: Leesa Dillon Brazil is an open apartheid country. AFRICANGLOBE – The new Black power movement in Brazil is big. Brazil is known for its beautiful beaches, beautiful women, samba, sun and celebration. For decades, millions have enjoyed the music, food, dance and culture of the fifth-largest country in the world, especially now as the nation […]

Black Violin, Breaking Your Musical Stereotypez | UNCHARTED

This violin duo makes sweet music by mixing classical with hip-hop… Made possible by Honda Stage. #BlackViolinUnity Find Black Violin here: Twitter: https://twitter.com/BlackViolin YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/user/BlackVio… Visit their website: http://blackviolin.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BlackViolinM… Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blackviolin/ Building on its deep foundation of bringing music to fans, American Honda has brought together an unprecedented group of entertainment and technology leaders […]

Revisiting Attica Showz How New York State Failed to Fulfill Promisez

A new book brings attention to the deadly 1971 prison uprising. Reporters for The New York Times and The Marshall Project describe what has changed since then, and what hasn’t. By Michael Winerip, Tom Robbins and Michael Schwirtz In her new book, “Blood in the Water,” Heather Ann Thompson offers the most detailed account yet […]

Upcoming James Baldwin Doc Getz Title, To Be Narrated By Samuel L. Jackson

  We last wrote about Raoul Peck‘s James Baldwin film a few weeks ago, and around that time not too much was known about the movie. We knew that Peck had spent six years developing a documentary on Baldwin (he also received the blessing of the Baldwin estate to do so), and that the premise […]

Free Speech Society emergency bulletin

by Kijana Tashiri Askari, Abdul Olugbala Shakur and Joka Heshima Jinsai, Free Speech Society – We, class members of Ashker v. Brown, have been alerted to a contradiction that potentially threatens to disrupt, undermine and compromise everything that we’ve worked so hard to achieve and have sacrificed our lives for, via all three hunger strikes, […]

Black August, a story of Afrikan freedom fighterz

by Kiilu Nyasha Black August is a month of great significance for Africans throughout the diaspora, but particularly here in the U.S., where it originated. “August,” as Mumia Abu-Jamal noted, “is a month of meaning … of repression and radical resistance, of injustice and divine justice, of repression and righteous rebellion, of individual and collective […]

Huey P. Newton’z brother Melvin speakz on their Panther historiez

BlockReportRadio.com interviews Melvin Newton, about his brother Huey P. Newton and their history in the Black Panther Party in Oakland California. Melvin talks about Huey facing the death penalty after killing Oakland Police officer Frey, the Huey Newton Defense Committee, Huey’s concept of globalization called Intercommunalism, the founding of Black Studies at Merritt College, and […]