Malcolm X waz the progenitor Panther, Bobby Seale sayz so

In May 2016, we celebrated the anniversary of Malcolm X birthday on May 19, who would have been 91-years-old, and the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party 51 years after the assassination of Malcolm X on February 19, 1965. With Beyonce’ controversial “Formation” halftime Super Bowl performance, the era of Black Lives […]

Black Panther Mark Clark and Komradez Deserve Apology From Hiz Hometown Newspaper Peoria Journal Star. After 46 Yearz, Their Livez Still Matter

by Lawrence J. Maushard The racially charged December 10, 1969 editorial of the Peoria Journal Star that describes Black Panther leaders and members as “ex-convicts, jobless, and not overly bright.” In our continuing discussion over police tactics used to control and often oppress minority communities throughout the nation, more than a few law enforcement and conservative […]

The De Mau-Mau 13th/m

by Big brutha komrade A.K. Sabree D.M.M. The De Mau Mau 13th/m iz called by the bloodz within by different namez: De Mau Mau 13th/m, D.M.M., Mau Mau 13th/m , or just 13th/m. But De Mau Mau az a whole iz a Nu-Afrikan Fraternal Brotherhood, that waz first formed in 1965 on Okinawa and later […]

Behind Barz on Polluted Land

Do American prisoners suffer from environmental discrimination? Glenn Towery had already served 11 years for stealing a car at gunpoint when he was transferred to Kern Valley State Prison in 2009. Riding up I-5 to the San Joaquin Valley, 150 miles north of his native Los Angeles, he probably smelled the sulfuric odor of industrial […]

Black Panther Party Co-Founder Bobby Seale, in conversation with Hip-Hop Artist Sellassie – SF

Black Panther Party Co-Founder Bobby Seale in conversation with Hip-Hop Artist Sellassie Friday, June 17th at 7pm 518 Valencia Street – San Francisco All Ages – Suggested Donation $20 – No One Turned Away  

#TBT To Lorraine Hansberry Discussing ‘The Black Revolution and the White Backlash’ in 1964

The “A Raisin In The Sun” playwright would have turned 86 today. Celebrate her legacy by listening thiz still-relevant speech on White support for Black activist movementz.   Had Lorraine Hansberry not succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 34, she would be 86 today (May 19). The celebrated playwright of “A Raisin In The Sun,” whose 1959 Broadway […]

Crime “Prediction”: The Algorithmz of Racist Injustice

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford Mass Black incarceration wound up ensnaring too many white people in the gulags, bringing forth calls from within the establishment for “reform” to spare those undeserving of imprisonment.  Digital science came to the rescue. “The U.S. criminal justice system now deploys algorithm-based technology to predict who will be criminalized […]

Prisonerz’ Voicez Blocked and Censorship in U.S. Prisonz

by Jaan Laaman Like many political prisoners, the author’s freedom of speech rights are routinely curtailed. “While prisoners do have a legal right to express their thoughts and report on issues and abuses, actually getting your words out is often very hard or impossible.” U.S. prisons operate their own “kangaroo courts” that often shut down […]