R.I.P. AFENI SHAKUR

  R.I.P. Afeni Shakur The activist and mother of Tupac Shakur has died at 69. “Deputies responded to a report of possible cardiac arrest at 9:34 p.m. at Shakur-Davis’ home in Sausalto, the sheriff’s office said. She was taken to a local hospital, where she died at 10:28 p.m”.  

Iz there a balm in Gilead?

by Mumia Abu-Jamal The great Black activist and artist Paul Robeson in 1958, in Carnegie Hall, sang the gospel song, “Balm in Gilead”: “♪There is a balm in Gilead, ♪To make the wounded whooole♪ ….” His full, magnificent baritone filled the hall with wonder. Hepatitis C is a liver infection (inflammation), which can, if untreated, […]

Environmental Racism in Michigan

By Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall Let’s begin with the premise that Michigan Governor Rick Snyder must be charged with federal and state criminal violations of criminal negligence and a hate crime, for he knowingly forced the majority Black-populated City of Flint, Michigan to use contaminated Flint River water, which inflicted immeasurable and irreparable injury on the […]

Hungry for justice: Equipto speakz for the Frisco 5 on hunger strike to demand SFPD Chief Suhr be fired or Mayor Lee resign

The latest front in the fight to fire SFPD Chief Suhr is a hunger strike outside the Mission Police Station led by rapper Equipto (Ilych Sato) and his mother, Maria Cristina Gutierrez (center of photo above), whose idea it was back in 2014 when Alex Nieto was executed by SFPD. She says, “Enough is enough. […]

My brotha Yogi – two comradez with long memoriez

They hated him because they couldn’t break him by Juan A. Merced Jr., aka Ajamu I’m not an eloquent writer or speaker nor can I be placed in the same category as Khatari, W.L., George or Yogi. The purpose of my existence is to strive daily to ensure that our history will never again be […]

Chairman Fred Hampton, Jr.: Geto Manifesto

The Prisoners of Conscience Committee Founded by Chairman Fred Hampton, Jr. during the nine years he spent in prison in the 1990’s. Digital Album   1. Lil WhoRide, M-1 – Intro/Behind Enemy Lines 01:04 2. Shawna, Chairman Fred (P.O.C.C.) – Geto Fairtales 02:39 3. Malik Yusef, Shawna, Johny P. Buddy Guy – Chicago 04:45 4. […]

Support Parole For The Move 9 Sisterz

Parole Endorser Letter For The Move 9 Sisters Posted: 27 Apr 2016 06:41 PM PDT Ona Move Everyone ! We are sending to everyone a copy of The Parole Endorsement Letter For The Move 9 Sisters that we are sending to The New Chairman of The Pa Parole . We also wanted to take the […]

Robert Seth Hayes June 7 Parole Hearing–Sign Hiz Petition!

Robert Seth Hayes 2016 Parole Campaign Once again, we are preparing for Seth’s upcoming parole hearing on June 7, 2016. Since the PBA, the FOP, and the Correctional Officers union are able to collect thousands of signatures against parole, we must work to gain as many signatures and letters of support for Seth as possible. In […]

43 yearz in solitary: ‘There are moments I wish I was back there’

Albert Woodfox, who was America’s longest-standing solitary confinement prisoner up until his release in February, describes what it feels like to be free Ed Pilkington Before walking out of jail a free man in February, Albert Woodfox spent 43 years almost without pause in an isolation cell, becoming the longest standing solitary confinement prisoner in […]