The global dimensionz of the life and legacy of Malcolm X

Revolutionary leader developed amid monumental changes around the world File: AA by Abayomi Azikiwe The world cannot realize stability unless the drive for global domination by imperialism is overthrown. This truism was at the heart of Malcolm X’s struggles. The awareness and activism of people inside and outside the U.S. must be harnessed into a movement […]

Florida Disgracez Trayvon Martin Legacy

by MICHAEL J. SAINATO Florida’s current Stand Your Ground Law, initially enacted in 2005, permits individuals to utilize deadly force in self-defense, without any obligation to retreat. Under the current law, individuals who use deadly force must defend their use of it under the law before trial. On February 7, a bill proposed by NRA backed Florida State […]

Diluting Radical History: Blood in the Water and the Politikz of Erasure

by Orisanmi Burton Heather Ann Thompson’s Blood in the Water: The Attica Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy could not have arrived at a more auspicious moment. It enters the public discourse during a time of formidable political struggle. On the one hand, we are in the midst of intensifying poverty and wealth inequality, affordable […]

Amilcar Cabral’z revolutionary anti-colonialist ideaz

The writings of revolutionary leader Amilcar Cabral provide key insights on the importance of culture in the contemporary struggle against neoliberalism. Amilcar Cabral and Frantz Fanon are among the most important thinkers from Africa on the politics of liberation and emancipation. While the relevance of Fanon’s thinking has re-emerged, with popular movements such as Abahlali […]

Ruchell Cinque Magee, sole survivor of the Aug. 7, 1970, Courthouse Slave Rebellion

by Kiilu Nyasha Preface: I can hardly believe that 47 years have gone by since the Aug. 7,1970, Marin Courthouse Slave Rebellion. Ruchell is now 77 years old, same as myself. It’s a sin and a shame the fascist state has practically taken this brother’s whole life. And he has never seriously injured anyone. Quite […]

The Move 9 , The Fraternal Order Of Police , And The Pa Parole Board

The Justice And Accountability Campaign is still in full swing and is still going strong . We have dedicated 2017 to exposing and working around the puny excuse that The Pennsylvania Parole Board has used to so called justify denying parole for MOVE members in prison . The Excuse the past four years has been […]

Yogi schooled me and gave me hope

by William Upchurch I hope all will know and embrace the true reality that I among millions stand strong and firm with the true and raw teachings of a real dedicated man, Yogi – yeah, Hugo Pinell. Yogi, the many moments and years I personally shared with you will never ever fade or be forgotten […]

Woman Linked to 1955 Emmett Till Murder Tellz Historian Her Claimz Were False

By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA Carolyn Bryant Donham in 1955.CreditGene Herrick/Associated Press For six decades, she has been the silent woman linked to one of the most notorious crimes in the nation’s history, the lynching of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black boy, keeping her thoughts and memories to herself as millions of strangers idealized or vilified her. […]

Thiz Map Showz Over a Century of Documented Lynchingz in the U.S. (united snakez)

Mapping the history of racial terror By Danny Lewis The Civil War may have freed an estimated 4 million slaves, but that wasn’t nearly the end of acts of racial violence committed against African Americans. Acts of domestic terrorism against black people include the thousands murdered in public lynchings. Now, an interactive map provides a detailed look […]

Lynching: A Weapon of National Oppression (1932)

 by Harry Haywood, Milton Howard and Erin Gray A map of the Black Belt territory and its surrounding areas. From James S. Allen’s book, The Negro Question in the United States (International Publishers, 1936). Introduction In the early 1930s, capitalist crisis compelled participants across the political left to face off against a common enemy: extra-legal, ruling-class violence. […]