Common and Stevie Wonder Put Black Pain on Display in ‘Black Amerika Again’ Video

By Dee Lockett  As America’s black communities mourn more lives taken at the hands of police this week, Common and Stevie Wonder have released a protest song with a video that spotlights their pain. “Black America Again” is the title track to Common’s next album and its video opens with the disturbing footage of Alton […]

Celebrating the 75th birthday of Soledad Brother George Lester Jackson, Sept. 23, 1941-Aug. 21, 1971

by Kiilu Nyasha As we honor the 75th birthday of our beloved Comrade George Jackson, field marshal of the Black Panther Party behind prison walls, may we remember his revolutionary ideas and practice, his mentors and his sacrifice. Author of two books, “Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson,” a 1970 bestseller reprinted three […]

Copz are still shooting to kill at Amerika’z largest police-training exercise

  By Mary Noble Over Labor Day weekend, sports players all over the United States knelt to protest police killings of black Americans. Meanwhile, I watched Sgts. Spencer Fomby and Rashawn Cummings, two Berkeley police officers involved in fatal civilian shootings, walk into an abandoned building in Hayward, CA, to practice killing people in a […]

How Should We Respond to Police Violence?

by MIM(Prisons)           permalink   The recent attention to murder and brutality of New Afrikan men by Amerikan police, and the shooting of police officers in Dallas, Texas by Micah X, apparently in retaliation for this brutality, inspired a lot of thoughtful letters from across the country. Many commented on the […]

Take A Guess How Many Black People Have Died At The Handz Of Police Since Kaepernick Began Protest?

  source: http://yourblackworld.net/2016/09/21/take-guess-many-black-people-died-hands-police-since-kaepernick-began-protest/?utm_source=Sites+News&utm_campaign=8727486881-YBW_RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e4ec70021d-8727486881-176339109&mc_cid=8727486881&mc_eid=2e848472eb

Iz the U.S. (united snakez) government dumping gunz in the hood?

by Isaac Davis There is a well-documented history of the U.S. government supplying weapons and arms to both friends and foe for political purposes and for profit. In addition to publicly known global arms deals to U.S. political allies like Israel and Saudi Arabia, revelations about the rise of ISIS indicate that U.S. arms and […]

Who Killed Tupac Shakur? Conversationz With Rapperz, Revolutionariez & Reporterz

by Doshon Farad Twenty years ago – September 13, 1996 – we lost our Hip-Hop icon/warrior Tupac Amaru Shakur. His passing still haunts the minds of supporters worldwide. Since that fateful night on September 7, 1996, the Tupac shooting still raises many eyebrows and unanswered questions. Who killed him and why? Was it a rival […]

Angela Daviz Deliverz the 17th Steve Biko Memorial Lecture

Angela Davis reflects on radical movements, radical imagination, relationships between generations of liberation activists and new forms of leadership.

Prison Labor Revoltz Shake the Foundationz of the Corporate State, Partz I & II

by Matt Stannard “From the Ground Up” is an ongoing series of articles co-conceived by Occupy.com and Commonomics USA, in which we explore people and organizations dedicated to direct action and grassroots projects for economic justice. This is the first of a two-part series previewing the upcoming prison actions happening September 9.  Prisoners Are Slaves […]

Az Prisonerz Go on Strike to Defend Their Human Rightz, Government Usez Boguz Terrorism Allegationz In Attempt to Stifle Dissent

by Chip Gibbons Today, the United States may witness the largest prison strike in its history. While the strike may be historic because of its size and breadth, the strike will take place in 40 prisons across 24 states, dissent behind bars, including strikes, uprisings, and rebellions, are not unheard of in the United States. […]