Who Was Jim Crow?

Fifty years ago, the Voting Rights Act targeted the laws and practices of Jim Crow. Here’s where the name came from.   By Becky Little, National Geographic In 1944, the Detroit chapter of the NAACP held a mock-funeral for him. In 1963, participants in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom symbolically buried him. Racial […]

Living Malcolm’s Liberation Ethics: Remembering, Rising, Raising and Resisting

  by Dr. Maulana Karenga  In this month of heightened homage and increased attention to the life and legacy of Min. Malcolm X, El Hajj Malik El Shabazz, it is important to do so placing rightful and repeated emphasis on his commitment to the liberation of our people and all downtrodden and oppressed peoples of the world, […]

Afrika’s Auschwitz: Death Island, The Concentration Camp The West Erased From History

  Perhaps no atrocity has been more extensively covered than the Holocaust carried out by the Third Reich in Germany. Yet few Americans are aware that there was a holocaust committed by the Second Reich 40 years prior. While Adolf Hitler is a household name, synonymous with evil, his predecessor, Kaiser Wilhelm II, is far […]

The FBI is a racist sewer

By Stephen Millies Longtime FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover hated the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and wanted him dead. Hoover called Dr. King “the most notorious liar in the country” at a Nov. 18, 1964, news conference. Hoover was furious the Black leader had just won the Nobel Peace Prize. The FBI boss […]

Who Was Malcolm X?

Jared Ball joined RT’s The Big Picture to commemorate the 92nd birthday of Malcolm X. source: Who Was Malcolm X?

Sordid History and Great Crimes of the FBI

In his statement on firing FBI Director James Comey, Trump wrote that “the FBI is one of our nation’s most cherished and respected institutions and today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement.” But what is the actual history and role of this “cherished and respected” institution that Trump is […]

Malcolm X in the 21st century

Credits:File by  Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali   The revolutionary pan-Africanist would have been 92 years this week. His struggles for the liberation of Black people from imperialism and its twin, racism, remain as relevant and inspirational as ever. Many have wondered out loud, “What would El Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X be doing at 92 […]

Patrice Lumumba: the most important assassination of the 20th century

The US-sponsored plot to kill Patrice Lumumba, the hero of Congolese independence, took place 50 years ago By Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja Patrice Lumumba, the first legally elected prime minister of theDemocratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was assassinated 50 years ago today, on 17 January, 1961. This heinous crime was a culmination of two inter-related assassination plots […]

SLAVERY REPARATIONS COULD COST UP TO $14 TRILLION, ACCORDING TO NEW CALCULATION

by DOUGLAS MAIN The Permanent Memorial to Honor the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, in New York City, acknowledges a tragic chapter in the nation’s history. Some have argued that reparations for slavery would help heal long-festering racial strife.EDUARDO MUNOZ / REUTERS In 1865, toward the end of the Civil War, Union Army […]

THE ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE GRAVESITE OF MALCOLM X AND MORE!

From The Desk Of Black Panther Veteran- Zulu Nation King Sadiki “Bro.Shep” Olugbala     “Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people  are dying who could be saved, that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act. Do what must be […]