Barack Obama: Executive Clemency for Dr. Mutulu Shakur

  You can sign this petition here: Family and Friends of Dr. Mutulu Shakur The week of October 10th, a petition for clemency for Dr. Mutulu Shakur was submitted to President Barack Obama. Please sign on here to show your support. The acts of which Dr. Shakur stands convicted were committed in the context […]

Truth Universal — #HandsOffAssata (Bugatti) Freestyle

On the 43rd anniversary of the New Jersey Turnpike incident–Thursday May 02, 2013–which the U.S. government alleges Black Liberation Army members, Sundiata Acoli, Assata Shakur and Zayd Malik killed State Trooper Werner Foerster in a shootout–the FBI again calls for the extradition of exiled former Black Panther Assata Shakur. In an obviously politically motivated move, […]

The Amerikan Fugitivez of Havana

By Jon Lee Anderson   Assata Shakur, who escaped from prison in New Jersey while serving a life sentence, has been living in Cuba since 1984. Photograph by Frank Hurley / NY Daily News Archive via Getty When a cold war winds down, what happens to its spies and traitors? The British double agents Kim […]

Assata Shakur Documentary

Assata: Exile since 1979 On May 2 1973, Black Panther activist Assata Olugbala Shakur (fsn) Joanne Deborah Chesimard, was pulled over by the New Jersey State Police, shot twice and then charged with murder of a police officer. Assata spent six and a half years in prison under brutal circumstances before escaping out of the […]

Black Panthers 50 Yearz Later: What They Wanted Iz What We (Still) Need

by Alondra Nelson  Two generations ago, a group of young people stood up and demanded education, housing, food, jobs and health care. It was a transformational move, still worthy of celebrating. Two armed Black Panthers, carrying a shotgun, and a semi-automatic rifle, talking to officer Lt. Ernest Holloway at the State Drafted by founders Huey […]

The Black Pantherz were the 60’z vanguard

The group shook the United States with its confrontational attitude against racism and state power by Breno Altman “They are the greatest threat to the country’s internal security”, stated John Edgar Hoover, the powerful head of the FBI, during a meeting in which he declared open war on the young African-American political party, which, in […]

Secret FBI program coordinated political repression in the United Statez (united snakez)

Clandestine measures to combat rebel groups. Illegal arrests and trials. This was the US federal police’s formula during the Cold War by Breno Altman The Americans had their eyes glued to the television. That night, March 8th,1971, Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali were fighting each other at Madison Square Garden, a traditional indoor arena in […]

Off the Pigz!

Year Of The Panther – Michael McCarthy

Politikal Prisonerz 101: The “Mu” Brotherz

by Julian Cola How is it that Jose Mujica, an ex-guerrilla, can become president of a country while Mutulu Shakur continues to rot behind U.S. penitentiary walls? In 1982 Dr. Mutulu Shakur went underground. His primary concern — COINTELPRO. Having participated in — per the words of author Ishmael Reed — the slave revolts of […]