BLACK PEOPLE’S DISLIKE OF THE POLICE IS LEGITIMATE AND A MATTER OF SURVIVAL

by Hassan Henderson There are no such things as “appropriate” responses to the violence forged against Black lives. Neither those who directly support the affairs of American imperialism nor their allies possess the moral skill-set to determine how we will get free. Pilgrims are in no position to define either resistance, ending Black dehumanization, or the […]

Police Dogs and Anti-Black Violence

By Tyler Parry   Protest observer (Walter Gadsden, 17) in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, on 3 May 1963, being attacked by police dogs during a civil rights protest. (Bill Hudson/AP) On July 11, 2017, a video circulated throughout social media depicting the San Diego police deploying a canine against an unarmed suspect. Posted by a bystander named Angel Nunez, […]

Chairman Fred Hampton Sr. Community Center

Peep this video by @CRCMediaCorps in #solidarity wit #BlackPantherPartyCubs support our troops:

Justice For Imam Jamil Al-Amin Formerly H. Rap Brown

 

AUDIO: Dubwise Selections from Bob Marley’s Legend Remixed

[mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/dubwisegaragecollection/dubwise-selections-from-bob-marleys-legend-remixed/ width=100% height=120 hide_cover=1 light=1 Dubwise Selections from Bob Marley’s Legend Remixed – Pick up the release on 6-25 http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CVB6SV6?t… 1. Waiting In Vain (Jim James Remix) 2. Stir It Up (Ziggy Marley Remix) 3. Could You Be Loved (RAC Remix) 4. Get Up, Stand Up (Thievery Corporation Remix) 5. Redemption Song (Ziggy Marley Remix) […]

Revolutionary Hope: A Conversation Between James Baldwin and Audre Lorde

The Museum of Contemporary African Diaspora Arts republished this conversation between iconic Black thinkers James Baldwin and Audre Lorde on their Tumblr page. The conversation took place at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA and was was originally published in ESSENCE in 1984.The dialogue reveals the importance of recognizing that shared racial histories cannot overshadow the divergent […]

[Pnews] August 8th marks 39 years in prison for MOVE members

AUGUST 8th [Speech writ. 7/19/17] ©’17 Mumia Abu-Jamal   Early morning. A time of rest, quiet and repose. On August 8th, 1978, only the early birds in search of worms were stirring.   Also, cops assembled, heavily armed.   They attacked the MOVE House in Powelton Village, West Philadelphia, dozens, then hundreds and perhaps thousands […]

The Forgotten Betrayal of Southern Brazil’s Black Revolutionaries

BY ANDREW JENNER A 19th-century massacre reveals fault lines coursing through Brazil today. A 19th-century portrait of a black soldier who fought for the army of rebels known as Farrapos AP Photo/Eraldo Peres This article is adapted from AQ’s print issue on youth in Latin America.  Every September, the famously proud residents of Rio Grande do Sul […]

Building peace with love and respect during Black August 2017 – with all eyes on NABPP-PC

by Bobby M. Dixon, Minister of Justice, NABPP-PC May the power of unity and Panther love be with you all: My sisters and brothers, we are coming up on our 12th anniversary of Black August and it is at this time we remember our Comrade Hugo “Yogi” Pinell, murdered Aug. 12, 2015, while in the […]

‘Detroit:’ The Real Story Behind One Of The Most Horrific Police Brutality Events In History

By Malaika Jabali While Kathryn Bigelow’s film focuses on one horrific act at the Algiers Motel, where police killed three Black teenagers, the events that lasted over the five-day uprising is a crash course in America’s dark history with state violence and the overall oppression of Black and Brown people.   If you’ve read Turner House — the debut […]