New Blog from Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntqim: Blog #33: Future Focus

In seven years, by 2023, the U.S. will be 40 percent minority, and 50 percent of the entire population will be under 40 years old. These are the demographics that cannot be ignored as progressives move forward building opposition to institutional racism and plutocratic governing. In my thinking, it is incumbent on today’s activists to […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Limitationz

This is the official music video for BUMP Records artist Moria Moore’s song, “Limitations.” The video follows Moria through Oakland and intercuts with historical footage of the same locations during the civil rights movement. Directed by Lily Yu.

Activist Elaine Brown

  by Yvonna Russell “I have all the guns and all the money. I can withstand any challenge within and without.” Elaine Brown commanded the delegates of the Black Panther Party in 1966 at the Oakland Auditorium as the first woman to lead as chairwoman. In her memoirs A Taste of Power she chronicles her […]

Black Livez Matter needz the Black Pantherz

The Panthers opposed not only police brutality but also the economic injustice of everyday life   by Deena Guzder Protests over police killings of unarmed African-Americans continue to erupt across the nation, largely thanks to the organizing efforts of the Black Lives Matter movement. As Black History Month draws to a close, it’s worth asking […]

On Black Women, Police Brutality, and the True Meaning of Black Liberation

Tasha Fierce Article by Tasha Fierce, Illustrated by Ebin Lee, appeared in issue Law & Order; published in 2015 On June 9, 1963, Fannie Lou Hamer was arrested in Montgomery County, Mississippi, along with June Johnson,Euvester Simpson, Rosemary Freeman,andAnnelle Ponder. The five women were on their way back from a voter registration workshop in South […]

The UNIA And Garvey’z Economic Program

Marcus Mosiah Garvey was born August 17, 1887 in St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica. The organization he founded, the Universal Negro Improvement Association, in Kingston, Jamaica, 1914, was one of the greatest organizations that facilitated mass action of African people worldwide in the 1920s and 30s. In this present era of economic and educational onslaught against […]

‘The Diary of Malcolm X’: Champion of Pan-Afrikan liberation in hiz own wordz

by Patrick Delices Today, on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of our “Black shining prince,” as Ossie Davis described Malcolm X in his eulogy, we highlight the 2013 book, “The Diary of Malcolm X,” by award-winning journalist Herb Boyd and Malcolm’s daughter, human rights activist and author Ilyasah Shabazz. They had planned to release […]

Former Black Panther Speakz on Malcolm X’z Legacy

  Eddie Conway, the former Defense chief for the Black Panther’s Baltimore Chapter, spoke to teleSUR English’s as part our of Black History Month coverage. During the month of February, teleSUR English is covering Black History Month. As part of our extensive coverage, we spoke with Marshall “Eddie” Conway, the former Minister of Defense of […]

Some lessonz on ‘Revolution’

  A process must be developed to produce a ‘revolutionary culture'; a 21st century extension/off-shoot of the ‘Black Arts Movement’ started by Amiri Baraka! Those amongst our artists, ‘students’ and the youth must be politicized and revolutionized so that they begin to clearly see the indisputable, absolute need for Revolution! Assimilationist and integrationist ‘reform measures’ […]

Malcolm X’z Public Speaking Power

by Gwen Thompkins i Malcolm X addresses a rally in Harlem in New York City on June 29, 1963. AP  From what people remember, he fell like a tree. Malcolm X — all 6 feet, 4 inches of him — had taken a shotgun blast to the chest and a grouping of smaller-caliber bullets to […]