Angola in Louisiana: Proving Ground for Racialized Capitalism

by W. T. WHITNEY The Civil War ended and Edward A. Pollard “of Virginia” immediately wrote a history of Confederate military operations. (1) There he insists that slavery is immune from moral blame. That’s because it “bestowed upon the world’s commerce in a half century a single product whose annual value was two hundred millions of […]

THE STEPCHILD OF LYNCHING

by Liliana Segura June 17 2018 A WEEK BEFORE the crowds arrived in Montgomery for the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a monument to victims of lynching in the United States, Alabama prepared to kill 83-year-old Walter Moody. From his death watch cell at Holman prison, Moody called his attorney the night before […]

Prisoners Endure A Nightmare ‘Gulag’ In Lower Manhattan, Hidden In Plain Sight

BY AVIVA STAHL   JUN 19, 2018  (Madeleine Crenshaw / Gothamist) Half a block behind Manhattan’s federal courthouse, two blocks from City Hall, three blocks from the Brooklyn Bridge, and less than a mile from the hustle-and-bustle of Wall Street, sits a detention center that has been condemned by a United Nations human rights expert for exposing […]

‘This is huge’: Black liberationist speaks out after her 40 years in prison

Exclusive: Debbie Sims Africa, the first freed member of a radical Philadelphia group many say were unjustly imprisoned, talks about reuniting with her son and defends the Move members still locked up: ‘We are peaceful people’  Debbie Sims Africa was 22 when she was sentenced. Her release is seen as a major breakthrough for those imprisoned […]

MOVE~40 Years Later

August 8th 2018 will mark Forty Years Since The Move 9 have been unjustly imprisoned for a crime the entire world knows they did not commit . From the day They were arrested on August 8th 1978 , During Their Trial, The Day After they were each sentenced to 30-100 years , During the Ten years of the parole process,and The 40 years of […]

How Malcolm X became a serious threat to the U.S. after his Afrika visit

by ISMAIL AKWEI Malcolm X in Nigeria Malcolm X was one of the most influential black people in the history of the United States and a strong advocate for Pan-Africanism. Pan-Africanism – the global movement encouraging the bond of solidarity between people of African descent – gave birth to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) which […]

Trump Says Settlers ‘Tamed a Continent.’ Now for Indigenous People’s Side

Members of the Coeur d’Alene, or Schitsu’umsh, Tribe on the Desmet Reservation in Idaho circa 1907. (Wikimedia Commons) This knowledge seems rudimentary, and yet it’s not: The same ships that transported the “American dream” from 15th century Europe likewise delivered a nightmare to indigenous lands now known as America—a nightmare that would persist for centuries for […]

97 Years Ago Today, Cops Helped Terrorists Kill 300 of the Most Successful Blacks in Amerika

More than 300 innocent people were killed when police assisted a racist mob in the burning and looting of the most affluent African American neighborhood in the United States. By  John Vibes On June 1, 1921, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a horrific act of racial terrorism took place, and the perpetrators were actually assisted by the […]

Bikini Atoll (an amerikan crime)

Commemorating 64 years of the largest weapon the United States has ever tested, the March 1, 1954 Bravo Hydrogen Bomb on Bikini Atoll. At 15 megatons, the blast vaporized 3 islands and was 1,000 times the magnitude of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear weapons dropped on Japan in World War II. The fallout from this […]

Urgent Action Alert: Details of Serious Abuse of Kevin Rashid Johnson

URGENT CALL ALERT Prisoner Name: Kevin “Rashid” Johnson #158039 Florida Department of Corrections – Santa Rosa Correctional Institution DETAILS OF SERIOUS ABUSE OF KEVIN RASHID JOHNSON Speaking up against brutalizing a mentally ill prisoner On May 21, 2018, Kevin Johnson was retaliated against for speaking up on behalf of a mentally ill prisoner named Murphy […]