Mumia Abu-Jamal on ‘An Abolitionist Life’

What does it mean to call oneself an abolitionist? The word doesn’t mean today what it meant 150 years ago. Then, it meant an end to what some have called “America’s Original Sin” — Slavery. Today? Well, it’s not a common term today, but it should be. Abolition was the nation’s first biracial movement, built […]

Mumia Abu Jamal on Puerto Rico: ’A colony by any name’

On Christopher Columbus’s second voyage to what was called the West Indies, he visited Puerto Rico, called Boriquen by the native Arawaks dwelling on the island. Columbus docked in November, 1493, and with him came the force and greed of the Spanish Empire. For four centuries Spain brought imperial exploitation, slavery, repression and death to […]

Yesterday’s Crimes: The Living Martyrdom of Huey Newton

The arrest of Huey Newton for the killing of Oakland policeman John Frey transformed the Black Panthers into a national movement — 50 years ago this month. by Bob Calhoun West Oakland was being squeezed. At the start of the 1960s, Seventh Street was jumping with blues clubs and pool halls. By the middle of the […]

10/28~Celebrate Huey P. Newton’s Life & Legacy

Date: October 28th, 10:30AM-7:00PM Location: “The Underground” in Temple University’s (Philly) Student Center Building on 13th and Montgomery There is no registration and admission is FREE for everyone! In the heart of North Philadelphia, the center of the struggle for Black liberation, community members, students, scholars, and activists will gather to celebrate the life of […]

Celebrating the 76th Birthday of Soledad Brother George Lester Jackson, September 23, 1941- August 21, 1971

by Kiilu Nyasha “I have a plan, I will give, and give, and give of myself until it proves our making or my end.” As we honor the 76th birthday of our beloved, Comrade George Jackson, Field Marshall of the Black Panther Party behind prison walls, may we remember his revolutionary ideas and practice, his mentors and […]

International Campaign for Human Rights, of U.S. Political Prisoners

September 30, 2017 International Campaign for Human Rights of U.S. Political Prisoners We will be petitioning the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, urging the International Jurists to initiate a formal investigation into human rights abuses of U.S. political prisoners. In 1977, I initiated a National Prisoners Petition Campaign to the United […]

Sundiata Acoli had Surgery on Carotid Artery

Hello. FYI they took me to an outside hospital to do surgery on my right carotid artery, which carries blood thru the neck to the brain. Blockage of this or these arteries can lead to brain damage called a stroke. The surgery was done to remove deposits or plaque from my neck artery. The deposits/plaque […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 14

    “This should be an excellent disruption technique” —J. Edgar Hoover, August 24, 1970   Raleigh House was released from jail on a signature bond authorized by Arthur O’Leary after one night in custody. House had been held with $10,000 bail after being booked on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder. O’Leary would not […]

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Herman Bell is back in General Population!

Thanks to a lot of work by a lot of us, Herman Bell has been transferred to general population in Shawangunk C.F. Herman was also informed that the charges against him are being dropped. You can write Herman at the new address (bottom of the message). Before Herman got the news he sent the following […]