Calling All Cubs Press Release Update 10-17-17

STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF THEIR REVOLUTIONARY PARENTS, ELDERS! THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY’S CHILDREN CONVENE! UPDATED!               Last year, their elders laid bare their bold legacy of resistance that they dared to set in motion with the launching of the Black Panther Party 50 years ago.  This year, their cubs, the children of the Black Panther […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mumia – SAVE THE DATE

Power Anywhere Where There’s People

 A speech by Fred Hampton (1969)  Power anywhere where there’s people. Power anywhere where there’s people. Let me give you an example of teaching people. Basically, the way they learn is observation and participation. You know a lot of us go around and joke ourselves and believe that the masses have PhDs, but that’s not […]

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 […]

This Friday: Join Us as We Celebrate Lynne Stewart’s Birthday!

Friday October 6th 6:30-10:00pm ~ Doors open @ 6:00pm The Theater @ 80 St. Mark’s Place 80 St. Mark‘s Place between 1st & 2nd Avenue, Manhattan. FILM Flavia Fontes: Lynne Stewart Documentary PANELS: What is a Political Prisoner ? Anne Lamb New York Jericho, Sekou Odinga North East Political Prisoner Contingent, Mimi Rosenberg Building Bridges: WBAI Radio, […]

76th Birthday of George Jackson at the Charles H Wright Museum

https://livestream.com/accounts/2710797/events/7657806/videos/163315754 This presentation was given at the “Liberation Film Series Presents the 76th Birthday of Revolutionary Political Prisoner George Jackson Screening: George Jackson: Releasing the Dragon ( A Video Mixtape) Speaker: Dr. Jared A. Ball Emancipatory Jouralism and Broadcasting, Professor of Communication Studies Morgan State University Book Signing: Not Out President: New Directions from the Pushed Out, the Others, and the […]

Kap, Cops and Confederate Statues

by FRANK SERPICO I am a former NYC Narcotics Police Detective who exposed citywide endemic police corruption during my 12-year police career, from 1959 to 1972. After testifying before a grand jury about my observations of police corruption, I was shot in the line of duty while investigating a narcotics operation. As I lay bleeding from […]