Hiding and abusing the mentally ill and physically disabled inside Texas prisons

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington, Deputy Chairman New Afrikan Black Panther Party Prison Chapterery “We have little sense of our own power. The power is in the masses; we comrades are the masses. The actions we take from this day forward will dictate our future. You know just as I do what needs to be done […]

About Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown) and the 1968 Olympic protest: An interview with Dr. Harry Edwards

by Heather Gray of Justice Initiative H. Rap Brown, John Carlos, Harry Edwards and Stokely Carmichael hold a press conference at Howard University in Washington, D.C., about the Olympic Project for Human Rights, a boycott of the Olympics, in October 1968. The Olympics were held Oct. 12-27. Preface October 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the historic […]

On My Interstate Transfers, the Constitution of the New Afrikan Nation, the Role of Euro-Amerikan Comrades, Prison Exploitation and George Jackson on Fascism

An Interview with Comrade Rashid by Marquis Winston of Kite Line Radio (2018) Marquis: What was the intent of the authorities to move you to Florida? Did they see it as disconnecting you from the contacts you had in Texas? Doesn’t moving you allow for building new networks in differ prisoner of conscprison activistent states? […]

Rashid is in Indiana

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson was transferred from Virginia on November 3. He has been in Indiana since; at first at the state Reception Centre, but now at Pendleton. Please take a moment to send our comrade a letter, both to let him know he’s in your thoughts, and also so that the prison authorities understand that we are watching […]

The Black Panthers still in prison: after 46 years, will they ever be set free?

Jalil Muntaqim’s release had been opposed by the families of the two police officers he was convicted of murdering in 1971  Jalil Muntaqim, AKA Anthony Bottom, has been told he must spend at least another 15 months at the maximum security Sullivan correctional facility in upstate New York. Photograph: The Guardian Jalil Muntaqim, a former […]

IMAM JAMIL AL-AMIN (f.k.a.) H. Rap Brown: COURT HEARING APRIL 2019!

IMAM JAMIL AL-AMIN (formerly known as H. Rap Brown) Status Update: COURT HEARING APRIL 2019! KEEP FIGHTING the Gag Order!Sign The Gag Order Petition Imam Jamil Al-Amin (f/k/a H. Rap Brown) has been hounded for more than 50 years for his ability to Speak Truth to the wrong, oppression and injustice suffered by humanity, especially the millions […]

The Mis-Education of the Negro by Carter G. Woodson (1933)

Edited with an Introduction by Charles H. Wesley and Thelma D. Perry First Published in 1933 Introduction Considerable time has passed since the first printing of this volume, but it is significant that it has meaning and direct implications for today’s consideration. While it does not relate exclusively to Black History it does emphasize its […]

Message from Jalil Muntaqim to Friends & Supporters

December 18, 2018 Dear Friends & Supporters: As many of you have heard, I was once again denied parole for the tenth time. I was given a 15-month denial, essentially because I did not answer a specific question to the satisfaction of the parole commissioners, despite the fact that my answer was an honest one. This […]

Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim denied parole after 47 years in prison and many appearances

Today we learned that great-grandfather and beloved elder Jalil Muntaqim (Anthony Bottom) has been denied parole by the New York State Board of Parole. Jalil was convicted of the 1971 murders of two New York City police officers, a crime for which he accepted responsibility and demonstrated remorse. During his 47 years in prison, Jalil […]

Growing up black in Omaha included loitering arrest for poet activist David Rice

Originally posted on Richardson Reports:
David Rice, later Wopashitwe Mondo Eyen we Langa, was arrested in July 1968 for loitering in Omaha and fined twenty-five dollars.        (credit: Omaha Police Department) “What were we but strangers to the land where we were born.” -Mondo Wopashitwe Mondo Eyen we Langa, former David Rice, was…