Amazing Venice Beach Homelezz Girl on Guitar “Voicez in the Sand”

  Fast Forward up to Sunny playing guitar at 8:57. http://www.williamoconnell.net/www.musicpowerny.com Professor William O’Connell, Jane Lackner and Dominick Castaldo own the rights to this film. NOTE: WE ARE NOT HERE TO SAVE THE WORLD–WE DID THIS PIECE TO LET SUNNY BE HEARD. SHE DOES WHAT SHE WANTS TO DO AND WE ARE THANKFUL SHE ALLOWED […]

Wisconsin Prison authoritiez keep hunger strikerz on brink of death

Special to Workers World from Waupun, Wis. August 22 — According to a letter from hunger striker LaRon McKinley, the “Dying to Live” hunger strike in Waupun Correctional Institution, which began June 5, has reached a crisis. On August 15, the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WI DOC) decided to suspend the force-feeding they had subjected […]

Legal challengez battle for Mumia’z life and health

By Henry Hagins To paraphrase Fidel Castro, what the imperialists fear most is the mass duplication of Mumia’s exceptionally heroic example. The prolonged fight to secure the most effective hepatitis C antiviral medication for Mumia Abu-Jamal and the decades-long struggle to ultimately free him continues with unabated determination. The fact that Mumia “is who he […]

Brazil’z Nu-Black Power Movement

By: Leesa Dillon Brazil is an open apartheid country. AFRICANGLOBE – The new Black power movement in Brazil is big. Brazil is known for its beautiful beaches, beautiful women, samba, sun and celebration. For decades, millions have enjoyed the music, food, dance and culture of the fifth-largest country in the world, especially now as the nation […]

Black August, a story of Afrikan freedom fighterz

by Kiilu Nyasha Black August is a month of great significance for Africans throughout the diaspora, but particularly here in the U.S., where it originated. “August,” as Mumia Abu-Jamal noted, “is a month of meaning … of repression and radical resistance, of injustice and divine justice, of repression and righteous rebellion, of individual and collective […]

Huey P. Newton’z brother Melvin speakz on their Panther historiez

BlockReportRadio.com interviews Melvin Newton, about his brother Huey P. Newton and their history in the Black Panther Party in Oakland California. Melvin talks about Huey facing the death penalty after killing Oakland Police officer Frey, the Huey Newton Defense Committee, Huey’s concept of globalization called Intercommunalism, the founding of Black Studies at Merritt College, and […]

“Blood in My Eye” 45 yearz later wit’ David Johnson of the San Quentin 6

The People’s Minister of Information JR interviews David Johnson of the San Quentin 6 about the 45th anniversary since the publishing of the political masterpiece “Blood in My Eye” in relation to the 45th anniversary of the assassination of the late great prison human rights leader and Field Marshall of the Black Panther Party George […]

After Attica

http://ia600500.us.archive.org/13/items/150305OSPODCASTAttica/150305-OS-PODCAST-Attica.mp3   We’re revisiting the Attica prison revolt in 1971. It began as a civil rights protest and ended in a massacre when Governor Nelson Rockefeller ordered his state troopers to teargas the prisoners and open fire. In the story only now coming clear, Attica marks the twilight of the civil rights movement and the dawn of mass incarceration. […]

Why Ramen Iz More Popular Than Cigarettez in U.S. Prisonz

Cutbacks in meal services have made packages of instant noodles a hot commodity in penitentiaries.  by Gwendolyn Wu Instant noodles are usually thought of as the go-to meal for broke college students. But it turns out that precooked, dried packages of ramen are helping another population survive. According to research presented Monday at the annual […]