Common and Stevie Wonder Put Black Pain on Display in ‘Black Amerika Again’ Video

By Dee Lockett  As America’s black communities mourn more lives taken at the hands of police this week, Common and Stevie Wonder have released a protest song with a video that spotlights their pain. “Black America Again” is the title track to Common’s next album and its video opens with the disturbing footage of Alton […]

The Black Panther Party (BPP). The Battle against Poverty, Racism, Imperialism and Police Brutality

By Hugo Turner Dedicated to my friend and Comrade Marland X @CharlieMBrownX In my last article I dealt with the life of Black Panther Party Founder Huey P. Newton. (image right) I also discussed the origins of the Black Panther Party or BPP. Huey Newton and Bobby Seale formed the BPP in Oakland California to battle […]

Strike the punishment clause from the 13th Amendment

by Sergio Hyland Jalil Muntaqim’s recent article in the San Francisco Bay View, “The 13th Amendment – prison slavery and mass incarceration,” August 2016, underscores the importance of striking the “punishment clause” in the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which legalizes slavery for those human beings convicted of committing a crime. Strike the […]

Victory! Federal Judge Orderz Pennsylvania DOC to Release Arthur “Cetewayo” Johnson from Solitary Confinement (RHU)

…”After thirty-six years of isolation, Mr. Johnson deserves the opportunity to shake hands with someone other than his attorneys… The court will grant Johnson’s motion for preliminary injunction and direct his release from the RHU forthwith, in accordance with the accompanying order.” For the full media release, click here. Mumia’z Shout Out to Abolitionist Law […]

Take A Guess How Many Black People Have Died At The Handz Of Police Since Kaepernick Began Protest?

  source: http://yourblackworld.net/2016/09/21/take-guess-many-black-people-died-hands-police-since-kaepernick-began-protest/?utm_source=Sites+News&utm_campaign=8727486881-YBW_RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_e4ec70021d-8727486881-176339109&mc_cid=8727486881&mc_eid=2e848472eb

#StillTroyDavis “Just Uz” Sa-Roc feat. Kalonji Changa

in 1989, Troy was accused and convicted of the murder of Savannah police officer Mark Macphail. Throughout the trial Troy maintained his innocence, however there were 9 witnesses who each fingered Troy as the assailant. The outcome, Troy Anthony Davis was convicted as a cop killer and sentenced to die by execution in the State […]

Prison Revolutionariez of the ’60z Generation: Role Modelz for Contemporary Strikerz

 by   James Kilgore In the run-up to the national prison labor strike on September 9, revolutionaries of decades past cast their imposing shadows over a new generation of activists, especially those in organizations like the Free Alabama Movement. At a gathering of the Formerly Incarcerated, Convicted People & Families Movement (FICPFM) held in Oakland […]

Free Oscar Lopez Rivera – upcoming ralliez & eventz

Please scroll down to see all the upcoming events in NYC, culminating in the big rally in front of the White House on Sun., Oct. 9 . For more info, go to boricuahumanrights.org For NYC info, call Prof. Ana Lopez, 646-229-5133 or Prof. Ponce Laspina, 646-299-6507.

Before Rosa Parkz, A Teenager Defied Segregation On An Alabama Bus

  A teenage Claudette Colvin refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger during the segregation era in Montgomery, Ala. Courtesy of Claudette Colvin   https://www.npr.org/player/embed/389563788/390245057 Rosa Parks is well-known for her refusal to give up her seat to a white passenger on a public bus in Montgomery, Ala., in December 1955. […]

Sept. 9 prison strike waz HUGE and iz kontinuing

by Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) Sept. 14, 2016 – Anyone relying on mainstream media wouldn’t know it, but the U.S. prison system is shaking up right now. No one knows how big the initial strike was yet, but the information is slowly leaking out between the cracks in the prisons’ machinery of obscurity and […]