Millions for Prisoners: Human Rights March on Washington

 Everyone deserves Freedom!!! 

Violence Is As Amerikan As Cherry Pie: The Words of Imam Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown)

    This video is a compilation of speeches and interviews made by Imam Jamil Abdul Al-Amin (formerly known as H. Rap Brown). For those who are interested in learning more, please see the links to the original videos below this description. Imam Jamil Al-Amin is currently serving time for a crime that he did […]

Petition against Package Restrictions to NYS Prisoners

hi all, so we are really trying to get the word out about this petition. The pilot program is set to start in August, so we don’t have much time! Please send to any family groups you know as well, and encourage them to share their stories, which they can send to iwoc.nyc@riseup.net! https://diy.rootsaction.org/petitions/no-package-restrictions-for-nys-prisoners jc […]

The Dark Truth, of the Puerto Rican Day Parade

  By Nelson Denis The Puerto Rican Day Parade has a dark secret. It has nothing to do with celebrities, rich corporations, or slick politicians. It is a deep mystery, from the heart and history of Puerto Rico, which explains the whole parade… Seventy years ago, Boricuas were given the worst jobs and housing in […]

Folsom hunger strike begins today, May 25 – your support is needed

by Anthony Estrada via a family member On May 16, inmates at Old Folsom State Prison made contact with the outside world to announce that they will begin a hunger strike on May 25. This announcement comes in response to ongoing mistreatment, dehumanization and unbearable living conditions at Old Folsom. Hunger strikes are a last […]

The Puerto Rican Revolution Will Not Have Corporate Sponsors

The only thing shocking about all the corporate sponsors pulling their support for the 60th annual National Puerto Rican Day Parade is that people are actually shocked. These Wall Street patrons — Goya, AT&T, JetBlue, Coca-Cola, Constellation Brands (makers of Corona, Modelo and an ocean of wine), the Yankees, the Daily News and their ilk — were […]

Police Forces Are Sending A Message To Black Suburban Residents: You’re Not Wanted

Michael M. Santiago for BuzzFeed News Places like Troy used to be lily-white, and most of their police departments still are. That’s a problem for the black and brown people moving from big cities like LA and New York in search of quieter places to raise families. by  Albert Samaha It started with a noise […]

SLAVERY REPARATIONS COULD COST UP TO $14 TRILLION, ACCORDING TO NEW CALCULATION

by DOUGLAS MAIN The Permanent Memorial to Honor the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, in New York City, acknowledges a tragic chapter in the nation’s history. Some have argued that reparations for slavery would help heal long-festering racial strife.EDUARDO MUNOZ / REUTERS In 1865, toward the end of the Civil War, Union Army […]

Sixty-eight Years Later, Apologies in Lake County

by  GILBERT KING For the lives ruined, for justice denied, sorry. From left, Sheriff Willis McCall, jailer Reuben Hatcher, Walter Irvin, Charles Greenlee and Samuel Shepherd, at the Lake County Jail in 1949. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, PRINTS & PHOTOGRAPHS DIVISION, VISUAL MATERIALS FROM THE NAACP RECORDS This story was published in partnership with The Atlantic. […]

Act Out! [106] – Black Pantherz: Fight and Build & the Poor and Poisoned

by Eleanor Goldfield This week on Act Out, racism is nothing new but the current political climate has renewed its vigor. After dissecting some recent racist bigotry, we talk to former Black Panther Kiilu Nyasha about racism, systemic corruption and the past and present of pointed fight & build activism. Next, Flint is nearing its […]