The Present Day Fight For Black Liberation In Amerika

  By Bashir Akinyele “Too Black, Too Strong” -Malcolm X (the first and former National Spokesman for the Honorable Elijah Muhammad) “I won’t let history write out the legacy of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad” -The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan (the Spokesman for the Most Honorable Elijah Muhammad and the Nation of Islam) “We must put […]

A Spark of Hope: Lessons From the Zapatistas on the 25th Anniversary of Their Uprising

by Hilary Klein At the 2018 International Summit for Women in the Struggle called by the Zapatistas. The mural reads: “Capitalism converts everything, absolute everything into commodities. For it [capitalism] we women are propaganda, decorations…Down with this capitalist system!” Photo credit: Global Justice Now/Flickr/CC 2.0 January 1, 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the Zapatista uprising […]

Popular uprising brewing in Haiti

By G. Dunkel   Two major, massive demonstrations took place in Haiti in October and November, when hundreds of thousands of people throughout the country came out into the streets over the government’s plan to raise fuel prices. Some $2 billion in loans from Venezuela for economic redevelopment, through the PetroCaribe program, had gone missing at […]

Amerikan Crime: How Capitalism + White Supremacy Created Chicago’s Black Ghetto

Part 1: Great Migration and the Brutal Reality of the “Promised Land” There would be no United States as we now know it today without slavery. Hoping to escape the bitter poverty and lynch mob terror of the South when they reached the supposed “Promised Land” in cities like Chicago, Black people found themselves exploited […]

How To Make A Negro Christian

  This is just one of the many documents published and circulated throughout the slave holding states, that clearly exposes the conspiracy engaged in by both the clergy and the plantation owners, to insure the continuation of the unholy, degrading, inhumane, yet highly profitable slave industry. By introducing the enslaved masses, to the useless, fictitious […]

Haiti: Crisis and Resolution

There have been many bumps in the road since February, 1986, when our people overthrew the Duvalier regime. Several coups d’etat have occurred, with the most damaging to the population having taken place in 1991 and 2004. Despite continued battering by the repressive and ideological machine, the more conscious and militant sectors of the population have stood firm; […]

Louis, the black Mauritian who led South Afrika’s first large-scale slave rebellion in 1808

Photo: SA History As many Africans in the Caribbean and the Americas rose against slavery, the news of these courageous acts found its way back to Africa.  In 1808, Cape Town, the then capital of the Cape Colony, experienced its first ever slave rebellion. The region, home to the Khoisan people, was invaded by the […]

Melvin Dickson, 77

by CHARLES AIKEN   A celebration of the life of Black Panther revolutionary Mel Dickson was held December 8th at Met West High School at 314 E. 10th Street, Oakland. A celebration of the life of Black Panther revolutionary Mel Dickson was held Dec. 8, 2018, at Met West High School at 314 E. 10th Street […]

Why won’t the US Supreme Court do anything about racism?

by Tonja Jacobi & Ross Berlin The Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke fired 16 shots, killing the African-American teenager Laquan McDonald; 14 of those shots were apparently fired while McDonald lay on the ground. It took four years and the expulsion of the state attorney general before the trial against Van Dyke for first-degree […]

Elementary Genocide 3: Academic Holocaust

World renowned journalist, and award-winning filmmaker Rahiem Shabazz presents the third installment of his docu-series Elementary Genocide: Academic Holocaust. The first two documentaries in the series; The School To Prison Pipeline and Elementary Genocide 2: The Board Of Education vs. The Board of Incarceration received critical acclaim and launched Shabazz as a political pundit and academic ambassador for the African […]