Rest in power, Elbert ‘Big Man’ Howard, founding father of the Black Panther Party

July 30, 2018 – by Carole Hyams-Howard by Carole Hyams-Howard At 6:13 a.m. on July 23, Big Man joined the ancestors. Above all else, Elbert “Big Man” Howard loved his comrades and all oppressed people, who he never stopped fighting for. He was the love of my life and I will miss him forever. I am […]

How the Government’s Surveillance Practices Criminalize Communities of Color

“We’re demanding more transparency and accountability around existing law enforcement surveillance practices, and urging our Congressional leaders of color to intervene on our behalf to prevent further exclusion, dehumanization and violence.” Steven Renderos, Ramla Sahid Photo: Frank Serpico (@franklyfrank) via Twenty20 SHARE The Trump administration’s executive orders singling out immigrants and refugees of color, including the “Muslim ban” recently upheld by […]

This Monday January 22nd 2018 Take Action For Eddie Africa

Ona Move On January 11th 2018 Our Brother Eddie Africa made his latest appearance before The Pennsylvania Parole Board.The Parole Agents who interviewed Eddie seemed not at all interested in that the fact that Eddie has the recommendation of his facility for parole, nor his spotless infraction record or the fact that letters of support […]

Call Lethal Injection the Vile Torture It Is

by STEPHEN COOPER In a New Year’s Eve display of liberal newspaper death penalty abolition harmony – buoyed by the release of the Death Penalty Information Center’s (DPIC) annual report evidencing another year in the long-observable trend of capital punishment’s disuse and disfavor in America – both the Washington Post and New York Times’s editorial boards published opinion pieces […]

Pack the Courthouse for Mumia Abu-Jamal

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 8 to 11 am 1301 Filbert, Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center In a court case that could eventually lead to Mumia’s freedom, Judge Leon Tucker has ordered the District Attorney’s office to present new testimony in reference to Ronald Castille. The hearing will take place January 17. Castille was a Philadelphia DA. […]

Eastham water supply shut completely OFF, stench of human waste pervades old, decaying prison

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington “Hasan (Shakur) was the hardest worker I ever met. He founded organizations, sat on boards and planned antiviolence concerts in the community. He put out a newsletter a hell of a lot more regularly than many groups on the outside. He helped numerous organizations with strategic planning. He pushed everyone around […]

Free All the Politikal Prisoners

By Zolo Agono Azania I was introduced to Zolo Azania some twenty years ago through his artwork – striking portraits of Harriet Tubman, Malcom X and Emmet Till, artwork that reflected Zolo’s deep commitment to the Black freedom struggle – exhibited at the Autonomous Zone, a storefront operated by a small group of socially conscious anarchists […]

Why Have The Move 9 Not Been Paroled Yet?

ONA MOVE Next Year, August 8th 2018, will officially mark 40 years that The Move 9 have been unjustly jailed in Pennsylvania prisons. The fact that innocent men and women have been wrongly jailed for this long is stomach turning in itself; not only will 2018 be symbolic of 40 years of unjust imprisonment, but […]

BACK TO SCHOOL FOR FREEDOM! BOOK PARTY FOR HOT NEW PANTHER BOOKS!

THE NJ BLACK PANTHER PARTY COMMEMORATION COMMITTEE 973 202 0745; 973 738 2205 njbppcom50@gmail.com “To move a blade of grass is to change the world…” Huey P. Newton   September 7, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! BACK TO SCHOOL FOR FREEDOM!               On Wednesday, September 20th, the NJ Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee (NJBPPC) will host a Book […]

September in Philly: MOVE

ONA MOVE, family & friends! I want to make sure you are all aware that beginning September 9th through December The Philadelphia Museum of Art is doing a project on the history of Philadelphia (food, history, etc.). MOVE is front and center in this project so we hope that you will make it a point to attend […]