Remembering Thomas Sankara on the 30th anniversary of his assassination

Switsalone by Amber Murrey Oct 19, 2017   Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (1949-1987) was assassinated 30 years ago, on 15 October 1987. He was one of the most confident and outspoken anti-imperialist leaders of the late 20th century. Sankara’s life and political praxis continue to be significant in shaping and inspiring anti-imperial and Pan-African youth activism and […]

Coming Up! Panther Cub Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! Press Contact: Zayid Muhammad @ (973) 202-0745 October 12, 2017 STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS  OF THEIR REVOLUTIONARY PARENTS AND ELDERS! A NATIONAL CONVENING OF THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY’S CHILDREN & CHILDREN OF NATIVE AMERICAN, CHICANO, PUERTO RICAN, ASIAN, WHITE, LGBTQ, AND ANARCHIST LIBERATION MOVEMENTS *UPDATED* Last year, their elders laid bare the bold legacy of […]

HISTORY AT ITS BEST! Take the Time to Read Parts 1 and 2 of A PRIMER: New Afrikan History of Struggle and Perspective by PP Jalil Muntaqim

Jalil has taken the time to compose the African American History curriculum he was teaching when he was thrown into the hole. This is incredible in-depth history at its best! Please take the time to read Part 1 and Part 2 of this History. If you are an educator, please consider integrating this history into your lessons. Also, please […]

Black Power in Papua New Guinea

by Quito Swan Chico Neblett and Bobby Seale (back) leading audience with a Black Power salute at the Black Community Survival Conference, March 30, 1972 (Bob Fitch Photography Archive, Stanford University Libraries) The Black Power Movement stretched across the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific ocean worlds in both expected and surprising ways. Scholarship on Black Power in Oceania has largely […]

Calling All Cubs Press Release Update 10-17-17

STANDING ON THE SHOULDERS OF THEIR REVOLUTIONARY PARENTS, ELDERS! THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY’S CHILDREN CONVENE! UPDATED!               Last year, their elders laid bare their bold legacy of resistance that they dared to set in motion with the launching of the Black Panther Party 50 years ago.  This year, their cubs, the children of the Black Panther […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal on ‘An Abolitionist Life’

What does it mean to call oneself an abolitionist? The word doesn’t mean today what it meant 150 years ago. Then, it meant an end to what some have called “America’s Original Sin” — Slavery. Today? Well, it’s not a common term today, but it should be. Abolition was the nation’s first biracial movement, built […]

Yesterday’s Crimes: The Living Martyrdom of Huey Newton

The arrest of Huey Newton for the killing of Oakland policeman John Frey transformed the Black Panthers into a national movement — 50 years ago this month. by Bob Calhoun West Oakland was being squeezed. At the start of the 1960s, Seventh Street was jumping with blues clubs and pool halls. By the middle of the […]

10/28~Celebrate Huey P. Newton’s Life & Legacy

Date: October 28th, 10:30AM-7:00PM Location: “The Underground” in Temple University’s (Philly) Student Center Building on 13th and Montgomery There is no registration and admission is FREE for everyone! In the heart of North Philadelphia, the center of the struggle for Black liberation, community members, students, scholars, and activists will gather to celebrate the life of […]

Celebrating the 76th Birthday of Soledad Brother George Lester Jackson, September 23, 1941- August 21, 1971

by Kiilu Nyasha “I have a plan, I will give, and give, and give of myself until it proves our making or my end.” As we honor the 76th birthday of our beloved, Comrade George Jackson, Field Marshall of the Black Panther Party behind prison walls, may we remember his revolutionary ideas and practice, his mentors and […]

Day of the Heroic Guerilla

 Today, October 8, the world recognizes the most famous and prominent revolutionary of the 20th century, Ernesto “Che” Guevara de la Serna. In Cuba, the site of his final resting place, this day is known as “The Day of the Heroic Guerilla.” Argentinean born, the doctor met Cuban revolutionaries in exile in Mexico. After meeting […]