Fred Hampton’s Death Is Just One Example of the Government’s Covert Disruption of Black Lives

by Monique Judge At a rally outside the U.S. Courthouse October 29, 1969, Dr. Benjamin Spock, background, listens to Fred Hampton, chairman of the Illinois Black Panther party. It was part of a protest against the trial of eight persons accused of conspiracy to cause a riot during the Democratic National Convention in 1968. Photo: […]

Unsilencing Stealth Histories of Armed Struggle and Shortcomings of Left Media Analysis

By Jared Ball    This is an important re-posting of an interview with (April 2016) and statement from (May 2017)  Dhoruba bin-Wahad. Dhoruba bin-Wahad, formerly of The Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army, discussed his critique of the “alternative press” and Left analysis of the history of armed struggle – what he calls “stealth” histories – as exemplified in a recent interview with Angela Davis. A STATEMENT […]

Remembering Fred Hampton

Fred Hampton was assassinated by the US government on his day (December 4th) in 1969. He was 21 years old. He spent his short life fighting against exploitation and oppression. He advocated for “international proletarian revolution” by all means necessary, viewing the class struggle as the primary vehicle for ending all oppression, including white supremacy. […]

Defining Phenomena: Propaganda, Power and the Black Panther Party

By Jared Ball This was a presentation given during the All Power to the People! Emory Douglas & The Black Panthers hosted by West Den Haag.  

Learning from Legendary Activist Bobby Seale Founder of Black Panther

By Philip Lipson Growing up as a teenager in the 1960’s one of the most horrifying sights I witnessed on television was the gagging of Bobby Seale at thetrial of the Chicago 8. Referred to as the Chicago 7, Bobby Seal was the eighth defendant. This was a trial of eight Activists for the disruption […]

2018 was a big year for Dr. Mutulu Shakur and there’s more in store for 2019!

After a long time coming, Mutulu, represented by the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law, the Post-Conviction Justice Project (USC Gould School of Law), the National Conference of Black Lawyers, and the National Bar Association, filed a federal court case challenging the government’s interpretation and application of U.S. law by the U.S. Parole Commission that has […]

Prisoner Prophet: Revisiting George Jackson’s Analysis of Systemic Fascism

The rise of Donald Trump has brought talk of fascism to the forefront. While comparing US Presidents to Hitler is certainly nothing new – both Obama and W. Bush were regularly characterized as such by their haters – Trump’s emergence on the national political scene comes at a very peculiar moment in US history. In […]

Freedom Fighter Sundiata Acoli back at FCI Cumberland

Sundiata was brought to Trenton for a parole hearing. He received a three-year hit and is now back at FCI Cumberland. Please take the time to write to Sundiata and let him know he is in our hearts and on our minds: Sundiata Acoli (C. Squire) #39794-066 FCI Cumberland, P.O. Box 1000, Cumberland, MD 21501 Address the envelope […]

What H. Rap Brown Says to Us 50 Years Later, Part 2

by  Dr. Matthew Quest Stokeley and H. Rap Brown   What H. Rap Brown Has To Say To Us Fifty Years Later – Part 2 In “How H. Rap Brown Foretold the Future of Black Power” Quest explained how Brown, from 1967-1971, was uncompromising both against the white racial state and counter-punched within emerging Black […]

ICONIC: BLACK PANTHER CHICAGO UPDATE | OPENING WEEKEND

Please see below for BLACK PANTHER PARTY update on the Opening weekend of ICONIC,  along with a link to the  First Press Release and SEPIA Collective Newsletter. –>Please subscribe to and share the newsletter, and follow us on instagram and facebook, where most of our social media push will be centered.<– ICONIC BLACK PANTHER FINE ART EXHIBITION OPENING WEEKEND  (BLACK PANTHERS AND […]