Parole Letters for Dr. Mutulu Shakur

INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAROLE LETTER FOR DR. MUTULU SHAKUR 1.         Describe why you believe he deserves the chance for parole, such as positive activities while incarcerated such as education and mentoring other inmates, as well as his positive attitude. 2.         Mention if there is any specific way(s) you intend to provide support once he is granted […]

Is It Time for a Reassessment of Malcolm X?

A new Smithsonian Channel film, “The Lost Tapes,” challenges misconceptions about the charismatic leader Malcolm X by Copain, c. 1967 (NPG, gift of the Anchor Foundation) By Allison Keyessmithsonian.com The voice of Malcolm X is like a baritone saxophone—powerful, full, and deep with a gravely gravitas that demands your attention. What better instrument for a man whose forceful, fiery […]

I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin (Encore)

Image: James Baldwin Master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished, Remember This House. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil […]

Prison Radio Kommentaries

Mumia Abu-Jamal is an award winning author and journalist, and political prisoner at SCI Mahanoy, Pennsylvania. Why White Supremacy Means White Male Supremacy (2:08) Mumia Abu-Jamal Jailhouse Lawyer (5:44) Derrick Wilson Honor in Ancestry (3:13) Terry Harper Blues for Hugh Masekela (3:01) Mumia Abu-Jamal State of Disunion (2:25) Mumia Abu-Jamal Ursula K Le Guin (2:43) Mumia […]

Pack the Court for Mumia Abu Jamal – 8am Monday February 26th and Tuesday March 27th – Philadelphia

Pack the Court for Mumia 8am Monday February 26th and Tuesday March 27th Room 1108, Criminal Justice Center, 1301 Filbert St, Philadelphia In a court case that could eventually lead to Mumia Abu-Jamal’s freedom, Judge Leon Tucker has ordered the District Attorney’s office to present new testimony in reference to Ronald Castille. A Status Hearing […]

Black Panther film fuels calls for release of jailed politikal activists

Sam Levin – February 16, 2018 Film serves as ‘opportunity to remind people of the real heroes of the Black Panthers’, says former party leader When he was released from prison in 2014, Sekou Odinga felt like he was falling from the sky into a foreign land. After 33 years behind bars, the former Black Panther party […]

TODAY: YOU ARE INVITED TO A “FREE” INTERACTIVE COMMUNITY WORKSHOP ON THE BLACK PANTHER POLITICAL PRISONERS @ THE CENTER AT WEST PARK THEATER IN NYC

 Celebrating 50 Years for the 1968 Founding of the New York Black Panther Party TODAY:   YOU ARE INVITED TO A “FREE” INTERACTIVE COMMUNITY WORKSHOP ON  BLACK PANTHER POLITICAL PRISONERS  @ THE CENTER AT WEST PARK THEATER IN NYC – *PLEASE RSVP SO THAT WE CAN PROVIDE ENOUGH MATERIALS!    YOU ARE INVITED TO: A “FREE”  Interactive Community Workshop On […]

SPECIAL FROM THE NEW YORK AMSTERDAM NEWS: ‘Panthers’ fiction, and the harsh Black Panther reality – By Nayaba Arinde

From The Desk Of Black Panther Veteran-Zulu Nation King Sadiki “Bro.Shep” Olugbala    NEWS YOU CAN USE! FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018 ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ___ ‘Panthers’ fiction, and the harsh Black Panther reality Nayaba Arinde | 2/15/2018, 8:44 a.m. (Above) Former Black Panther Political Prisoner of War, Sekou Odinga   Sumptuous scenes and luscious garments quietly screaming African […]

Today In History (Our-story)

On this day in 1818, American writer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass chose to mark his birthday. Born into slavery around this date under the name Frederick Bailey in Tuckahoe, Maryland, Douglass fled to New Bedford, Massachusetts, in 1836 and went on to establish himself as one of his generation’s leading minds.