Salt in the Wounded Knee: Psychopathy in the Commemoration of Genocide

    by Sonasha Braxton Hannibal Lecter, Jason Voorhees, Norman Bates. What do these peoplehave in common? They tormented us in our dreams. There was something particularly callous in the way that they engaged in their homicidal acts, which left us shuddering. Cold, calculated, without remorse or feeling, we might casually call them psychopathic. But what […]

Hiz-story iz not My-story (Our-story)

  Synopsis of the book, ‘Before Middle Passage: Translated Portuguese Manuscripts of Atlantic Slave Trading from West Africa to Iberian Territories’, 1513-26, Ashgate Publishing, trans. and ed. Trevor P. Hall (2015). Trevor P. Hall 2015-11-17, Issue 751 cc BHMThe translated manuscripts present a revisionist view of early Atlantic slave trading, by showing that the human […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

Puerto Rico ends slavery Slave Bond (copy) Date: Sun, 1873-03-23 On this date in 1873, Puerto Rico abolished slavery. Leaders of the Puerto Rican abolitionist movement, including José Jull6n Acosta, Francisco Mariano Quicones, Julio L. de Vizcarrondo, Ramón Emeterio Betances, and Segundo Ruiz Belvis, waged a long struggle to end slavery on the island. The […]

Four Hundred Yearz: Slavery to Ferguson

“The tragedy of Ferguson and the thousands of other untold stories of today’s era ring eerily similar to the tragedies of yesteryear America.” When I read Daina Ramey Berry’s piece entitled, Slavery in America, it reminded me of one of the  first sensitive conversations on race that I had with the man who would become my […]

Six Shocking Truthz About Prisonz

“According to a recent study conducted by the ACLU, at least 37 states have legalized the contracting of prison labor by private corporations. Corporations that many Americans hold in high regard are reaping major benefits from this almost free labor pool.” published an article about the ways in which private for-profit prisons are socking […]

Code Black Alert: Slave Patrolz Alive and Well Across America, Part 1 – Killing Vonderrit Myerz

by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and Kevin Berends “This latest yet unidentified St. Louis police executioner claimed that he followed Myers and his friends because he felt that the teens were acting suspiciously.” Ten minutes earlier he had taken the turkey sandwich Berhe Beyet made him and cradled it away from his […]


THE UNIVERSAL ZULU NATION LOST TRIBES CHAPTER NATIVES CHAPTER & invites you to Please join us on Sunday, October 12, 2014 at noon on the southwest corner of Central Park (across from Columbus Circle) for the 7th ANNUAL INDIGENOUS DAY OF REMEMBRANCE   & CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS STARTED IT ALL IN 1492  

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

  Nat Turner Date: Thu, 1800-10-02 On this date in 1800, Nat Turner, a Black American slave and the leader of a Black slave revolt, was born. He was born on a plantation in Southampton County, Virginia. Turner was a popular religious leader among his fellow slaves and became convinced that he had been chosen […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

23 August: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition 23 August: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. The night of 22 to 23 August 1791, in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic) saw the beginning of the uprising that would play a […]