4 MOVEMENTZ / 12 MOMENTZ IN THE LIFE OF AN EX-SLAVE

photo by Alex Lear   4 MOVEMENTS /  12 MOMENTS IN THE LIFE OF  AN EX-SLAVE Long Live Assata! 1.1 I’m not afraid to die but I am afraid I’m going to die. Afraid that, outside of a grave, there will not be one square inch of earth on which I can reside; afraid that […]

The Distinction Between Slavery And Race In U.S. History

by   PATRICK RAEL The history of the Electoral College is receiving a lot of attention. Pieces like this one, which explores “the electoral college and its racist roots,” remind us how deeply race is woven into the very fabric of our government. A deeper examination, however, reveals an important distinction between the political interests […]

Breaking the Curse of Willie Lynch.

by KENNETH HOFFMAN Gentleman, I greet you here on the banks of the James River in the year of our Lord, One Thousand Seven Hundred and Twelve. First, I shall thank you, the gentlemen of the Colony of Virginia, for bringing me here. I am here to help you solve some of your problems with […]

PRESIDENT OBAMA EXECUTIVE ORDER 13603 AUTHORIZEZ SLAVERY IN THE US (united snakez)

Do your own research Family!!!   President Obama signed his own executive order which allowed for the President to enact slave labor, on a large scale, on American soil. For the Americans who have been targeted for FEMA camp detention, most will voluntarily self-incarcerate in order to avoid starvation for both them and their families. […]

When Slaveholderz Kontrolled the Government—An Interview with Matthew Karp

by Timothy Shenk In order to downgrade the centrality of slavery to the development of the United States and global capitalism, mainstream historians attempt to depict the slaveholding classes as provincial actors. However, the slave owners were the most powerful people in the country. “Southerners imagined—and worked to build—an American republic whose foundation was slavery.” […]

Never Forget: The Devil’z Punchbowl – 20,000 Freed Slavez Died After Being Forced Into Post Slavery Koncentration Kamp

History has always made concentration camps to be synonymous with the atrocities of Nazi Germany. But, America has its own dirty secrets about the use of concentration camps. These camps were located in Natchez, Mississippi and were used to corral freed slaves during and after the American Civil War. As slaves were being emancipated from […]

To Remake the World: Slavery, Racial Capitalism, and Justice

Not so much as a comprehensive weekly review of one unitary book, the following contribution is a synthetic culling of classics on white supremacy and racialism in the United States. We at Portside believe the essay is must reading, as are the books cited. by Walter Johnson Boston Review October 26, 2016 “White Cotton, Black […]

How Power Workz

By Chris Hedges Heather Ann Thompson’s book “Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy” is a detailed study of the inner workings of America. The blueprint for social control employed before and after the crushing of the Attica revolt is the same blueprint used today to keep tens of […]

Censoring the Bay View showz how much master fearz a revolt

by Malcolme Morgan Before the hunger strikes and the Ashker settlement ended indefinite solitary confinement in California and released nearly everyone from solitary into general population, artists in solitary played a major role in the movement. This is by one of the best and most prolific. – Art: Michael D. Russell, C-90473, HDSP D3-20, P.O. […]

Racialization and Incarceration: The Politikz of Polarization and Containment in Amerika (2016)

The following article by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson was written for (and will appear in) the book The Racialization of Murder, co-edited by StanDoyle-Wood, Bedour Alagraa and Gurpreet Johal, and due out in 2017. There is an organic link between racialization and incarceration in Amerikkka. Both are tools that serve the interests of capitalist power and social control. […]