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 […]

Sundiata Acoli had Surgery on Carotid Artery

Hello. FYI they took me to an outside hospital to do surgery on my right carotid artery, which carries blood thru the neck to the brain. Blockage of this or these arteries can lead to brain damage called a stroke. The surgery was done to remove deposits or plaque from my neck artery. The deposits/plaque […]

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Power Anywhere Where There’s People

 A speech by Fred Hampton (1969)  Power anywhere where there’s people. Power anywhere where there’s people. Let me give you an example of teaching people. Basically, the way they learn is observation and participation. You know a lot of us go around and joke ourselves and believe that the masses have PhDs, but that’s not […]

76th Birthday of George Jackson at the Charles H Wright Museum

https://livestream.com/accounts/2710797/events/7657806/videos/163315754 This presentation was given at the “Liberation Film Series Presents the 76th Birthday of Revolutionary Political Prisoner George Jackson Screening: George Jackson: Releasing the Dragon ( A Video Mixtape) Speaker: Dr. Jared A. Ball Emancipatory Jouralism and Broadcasting, Professor of Communication Studies Morgan State University Book Signing: Not Out President: New Directions from the Pushed Out, the Others, and the […]

THE 51ST ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE FOUNDING OF THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY BEGINS ON THIS FRIDAY @ THE 9th ANNUAL BPP FILM FESTIVAL IN HARLEM

THE OFFICIAL 2017 BLACK PANTHER PARTY HISTORY MONTH EVENTS IN NEW YORK CITY SAVE THE DATES… In Celebration Of The 51st Anniversary Of The 1966 Founding Of The Black Panther Party HARLEM’S 9th ANNUAL BLACK PANTHER PARTY FILM FESTIVAL @ THE MAYSLES CINEMA In Celebration Of The 51st Anniversary Of The 1966 Founding Of The […]

A New Take On An Old Story: Robyn C. Spencer’s The Revolution Has Come

By Michael Ezra   July 10, 2017 This post is part of our online roundtable on Robyn Spencer’s The Revolution Has Come Chico Neblett and Bobby Seale (back) leading audience with a Black Power salute at the Black Community Survival Conference, March 30, 1972. Photo: Bob Fitch Photography Archive, Stanford University Libraries. The wealth of scholarly inquiry into the […]

BACK TO SCHOOL FOR FREEDOM! BOOK PARTY FOR HOT NEW PANTHER BOOKS!

THE NJ BLACK PANTHER PARTY COMMEMORATION COMMITTEE 973 202 0745; 973 738 2205 njbppcom50@gmail.com “To move a blade of grass is to change the world…” Huey P. Newton   September 7, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! BACK TO SCHOOL FOR FREEDOM!               On Wednesday, September 20th, the NJ Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee (NJBPPC) will host a Book […]