Walker’z hiz name. Shaft’z hiz game.

by Sarah Hansell In an effort to increase black representation in comic books, Portland writer David F. Walker has recreated the 1970s character Shaft in a series released by Dynamite Comics. Click to view all images Portland writer David F. Walker In an effort to increase black representation in comic books, Portland writer David F. […]

Fourth World Radyo: The Dogs of Race War: Negro Mercenariez and The Baltimore Uprising

Summary: This dispatch concerns the events leading up to and surrounding the recent killing of yet another unarmed American African, Freddie Gray, by ‘Peace’ Officers in the US city of Baltimore, MD for the crime of ‘looking at the officer directly in the eye’. The young man’s neck, spine and larynx were crushed and broken […]

Malcolm X Day San Francisco – to make hiz birthday an official holiday

Celebrate Malcolm X Day San Francisco on Sunday, May 17, 1-4 p.m., at Kenneth Harding Plaza, Third and Palou, Bayview Hunters Point Malcolm X Day San Francisco is part of a national effort to declare May 19, the birthday of Malcolm X – El Hajj Malik El Shabazz – an official holiday. Malcolm X Day […]

From SHU to mainline, you will be tested

by Vitani (Michael Spencer) This is the advice I share with anyone getting out of the SHU (isolation unit) and going into GP (general population). Now this advice I would like to share and some of the challenges I faced were based on over a decade in Pelican Bay SHU, the last five years in […]

Solitary confinement tricknology at Menard Concentration Slave Camp

by Muntu Sun Ra Okito (Percell Dansberry) In the spirits of Denmark Vesey and Red Cloud, revolutionary greetings are sent to the Bay View family and all prisoners of consciousness from the captives held hostage on Menard’s High Security Unit. On the battlefield of psychological warfare, the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) made moves that […]

Nina Simone-‘Baltimore’

Jazz singer Nina Simone pictured in 1978, the year she recorded and released the song “Baltimore.” J. Minhan/Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis hide caption itoggle caption J. Minhan/Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis Ninahttp://www.npr.org/blogs/allsongs/2015/05/01/403577686/all-songs-plus-one-baltimore

A Captured or Dead Assata wouldn’t be to Silence Her: It Would be to Silence Uz

Az a supporter of Queen Mother Assata and all Black Nationalistz and Politikal Prisonerz/ Freedom Fighterz  the world over we (I) shall never be silenced 4 it iz my duty and and honour to continue the fight that the Elderz and my Ancestorz have been in since the 1st chance meeting on Afrkan soil. The Struggle […]

Consumed in Flamez: A Genealogy of Afrikan-Amerikan Avengerz

Darryl Barthe  This is a modified version of a presentation made to the British Association of American Studies on Saturday, 15 November 2014 A 2013 report published by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement called “Every 28 Hours” details 313 individual instances of black men and women killed in 2012 by police, private security guards or […]