the White Man’z guilt

  James Baldwin, “Unnameable Objects, Unspeakable Crimes” I HAVE OFTEN WONDERED, AND IT IS NOT A PLEASANT wonder, just what white Americans talk about with one another. I wonder this because they do not, after all, seem to find very much to say to me, and I concluded long ago that they found the color […]

Origin and initial purpose of Manqala gamez

Nobody knows where were games originated. It is difficult to say precisely. There are different theories which have been difficult to prove, however. No written records have survived, if ever there was (see “Manqala Games in the World” and “Manqala games in Europe”, where you can learn more about the distribution of these games in […]

Afrikan Originz of Chezz?

by  Daaim ShabazzExhibit at U.S. Chess Hall of Fame on the ancient Egyptian game, Senet. Copyright © 2001, Daaim Shabazz. Dr. Joseph Bailey, II has recently penned an article titled, “Chess Originated in Africa.” We have all heard this before, but let us be specific! For example, Bailey states in his essay, But Western literature […]

the power we must confront: u.s. (united snakez) haz failed to “guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence” over the military-intelligence complexon

President Obama ran as an antiwar candidate against Hillary Clinton in 2008 because she voted for the Iraq War and has been incorrectly painted as someone who restrained the US military.  But President Obama is far from antiwar. The numbers tell a very different story: –         In 2016, Commander-in-Chief Obama dropped 26,171 bombs on seven nations. –         […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

We take all thingz into consideration and we think it iz time the people of the United Statez, the people of Amerika to evaluate their position. It iz time a decision be made az to whose rightz are more important: the rightz of the people or the rightz of the government. It iz time to […]

“I Believe in the Lawz of Nature”

If u have never heard or read Anna Mae Aquash ‘z statement to the Kourt of South Dakota. She speakz truth to power.  Thiz iz a recommended read to be read again and again. If at all possible gain some rightouz revolutionary knowledge… Anna Mae Aquash Statement to the Court of South Dakota September, 1975 […]

Mississippi Black Codez

(1865)  The status of Blacks was the focal problem of Reconstruction. Slavery had been abolished by the Thirteenth Amendment, but the white people of the South were determined to keep the Black population in “their place,” socially, politically, and economically. This was done by means of the notorious “Black Codes,” passed by several of the […]

Black History

by Gil Scott-Heron  I was wondering about our yesterdays, and starting digging through the rubble and to say, at least somebody went through a hell of a lot of trouble to make sure that when we looked things up we wouldn’t fair too well and that we would come up with totally unreliable portraits of ourselves. […]

What Should Reparationz for Slavery Entail?

In the light of the former British Prime Minister’s dismissal of reparations, activists must push the debate further by detailing what reparations should entail. Fundamental to a reparations program must be the fact that we transform the system of capitalism which slavery gave birth to. We must initiate a “trans-Atlantic dialogue on reparations, as well […]

The World of Piri Thomas | a Film by Gordon Parkz (1968)

1968 documentary portrait directed by GORDON PARKS (Shaft, The Learning Tree) inspired by the work of Nuyorican poet PIRI THOMAS [1928-2011] (Down These Mean Streets) for Public TV. “Of the almost 900,000 Puerto Ricans in United States more than 600,000 live in New York City in the ghetto called “el barrio.” Spanish Harlem. This film […]