THE STEPCHILD OF LYNCHING

by Liliana Segura June 17 2018 A WEEK BEFORE the crowds arrived in Montgomery for the opening of the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, a monument to victims of lynching in the United States, Alabama prepared to kill 83-year-old Walter Moody. From his death watch cell at Holman prison, Moody called his attorney the night before […]

Remembering Mtayari Shabaka Sundiata and 400 Years of New Afrikan Freedom Fighters!

Originally posted on newafrikan77:
Historically this war strategy, the consolidation of capital, politics, racist ideology and guns has its roots in the continent of Afrika and America. The initial development of colonialist expansion on the North American continent began with the Afrikan slave trade and the genocide perpetrated against the Native American Indians. It was off the backs…

‘This is huge’: Black liberationist speaks out after her 40 years in prison

Exclusive: Debbie Sims Africa, the first freed member of a radical Philadelphia group many say were unjustly imprisoned, talks about reuniting with her son and defends the Move members still locked up: ‘We are peaceful people’  Debbie Sims Africa was 22 when she was sentenced. Her release is seen as a major breakthrough for those imprisoned […]

The Uniform of The Black Panther Party

The Black Panther Party (BPP) was an essential piece of the Black Power movement that allowed members in to advocate for the African American race on social and political issues. One of the first things you’d notice about members of the BPP was their standard uniform: a black leather jacket, black pants, powder-blue shirts black […]

Liberation Theologies: Decolonizing the Masters’ Tool

by Gregory Stevens               A scene from the movie, The Birth of a Nation. On August 21st, 1831 Baptist preacher, Nat Turner, lead one of the largest slave insurrections in the history of the United States. In an explosion of prophetic and apocalyptic rage, Turner overthrew his legal owners ruling […]

The Shocking Legacy of Amerika’s Worst Modern-Day Lynching

Twenty years after the brutal, racially motivated murder of James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas, some residents are trying to scrub the crime—and the bigotry behind it—from the town’s history. by JOHN SAVAGE On a chilly Friday afternoon in January, 68-year-old George McDaniel is holding court in the garage of his recreational-vehicle repair shop in the […]

For White People Who Pretend Not to Understand What Racism Is or How It Works: Here’s a Refresher Course

  by Monique Judge Screenshot: @thejournalista (Twitter) When Roseanne Barr was called out and subsequently fired for the racist tweet she made about Valerie Jarrett on Tuesday, two things happened at the same time. First, white people feigned ignorance as to why saying a black woman was the love child of the Muslim Brotherhood and Planet […]

Our finances have to be redirected from cookies and chips toward freedom initiatives

Part VIII: Campaign to Redistribute the Pain 2018 by Bennu Hannibal Ra-Sun, formerly known as Melvin Ray, Free Alabama Movement On Jan. 21, 2018, our loved elder, revolutionary leader and teacher Hon. Richard “Mafundi” Lake joined the Ancestors. Baba Mafundi left us with knowledge, love and an example of how to live a life of […]

Erasing the Line: The Organic Link Between the Struggles of the Working Class, Amerika’s Prison Population, and Black Amerika

by Jason Renard Walker, Deputy Minister of Labor – NABPP-PC One of the most important ways that a tiny 0.01% of the population controls all of society is through its police, military, and prisons. These are some of the fascist institutions within capitalism that, through its control of mass media, can shape and mold how […]

Was Kevin Cooper Framed for Murder?

This is the story of a broken justice system. It appears that an innocent man was framed by sheriff’s deputies and is on death row in part because of dishonest cops, sensational media coverage and flawed political leaders. by Nicholas Kristof with Jessia Ma and Stuart A. Thompson   Kevin Cooper at San Quentin. ,   […]