On Thiz Day In History (our story)

The Mardi Gras Indianz Date: Sun, 1732-02-17 *The Mardi Gras Indians are celebrated on this date (Fat Tuesday) in 1732. These African Americans participate as a cultural foundation of New Orleans and Mardi gras history. The Mardi Gras Indians are as much a part of that secret society as any other carnival organization. The heritage […]

Why Prisonerz Need Revolutionary Politikal Education

Guest Editorial for Rock Newsletter I have seen it asked often by prisoner subscribers to Rock and other publications edited or published by Ed Mead. “Why do prisoners need a political education, and why in revolutionary politics in particular?” I’d like to confront the question from several angles. Politics concerns organizing and governing social activity. […]

Looking at the life of freedom fighter Obi Egbuna Sr

  by The People’s Minister of Information JR Studying the revolutionary politics of the African world has been hard for me, because of the many revolutionary cliques that are at odds with each other in our international movement. The reality is that no matter the ideology, we must be as objective as possible about our […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

  “It Africans were left in peace on their own lands, Europeans would have to offer them the benefits of white civilization in real earnest before they could obtain the African labour which they want so much. They would have to offer the African a way of life which was really superior to the one […]

Building connectionz across decolonization strugglez

by ROAR Collective on October 29, 2013 Indigenous and Afrikan activists have much to gain from joining forces. Making demands on the state won’t do. To win, we must struggle for autonomy.   Editor’s note: ‘Turtle Island’ is the name used by several Native American tribes (especially the Haudenosaunee or Iroquois Confederacy) to refer to the continent dubbed North America […]

How Did The N-Word Get Here?

Nigger is a noun in the English language. The word originated as a neutral term referring to black people, as a variation of the Spanish/Portuguese noun negro, a descendant of the Latin adjective niger (“color black”). Often used slightingly, by the mid 20th century, particularly in the United States, it suggested that its target is extremely unsophisticated. Its usage had become unambiguously pejorative, a common ethnic slur usually […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“We can’t have war between black men and black women, because no people can be free if one half of tha mind of tha people iz tied up in conflict. It’z going to have to be both of uz, or none of uz” -Dr. John Henrik Clarke Related articles Africa’s Pharoah of Knowledge (shekereblog.wordpress.com) 6 Leaders Who […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

We are not tha same Afrikanz that came from tha Motherland. We are in fact descendantz from a Nu-Afrikan that has evolved within tha construct of our historical reality. Az Nu-Afrikanz, we represent all that iz Afrikan, from Afrika to Cuba. We embody tha Ibo, tha Wolof and tha Ewe, jut to name a few. On many of […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted, the indifference of those who should have known better, the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most, that has made it possible for evil to triumph. Haile Selassie Related articles The Past Is Always With Us (historyisastateofmind.wordpress.com) Pastafarianism, Rastafarianism, […]