YOUNGBLOOD (A poem by Assata Shakur)

They think they killed you But I saw you yesterday, standing with your hands in your pocket waiting for the real deal to go down. I saw you smiling your “fuck it” smile, blood in your eyes, your heart pumping freedom Youngblood! They think they killed you. But I saw you yesterday in the playground. […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

Message to Mumia  (3:27) Assata Shakur Cat On Fire (2:55) Mumia Abu-Jamal Last Call (short version) (2:41) Wopashitwe Mondo Eyen we Langa Affirmation (1:39) Jalil Muntaqim What “Affirmation” Means to Me (2:55) Sundiata Acoli Maroon Prevails (2:30) Mumia Abu-Jamal A Defined Voice (1:55) Herman Wallace Recorded at Angola State Prison (2:34) Albert Woodfox Update (1:08) […]

Truth Universal — #HandsOffAssata (Bugatti) Freestyle

On the 43rd anniversary of the New Jersey Turnpike incident–Thursday May 02, 2013–which the U.S. government alleges Black Liberation Army members, Sundiata Acoli, Assata Shakur and Zayd Malik killed State Trooper Werner Foerster in a shootout–the FBI again calls for the extradition of exiled former Black Panther Assata Shakur. In an obviously politically motivated move, […]

The Amerikan Fugitivez of Havana

By Jon Lee Anderson   Assata Shakur, who escaped from prison in New Jersey while serving a life sentence, has been living in Cuba since 1984. Photograph by Frank Hurley / NY Daily News Archive via Getty When a cold war winds down, what happens to its spies and traitors? The British double agents Kim […]

Black August and the Unmasking of the US Police State

By: Jared A. Ball A demonstrator confronts police near Camden Yards during a protest against the death in police custody of Freddie Gray in Baltimore in this April 25, 2015. | Photo: Reuters Black August, paradoxically, shines a light on the contradictions of a country that never was, yet must always be. “The reason you […]

Assata Shakur Documentary

Assata: Exile since 1979 On May 2 1973, Black Panther activist Assata Olugbala Shakur (fsn) Joanne Deborah Chesimard, was pulled over by the New Jersey State Police, shot twice and then charged with murder of a police officer. Assata spent six and a half years in prison under brutal circumstances before escaping out of the […]

After the Black Pantherz: moving forward

U.S. prison conditions, solitary confinement, post-prisoners rights movement of the ’60s and ’70s, and the absence of the Black Panther Party vanguard. Sehu Kessa Saa Tabansi SCI Greene, Waynesburg, PA Power to the People! We need prisoners’ empowerment! We need participation in the broader movement fighting U.S. imperialism. This here blog post is intended to […]

Politikal Prisonerz 101: The “Mu” Brotherz

by Julian Cola How is it that Jose Mujica, an ex-guerrilla, can become president of a country while Mutulu Shakur continues to rot behind U.S. penitentiary walls? In 1982 Dr. Mutulu Shakur went underground. His primary concern — COINTELPRO. Having participated in — per the words of author Ishmael Reed — the slave revolts of […]

Queen Mother Assata Speakz w Democracy Now

http://s104310130.onlinehome.us/poli/0524shakur.mp3