Black August: A Story of Afrikan Freedom Fighterz by Kiilu Nyasha (August 17, 2016

August 17, 2016 Greetings All: This is the 37th anniversary of the origin of Black August, the 45th commemoration of the assassination of Soledad Brother George L. Jackson on August 21, 1971, and the first anniversary of our Yogi Bear, Hugo Pinell’s assassination on August 12, 2015. This article was first written in 2000 and […]

Why Black August should be celebrated across the Amerika’z

  Wikipedia Ajamu Nangwaya Sep 08, 2016 Black August is inseparably linked to the legacy of the assassinated prison leader, revolutionary, Marxist and Black Panther Party Field Marshal George Jackson. Black August is very important to the global African struggle for liberation. It is positively affirming the necessity of a politics that is all about […]

Black Liberation and the Abolition of the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC)

An Interview with Rachel Herzing Rachel Herzing lives and works in Oakland, CA, where she fights the violence of policing and imprisonment. She is a co-founder of Critical Resistance, a national grassroots organization dedicated to abolishing the prison industrial complex and the Co-Director of the StoryTelling & Organizing Project, a community resource sharing stories of interventions […]

Abolitionistz from Within (AFW) Prepare for 2nd September 9th Day of Solidarity

by a California prisoner                    permalink First I would like to thank the comrades willing to study and struggle with Abolitionists From Within (AFW) here on C yard for having the heart to step out and shake hands with the different ethinc groups and put an end […]

The Heroe’z of San Rafael

Black August 1970 • 1970 Black August By Fred Goldstein In the momentous political event that marked “Black August,” freedom fighter Jonathan Jackson, at the age of 17, burst into a San Rafael, Calif., courtroom, armed, to free his brother, George Jackson, along with Fleeta Drumgo and John Clutchette, on Aug. 7, 1970. The three […]

Black August, commemorating the death of George Jackson, rejuvenatez the konversation around Amerikan Politikal Prisonerz.

by  Eugene Puryear (Host) On this episode of “By Any Means Necessary” host Eugene Puryear is joined by Erin Shields, Organizer Extraordinaire with BYP100, Dr. Jared Ball, father, husband, professor at Morgan State University, and curator of, and Naji Mujahid, a Lawyer and member of Law for Black Lives talk about America’s political […]

Black August: What Movementz of Today Can Learn From the Past

Saturday marked the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Black Panther Party prison chapter leader George Jackson at San Quentin State Prison. Almost half a century after Jackson’s death, people honor his memory in a month dedicated to study, fasting and struggle called Black August. Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear spoke with journalist and former […]

Black August

by Mumia Abu-Jamal by Mumia Abu-Jamal August is a month to assess and build upon the legacy of Black people’s resistance to the armed repression of the U.S. state and its agents. The author, the nation’s best known political prisoner, wrote this article August 4, 1993. Black August by Mumia Abu-Jamal “George Jackson was my […]

Black August, a story of Afrikan freedom fighterz

by Kiilu Nyasha Black August is a month of great significance for Africans throughout the diaspora, but particularly here in the U.S., where it originated. “August,” as Mumia Abu-Jamal noted, “is a month of meaning … of repression and radical resistance, of injustice and divine justice, of repression and righteous rebellion, of individual and collective […]

“Blood in My Eye” 45 yearz later wit’ David Johnson of the San Quentin 6

The People’s Minister of Information JR interviews David Johnson of the San Quentin 6 about the 45th anniversary since the publishing of the political masterpiece “Blood in My Eye” in relation to the 45th anniversary of the assassination of the late great prison human rights leader and Field Marshall of the Black Panther Party George […]