by Kumasi with comrade and Naji Mujahid https://archive.org/embed/KumasiSpeaksWhatIsBlackAugust Kumasi, the official historian of the Black August Organizing Committee, speaks about the origins of the California prison movement and the meaning behind Black August.
The system, in fact, destroys us through neglect much more often than by the police revolver. — Huey P. Newton
“to that piece in each of us that refuses to be silent.” – Audre Lorde
The Korean family would like to thank black women for taking the money they could use to send their kids to the best colleges and spending it on fake hair so we can send ours! Your insecurity and lack of racial pride has made us rich. You go girl
by Akintunde Oding Jamaa (Kelvin Cannon) I realize that perhaps hundreds or thousands of prisoners throughout Amerika’s prison industrial complex are writing you, expressing a range of emotions, outrage, sadness and disbelief regarding our tragic loss of a genuine revolutionary giant, Hugo L.A. (Yogi) Pinell, who was reportedly – according to local and national news […]
by Taharka Omowale When I received the sad and shocking news about our loss of Brother Hugo Pinell, aka Yogi Bear and Dahariki, I must say it felt like a big blow to my gut. In losing our Brother Hugo Pinell, I lost not only a brother, but a comrade, hero, motivator and educator. Brother […]
Gabriel Gonzalez From The Burning Spear issue Aug 2006 Source: http://www.apspuhuru.org Look for me in the whirlwind or the storm, look for me all around you for… I shall come and bring with me countless millions of black slaves who have died in America and the West Indies and the millions in Africa to aid […]
Norman Otis Richmond, aka Jalali Published Aug 25, 2015 A commentary By Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali TORONTO, CANADA–Huey P. Newton was murdered 26 years ago in Oakland, California during the month of August. Because Black freedom fighters like George and Jonathan Jackson, Khatari Gaulden and others lost their lives during this month, revolutionaries inside […]
1. “Hugo Yogi Pinell and A State of Our Struggle” 55:31 We paid tribute to Hugo Pinell and Black August and welcomed Askia Muhammad back to the show. And special thanks to the Freedom Archives for their audio tribute to Pinell!
August 7, 2015 Black August — Hiroshima – 70 years later and the bomb still burns –Well hi folks. I thought I’d send a little thought out about nuclear bombs, past and present; about Black Lives Matter, past and ongoing, about the horror of it all as we remember the crimes of u.s. imperialism. From […]