A Relentless Will to Win: George Jackson and Afrikan Resistance

In 1960, a skinny 18-year-old African-American named George Jackson walked into a Los Angeles courtroom and pleaded guilty to stealing $70 from a gas station. Though there existed exculpatory evidence, Jackson had already racked up two convictions for petty larceny, and his court-appointed attorney thought it best if he plead guilty in exchange for a […]

Police run feel-good PR campaign while criminalizing Black August

by Davey D Last week I was alerted to an inflammatory story from Bay Area ABC news reporter Dan Noyes that basically sought to disparage the Black August commemorations. The story noted that “police sources” had leaked an FBI bulletin to him stating that prison guards and police were going to be attacked by members […]

Warning issued for prison guardz, officerz about possible attackz from ‘Black Guerilla Family’ (BGF)

http://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=1456301 SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Jerry Elster as a former member of BGF. We regret the error. He currently works as the Healing Justice Coordinator for American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), a Quaker organization devoted to service, development and peace programs throughout the world. An urgent bulletin […]

Black August, George Jackson & the Black Liberation Struggle Today

Friday August 19th, 7pm Every year, the Black freedom movement and activists for prisoners’ rights commemorate the month of August — “Black August” — to honor the fallen warriors and demand the freedom of political prisoners. The tradition began because on Aug. 21, 1971, heroic Black Panther writer, thinker and Field Marshall George Jackson was […]

Kumasi Speakz: What Iz Black August?

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.

Revolutionary Daily Thought

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

Stand firm collectively and denounce the actionz that caused the death of Hugo ‘Yogi’ Pinell

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 […]

Brother Hugo Pinell: The tragic loss of a true servant

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 […]