Message from Jaan Laaman regarding Aug. 6th & 9th + Black August

Hi — hope all of you are feeling at least alright today.  Last night, talking about Black August issues and realities  with some  people and about the month overall — today, Hiroshima, the burning memory  for all humanity — and on the 9th, Nagasaki… And of  course Aug 7th and Jonathan’s heroic stand and call […]

RBG-GEORGE JACKSON TRIBUTE FILM| “Death of a Revolutionary

COMPANION READER| DOWNLOAD Revolutionary Memorial Service for George Jackson BPP Newspaper Sept 4 Vol7 No2 1971 http://www.scribd.com/doc/101225041/R…  

Black August message from Political Prisoner Jaan Laaman

Warm – positive and Red Revolutionary Greetings, here on August 1st — Black August, from the Spirit and Acts of Nat Turner (and so many more) to Jonathan and George Jackson (and so many more, including our Brothers Sundiata, Mutulu, and of course Assata and on and on).  So just wanted to send that spirit […]

Black August Marilyn Buck 2000

    Would you hang on a cliff’s edge sword-sharp, slashing fingers while jackboot screws stomp heels on peeled-flesh bones and laugh “let go! die, damn you, die! could you hang on 20 years, 30 years?   20 years, 30 years and more brave Black brothers buried in US koncentration kamps they hang on Black […]

Black August weekend event for Omaha Two to be held at Malcolm X birthplace

by Michael Richardson   An enormous banner spanned the front of the Nebraska State Capitol March 13, 2012. – Photo: Mary Ellen Kennedy The Malcolm X Memorial Foundation is hosting a two day human rights festival the first weekend in August in conjunction with Black August recognition of the FBI’s illegal and secret war against […]

RBG -Black August 4 Hour Classic| Kiilu Nyasha( Aug 26- 06)

  Download Full 4 hour mp3 http://www.divshare.com/download/4913… VISIT RBG Black August Studies Collection http://www.scribd.com/collections/373…  

The revision and origin of Black August

by Kiilu Nyasha   “As a slave, the social phenomenon that engages my consciousness is, of course, revolution.” – George L. Jackson   The revision of Black August   George Jackson – Linocut: Santiago Armengod 2013 marks the 43rd anniversary of Black August, first organized to honor our fallen freedom fighters, George and Jonathan Jackson, […]

The History of Black August

It is still a time to embrace the principles of unity, self-sacrifice, political education, physical fitness and/or training in martial arts, resistance, and spiritual renewal. The concept, Black August, grew out of the need to expose to the light of day the glorious and heroic deeds of those Afrikan women and men who recognized and […]

BLACK AUGUST: THE TRUE HISTORY, CULTURE AND PRACTICE

By Mama Ayanna Mashama Each year officially since 1979 we have used the month of August to focus on the oppressive treatment of our brothers and sisters disappeared inside the state run gulags and concentration camps America calls prisons. It is during this time that we concentrate our efforts to free our mothers, fathers, sisters, […]

By Mama Ayanna Mashama Each year officially since 1979 we have used the month of August to focus on the oppressive treatment of our brothers and sisters disappeared inside the state run gulags and concentration camps America calls prisons. It is during this time that we concentrate our efforts to free our mothers, fathers, sisters, […]