Race in the US: Herstory A brief and painful history of state violence against black women and girls.

by Treva Lindsey “Get out of the car! I will light you up! Get out!” The words of Texas highway patrol trooper Brian Encinia to Sandra Bland after he pulled her over for a failure to signal powerfully capture a rarely discussed reality – the pervasiveness of anti-black state violence against black women. Her subsequent death […]

Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Moved to Shawangunk CF

We just got the news that Jalil has been moved to Shawangunk. His new address is: Anthony J. Bottom #77A4283 Shawangunk Correctional Facility P.O. Box 700 Wallkill, New York 12589-0700 (845) 895-2081 (Ulster County) Please take the time to write or send him a card so he knows he is in our hearts and on […]

Black History

by Gil Scott-Heron  I was wondering about our yesterdays, and starting digging through the rubble and to say, at least somebody went through a hell of a lot of trouble to make sure that when we looked things up we wouldn’t fair too well and that we would come up with totally unreliable portraits of ourselves. […]

The Newspaper That Transformed Black Amerika–And The Course of History

Newsboy selling the Chicago Defender in April 1942. Photo via (U.S. Library of Congress/Jack Delano) How an ambitious migrant came to Chicago and changed history with the power of journalism BY SALIM MUWAKKIL Journalist Ethan Michaeli has penned an account of The Chicago Defender—the more than 100-year old black newspaper where he worked as a copy editor […]

Negro History (our-story) Lost, Stolen or Strayed- Great documentary

A very interesting documentary about Black History from the era of the 60’s. Did you know that the first open-heart surgery was performed by a black doctor, Daniel Hale Williams? Not many people did in 1968, the year this eye-opening film, narrated by Bill Cosby, was first released. Many still don’t today. “Black History: Lost, […]

7 Afrikan Martial Artz You Probably Didn’t Know Existed

by Ricky Riley Dambe According to Slate, “Dambe was historically practiced by the Hausa butchers’ guild around harvest or festival time and was considered to be a test of bravery, a rite of passage for marriage, or preparation for war.” The west African boxing style is extremely popular in Nigeria, southern Niger and Chad, where […]

History (our story) of the California Blackz Nation Califianz (Khalifianz) The First Amerikanz

“…They manipulate our history books; the history books are not true; it’s a lie. The history books are lying, you need to know that, you must know that.’  — Michael Jackson by  Diane Blackmon Photo of Indigenous Americans – black native Americans *According to, author James W. Loewen in his best selling book “Lies My Teacher Told […]

HISTORY: Thiz iz Toussaint L’Ouverture

AFRODIASPORES This is Toussaint L’Ouverture. 1. The Louisiana Purchase may not have been made had it not been for Toussaint L’Ouverture. 2. L’Ouverture freed the slaves of Haiti in the only permanently successful slave revolt in history. 3. He developed the idea of dominion status for Haiti as part of France. Rejected by Napoleon, the […]

Greatest Black Emancipation : The Haitian Revolution (1791-1803)

Published on Dec 1, 2013 00:00 = Intro 01:25 = The importance of the Haitian Revolution(1791) 05:44 = Haiti’s noble heritage 07:20 = The growing importance of slave in Haiti 09:23 = Haiti : The Pearl of the Antilles 11:27 = The beginning of the Haitian Revolution 14:25 = Toussaint L’Ouverture 19:26 = The emergence […]

Slavery, Terrorism and Native Amerikanz

“As a sane and rational Black man living in America, I feel like a stranger in a strange land, who is neither wanted nor appreciated. Now, if that isn’t the epitome of the Terror, Terrorists, Terrorism theory, I don’t know what is.” – Malik Lindsay- by Peggy S. Butler In chronicling the history of domestic […]