The bunker is gone but the Black Panthers’ work lives on in Seattle

Seattle Black Panthers gather on the steps of the Capitol in Olympia on February 28, 1969, to protest a bill aiming to make it a crime to exhibit firearms with “an intent to intimidate others.” MUSEUM OF HISTORY AND INDUSTRY Elmer Dixon walked up to the spot where the Black Panthers fortified a building against […]

Winnie Mandela was a hero. If she’d been white, there would be no debate

Peaceful protest did not end apartheid: it took revolutionaries. And it shouldn’t be difficult to choose between a system of racial supremacy and a person who helped overthrow it  ‘Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was the leader of a liberation struggle. She was a radical until the end.’ Photograph: AP Heroes are curious things. Ours have roots in […]

Black Panther Party poster by Emory Douglas

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Harriet Tubman’s no-nonsense badassness continues to inspire freedom fighters over 100 years after her death

When you think of the abolition of slavery, and those who led the charge, Harriet Tubman should be one of the first to come to mind. Tubman learned from her own escape from slavery, but she didn’t stop there. Taking matters into her own hands, The Civil War spy and Underground Railroad conductor dedicated her […]

Revolutionary Left Radio: The Black Panther Party

~ NEW EPISODE ~ The Black Panther Party Revolutionary Left Radio: The Black Panther Party Authors of “When Theory Meets Practice: The Black Panther Party’s Brief but Unignorable Four Years in Boston”, Prasanna Rajaskearan and Joe Tache join Brett to discuss the history and… source: Revolutionary Left Radio: The Black Panther Party

History Check: The rise and fall of Britain’s forgotten Black Panther movement

  British Black Panthers (BBP) protest in Brixton. Photo: Neil Kenlock This is the first of our new series – History Check – which will dig deeper into the forgotten legacy of Africans at home and in the diaspora that needs to be remembered for posterity. We start with the forgotten Black Panther movement of Britain which […]

‘I have all the guns and money’: When a woman led the Black Panther Party

By DeNeen L. Brown Black Panther leader Elaine Brown (center) and founder Huey Newton stand atop a ticket counter at San Francisco International Airport to address a large crowd gathered to greet Newton on July 4, 1977.  (Jim Palmer/AP) At her command, the Black Panthers had been summoned to Oakland, Calif. It was August 1974, and […]

Support a Release Campaign for Political Prisoner Robert ‘Seth’ Hayes

Please help us save our beloved father and grandfather, Robert “Seth” Hayes from the New York State Correctional System where he has been incarcerated for the past 45 years. Seth was only a young man, father, and husband, as well as a decorated Vietnam War veteran when he was arrested in August 1972 for his […]

HISTORY (Our-story) AT ITS BEST! Take the Time to Read Part 3 of A PRIMER: New Afrikan History (Our-story) of Struggle and Perspective by PP Jalil Muntaqim

Jalil has taken the time to compose the African American History curriculum he was teaching when he was thrown into the hole. This is incredible in-depth history with perspectives for today’s struggle! Here is Part 3 of the Primer: THIRD INSTALLMENT A PRIMER: New Afrikan History of Struggle and Perspective “Where is the Black man’s […]