Why Black August Should Be Celebrated Acrozz the Amerikaz

By: Ajamu Nangwaya On May 2, 1967, Black Panthers amassed at the Capitol in Sacramento brandishing guns to protest a bill before an Assembly committee restricting the carrying of arms in public. Self-defense was a key part of the Panthers’ agenda. This was an early action, a year after their founding. | Photo: AFP “The […]

Assata Shakur Documentary

Assata: Exile since 1979 On May 2 1973, Black Panther activist Assata Olugbala Shakur (fsn) Joanne Deborah Chesimard, was pulled over by the New Jersey State Police, shot twice and then charged with murder of a police officer. Assata spent six and a half years in prison under brutal circumstances before escaping out of the […]

We Who Like It Hot Call It ‘Black August’ (The 2016 Update) – ‘bro. zayid’

It is the month when our oppressors have nothing to celebrate. It is the month where the nature of our oppression and the boldest expressions of our resistance to that oppression have been made most plain. We who like it hot call it ‘Black August’… As a concept of resistance, Black August has its beginnings […]

My first Black August

by Jonelle “We must accept the eventuality of bringing the USA to its knees; accept the closing off of critical sections of the city with barbed wire, armored pig carriers crisscrossing the streets, soldiers everywhere, tommy guns pointed at stomach level, smoke curling black against the daylight sky, the smell of cordite, house-to-house searches, doors […]

Black Livez Matter Demandz Freedom for Killerz of Black and White Copz

by Daniel Greenfield The Black Nationalist hate group Black Lives Matter released its agenda. Among its demands for reparations and a tax on air, not to mention an end to automation, it demands freedom for cop killers. The “political power” part of the agenda demands, “We are calling for the release of all political prisoners […]

Secret FBI program coordinated political repression in the United Statez (united snakez)

Clandestine measures to combat rebel groups. Illegal arrests and trials. This was the US federal police’s formula during the Cold War by Breno Altman The Americans had their eyes glued to the television. That night, March 8th,1971, Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali were fighting each other at Madison Square Garden, a traditional indoor arena in […]

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 […]

Baba Robert F. Williams On COINTELPRO and a tribute to John C. Williams

//livestream.com/accounts/2710797/events/6069828/player?width=560&height=315&autoPlay=true&mute=false Robert F. Williams On COINTELPRO and other Topics. Special Tribute to Minister John C. Williams. Rare Video Presentations. Speakers: Dr. John H.Bracey, Jr., Dr. Muhammad Ahmad, Claude Marks and Dr. Akinyele Umoja. This was held in Detroit on Saturday, August 6th at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History “The Largest African American […]

Former Black Panther Party Memberz to join “Black Panther Woman” cast members in post performance audience Q&A discussion on Sunday, August 7th @ 4 PM

2016 BLACK AUGUST NYC EVENT #2 Former Black Panther Party Members Sekou Odinga, James “Tarik” Haskins, Sadiki “Bro. Shep” Olugbala & Black Panther Collective Alumni Dequi Kioni Sadiki to join “Black Panther Woman” cast members in post theatrical performance audience Q&A discussion on Sunday, August 7th. Click Below For A Short 2011 Developmental Video Of This Powerful […]

Black Panther Party (BPP) 50th anniversary

Founded 50 years ago on October 15, 1966, the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense created the foundational iconography of Black radicalism in the United States. Their revolutionary aesthetics and self-controlled image established them in the nation’s eye: Black berets, Afros, leather jackets, and militarized organization.