Beyond Innocence: US Politikal Prisonerz n the Fight Against Mass Incarceration

by Dan Berger (Photo: Barbed Wire via Shutterstock) source: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/32043-beyond-innocence-america-s-political-prisoners-and-the-fight-against-mass-incarceration President Obama’s recent statements about mass incarceration, together with his decision to commute the sentences of 46 people serving lengthy and life sentences in federal prison on drug charges, treat “nonviolent drug offenders” as the symbolic figureheads of America’s prison problem. This framing seems to […]

Six Lessonz #BlackLivesMatter Can Learn From Amilcar Cabral

A Master Teacher of Pan-Afrikanism & Scientific Socialism 4 betterment of the Afrikan diaspora The emergent Black Lives Matter mobilization is nearing the juncture where it will grow into a true mass movement for liberation, or take some other fork in the road. BlackLivesMatter# should study the practice and writings of Amilcar Cabral, the great […]

R.I.P. Albert Nuh Washington

Nuh was a former member of the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army. He was imprisoned in 1971 as a result of the U.S. Government’s war against the Black Liberation Movement and subsequently spent 29 years as a political prisoner (one of the New York Three). In December 1999, cancer was found in Nuh’s […]

The Dragon and the Hydra: A Historical Study of Organizational Methodz

By Russell Maroon Shoatz Maroon’s supporters at the U.S. Social Forum in Detroit – 2010 “You have fifteen, twenty, fifty years of civil wars and people’s struggles to go through, not only to change the conditions but in order to change yourselves and make yourselves fit for political rule.” – Karl Marx addressing the IWMA, […]

A Captured or Dead Assata wouldn’t be to Silence Her: It Would be to Silence Uz

Az a supporter of Queen Mother Assata and all Black Nationalistz and Politikal Prisonerz/ Freedom Fighterz  the world over we (I) shall never be silenced 4 it iz my duty and and honour to continue the fight that the Elderz and my Ancestorz have been in since the 1st chance meeting on Afrkan soil. The Struggle […]

Why Mumia Must Live, and US imperialism Must Die: The Link Between Politikal Prisonerz and the War on Terror

by Danny Haiphong The so-called War on Terror and the national security state did not emerge full-blown from the rubble of 9/11. Both are products of previous waves of police repression, mainly targeting Black radicals. “The FBI’s counter insurgency war on the Black Panther Party chapters and leaders like Mumia established for local police departments […]

Revolutionising the people: Interview with Black Panther Emory Douglas

by Katie Wood and Manolya Moustafa Emory Douglas at a tour of his exhibition ‘Freedom Now: The Art of Black Liberation’ at Marxism 2015 conference Early in 1967, radical Black artist Emory Douglas was invited to an organising meeting for the visit of Malcolm X’s widow, Betty Shabazz, to the Bay Area in California. Emory […]

A Celebration of the Life of Baba Herman Ferguson

Saturday, May 16, 2015 3-6 p.m. House of the Lord Pentecostal Church 415 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY (between Bond and Nevins Streets) “A Revolutionary Change in Our Life Time” Herman Ferguson was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina on December 31, 1920. He was an educator and leading figure in the Ocean Hill-Brownsville struggle for community […]

Listen up! The European iz not your friend

Assata Shakur, Nu-Afrikan activist, former member of the Black Panther Party (BPP) and the 1st woman to make the FBI’z Most Wanted Terrorist list, haz written an open letter to studentz at the University of Cape Town. Queen Mother Assata Shakur s/n Joanne Chesimard Assata Olugbala Shakur writes to UCT students I have been watching with great interest your […]

Why Mumia iz a hero to young people

By FIST (fightimperialism.org) The following is a reprint of an April 16, 2008, commentary from the youth group Fight Imperialism, Stand Together (FIST) on the eve of the April 19, 2008, march and rally in Philadelphia to demand the freedom of Mumia Abu-Jamal. There is a man in the state of Pennsylvania who has a […]