How cornrows were used as an escape map from slavery across South America

Cornrows have become a crowd favorite for women of every culture in the last 10 years. Whereas it used to be worn by children, especially young African and African American girls, the style has become widely popular across women of all ages. But many do not know the deep and rich history of the hairstyle […]

First, dry your tears and give a loving salute to our newest ancestor, KIILU NYASHA

  For all of us, a teacher who breathed vibrant life into Black history and inspired us to keep making it, for me, a little sister, just two months younger, the guide I leaned on to light the way through dark times, Kiilu Nyasha was a Black Panther from the moment she joined the party […]

Shedding new light on the (real) Black Panthers

by By James Jeffrey Huey Newton (center), one of the founders of the Black Panther Party Most people watching the new Black Panther movie know little about the radical political party with the same name as the film’s hero, beyond its reputation for militancy. But the photos of Stephen Shames reveal a far more humane side. […]

Pan-Afrikanism: The Real Afro-Futurism

Black Panthers and Africa: “I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me.”    Kwame Nkrumah “The fortunes of the African revolution are closely linked with the world-wide struggle against imperialism. It does not matter where the battle erupts, be it in Africa, Asia or Latin America, the master-mind […]

10 Members of the Black Panther Party You Should Know

  by  IME EKPO Black history is a level of intelligence that requires consistent daily acknowledgement. One month is not enough. Founded in 1966 by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale in Oakland, California, The Black Panther Party for Self Defense (BPP) became known as one of the most notorious organizations in black history. Armed with mighty knowledge bound to revolutionary acts […]

The Panther Movie: Why is It Dangerous? Why Do We Fall for It?

source: Abdul Alkalimat The Panther Movie: Why is It Dangerous? Why Do We Fall for It? “Our situation is so dire that we will reach out for this Hollywood fantasy as if it can be helpful, healing, and a lens through which to view history.” The Panther movie is out and people are going in droves to […]

Black Panther: The Revolution will never be televised(Spoiler review)

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SPECIAL FROM THE NEW YORK AMSTERDAM NEWS: ‘Panthers’ fiction, and the harsh Black Panther reality – By Nayaba Arinde

From The Desk Of Black Panther Veteran-Zulu Nation King Sadiki “Bro.Shep” Olugbala    NEWS YOU CAN USE! FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2018 ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ ___ ‘Panthers’ fiction, and the harsh Black Panther reality Nayaba Arinde | 2/15/2018, 8:44 a.m. (Above) Former Black Panther Political Prisoner of War, Sekou Odinga   Sumptuous scenes and luscious garments quietly screaming African […]

THE WOMEN OF AUSTRALIA’S BLACK PANTHER PARTY ARE FEATURED IN NEW DOCUMENTARY

As the first of this season’s PBS docuseries AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, Rachel Perkins’ Black Panther Woman looks back at the Black Panther Party in Australia, which was forced to reckon with sexual assault charges while fighting for Black liberation. Watch the full film here!   source: The women of Australia’s Black Panther Party are featured in new […]

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 […]