“I Can’t Breathe,” Could You?, By Chairman Shaka Zulu

    All power to the people!   Northern State Prison, like most prisons, constitutes one huge cesspool of corruption, connected to one huge machine called Mass Incarceration. This huge machine conforms to the capitalist logic of maximization of the rate of profit.   Our minds and bodies (mental and manual labor) in the Mass […]

Black Livez Matter needz the Black Pantherz

The Panthers opposed not only police brutality but also the economic injustice of everyday life   by Deena Guzder Protests over police killings of unarmed African-Americans continue to erupt across the nation, largely thanks to the organizing efforts of the Black Lives Matter movement. As Black History Month draws to a close, it’s worth asking […]

NYC, March 20: Nu-Afrikan Resisitance and the Rootz of Mass Incarceration

The journal Socialism and Democracy presents its special issue on Mass Incarceration, edited by Mumia Abu-Jamal & Johanna Fernández Nothing to Lose But Our Chains: Black Resistance and the Roots of Mass Incarceration Speakers Sekou Odinga, Recently Released Political Prisoner Arielle Newton, Black Lives Matter Laura Whitehorn, Former Political Prisoner Nyle Fort, Newark-Based Youth Organizer […]

Former Black Panther Speakz on Malcolm X’z Legacy

  Eddie Conway, the former Defense chief for the Black Panther’s Baltimore Chapter, spoke to teleSUR English’s as part our of Black History Month coverage. During the month of February, teleSUR English is covering Black History Month. As part of our extensive coverage, we spoke with Marshall “Eddie” Conway, the former Minister of Defense of […]

The Liberal Media and the Ideology of Black Victimhood

by THOMAS BARKER As police brutality and racist violence are once again shunted to the centre stage of US politics, figures such as Michael Brown take their place in a seemingly endless string of victims. From Eric Garner in 2014, Trayvon Martin in 2012, Rodney King in 1991, back to the 1963 execution of the […]

Artistz, activistz host Huey P. Newton film festival

  Huey Newton Dance Champions, a local dance act, will perform at the Huey P. Newton film festival. — Photo by Samaria Bailey Artists, activists host Huey P. Newton film festival Samaria Bailey Tribune Correspondent phillytrib.com Raw Talent Productions, a collective of artists and social activists are hosting the Huey P. Newton (HPN) film festival, […]

An Illustrative Identity of Fashion and Style Throughout Afrikan-Amerikan History (our story) and Movementz

by Danielle James Fashion, throughout history, has created an illustrative identity within African-American history. Fashion is a statement and speaks volumes with little to no words. Within the black community, everything from cloth to churches to the forming of political movements (The Black Panther Party) and hair has elements of style. Today, the significance of […]

Action Alert: Prison Officials=z Denying Russell Maroon Shoatz Treatment

Action Alert: Prison Officials Denying Russell Maroon Shoatz Treatment Call the prison today to demand that Russell Maroon Shoatz receive necessary treatment for Prostate Cancer. Political prisoner and former Black Panther Russell Maroon Shoatz #AF3855 was informed that he had prostate cancer on December 9, 2014. Prison medical staff has not provided any treatment to date. Cancer does not […]

Killing Kopz and Revolutionary Activism of the Lumpen

by Ehecatl of United Struggle from Within December 2014 permalink source: Reuters 2014 “The lumpen has no choice but to manifest its rebellion in the university of the streets. It’s very important to recognize that the streets belong to the lumpen, and that it is in the streets that lumpen will make their rebellion.” – […]

What Can We Learn From the Black Panther Party, 50 Yearz Later? Stanley Nelson Explorez in New Short. Watch It!

By Tambay A. Obenson The documentary short that follows below, produced by Stanley Nelson and Laurens Grant, titled “Black Panthers Revisited,” explores what we, today, can learn from the Black Panther party, in challenging police brutality. I should note that Nelson’s latest feature documentary, “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” which promises to be a definitive portrait of the Black […]