Framed Chapter 6 by Michael Richardson

Adam’s Note: This is Chapter 6 in the series on NorthOmahaHistory.com called Framed: J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO and the Omaha Two Story. It was written by  Michael Richardson. Learn more here.     “Near North Like Fires From Hell” —Omaha World-Herald, June 26, 1969   Paul Young reported to J. Edgar Hoover in May 1969 there was organizing activity […]

Richard B. Moore: “Dogs and Slaves are Named by Their Masters; Free Men Name Themselves!”

Richard B. Moore was a Caribbean activist in the early and mid 20th century. by Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali Not so very long ago, most Black Americans answered to the term “Negro.” But, not Richard B. Moore, a “race man” who was also a socialist and a member of the African Blood Brotherhood, the […]

Sordid History and Great Crimes of the FBI

In his statement on firing FBI Director James Comey, Trump wrote that “the FBI is one of our nation’s most cherished and respected institutions and today will mark a new beginning for our crown jewel of law enforcement.” But what is the actual history and role of this “cherished and respected” institution that Trump is […]

Sundiata Acoli: Ride and denied

by Sundiata Acoli This is a brief recap of my parole hearing and denial. Background Almost two years ago, Sept. 29, 2014, the New Jersey Appellate Court ordered the New Jersey Parole Board to “expeditiously set conditions” for my parole. The Parole Board appealed the order on grounds that I had not undergone a hearing […]

Wed. June 28, 2016 Free Em All Radio! With Chairman Fred Hampton Jr & The Lady of Rage!

  Ludacris To Perform At Guantanamo Bay On July 4th “When we called the contradiction of Jay-Z. Attempting to hijack the legacy of Chairman Fred Hampton Sr.  In his lyrics on the song with Kanye West on a song entitled Murders To Excellence. We were told we were making a big deal out of nothing. […]

Parole Hearing for Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim on Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Jalil had been told that his parole hearing was to be on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. However, he was not called to go to the Board on that day. NYC Jericho called Attica this morning, June 16th, and spoke with his ORC, who informed us the hearing is scheduled for next Tuesday, June 21, 2016. […]

How Many Shootingz Have There Been At UCLA? The Last Waz In 1969

by  KAREN FRATTI  Although school shootings seem to happen all of the time, the location of the most recent incident is a relative stranger to them. In the past few decades, there surprisingly haven’t been many shootings at UCLA. In fact, apart from the murder-suicide and subsequent lockdown on the campus this Wednesday, the last […]

The Black Panther Party Turnz 50: We Take A Look Back At The Pantherz’ AfriKan Embassy

Front page of The Black Panther (August 9, 1969) Last month at the 50th Super Bowl, Beyoncé and her entourage of amazing dancers performed while wearing outfits that resembled the radical chic of the Black Panther Party: afros, berets, and leather—all black everything. The performance sparked condemnation, praise, and approximately fifty thousand articles on the […]

BK/NY – Saturday, February 20th – Mark Cook at The Base

WHAT: Mark Cook Speaking Event WHEN: 7:00pm, Saturday, February 20th, 2016 WHERE: The Base – 1302 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11221 (directions below) NOTE: The Base is on the ground floor, is wheelchair accessible, and has a gender neutral toilet. COST: Free On Saturday, February 20th, join NYC Anarchist Black Cross as we host […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal: After 34 yearz of wrongful incarceration, showdown in federal court Dec. 18 over access to Hep C cure

Mumia looks much better in this picture taken Nov. 27, 2015. – Photo: Suzanne Ross by the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home, Coalition to Free Mumia, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal and MOVE In Philadelphia on Dec. 9, 2015, supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal marked his 34th year of wrongful incarceration with a […]