Saturday’z 21st Annual Freedom Fighter Dinner Tribute

by Nayaba Arinde Herman and Iyaluuya Ferguson OLAYEMI ODESANYA Some activists grassroots had hoped that by January this year former President Barack Obama would have addressed, if not released, some of the nation’s decades-long serving political prisoners on his way out of the White House. Perhaps the likes of Mumia Abu Jamal, or the Move 9, […]

Lil Bobby Hutton

  bobby hutton by Rick Heide Bobby Hutton was murdered by Oakland pigs a year ago. He died in battle; a Black Panther, a revolutionary, and above all, a MAN. He way 17 years old. Sunday, April 6, a memorial service and rally will be held at Bobby Hutton Memorial Park. At 6 am, Father […]

An ode to Mu’Mia Abu Jamal

    Mu’Mia   By MICHAEL MACKIE   Formidable are the locks Which stand sentry to your thoughts Resistance courses your heart As the Black Panther walks — At your side, oh Mu’Mia! Our Black Shining Prince; And that’s ever since… Brother Malcolm’s demise. From the Phoenixes’ charred ashes Like smoke you will rise!!! Paragon […]

Revolutionary Activation

by Prince Capone of Makavelian People’s Party     permalink 1: They got me duckin’ FBI agents and Federal cases/Infiltrated by informants with anonymous faces / One nation under invasion and mass surveillance / They probably got me on a list for assassination / Movin’ through the underground like Angela Davis / Vanish without a […]

Behind The Wallz And Barbed Wire: The Attica Uprising And Lessons Not Learned

View image | gettyimages.com We are MEN! We are not beasts and do not intend to be beaten or driven as such. The entire prison populace has set forth to change forever the ruthless brutalization and disregard for the lives of the prisoners here and throughout the United States. What has happened here is but […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal: A Black Radical Who Matterz For Our Time

by Johanna Fernandez Two years ago, the New York Times featured an illustrated article on the discovery of a manuscript penned by hand in a dank, 19th century cell by a black prisoner, Austin Reed. Ignored in his lifetime, Reed’s memoire elicited great interest among contemporary historians, activists, scholars ofAfrican American literature, and thegeneral public. […]

Ronald ‘Elder’ Freeman: He walked the San Quentin yard with the noble stature of a revolutionary

by Jalil A. Muntaqim When I first met Elder, he was introduced to me as Kojo. The Black Panther I knew as Kojo walked the yard of San Quentin with the noble stature of a revolutionary. He served his time with the dignity and the spirit of a caged Panther. I know that spirit, as […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being a Radical: Assata Taught Me

justin adkins For years I have been reading about Assata Shakur. I read newspaper articles; I watched discussions about her on Democracy Now! and other radical news outlets; I’d seen her name emblazoned on shirts, and some of my favorite revolutionaries quote her. Last week, I finally picked up her autobiography. I couldn’t put it […]

Dhoruba & Danea Black Liberation, Palestine & Zionism

  Published on Oct 13, 2014 8/1/2014 We sat down and spoke w/ former political prisoner, Black Panther and BLA member Dhoruba Bin Wahaad who gave us an incredible in depth history about the relationship between the Black Panther Party and the Palestinian Liberation Movement.. He spoke at length about what led to the formation […]