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 […]

Black Panther Party Film Festival Startz Friday With “Free Angela” Director Shola Lynch and “Let The Fire Burn” and Move Bombing Survivor Ramona Africa on Saturday

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL BLACK PANTHER PARTY FILM FESTIVAL  For the sixth year running, The Maysles Cinema is proud to host the Black Panther Party Film Festival. Produced by the Black Panther Commemoration Committee, NY, these two upcoming consecutive weekends (Sept. 26th-27th, Oct. 3rd-4th) capture the experiences of political prisoners, along with compelling live Q&A […]

We Need A New People’z Army w/ Open Linez

Download Podcast Tonight we will be discussing a piece written by Zak Brown days after the rebellions in Ferguson kicked off and the need to create a clandestine People’s Army to combat police murdering members of the community and allowed to get away with those murders. Will also have an urgent update to share about political […]

An American Fascism – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (5/8)

Mr. Conway says, by targeting the Panthers, the FBI and other state and local agencies were functioning as a national secret police. That was COINTELPRO; it carries on under The Patriot Act. Related articles 44 Years in Prison, Still a Revolutionary – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (1/8) COINTELPRO 101, the documentary Lessons for […]

Reality Assertz Itself – Eddie Conway Part 4 /8

“The State Targeted the Panthers Because We Were Socialists, Not Because We Were Armed” – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (4/8) Mr. Conway says the Panthers were also a threat because they recognized the humanity of and worked with all ethnic groups, not because they were carrying weapons Related articles “The State Targeted the […]

“Free Bobby, Free Ericka”: The New Haven Black Panther Trialz

By Tasha Caswell View Slideshow Free Bobby, Free Erika. Broadside, 1970. This poster in support of Panthers Seale and Huggins is on view at CHS in the exhibit “Making Connecticut”. The Connecticut Historical Society. 1 of 4 In 1969, New Haven, Connecticut became the focus of national attention, when Black Panther Alex Rackley was killed […]

An Ongoing Cost To Be Free (Full Version)

The rebel history of Russell Maroon Shoatz intentionally kept from you to keep you passive… An Ongoing Cost To Be Free (Full Version) | Watch Documentary Free Online http://www.filmsforaction.org 62 minutes | Russell Maroon Shoatz is a US held Black Unity Council and Black Liberation Army political prisoner. He has been in prison for over […]