De Mau Mau

Black Vietnam veterans have been coming back from Vietnam angry and disillusioned with the American system. They were told they were fighting to safeguard freedoms in the United States — freedoms they, as Black people, don’t have. They know they were used: sent to fight Asian people, with a disproportionate number of Black soldiers in […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

Carmichael explained the meaning of black power: ”It is a call for black people in this country to unite, to recognize their heritage, to build a sense of community. It is a call for black people to define their own goals, to lead their own organizations.”   Stokley Carmichael 

Revolutionary Daily Thought

…At itz best the river of our struggle haz moved consistently toward the ocean of humankind’z most courageouz hopez for freedom and integrity, forever seeking what Black people in South Carolina said they sought in 1865:  The right to develop our whole being. Vincent Harding

BRITISH SINGER-SONGWRITER VV BROWN WRITEZ FRANK ESSAY ABOUT CULTURAL ASSIMILATION, FRANTZ FANON’Z “BLACK SKIN, WHITE MASKZ”, AND BEING UNAPOLOGETICALLY BLACK

I started wearing my White Mask towards the end of elementary school when other people’s awareness of my blackness became the source of humor and mystification. The ignorant question about hair texture and care, musical preferences, Africa, comments about my complexion, etc. all served as a reminder of my otherness. That that’s what white people […]

Female Black Panther Party, Sexism in the Group?

by  Nana Baakan Agyiriwah NB COMMENTARY: I really wanted to NOT be in this Beyoncé Madness, but the irony of it all is to see folks being offended by her antics to the point of calling it racist when in fact, if they took the time to read the lyrics, they would see the song […]

Blackz In U.S. Deserve Reparationz Sayz U.N. Delegation

A panel of representatives from the U.N. Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent listen to residents during a session at Chicago State University. Photo: Saidia Therapylady CHICAGO—The demand for reparations for crimes committed against Blacks by federal and local governments grew louder during a two-day United Nations hearing held in Chicago in […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

I am against and will no longer tolerate the slaughter, exploitation and mass incarceration of Black people, poor people and people of colour. I oppose the poisoning of our air, our water, our food and our mindz – the very future of every person on thiz planet! The message being sent is that we have […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

A Black Oath A pledge of allrgiance for black people I pledge allegiance to my own black self-respect and to the respect of all other blackz (shadez of black) people on planet earth,all of whom are victimz of the system of racism (white supremacy) And, i pledge to use all of my life energy, intelligence […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“We are told, “if  you work hard, you’ll secceed”  – but if that were true, Black people would own thiz country. We are oppressed because we are Black – not because we are ignorant, not because we are lazy, not because we are stupid (and got good rhythem),But Because We Are Black!”   Kwame Ture […]