1968: Soul Power – a New Album That Invokez An Earlier Era of Activism

BANNED BROADCAST Listen to this segment GUEST: Rasheed Ali is an award winning musician, artist, and educator. The year 2014 may go down as the start of a new chapter in the black struggle for equality and civil rights, with the uprising in Ferguson over the killing of Michael Brown. As police continue to gun […]


Stokely Carmichael was a powerful and revolutionary civil rights activist. In this video clip, he is asked if he is a race agitator who causes people to riot.  He readily answered “no” and explained his reasons why Black people are angry. He said things are not getting better, they are getting worse, although it appeared […]

NYC: Freedom Flicks 9/10, The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution

Dear Freedom Flicks Supporter, We have a very special evening planned on September 10. As a part of the film’s fall launch, the Bertha Justice Institute at the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) will be hosting a screening of Stanley Nelson’s dynamic new film The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution at the Film Forum. […]

Black Panther cub on new era of civil action

What I remember most viscerally is the fear. It had been almost four hours, and I couldn’t get the handcuffs off. The lights in the underground subway station were flickering, and I had an almost phobic fear of the dark. The white cop who had cuffed me to the gate inside the subway station was […]

Effectz of Solitary Confinement

Here is a link to a short video of clips of 4 plaintiffs in the California Prisoner lawsuit testifying at their depositions: Ashker, Redd, Franco and Reyes. They as a prisoner class, include anyone who has been held more than 10 years in isolation. These men also organized prisoners throughout California to engage in hunger […]

Fourth World Radyo: Mainstream Journalism & #BlackLivesMatter: A Conversation with Andrew Westmoreland

Summary: In the wake of the in-custody-deaths of American African #SandraBland, Indigenous Americans #RexdaleHenry, #SarahLeeCircleBear and African-born #ShekuBayoh in Kirkcaldy, Scotland (and) the recent US police murders of #SamuelDuBose, #PaulCastaway, #AllenLocke and #JonathanSanders, Fourth World Radyo speaks with independent journalist and activist Andrew Westmoreland ( @drewwest_press ) who has been chronicling the #BlackLivesMatter movement since […]

Review of “Writing on the Wall”

By Jennifer Black Edited by Johanna Fernandez with an electrifying foreword by Cornel West, Writing on the Wall is Abu- Jamal’s 8th book.  Following in the tradition of Live from Death Row, it is destined to become another classic tome in the canon of Prison Literature and Mumia’s broad reaching political commentary produced from the bowels of the […]

Commemoration set for 45th Anniversary of Carl Hampton Assassination

The Police Assassination of Carl Hampton On July 26, 1970, Carl Bernard Hampton, one of Black America’s most articulate, courageous and heroic, young leaders was ruthlessly slain by the Houston Police Department’s Central Intelligence Division (CID). At the age of 21, Carl was a tireless organizer who worked day and night to establish People’s Party […]