Extreme Remediez

 by Max Nelson George Jackson’s Soledad Brother, forty years later. Max Nelson is writing a series on prison literature. Read the previous entry, on the French revolutionary Madame Roland, here. On August 21, 1971, George Jackson pulled a pistol on his wardens at San Quentin, the notoriously racist maximum-security prison to which he’d recently been relocated. When […]

STOKELY CARMICHAEL: “HELL NO, WE WON’T GO”

Stokely Carmichael was born in Trinidad and Tobago on June 29, 1941, attending school there before moving to New York City at the age of 11. He attended the elite Bronx High School of Science, where he excelled. After graduating from Bronx, he enrolled at Howard, where he met and learned from excellent professors and […]

The Genius of Huey P. Newton

  HUEY P. NEWTON, BLACK PANTHER PARTY MINISTER OF DEFENSE, RAISES HIS ARM AS HE IS LITERALLY SURROUNDED BY NEWSMEN AND OTHERS AT PHILADELPHIA’S INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 4, 1970 IN PHILADELPHIA UPON HIS ARRIVAL FOR A THREE-DAY CONVENTION. MAN AT RIGHT IS NOT IDENTIFIED. (AP PHOTO/RUSTY KENNEDY)   By Mumia Abu-Jamal © ’15 […]

[Abibitumi Kasa Event] United Front: The Vanguard Of Afrikan Insurrektion Musik

United Front: The Vanguard of Afrikan Insurrektion Muzik Abibitumi Kasa Event United Front: The Vanguard of Afrikan Insurrektion Musik On Sunday, March 13th at 3pm EST we’ll connect in real-time (video & audio), with other like-minded Afrikans for a BlackNificient event in which we’ll be presented with the most BlackPowerful rap group called United Front. […]

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 

“Vanguard of the Revolution” iz Liberal History, Stripz and Omitz Socialism from History of the Black Panther Party (BPP)

by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon Stanley Nelson’s documentary on the BPP is “history” by and for lazy American liberals. He turns the BPP into a pop culture icon a T-shirt. Nelson mentions guns hundreds of times, big naturals and swagger a few dozen times but not the word “socialism” once in 2 hours. […]

What the Black Man Wants: A Speech by Malcolm X Dec 1962

“You have to have a knowledge of history no matter what you are going to do; anything that you undertake you have to have a knowledge of history in order to be successful in it. The thing that has made the so-called Negro in America fail, more than any other thing, is your, my, lack […]

Black Power Iz Not The Same Az White Supremacy

By Sterling Wilmer,  www.star.txstate.edu Above Photo: Maria Tahir | Staff Photographer Some may view the black-and-proud movement as supremacist, but historically the only racial empowerment camp with a history of demeaning the existence of others includes those who fly white-pride banners. To put the black power movement and associated organizations, like the Black Panther Party, on the […]