One institution, two different viewz: How Black and White Amerikanz regard the police

by Rachel Gandy,       Last week, Gallup released an annual survey that revealed an alarming fact: American confidence in police has reached a 22-year low. In 2015, only 52% of Americans expressed “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in the police, tying with confidence levels reported in 1993 shortly after LA […]

A Modest Proposal for the Abolition of Slavery in Amerika in the 21st Century (2006)

by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson Minister of Information Nu-Afrikan Black Panther Party-PC Single acts of tyranny may be ascribed to the accidental opinion of a day; but a series of oppressions, begun at a distinguished period and pursued unalterably through every change of ministers, too plainly prove a deliberate, systematic plan of reducing [a people] to […]

The material basis for Black Livez Matter movement

By Workers World staff posted on May 19, 2015 The rebellions in both Ferguson, Mo., and Baltimore in response to state terror — more commonly called police brutality — are the most tremendous examples of rising social upheaval in the United States. The Black Lives Matter movement that has sprung up in the wake of […]

California iz not for rich people only! First Nation, Black, Brown and poor people stand together to take the state back for the people

by Tiny, daughter of Dee, POOR Magazine/Prensa POBRE “Of course they don’t care if our laundromats and hardware stores are closed to make way for condos. These tech millionaires don’t do their own laundry or fix their own apartments,” said Patricia Kernan, one of many elders and children who spoke outside the San Francisco District […]

On the 132nd Anniversary of His Birth Help Spread Knowledge of the Life and Work Of Black History Giant Hubert Harrison

By Dr. Jeffrey B. Perry, PhD “His views on race and class profoundly influenced a generation of “New Negro” militants including the class radical A. Philip Randolph and the race radical Marcus Garvey.” Hubert H. Harrison (1883-1927) is a true giant of Black, Caribbean, Diasporic African, and U.S. radical history. He was a brilliant writer, […]

California: For rich people only?

First Nationz, Black, Brown and poor people across the state resist the Apartheid state of displacement, police terror and plantation prisonz by Lisa Garcia, aka Tiny “Is Cali 4 Rich People Only? Don’t be fooled / They want you in jail, the ground or dead, homey / Before the colonizers came, we loved our Mama […]

Being Black in America Means Being a Target

Shoot Me by LINDA CHAVERS What is has always been. In America, black people have always been targeted, stalked, terrorised, tortured, murdered. Sometimes what I need people to understand is that this is normal. What is not normal is how you’re finding out about it. Reading these words on your computer screen about such a thing is not […]

‘Notez from an Elder: Response against Police Terror’

As I watch the march of history the forces of resistance are rising to meet the present challenges of police terror. The question is will demonstrations be enough? The outbreak of civilian demonstrations and acts of civil disobedience even in the face of outright military state mobilization has forced corporate media to stubbornly try to […]