Racism is most odious when it’s government policy

   by  Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan   Roseanne Barr’s abhorrent tweet, comparing Obama presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape, once again put race front and center in the national discourse, where it should remain. Racism’s most odious form, though, is when it appears as official policy, as is the case with the “Black […]

On Pan Afrikanism: Part One of an Interview with Comrade Rashid by J.R. Valrey (Block Report Radio)

Introduction Rashid: Let me begin with a general outline of what I’m aiming for in this interview. My focus is less on just criticizing the capitalist imperialist system and the innumerable miseries, horrors and conflicts it causes the majority of the world’s people. Instead, I want to propose solutions, and with a particular focus on the […]

Black Panther Party 21 50th Anniversary- great event in Buffalo!

Please don’t miss amazing upcoming event! Sekou Odinga, dequi kioni-sadiki and Matt Meyer coming speaking about from Black Panther 21 to 21st Century Revolutions- The history of the Black Panther Party 21 from resistance and national and international movement building to COINTEL PRO, exile, mass incarceration, political prisoners and targeting of Black liberation and why […]

Assata Speaks From Exile on Tupac, Rap, CointelPro, Social Change

by  newafrikan77   What effect do you think Rap music has on the movement for social justice today? Assata Shakur: Hip Hop can be a very powerful weapon to help expand young people’s political and social consciousness. But just as with any weapon, if you don’t know how to use it, if you don’t know where […]

‘Black Panther’: The masking of Oakland’s Panthers

by The People’s Minister of Information JR Valrey Coogler’s “Panther” has a terrible counter-revolutionary message but before I get into that, let me tell y’all what I think is great about this box office record breaking Disney-Marvel film. The cinematography is phenomenal. That aspect is better than a Black version of “The Matrix.” The costumes […]

Dr. Mutulu Shakur – It is time for his release – write a letter to support parole

http://mutulushakur.com/site/ Dr. Mutulu Shakur – It is time for his release – see below to write a letter supporting his parole! Dr. Mutulu Shakur has been a federal prisoner since 1986. He has been denied parole eight times, has taken full responsibility for his actions, has served as a force for good and anti-violence throughout […]

The FBI’s War on Black Bookstores

source:https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/fbi-black-bookstores/553598/ By Joshua Clark Davis  The most notable example (omitted from this piece) is the imprisonment of Martin Sostre who ran a radical bookstore in Buffalo, NY. A 1972 article about him follows this new piece. Sostre embraced ideas like Black Muslimism, Black nationalism, Internationalism, and anarchism. He fought his 1967 case from an Attica prison cell for years and is […]

Black Panther film fuels calls for release of jailed politikal activists

Sam Levin – February 16, 2018 Film serves as ‘opportunity to remind people of the real heroes of the Black Panthers’, says former party leader When he was released from prison in 2014, Sekou Odinga felt like he was falling from the sky into a foreign land. After 33 years behind bars, the former Black Panther party […]

Shaka Shakur: Help resuscitate justice in Sullivan County

 by Shaka Shakur Usually Feb. 21 is a day of remembrance and reflection for me as it represents the anniversary of the day Brother El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz aka Malcolm X was assassinated by agents of the U.S. government and its counter-intelligence program, COINTELPRO. Well, this Feb. 21, 2018, I’m having to focus on and prepare for […]

The FBI and Omaha’s Black Panthers

A look at COINTELPRO, the Minard Bombing and the life sentences of Edward Poindexter and Mondo Eyen we Langa by Michael Richardson The Crime On August 17, 1970, at 2:07 a.m., police received an anonymous 911 call from a man who described a screaming woman being dragged into a vacant North Omaha house. Six officers responded. […]