Another Year of COINTELPRO

March 8th marks the 44th anniversary of the Media, Pennsylvania break-in that helped expose COINTELPRO to the world. The story received even more attention last year when after living with the information for 43 years, the eight anti-war activists who broke into the FBI field office, decided to come forward. For some, the identity of […]

‘A Taste of Power': The Woman Who Led The Black Panther Party

  Elaine Brown was the first and only woman to lead the male-dominated Black Panther Party. She looks back on Jean Seberg, COINTELPRO, and internal divisions within the organization. Photo: Platon Elaine Brown | A Taste of Power, Pantheon | 1992 | 30 minutes (7,440 words)   Elaine Brown is an American prison activist, writer, lecturer and singer. In 1968, […]

State Of The Union: A Conversation With Former Politikal Prisoner Eddie Conway

By Sean Nevins Deindustrialization, joblessness, drugs infiltrating communities, America’s enemies — a lot has changed since a former Black Panther Party member was imprisoned in 1970. But now he’s out and has some ideas on how to change things for the better. From left to right: Attorney Robert Boyle, Marshall “Eddie” Conway, Attorney Phillip Dontes […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being a Radical: Assata Taught Me

justin adkins For years I have been reading about Assata Shakur. I read newspaper articles; I watched discussions about her on Democracy Now! and other radical news outlets; I’d seen her name emblazoned on shirts, and some of my favorite revolutionaries quote her. Last week, I finally picked up her autobiography. I couldn’t put it […]

URGENT: Counter Pat Lynch’z Racist PBA Letter Campaign To Deny Parole For Black Panther Politikal Prisoner Abdul Majid

  Pig  vs Panther            “Racist” Patrolman Benevolent Association President Pat Lynch  &   “Framed” Black Panther Political Prisoner Abdul Majid  Please take a moment read Abdullah’s case history (see below) and to then write a letter of support for his upcoming parole hearing on January, 15, 2015. All letters should be addressed […]

Build Afrikan Martyrz Day 2015!

Gaida Kambon, Secretary General APSP Above: Malcolm in the struggle against coloniaism. This February 21, 2015 Afrcan Martyrs Day will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination an African patriot and revolutionary Malcolm El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz Africa on the Ascendancy: The Party in Motion!   The African People’s Socialist Party calls on all African revolutionaries […]

War Time Footing, Really? It’z Not a War on Copz in NYC

by RON JACOBS The recent murder of two New York city policemen by a lone gunman who apparently shot his estranged girlfriend less than 24 hours before the police were killed has created a scenario ideal for those intent on reestablishing the department’s dominance on the street and in the politics of New York City. Despite […]

Nebraska Supreme Court facez COINTELPRO issue in Mondo we Langa rehearing bid

by Michael Richardson Mondo we Langa in prison 44 years has been denied a day court by Nebraska Supreme Court Mondo we Langa/Michael Richardson   The Nebraska Supreme Court, which turned down Black Panther leader Mondo we Langa’s post-conviction appeal, without issuing a written decision, has been asked to reconsider the matter and make written […]

Why I Won’t Do Kwaanza

by Bruce A. Dixon I don’t do Kwaanza, I just don’t. I never have, and the very thought of it evokes some difficult memories and feelings for me. It’s not the holiday’s religious trappings or its Afro-syncretic fusion of Jewish menorahs, Swahili words, Kemetic, Christian and other rituals. I understand people do have a perfect […]

Captured Heroz: Memberz of the Black Panther Party Still Imprisoned

Written and Performed by M-1 and Divine. Produced by M-1, Divine, and Digitalglo. Video Directed by Jamal Joseph. Photography, Editing, Visual Effects by Joel Davenport – http://www.gugohi.com. Produced by Jamal Joseph and Joel Davenport. Production Manager: Dietrice Bolden. Additional Photography: Ryce. Featuring: Impact Repertory Theater, Abiodun Oyewole, Hassan “GIANT” Yasin, The Bartendaz, The Order of […]