What’z in Your Wallet? by Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim

What’s In Your Wallet? Have you been declared UnAmerican? CEO Trump and his sidekicks are not UnAmerican. Don’t be aghast because at last, the past is the present. When was America not racist? When was America not an exploiter? When was America not a capitalist-profiteer? When was America not an imperialist? Since I am not […]

Politikal Prisoner Jaan Laaman iz in the Hole!

Excerpted from a letter dated April 3, 2017 to a supporter: “I am just now able to answer your letter, because I am in segregation “the hole”, since my birthday, March 21st. Yes, it was not a very nice birthday! Only last Friday was I finally able to buy some paper, envelopes and stamps, so […]

James Baldwin’z Archive, Long Hidden, Comez (Mostly) Into View

    By JENNIFER SCHUESSLER  A page from “The Amen Corner,” a three-act play by James Baldwin, part of his personal papers that are now at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. CreditEmon Hassan for The New York Times James Baldwin died in 1987, but his moment is now. His books are flying […]

Mumia’z Liver Severely Damaged

Gov. Christie Wantz Black Panther Assata Shakur Back in US Jail

  Governor Chris Christie said the Trump administration should prioritize pressuring Cuba to return Assata Shakur to the United States. | Photo: AFP / WikiCommons Assata Shakur escaped prison, fled to Cuba and was granted asylum by the late Cuban President Fidel Castro. Former presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appealed to the […]

Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Moved to Shawangunk CF

We just got the news that Jalil has been moved to Shawangunk. His new address is: Anthony J. Bottom #77A4283 Shawangunk Correctional Facility P.O. Box 700 Wallkill, New York 12589-0700 (845) 895-2081 (Ulster County) Please take the time to write or send him a card so he knows he is in our hearts and on […]

Lynne Stewart, people’z lawyer, freedom fighter, presente!

by Mumia Abu-Jamal Lynne Stewart, after 78 winters in America, has died, after battling for years against breast cancer. But those were just some of her battles and, like most of us, she won some and lost some. But she never stopped fighting! For decades, she and her husband, Ralph Poynter, fought for New York’s […]

Lynne Stewart in dire health

Only a few years ago, Lynne Stewart was serving a ten-year sentence on bogus ‘material support for terrorism’ charges. From behind the prison walls, she extended her solidarity to the Anit-War 23, investigated under the same material support statute. She wrote, “Our principle of non-collaboration has so far proved robust. There has been no wavering. […]

Remembering Malcolm

By Garrett Felber  This week on Black Perspectives, we mark the 52nd anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination with a week-long forum, “Remembering Malcolm,” on his life, and legacy, and the significance of his ideas for continuing struggles for racial justice and human rights. Certainly, Malcolm is important for his unwavering and incisive critiques of anti-black racism in its […]

Ed Poindexter recoverz from triple-bypass surgery in Nebraska prison

LINCOLN — Ed Poindexter, one of two men convicted in a booby trap bombing that killed an Omaha police officer in 1970, is recovering from triple-bypass heart surgery at a state prison. Poindexter, 72, underwent surgery on Dec. 20 at a Lincoln hospital, a day after reporting that he was unable to breathe. He and […]