TalkingStickTV – Tavis Smiley – Death of a King

Assalaamu Alaikum (Greetings of Peace): Above is a youtube link to a truly thought-provoking Tavis Smiley speech. The overall theme of his address, on the last tumultuous year in the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., was something that I was already aware of. Some of the details that he provided, however, were new to me…and affected […]

Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writingsz of Mumia Abu-Jamal

  Mumia Abu-Jamal’s essential perspectives on black experience, race relations, freedom, justice, social change, and the future of American society. “Revolutionary love, revolutionary memory and revolutionary analysis are at work in every page written by Mumia Abu-Jamal … His writings are a wake-up call. He is a voice from our prophetic tradition, speaking to us […]

Officer of the Year Eric Casebolt’z brutality inspirez courageouz youth to fight back (Black)

by Queenandi XSheba, PoorNewsNetwork The honorable bronze statues at Birmingham, Alabama’s Kelly Ingram Park show a display of courageous youth, some as young as 8 years old, who refused to be silent and stood up for justice. Despite the vicious attacks by police dogs under the command of klansmen – yes, many police officers were […]

The Drug War: A Roller-Coaster To Hell

By John Grant The War On Drugs, fought mostly in poor and person-of-color communities (despite the fact that whites are more than 70 percent of all drug users) has contributed dramatically to the growth of a prison-industrial-complex that is quickly sapping resources from education, job training and other vital programs. Tim Wise I’ve taught creative […]

Callz to PennDOC Also Needed to Support the Little Brotherz

(Received from the Amistad Law Project) Call to demand that brothers Tyree and Kyle Little are released from solitary and reunited! “They were placing us in the RHU (Restricted Housing Unit or solitary confinement) as a way of retaliating against us for our long struggle for freedom, justice, equality, civil and human rights. They felt […]

AMNESTY FOR ALL ARRESTED YOUTH! DROP THE CHARGES NOW! JUSTICE FOR FREDDIE GREY!

Petition to Stand with Baltimore – Our Youth Are Not Thugs! peoplespowerassemblies.org/petitions/baltoyouthpetition “A riot is the language of the unheard” — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. SATURDAY, MAY 16: REGIONAL PROTEST IN BALTIMORE AND SOLIDARITY ACTIONS EVERYWHERE TO DEMAND AMNESTY! IN BALTIMORE, GATHER AT 3 P.M. AT MCKELDIN SQUARE, at Light & Pratt streets, downtown […]

Did You Know That Government Documentz Existz That Advocate Putting All Black Amerikanz in Concentration Camps?

For years, there have been certain government documents floating around that suggested the mass interment of Black people in America. Documents such as the King Alfred Plan have  long been dismissed by government officials as works of fiction because it cannot be traced back to a specific author or origin. But recently a new document […]

The Death Penalty: Killing in the name of God iz the ultimate act of blasphemy

  by Abdul Olugbala Shakur The Death Penalty is one of many signs of a society that is morally deter­iorating, especially a society that proclaims an affinity with God and the Holy Scriptures. First of all, there’s nothing in the Holy Scriptures which gives moral support and/or credence to the implementation of the Death Penalty. […]

We are allowing our money to be used az a weapon of war against uz

  by Timothy Brown In solidarity I offer this suggestion: Reduce your contribution to your imprisonment. Instead, contribute to your child’s development. Advantages: The prison system has less funding, the companies that lobby for prisons lose money and you remain healthy to fight! J. Paul Getty said, “If you owe the bank $100, that’s your […]

Never Forget May 13, 1985!

  Never Forget May 13, 1985!   Never forget that the Philadelphia police and US government dropped a bomb in West Philadelphia to deliberately murder MOVE members, killing 11 people and burning down an entire neighborhood.   The police bombing of MOVE was a direct result of MOVE’s uncompromising fight for the release of the […]