The new Prison Movement: The continuing struggle to abolish slavery in Amerika (2018)

by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson The rising new Prison Movement Across Amerika, home of the world’s largest prison population, growing numbers of the imprisoned are coming to realize that they are victims of social injustice. Foremost, they are victims of an inherently predatory and dysfunctional capitalist-imperialist system, which targets the poor and people of color for […]

Six things I learned writing a book about the Black Panthers

by Michael Richardson   My new book about the Black Panthers (Image by Michael Richardson)   Permission   Details   DMCA On August 17, 1970, an Omaha policeman, Larry Minard, was killed by a bomb in a vacant house while responding to a call about a woman screaming. The ambush attack on police was blamed on the local Black Panthers and two leaders, Edward […]

Writing Crime into Race

Historian Khalil Gibran Muhammad studies one of the most powerful ideas in the American imagination. by LYDIALYLE GIBSON JULY-AUGUST 2018 Khalil Gibran Muhammad Photograph by Stu Rosner  “YOU SHOULD HAVE A RECORD.” That sentence dropped like a hammer inside the meeting room where Khalil Gibran Muhammad, then 21 years old, was sitting across the table from a […]

Notes on Advancing the Struggle Inside: ghettos and imprisonment

by el Independista of United Struggle from Within         permalink There can be no doubt a capitalist system excludes a majority of any country’s populace from decision-making processes. These people are excluded only for their class and nation characteristics. Capitalism has two ways of addressing this exclusion: ghettos and imprisonment. Oppressed nations, lower classes and lumpen […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 12 by Michael Richardson

“We believe organized violence is necessary.” —Mondo, August 20, 1970   The weekly edition of the black-owned Omaha Star newspaper came out with three articles that revealed the depth of racial discord in the city. An article on a black unity seminar discussed the focus of Ed Poindexter’s attention until the Minard murder. Poindexter was a member of the […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 11 by Michael Richardson

“OK to do” —J. Edgar Hoover, August 19, 1970   On August 18, 1970, the Omaha World Herald published an article entitled “Voiceprint In Bombing To FBI Lab” on the front page of the evening newspaper. The article quoted Deputy Police Chief Walter Devere that a recording of the fatal 911 call would aid the investigation and […]

TRUMP SENDS FEDERAL AGENTS INTO CHICAGO (CHI-RAQ)!

The Advance Guard of a Reign of Terror on Top of Centuries of Savage Oppression! by Carl Dix The fascist in chief, Donald Trump, tweeted, “Crime and killings in Chicago have reached such epidemic proportions that I am sending in Federal help.” He has been threatening to send the feds in to fix the violence […]

How to Hustle and Win (How to Hustle and Win #1)

by Supreme Understanding, Sujan Dass   This is the book everyone’s’s been talking about. No other book has explained the game – every part of it quite like this. If you’re looking for the keys you need to succeed in this dirty game, they’re all here. Nine principles – covering over 120 lessons – emerge from […]

President Obama — Grant Dr. Mutulu Shakur Executive Clemency

Campaign created by family and friends of Dr. Mutulu Shakur. https://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/grant-mutulu-shakur-executiv… We’re urging President Obama to use his executive power to grant clemency to Mutulu Shakur given the context in which his crimes were committed, the time he’s already served, and ultimately in light of the positive good he can serve the community in light […]