The Funke Wisdom of Chocolate Cities

By Mary F. Corey  A Review of Chocolate Cities: the Black Map of American Life by Marcus A. Hunter & Zandria F. Robinson, University of California Press Mathematically it all adds up All people are equal, but equal to what? Once you understand there’s a spiritual math Add soul to the science and subtract the riff–raff Knowledge ain’t enough, you need funke funke wisdom —Kool Moe Dee, Funke Wisdom (1991)    Imagine a giant map of the United States with just two words inscribed across it: THE SOUTH. There are no blue states and no […]

Dylan Rodriguez, “It’s Not Police Brutality”

Dylan Rodriguez, Professor, University of California at Riverside and founding member of Critical Resistance Critical Resistance presents “Breaking Down the Prison Industrial Complex,” a series of videos as part of our Profiles in Abolition initiative. The videos in the series explore the current state of the prison industrial complex (PIC) and how people are fighting […]

Herman Bell and the Struggle of Politikal Prisoners

Dear Friends, Last week on September 5th, 69 year-old Black Panther Party political prisoner Herman Bell was viciously attacked by six prison guards as he was being escorted to his cell, leaving him with two cracked ribs, an injured eye, and a possible concussion. As an organization that holds high the struggles and sacrifices of […]

Honoring Struggles – Four Years Since the CA Hunger Strikes

Tomorrow, July 8, marks the four-year anniversary of prisoners in Pelican Bay’s solitary confinement units initiating what became the largest hunger strike in California’s history. Over 30,000 prisoners refused meals to protest against the use of solitary, rallying behind the strike’s imprisoned leadership, known as the Short Corridor Collective, to achieve five core demands. The […]

More than 500 activistz lock down entrancez to Urban Shield to stop the militarization of police

by Mohamed Shehk and Omar Ali Pleasanton – On Friday, Sept. 9, activists chained themselves to the entrances to the Alameda County Fairgrounds to protest Urban Shield, the highly controversial SWAT training and weapons expo hosted annually by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department. Twenty-three activists were arrested, cited and released. Over 500 community members from […]

Sat. Feb 20: ABOLITION AND THE RADICAL IMAGINATION: FEATURING ANGELA Y. DAVIS, FRED MOTEN, AND MELANIE CERVANTES

FEBRUARY 20TH in Los Angeles ABOLITION AND THE RADICAL IMAGINATION: FEATURING ANGELA Y. DAVIS, FRED MOTEN, AND MELANIE CERVANTES An event to benefit Critical Resistance and Los Angeles Poverty Department  Saturday, February 20, 2016: Doors 5pm, Event 6pm Agape International Spiritual Center, 5700 Buckingham Parkway, Culver City CA Tickets Here Facebook Event Critical Resistance and Los Angeles […]

Third World Resistance: Reclaiming the radical Dr. King to protest police and prisonz

by Mohamed Shehk Dr. King devoted his life to struggle. The end of his career was characterized by a devout rejection of militarism, economic inequality, racism and imperialism. Yet state sponsored commemorations on MLK Day have consistently left out this narrative. They have chosen instead to construct an image of a harmless saint who dreamt […]

Tha Provisional Government – Republic of New Afrika presentz our 46th Annual New Afrikan Nation Day Celebration

 Craig Cultural Center 1800 Newton St    New Orleans, LA. 70114 THEME:  WHY AN INDEPENDENT NATION? March 29, 2014-Saturday   8:00-9:00 AM           Craig Cultural Center 1800 Newton St    New Orleans, LA. 70114   Registration/Program     $30 at door   $25 advance 9:00-10:00 AM         OPENING SESSION—Welcoming Remarks                                     Alvin Brown, PG-RNA President                                     Fahiym Ali, Chairperson, Peoples’ […]

On the term Nu-Afrikan

by Royal Council of Black Order Revolutionary Organization     November 2013     permalink MIM(Prisons) upholds the lines of Marx, Lenin, Mao and Newton and sees much value in the works of Che Guevara. We have large disagreements with the line of Angela Davis who long worked with the Communist Party (USA) and is now a public figure […]