The Cuban 5 on Robben Island: A Tribute to Mandela

By Deisy Francis Mexidor Gerardo Hernandez, Ramón Labañino, Antonio Guerrero, Fernando Gonzalez and René Gonzalez visited the island where Mandela was imprisoned and paid tribute to his example of the triumph of human spirit over adversity ROBBEN ISLAND, South Africa.—A sign in English and Afrikaans announces the arrival to Robben Island, situated off the coast […]

the nationalist manifesto

The time is at hand when the Black man must pause and take serious note of the rapid current of world events. Life for the People of African stock, has been for the past three centuries, a relentless struggle for survival. Not so much against the forces of nature, Nay! Nature blessed the African Race […]

Cuba iz Fanon in the flesh

Nation is living example of a new humanity by Danny Haiphong 2015-06-03, Issue 729 http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/94841 c c NT Cuba’s achievements are a testament to the transformation of the Cuban people. The self-determination of Cuba’s revolutionary masses has actualized Che and Fanon’s concept of a new humanity. Frantz Fanon’s seminal text, Wretched of the Earth, has […]

A Captured or Dead Assata wouldn’t be to Silence Her: It Would be to Silence Uz

Az a supporter of Queen Mother Assata and all Black Nationalistz and Politikal Prisonerz/ Freedom Fighterz  the world over we (I) shall never be silenced 4 it iz my duty and and honour to continue the fight that the Elderz and my Ancestorz have been in since the 1st chance meeting on Afrkan soil. The Struggle […]

Act Now to Defend Assata Shakur: Tell Barack Obama and Eric Holder, Stop Pressuring Cuba to Hand Over Assata

Please tell President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder to stop trying to extraditeAssataShakur, anAfrican American freedom fighter who is living in exile in Cuba.The U.S. government is using negotiations with Cuba as an opportunity to go after Shakur. Roberta Jacobson, lead U.S. negotiator, testified at a recent congressional committee meeting that she raises Shakur every time she talks with Cuban […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

Yosef Alfredo Antonio Ben-Jochannan born Yosef Ben-Jochannan Date: Tue, 1918-12-31 *Yosef Alfredo Antonio Ben-Jochannan was born on this date in 1918. He is an African American writer and historian. Ben-Jochannan was the only child of an Afro Puerto Rican Jewish mother named Julia Matta and an Ethiopian father named Kriston Ben-Jochannan, in a Falasha community […]

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 […]

The Politicz of Language Pt. 1: Six Conceptz For Thiz Movement’z Continued Political Education

  by Danny Haiphong “The coordination of imperialism’s prison, police, and military apparatus that put Black, indigenous, and exploited revolutionaries behind the walls make up the anatomy of the present day Black Mass Incarceration State.” Much of my work for Black Agenda Report has focused on an analysis of US imperialism and its relationship to oppressed […]

The Cuban Five – Full of Joy at Home – Photo Story

Source:  Vision desde Cuba Wednesday was a day of great emotion for all Cuba and supporters worldwide of the Cuban Five, to see Gerardo, Ramón and Antonio step down from the plane, to be received by President Raúl Castro and their loving families and the Cuban people in celebration. The day that we all waited […]

Assata Shakur’z 1998 open letter iz eerily relevant today

by Blue Telusma When President Obama announced a resumption in relations between the America and Cuba for the first time in over 50 years – many of us found ourselves asking “Will Cuba extradite Assata Shakur to the US?“ The new development between the two countries and the public’s concern for Shakur prompted us to take […]