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 […]

The Good Newz About Cuba iz Bad Newz for the FBI’z Most Wanted Woman

Photo by Flickr user dignidadrebelde. by Tasbeeh Herwees When President Obama announced that the U.S. was preparing to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba on Wednesday, the news provoked mixed reactions – opponents of the Castro government were dismayed and some Cuban immigrants celebrated, eager to return home. And yet, one name kept reappearing over and […]

THE CUBAN FIVE ARE FREE!!!

  This morning, breaking news on all news agencies says that our three brothers, Gerardo Hernandez, Ramon Labanino, and Antonio Guerrero are free!!! According to the news, Alan Gross is flying back to the United States now, and President Obama will be speaking at about noon today, Eastern time, to announce that and further developments. […]

Politikal Prisoner Radio: Liberating Komrade Assata Shakur

Download PodcastDiscussion on Assata Shakur and her legacy of activism, her perseverance, her strength and why it is important that we keep telling her story in the face of the lies of the US government. Our co-host, Sis. Ameejill had a chance to meet Assata in 1997 while she was in Cuba for the Venceremos […]

CULTURE AS A WEAPON: (3) Dayz Of Celebrating “Assata Shakur Liberation Weekend” In Harlem!

THIS ASSATA SHAKUR LIBERATION WEEKEND WE’RE “NOT” PROTESTING! WE ARE  “CELEBRATING”  THE 35th YEAR OF HER 1979 PRISON ESCAPE!   LAST YEAR… The $2 Million Bounty & Listing of Assata Shakur on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List was purposely timed to take place on the very same May 2nd date of her 1977 capture […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

U.S. invades Grenada Date: Tue, 1983-10-25 On this date in 1983, President Ronald Reagan ordered U. S. Marines and Army Rangers to invade Grenada. Citing a takeover of the Caribbean Island by “a brutal group of leftist thugs,” U. S. troops, along with a small force from six Caribbean nations, overcame surprisingly strong resistance from […]