THE NJ BLACK PANTHER PARTY COMMEMORATION COMMITTEE 973 202 0745; 973 738 2205 “To move a blade of grass is to change the world…” Huey P. Newton   September 7, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! BACK TO SCHOOL FOR FREEDOM!               On Wednesday, September 20th, the NJ Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee (NJBPPC) will host a Book […]

The Speech That Opens All Eyez On Me: Behind The Scenes With Dhoruba Bin-Wahad

Dhoruba bin-Wahad was back with us this time to discuss the context and history of the speech he gave in 1990 on the occasion of Nelson Mandela‘s release and visit to New York City, an excerpt of which is now heard opening the film All Eyez On Me.   source: The Speech That Opens All Eyez On Me: Behind […]

Stealth Histories of Armed Struggle: A Tribute to Zayd Malik Shakur and Captured Comrades

We are re-posting this interview (April 2016) with Dhoruba bin-Wahad as a supplement to his recent statement commemorating Zayd Malik Shakur,Sundiata Acoli and Assata Shakur among the many other “captured comrades.” Unsilencing Stealth Histories of Armed Struggle and Shortcomings of Left Media Analysis. Dhoruba bin-Wahad, formerly of The Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army, […]

The Story of Kamau Sadiki, Assata Shakur and the Black Liberation Army

Dhoruba bin-Wahad, formerly of the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army, also a former political prisoner as part of the Panther 21, joined us once again to discuss the story of Kamau Sadiki, Assata Shakur and the BLA in part to amend popular histories but to also offer clarity and inspiration to those becoming […]

Remembering Zayd Malik Shakur

By Black Panther Party/B.L.A. Political Prisoner Sundiata Acoli   April, 2017 Statement in Tribute to Zayd Malik Shakur Greetings to all, This is the type of speech i’m always happy to make: talking about comrades who’ve stood at the “Scratch line.”  In case you’re not familiar with the term, “Standing at the Scratch line,” it […]

Pride of consciousnezz

Two poems from Georgia by Kenneth N. Powell Although we remain conscious of past events described, Justice postponed even a second is still justice denied. Like the rivers of the Nile, Black blood is constantly flowing And it pains me greatly to realize how many of us are still not knowing. What I sit back […]


By Robert J. Boyle  Introduction  The New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association (PBA), among others, have called for an anti-Beyoncérally in response to her Super Bowl performance. During it, she and her back-up dancers performed a songand moves that have been labelled as glorifying the Black Panther Party. In its literature the PBA has postedpictures […]

History 101: The Panther 21, Police Repression, The BLA & Cointel-Pro

by  MRDAVEYD Long time Freedom Fighter and former political prisoner Dhoruba Bin Wahad penned a serious history lesson for all of us to soak up and grow on.. It covers the the case around the Panther 21, The BLA, the early merging of the FBI and local police departments and how they worked overtime to […]

Pantherz 49th Anniversary Observed in Newark with Tribute to Dhoruba Bin Wahad!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! October 2, 2015 49 TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY OBSERVED ELDER NY LEADER Dhoruba BIN Wahad SALUTED! On Thursday, October 15 th, the Black Panther Party NJ Commemoration Committee Will observed the 49 th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party with a tribute to Dhoruba Bin Wahad, […]