musingz on the plainfield rebellion at 48!

If You Must Bang…Some Reflections on the Plainfield Rebellion By ‘Baba Zayid’** “Where are niggers when the people need some shots? Niggers are scared of revolution…”                                   Niggers Are Scared of Revolution, The Last Poets   “If you must bang! Bang! Bang! Bang!…Bang against police brutality!…                             Baba Zayid Muhammad, on the streets of Newark […]

The Political Fight for a Cure: The Cancer of Police Violence

by MIKE KING Police brutality and murder are arguably the most visible, direct and clear expressions of racialized state power in the United States.  To say this is an epidemic, however, as many have, is somewhat of a simplification.  An epidemic is an indiscriminate force of nature, seemingly emerging from nowhere, affecting people at random, often with […]