Liberation Theologies: Decolonizing the Masters’ Tool

by Gregory Stevens               A scene from the movie, The Birth of a Nation. On August 21st, 1831 Baptist preacher, Nat Turner, lead one of the largest slave insurrections in the history of the United States. In an explosion of prophetic and apocalyptic rage, Turner overthrew his legal owners ruling […]

Text and audio: “Farewell thoughtz to my friend Lynne Stewart” from Jaan Laaman, politikal prisoner

International Woman’s Day March 8 2017 With a sunny sky outside, and a “Day Without Woman Strikes” and other very positive and powerful events taking place all across the United States and around the world, I am sitting quietly and sadly reflecting on the life of my friend Lynne, who died last night. There is […]

California teacher’z lesson plan on equality: ‘If you hang one black person, hang them all’

by Thandisizwe Chimurenga   The problem with this picture is that there should be more black people hanging, not less.   President-(s)elect Donald Trump hasn’t assumed office yet, but legions of racist assholes throughout the country have been emboldened by his win and have made their way into the light of day. One of them is in […]

The ‘woke tailgate’: The brave of Buffalo kneel in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick

by Dave Zirin Sunday, Oct. 16, was the 48th anniversary of that indelible moment in 1968 when John Carlos and Tommie Smith put their heads down and fists up on the Olympic medal stand as the anthem played, their friend the Australian silver-medalist Peter Norman standing in solidarity with their protest. Forty-eight years later to […]

[WATCH] The Black Pantherz and Amerika’z Selective Apprehension

  By  Michael Graham Black people came to this country in chains, and ever since, any violence we committed was somehow seen as more horrible than the violence from other groups by the dominant society. Conquistadors were working for Royal concerns. Whites were settlers taming a wild land. The Native American was a noble savage […]

Why Don’t We Raise the RBG Flag?

Why don’t we raise the RBG flag? The answer, quite simply, is because we raise the Red Flag of Revolution. The red, black and green flag designed by Marcus Garvey has been popularly adopted to represent Black nationalism in Amerika. People may ask, “Don’t you believe Black people have been constituted as a nation within […]

Prince Hall on the Revolt in Saint-Domingue

Beloved Brethren of the African Lodge: It is now five years since I delivered a charge to you on some parts and points of masonry. As one branch or superstructure of the foundation, I endeavored to show you the duty of a mason to a mason, and of charity and love to all mankind, as […]

1968: Soul Power – a New Album That Invokez An Earlier Era of Activism

BANNED BROADCAST Listen to this segment GUEST: Rasheed Ali is an award winning musician, artist, and educator. The year 2014 may go down as the start of a new chapter in the black struggle for equality and civil rights, with the uprising in Ferguson over the killing of Michael Brown. As police continue to gun […]

The Civil War: Lessonz for today’z struggle

By Sam Marcy Below are excerpts from the book “The Klan and the Government: Foes or Allies?” written in 1983 by Sam Marcy, the founder of Workers World Party. The entire book can be read online at workers.org. In the Civil War in the U.S., the bourgeois democratic revolution was aborted. It did result in […]