Cointelpro and the Assassination of Tupac Shakur

by Thomas C. Mountain I first wrote about the assassination of American Rap Music superstar Tupac Shakur almost a decade ago. I used the title “The Hand of The Man in Tupac’s Assassination” and I use the term “assassination” for good reason. Tupac was gunned down on the Los Vegas Strip in front of the […]

BLOOD IN THE HILLZ– Leonard Peltier and the Pine Ridge Reservation Shootout 40 Yearz Later

06/26/2015 by redcell23 by Mark Trecka BLOOD IN THE HILLS Leonard Peltier and the Pine Ridge Reservation Shootout 40 Years Later In the late morning of June 26th, 1975, two young FBI agents named Jack Coler and Robert Williams entered the property of Lakota Sioux elders Harry and Cecelia Jumping Bull while ostensibly investigating the […]

Black Panther cub on new era of civil action

What I remember most viscerally is the fear. It had been almost four hours, and I couldn’t get the handcuffs off. The lights in the underground subway station were flickering, and I had an almost phobic fear of the dark. The white cop who had cuffed me to the gate inside the subway station was […]

Know Thy Enemy

by a Wisconsin prisoner July 2015 permalink With the growing calls and efforts to establish tangible peace and understanding amongst the litany of disparate “Lumpenos” that inhabit and coexist inside the many ghettos and over-bloated prison camps of the United $tates, and who suffer the same systematic cycles of inherent and inherited poverty, inequality, and […]

Ex-Black Panther Leader Elaine Brown Slamz Stanley Nelson’z ‘Condemnable’ Documentary

Thiz Movie waz truly disappointing 4 it’z far  from accurate  and nothing more than misinformation. Ex-Black Panther Leader Elaine Brown Slams Stanley Nelson’s ‘Condemnable’ Documentary Elaine Brown, who led the Black Panther Party from 1974-1977 and ran for president in 2008, dismantles Nelson’s documentary ‘The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution.’ In his film The […]

40th Anniversary of the Incident at Oglala

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22 June 2015 Contact: Peter Clark, International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee, PO Box 24, Hillsboro, OR USA; Telephone: 1-505-217-3612; 40th Anniversary of the Incident at Oglala Forty years ago, on June 26, 1975, two agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)—Jack Coler and Ron Williams—entered private property on the Pine […]

Another Year of COINTELPRO

March 8th marks the 44th anniversary of the Media, Pennsylvania break-in that helped expose COINTELPRO to the world. The story received even more attention last year when after living with the information for 43 years, the eight anti-war activists who broke into the FBI field office, decided to come forward. For some, the identity of […]

State Of The Union: A Conversation With Former Politikal Prisoner Eddie Conway

By Sean Nevins Deindustrialization, joblessness, drugs infiltrating communities, America’s enemies — a lot has changed since a former Black Panther Party member was imprisoned in 1970. But now he’s out and has some ideas on how to change things for the better. From left to right: Attorney Robert Boyle, Marshall “Eddie” Conway, Attorney Phillip Dontes […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being a Radical: Assata Taught Me

justin adkins For years I have been reading about Assata Shakur. I read newspaper articles; I watched discussions about her on Democracy Now! and other radical news outlets; I’d seen her name emblazoned on shirts, and some of my favorite revolutionaries quote her. Last week, I finally picked up her autobiography. I couldn’t put it […]

U.S. kopz kill at 100 timez rate of other kapitalist kountriez

by Richard Becker Capitalist politicians here often promote the reactionary and dangerous idea of “American exceptionalism,” by which they mean that the United States is superior to all other countries. In May 2014, President Obama told graduating West Point army cadets, “I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being.” One area in […]