Peter Tosh: Resistance Fighter Against Racism and Apartheid

By: Ajamu Nangwaya Reggae legend and activist Peter Tosh. | Photo: Reuters Long before activists coined and popularized the slogan, “No Justice, No Peace,” Tosh captured that sentiment of the people and immortalized it in the song “Equal Rights.” Whenever we commemorate the Sharpeville Massacre, we are politically obligated to highlight the valiant effort of […]

Lynne Stewart, people’z lawyer, freedom fighter, presente!

by Mumia Abu-Jamal Lynne Stewart, after 78 winters in America, has died, after battling for years against breast cancer. But those were just some of her battles and, like most of us, she won some and lost some. But she never stopped fighting! For decades, she and her husband, Ralph Poynter, fought for New York’s […]

Book Review: Tania La Guerrillera Y La Epopeya Suramericana Del Che

by Ehecatl of United Struggle from Within                 permalink Tania La Guerrillera Y La Epopeya Suramericana Del Che (“Tania: Undercover with Che Guevara in Bolivia” is the title of the English translation) Ulises Estrada Ocean Press 2005 Mention the name Che Guevara virtually anywhere in the world and images […]

Three New Poemz by Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim

The Same Living in the shadows of a Great Nation? Feeling the inspiration of a Great People? The poor survive on aspirations, food stamps and homelessness, mass incarceration, in prison mess halls a sea of Black and Brown faces, poor Whites and Asians, Indigenous Nations— non-citizenry, immigrants, the mosaic of the Star Spangled Banner. The […]

Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Haz Not Had Scheduled June 14 Parole Hearing

From Jean Douthwright: My friend Jalil was supposed to go to a parole hearing Tuesday, June 14th.There was no hearing as scheduled. He’s waiting to hear when it will happen. He’s hoping Seth got good news if his parole hearing was held Tuesday as scheduled. I visited him yesterday. He talked about the letters so […]

Puerto Rico – the other debt

English translation follows Spanish   La otra deuda Eduardo Lalo 4 junio 2016 http://www.elnuevodia.com/opinion/columnas/laotradeuda-columna-2206494/   La marcha, realizada el pasado domingo en San Juan, por la liberación de Oscar López Rivera, expresa dos fenómenos: la belleza del pueblo puertorriqueño, que a pesar de todo lo que ha ocurrido en su historia para negarlo, se congrega […]

Yuri Kochiyama: Freedom Fighter

“Kochiyama left a legacy of advocacy: for peace, U.S. political prisoners, nuclear disarmament, and reparations for Japanese Americans interned during the war. She was known for her tireless intensity and compassion, and remained committed to speaking out, consciousness-raising, and taking action until her death in 2014.”

Letter from Oscar López Rivera to hiz daughter Clarisa on beginning hiz 35th year in US prisonz, May 29, 2016

For the international Day of Solidarity with Oscar López Rivera, June 20, 2016 Projected to take place in 35 countries around the world Dearest Clarisa: What is freedom? Freedom, especially when politicians talk about it, is often stripped of its essence and meaning and is left as inane as the minds and hearts of those […]

Rest in power, Yogi Bear (Hugo Pinell)

Yogi presente! Long Live the Guerrilla!

He Killed Two FBI Agentz. Or He Was Framed. After 40 Yearz, Will Obama Free Leonard Peltier?

by AJ VICENS American Indian activist Leonard Peltier in a Florida prison, January 1993- Kevin McKiernan/Zuma  Leonard Peltier, a member of the Lakota tribe who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents in 1977, has spent 40 of his 71 years in federal prison. During that time, some have come to view him as an international symbol […]