The Black Panther Party was concerned with community development and sustenance as well as self-defense – a legacy that should be explored by today’s activists. “Community programs, independent of the non-profit industrial complex and armed with political education, must be a critical component of the left’s strategy toward the ultimate goal of a new […]
Where did all the Black men go? Analysis of population data shows so many Black males have gone to prison, died of disease of accidents, or by violence, that Black females in many communities outnumber Black men by ratios of 6 to 10. A national policy of mass Black incarceration is the primary factor […]
Why do we dare to call it genocide? By Elbert ‘Big Man’ Howard click to enlarge This country was built on the backs and with the bloodshed of kidnapped African American slaves who never received any compensation or reward. Even after being “emancipated,” many starved to death or were forced to work for their former […]
by Mutope Duguma In 1619, the first Africans were brought to North America by force to be slaves. From 1619 to 1776, this brutal chattel slave system was able to flourish in the 13 British colonies. From 1776, the United States government would take over the reins of this land, including its brutal slave system. […]
Vincent Intondi On May 2, 1967, Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense stood in front of the California state capitol and read Executive Mandate #1. Seale and others were protesting the state legislatures’ decision to pass a bill to disarm the Panthers. However, Seale did not view the treatment of the […]
Our Nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original amerikan, the indian, was an inferior race- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
by Shiva Bhairava On Sept. 22, 2014, I again became a victim of Amerikan Nazi prison police. First, Officer Akers sexually harassed the entire unit – most of which is New Afrikan – by conducting a striptease in which we were ordered to “squat and cough and spread your buttocks open,” solely for the sadomasochistic […]
Mr. Conway tells the story of his arrest and trial, and being “represented” by a lawyer who spent 45 minutes with him before going to trial –
Wen a slave was hung the masterz wud leave hiz body there 4 hrs 2 put fear in the heart the otherz!!!
News, analysis and commentary from the black left. by Dr. TP Wilkinson The CIA’s infamous program to crush the resistance to U.S. occupation of South Vietnam is largely remembered as a gigantic campaign of assassination that claimed tens of thousands of lives. However, the Phoenix Program is best understood as an extension of U.S. propaganda. […]