Why George Jackson matterz

By Danny Haiphong posted on September 14, 2015 George Jackson spent ten years behind prison walls: from 1961 to 1971. During this period, Jackson became a revolutionary warrior for Black liberation and socialist revolution. Jackson’s life matters now more than ever. Jackson was from Chicago, but his rebellious spirit and run-ins with police compelled his […]

George Jackson Mixtape & Deportationz in the Dominikan Republik

A new mixtape looks at the life and ideas of black revolutionary George Jackson. Who was George Jackson, what did he stand for, and what did the creators of the mixtape holt to achieve. Deportations are underway in the Dominican Republic asThe Global African host Bill Fletcher explores these stories with The Real News Network […]

Why George Jackson Matterz Through the Lenz of Blood in My Eye

by Danny Haiphong George Jackson was a giant that U.S. State could not contain – so it killed him. “It was Jackson who developed a foundational theory of the prison state in relationship to the design of the imperialist system.” Jackson said revolutionary movements require three elements: “an above ground organization that carries out political […]

Black August: “A month of meaning, of repression and radical resistance, of injustice and divine justice.”
- Mumia Abu-Jamal

Black August ori­gin­ated in the con­cen­tra­tion camps of Cali­for­nia to honor fallen Free­dom Fight­ers, Jonathan Jack­son, George Jack­son, Wil­liam Christ­mas, James McClain and Khatari Gaulden. Jonathan Jack­son was gunned down out­side the Marin County Cali­for­nia court­house on August 7, 1970 as he attemp­ted to lib­er­ate three imprisoned Black Lib­er­a­tion Fight­ers: James McClain, Wil­liam Christ­mas and […]

Hugo ‘Yogi’ Pinell, komrade of George Jackson

August 25, 2015 by Urszula Wislanka and Gerry Emmett On Aug. 12, Hugo “Yogi” Pinell (1944-2015) was killed in the California State Prison-Sacramento. Pinell was a comrade of George Jackson, W.L. Nolen, James Carr and other founders of the modern prison movement. He was released from solitary confinement in 2014 after 45 years, the longest […]

Hugo Pinell by Jaan Laaman

Death and Life of Hugo Pinell      It was with true sadness that, on August 13th, I received the news that legendary California prison activist Hugo Pinell was killed in a California prison.  This is Jaan Laaman, your political prisoner voice and let me share a few thoughts about the life and death of […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

This monster – the monster they’ve engendered in me will return to torment its maker, from the grave, the pit, from the profoundest pit. Hurl me into the next existence, the descent into hell won’t turn me. I’ll crawl back to dog his trail forever. They won’t defeat my revenge. Never never. I’m a part […]

Hugo “Yogi Bear” Pinell

On Wednesday August 12th, 2015, Hugo Pinell was murdered in the midst of a prison riot. Rest In Power Yogi Bear. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Remember Yogi Bear: Hugo Pinell is a Nicaraguan prisoner currently incarcerated at California State […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“I deny the existence of Black racism outright, by fiat I deny it. Too much Black blood has flowed between the chasm that separates the races, it’s fundamentally unfair to expect the Black man to differentiate at a glance the self-accepting racist, the self-interdicting racist, and the unconscious racist. The apologist’s term “Black racism” is […]