Bluez for Shaka

by  Marilyn Buck The young Black men in Texas fill up the Row where death is celebrated by ole Jim Crow Jim may be Bush or may be some Houston judge but we keep on trying to throw their bloody noose into history’s sludge murderers, murderers, no law can cover up your racist murder madness […]

Black Study, Black Struggle

Robin D. G. Kelley   Christopher Metzger   Editors’ Note: Answer Robin Kelley’s call for a rebirth of political education by organizing a reading group around our Radical Political Action Reading List, compiled by forum contributor Derecka Purnell and Harvard Law School student activists.   In the fall of 2015, college campuses were engulfed by fires ignited […]

The Black Working Class and the Early Civil Rightz Movement

by Devon Douglas-Bowers This is part two of a larger series on AHTribune.com on the history of black people in the US. In this article I examine the working-class’s relation to the early civil rights movement and how the workplace in both factories and schools was used as a means to fight against discrimination and racism. […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

Any revolution is going to be a harvest of the dispossessed, the downtrodden and the most radical and violent young men, for the cause of their liberation. People take with them into struggle the legacy of their oppression and the weapons they’ve been taught to use to survive. People learn through the struggle. If it goes […]

Starve the beast

By TIM YOUNG Plantation toil, penitentiary moil, where slavery ends The Prison Industrial Complex begins Check your history 1863 to the 21st century Wanton misery, no mystery, Statistics quite frightening Fraught with disparity… African Americans constitute 12 percent of the nation 50 percent of the prison population. That’s mass incarceration Modern day enslavement Casting a […]