‘A Taste of Power': The Woman Who Led The Black Panther Party

  Elaine Brown was the first and only woman to lead the male-dominated Black Panther Party. She looks back on Jean Seberg, COINTELPRO, and internal divisions within the organization. Photo: Platon Elaine Brown | A Taste of Power, Pantheon | 1992 | 30 minutes (7,440 words)   Elaine Brown is an American prison activist, writer, lecturer and singer. In 1968, […]

Remembering Dr. Carter G. Woodson | Black History Puzzle Bookz

Thanks to the pioneering advocacy of educator and scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the annual public acknowledgement of the contributions of people of African descent to society has evolved from what began in February 1926 as “Negro History Week”, into a month long tribute that we now refer to as Black History Month.  Aside from the […]

Did You Know That Government Documentz Existz That Advocate Putting All Black Amerikanz in Concentration Camps?

For years, there have been certain government documents floating around that suggested the mass interment of Black people in America. Documents such as the King Alfred Plan have  long been dismissed by government officials as works of fiction because it cannot be traced back to a specific author or origin. But recently a new document […]

A Cuban Odyssey: Cuba’z key role in the struggle for Afrikan Liberation

An indispensable film by by Jihan El-Tahri. From its beginnings, the Cuban Revolution has been the indispensable ally of liberation forces on the African continent. This is part of the history that most Africans, and certainly every Cuban knows, but which few of us in the US, even activists and scholars are aware. It’s also […]

On Thiz Day In history (our story)

Negro (the word) a history Date: Sun, 1541-11-01 The word Negro is discussed on this dates Registry. This brief article and its references is written to add to the history of this word. Negro means “black” in both Spanish and Portuguese languages, being derived from the Latin word niger of the same meaning. The term […]

The New Afrikan Black Panther Party – Prison Chapter : Our Origin, Where We’ve Been, Where We Aim to Go

August 11, 2014   For over a year there has been a lull in publishing New Afrikan Black Panther Party – Prison Chapter (NABPP-PC) newsletters and responses to prisoner correspondence. Consequently many prisoners have been asking what we’re presently doing. There have also been various requests to know our founding history and for more clarity on […]

“Free Bobby, Free Ericka”: The New Haven Black Panther Trialz

By Tasha Caswell View Slideshow Free Bobby, Free Erika. Broadside, 1970. This poster in support of Panthers Seale and Huggins is on view at CHS in the exhibit “Making Connecticut”. The Connecticut Historical Society. 1 of 4 In 1969, New Haven, Connecticut became the focus of national attention, when Black Panther Alex Rackley was killed […]