International Campaign for Human Rights, of U.S. Political Prisoners

September 30, 2017 International Campaign for Human Rights of U.S. Political Prisoners We will be petitioning the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, urging the International Jurists to initiate a formal investigation into human rights abuses of U.S. political prisoners. In 1977, I initiated a National Prisoners Petition Campaign to the United […]

Mashpee Wampanoag Hip-Hop Artists Create Anti-Opioids Anthem with The GroovaLottos

  Photos Courtesy of SKL Hip-hop/Spoken-word collective Soul Poet’s Syndicate release “Flippin” an Anti-Opioids Anthem for a national Anti-Opioids Campaign. MASHPEE – “Flippin” or ‘Flipping Bags’ are street slang for selling heroin, a significant problem in communities throughout the USA. Among the hardest hit are Native American communities with the Mashpee Wampanoag having the highest […]

Ruchell Cinque Magee: Real people not scared of freedom support the truth regarding your rights

September 4, 2017 by Ruchell Cinque Magee The Constitution of the United States belongs to all the American people. What Bill and Hillary Clinton did to pervert constitutional law consists of all out treason against the Constitution in the 1990s. Trump has remained silent about the Clintons and Republicans taking away constitutional rights. A First […]

Brazil’s Valongo Slave Port Becomes UNESCO Heritage Site

The Valongo Wharf in Rio de Janeiro where slaves were brought from Afrika during the 1800s. | Photo: AFP “From a historic point of view, this is a testimony to one of the most brutal episodes in the history of humankind,” a statement read. Unesco designated Brazil’s Valongo port a World Heritage Site this weekend. […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

When Systems Fail (2:45) Mumia Abu-Jamal Excerpt 1 (1:55) Ozzie Mann Wright Fight Toxic Prisons (6:13) Bryant Arroyo House Bill 135 (2:54) Omar Askia Ali Larry Krasner, The People’s Champ (3:29) Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall Millions March On D.C. (3:36) Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall Excerpt 2 (3:53) Ozzie Mann Wright

MEDIA ALERT-Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation Stands for the Ocean at the United Nations People

Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) has been honored as an “Oceans Hero.” She will continue her human rights and environmental activism work by being one of the global leaders at the first “United Nations Oceans Conference.” The United Nations will bring together heads of states, government officials and other high level delegates, […]

Neutralize their activities: The footprints of COINTELPRO from the Black Panther Party to the MOVE Organization and beyond

by Uhuru Baraka Rowe In the spirit of the MOVE conference held May 5-7 in Philadelphia to educate the public about the MOVE organization, I will like to expound on the U.S. government sanctioned attacks on MOVE within the larger context of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) campaign of harassment, murder, frame-ups and imprisonment […]

It’s a wonderful life – is it?

by Shai Alkebu-Lan Soledad, Calif. – Have you ever seen the movie, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” starring actor Jimmy Stewart? He played the character George Bailey. What I remember most was the epic line by George Bailey, who urged the members of the “Building and Loan” (i.e. an old Housing and Urban Development HUD dinosaur […]

Audio segment online: Lynne Stewart’z Support for LGBT Rightz

This 17-minute segment aired last night on WBAI, but can be heard online at http://outfm.org/liberation/index.php/home/internship-application/342-lynne-stewart-fought-for-lgbt-rights-queer-women-in-the-balkans-turkey-and-sage-youth —————— Long-time people’s lawyer Lynne Stewart made invaluable contributions to human rights in many arenas, including LGBT rights and inclusion. Out-FM associate producer Bob Lederer interviews Ralph Poynter, Lynne’s husband about her contributions in this area. Lynne died March 7, […]

Ghostz of Seattle Past, an Exclusive Excerpt: Seattle Black Panther Party Headquarterz

by Elmer Dixon, as told to Anisa Jackson   Elmer Dixon grew up in Seattle’s Central District. While attending Garfield High School, Elmer and his older brother, Aaron Dixon, organized Garfield’s Black Student Union in 1968. In the same year, Elmer and Aaron founded the Seattle Chapter of the Black Panther Party. Elmer has served […]