The Black Pantherz House Funk Band

“All You Need Is a Loaded Gun”: Black Panther Party Funk Play/Pause Listen 11 min The Lumpen performing at Merritt College, 1970. Left to right: James Mott, Michael Torrance, and Clark Bailey. (Ducho Dennis, courtesy of It’s About Time Archives ) i The heyday of soul and classic R&B is full of socially conscious empowerment […]

4 Speechez That Prove Black Panther Fred Hampton Waz the Godfather of Rap

Had he not been assassinated in a police fusilade on a bitterly cold Chicago evening 47 years ago, Fred Hampton would’ve turned 68 years old today. The former head of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense is remembered today primarily for his skills as an organizer, who coined the phrase “Rainbow […]

The Legendary Last Poetz To Perform @ April 18th Guillermo Moralez-Assata Shakur Benefit Concert

  The Legendary Last Poets To Perform @ April 18th Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Benefit Concert THE GUILLERMO MORALES – ASSATA SHAKUR COMMUNITY & STUDENT CENTER @ CITY COLLEGE of NEW YORK The International Campaign In Harlem, New York To Restore & Defend The Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Center @ CCNY Presents: : Make Up Date! FOR THE 2nd […]