Stokely Carmichael and Black Power

  http://ia600302.us.archive.org/2/items/030614OSPODCASTBlackPower/030614-OS-PODCAST-Black%20Power.mp3 This week marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act. At the end of June, 1964, Stokely Carmichael, Martin Luther King Jr., and hundreds of civil rights activists marched across Mississippi to register African-American voters in one of the turning points of the civil rights movement. In remembrance of […]

Malcolm X at Berkeley: 50 Yearz Later

Fifty years ago today, Malcolm X (Shabazz) spoke at UC Berkeley. As part of his second visit to campus–although, the first talk occurred across the street at the YMCA (now Stiles Hall) due to the ban on free speech–he also did an extensive interview in the basement of Dwinelle Hall. “Malcolm X argued against racial […]

Kwame Ture – The Revolutionary (From Like It Iz with Gil Noble)

Blessed Baba Kwame Ture belongz in the pantheon of our great Black Pan-African Socialist Revolutionary Heroez & Sheroez such as Frantz Fanon, Dedan Kimathi, Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere,  Maurice Bishop, Thomas Sankara, Assata Shakur & all those brave bredren & sistren who dedicated their livez to end the exploitative & oppressive system of white supremacy […]

A man who no longer wanted masterz

  The Clinton Correctional Facility, part of the New York state prison system, is near Canada’s border. It was built in the Dannemora village in 1845 to house prisoners who worked in the local mines. The white walls, studded with watchtowers, seem to pierce the pleasant landscape of the neighborhood’s simple and well-groomed houses. Still […]

Pantherizing the Massez

by  Kelvin Khaysi Canada Before I decided to join the New Afrikan Black Panther Party Prison Chapter (NABPP-PC), in 2008, I contemplated it for two-plus years. I was uncertain as to why I wanted to join this prison-based revolutionary organization. But I was absolutely 100% sure on why I didn’t want to join: 1.) I […]

We Need to Talk About All Aspectz of Racism

by Tom Watts We need to talk about all kinds of racism and about racism in general, because it is all reactionary and all serves to perpetuate inequality and class exploitation. If we are serious about ending racism, we have got to understand it, where it comes from, who it serves and how it works, […]

The United State: Land of Terroristz and Massacrez

The massacre in Orlando was not the largest mass killing in U.S. history, and the United States has been responsible for the massacre of millions around the planet. We should all be mindful of “the nexus between US foreign policy adventures that plunder and violate countries in search of natural resources and US domestic racist […]

Dallas Shooting: Where Peaceful Existence iz Impossible, Violence iz Inevitable

by Frank Castro When John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963, Malcolm X famously commented “[President Kennedy] never foresaw that the chickens would come home to roost so soon… Chickens coming home to roost never did make me sad.” Following the backlash of what many considered Malcolm’s callous remarks, the Civil Rights leader clarified his […]

Working az intended in Dallas and beyond: The inextricably wound threadz of White Nationalism and US law enforcement

by Johnny Islamabad Everybody knows what happened last week. Everybody knows: the streetside roadrage execution of Delrawn Small under the indifferent glare of a Brooklyn stoplight on July 4. The parking lot tackle-and-slaughter of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge for the crime of selling CDs outside a store on July 5. The videotaped, thoughtless murder […]