The Last Poetz: Amerika in poetry from black power to Black Livez Matter

The Last Poets’ fierce performance poetry inspired generations of musicians, even as they destroyed themselves. Now they’re back – and as relevant as ever   By Christine Otten “The Last Poets are the microcosm of black America,” said Umar Bin Hassan, one of the founding members of the group, when I first met him in Harlem, […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“If violence is wrong in Amerika, violence iz wrong abroad. If it iz wrong to be violent defending black women and black children and black babiez and black men, then it iz wrong for Amerika to draft uz, and make uz violent abroad in defense of her. And if it iz right for Amerika to […]

White fear and the unbearable reality of Black perfection

by Jacqueline Bediako I ain’t gonna front – I shed tears when Trump and his minions were elected. It was the kind of crying that happens when your eyes get bloodshot and your veins pop out of your forehead. The impending doom that is a Trump presidency is the result of a white America unable […]

A Global Vision: Ana Livia Cordero And The Puerto Rican Liberation Struggle

BY SANDY PLACIDO *This is the final post in our blog series on Women, Gender and Pan-Africanism edited by Keisha N. Blain. Blog posts in this series examine how women and gender have shaped Pan-Africanist movements and discourses in the United States, Europe, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. In this post, Sandy Placido places Dr. Ana Livia Cordero at the […]

Malcolm X -THE COMMON ENEMY

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Democracy Now interviewz with 4 former Panther politikal prisonerz

http://www.democracynow.org/shows/2016/10/26?autostart=true Starting at 11:30 Surviving Members of Angola 3 on Black Panther Legacy & Need to Free Remaining Imprisoned Panthers Exclusive: Freed Panther Sekou Odinga on Joining the Panthers, COINTELPRO & Assata Shakur’s Escape Political Prisoner Eddie Conway on Joining the Black Panthers & How He Was Set Up By COINTELPRO Our Own Mandelas: Former […]