‘AFRIKIN Highlights Afrikan Art and Afrikan Culture During Haitian Heritage Month With a Keynote by Mutabaruka

  AFRIKIN showcases art, fashion, foods, & talks to celebrate the future of the Diaspora on May 19th birthday of Malcolm X in Downtown Miami. AFRIKIN presents AFRIKIN 2018 | Art • Culture • Community, on Saturday, May 19 at the beautiful Zenith Art & Fashion in Downtown Miami. The evening will celebrate the beauty, strength and progress of our […]

Sat., June 7: Freedom Ride fo4 tha Cuban 5 – Get On tha bus!

  June 4 – 11 is the third “5 Days for the Cuban 5” in Washington, D.C. For the full schedule go to: 5DaysfortheCuban5.com In addition to a two-day conference & lobbying Congress with international elected officials,  join Dead Prez in a DC release party “Battle Cry for Cuba and Zimbabwe” Friday night June 6. […]

No Visitz until Further Notice

Letter to the families of the Cuban Five By Alicia Jrapko, the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban Five On Saturday December 21, Bill Hackwell and I drove 700 kilometers down the rich Central Valley of California, then over a road through a mountain pass that took us to the high Mojave Desert […]

Gerarado Hernandez and Leonard Peltier on Mandela’z passing

Just after an extended period of time in lock-down Gerardo was able  to call right after hearing of the sad news of the death of Nelson Mandela and dedicated this short message. Message from the Hero of the Republic of Cuba, Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo on the passing of Nelson Mandela.   Those who dedicated unlimited […]

Obama, Give Me Five- Traveling to the 9th International Colloquium to Free the Cuban 5

http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/12/03/obama-give-me-five/ Traveling to the 9th International Colloquium to Free the Cuban 5 Obama, Give Me Five by LINDA EVANS, DIANA BLOCK and AMANDA BLOOM On November 12th, the three of us traveled twelve hours by bus from Havana to reach Holguín, site of the 9th International Colloquium for the Freedom of the Five. Holguín is […]

Ex-Black Panther pleadz not guilty in 1984 Cuba hijacking

By Zachary Fagenson William Potts (L) is escorted into Miami FBI headquarters after he was taken into custody after arriving in the U.S. in North Miami Beach, Florida November 6, 2013. Credit: Reuters/Joe Skipper MIAMI (Reuters) – A former member of the Black Panther Party who hijacked a U.S. plane and forced it to fly […]

Democracy Now presented today an exclusive with René González, former Cuban intelligence agent and freed member of the Cuban Five:

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/10/24/exclusive_rene_gonzalez_lone_cuban_5 I’m Amy Goodman, with a Democracy Now! exclusive. We turn now to René González, the only freed member of the Cuban Five. He was released in October of 2011. He returned to Cuba in April of this year after being jailed in the United States for 13 years. I recently spoke to him from Havana via […]

The Cuban Five were fighting terrorism. Why did we put them in jail?

By Stephen Kimber http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-cuban-five-were-fighting-terrorism-why-did-we-put-them-in-jail/2013/10/04/37c556a6-1fca-11e3-b7d1-7153ad47b549_print.html Stephen Kimber teaches journalism at the University of King’s College in Halifax, Canada, and is the author of “What Lies Across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five.” Consider for a moment what would happen if American intelligence agents on the ground in a foreign country uncovered a major […]

Participants of 22 Countries and Cubans Living in Miami to Call for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 in Washington DC

All Out to Washington D.C. for the Cuban 5   A series of 18 major events for the Cuban 5 will take place in Washington DC between May 30 and June 5. The Cuban 5 are five Cuban agents sent to the U.S. in the 1990’s to monitor the terrorist activities of anti-Cuban exile groups […]

Support Eddie Conway and the Cuban 5 – Hip Hop & Calipso Cultural Event

  Sunday, June 2, 2013 2:30pm until 5:00pm Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ 5301 North Capitol Street, NE Washington DC Featuring Head Roc: For over the past ten years Head-Roc has been regarded as the best that DC Hip Hop has to offer! Dubbed “The Mayor” of the DC Hip Hop, Head-Roc has come […]