NOW STREAMING—AFROPUNK MIXTAPE #028: 100 DAYS OF RESISTANCE

NOW STREAMING—AFROPUNK Mixtape #028: 100 Days of Resistance featuring music by Project Black Pantera, Kendrick Lamar, OSHUN, The Digital Wild, Baloji, Younger Lovers, NoMBE, and more. With special interludes by Trevor Noah and Hasan Minhaj at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner this past weekend! Enjoy, below and over on Soundcloud. 01. Algiers – The Underside […]

NEW MUSIC: OSHUN DELIVERZ UNAPOLOGETIC MESSAGE OF RESISTANCE WITH “NOT MY PRESIDENT”

Oshun’s ambient soul track “Not My President” is a smooth AF resistance anthem for everyone who are still fucked up over Nov. 8. The NYC-based artist spills some tea on the American President through dreamy soundscapes and lush harmonies reminds us not to normalize the erratic man-baby and the hateful rhetoric that got him elected. […]

Haiti’z Maryse Narcisse in Oakland: Sunday 4/23 – 3 p.m.

Haiti Action Committee Presents Dr. Maryse Narcisse Haitian Grassroots Leader and Presidential Candidate Music by: Vukani Mawethu Choir Phavia Kujichagulia and Val Serrant Sunday, April 23, 2017 – 3 – 5 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Oakland 27th Street and Broadway, Oakland A Benefit for the Haiti Emergency Relief Fund  –  $10-25 sliding scale, no […]

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 […]

Futurez Without Wallz: Welcome PP Maliki Shakur Latine Home March 25

Family and Friends of Maliki Shakur Latine Present A Welcome Home Celebration for Maliki Shakur Latine Futures Without Walls Saturday, March 25, 2017, 4-8 pm Mayday Space, 3rd Floor* 176 St. Nicholas Avenue, Bushwick, Brooklyn Music, Speakers, and DJ and Featuring  Asha Bandele, Amina Baraka, Ngoma, Abiodun of The Last Poets, Nicole Goodwin, Art by […]

What We Can Learn from the Black Panther Party Today

by  Julianne Malveaux  Julianne Malveaux says too many, including our leaders, have taken the “go along to get along” approach, forgetting that sometimes getting along is not enough. (file photo) Matthew “Peanut” Johnson was 16 years-old when San Francisco police officer Alvin Johnson killed him. The unarmed teen was said to have been fleeing a […]