At the Federal Supermax, When Does Isolation Become Torture?

by ALAN PRENDERGAST JULY 3, 2018 You see them on TV, usually around the time they are arrested. Men who have declared war on America, combatants in a conflict that never ends. They are captured on the street and at airports, in mid-stride and sometimes in mid-attack. Some of them have long, Arabic names. The journalists prefer […]

Racism is most odious when it’s government policy

   by  Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan   Roseanne Barr’s abhorrent tweet, comparing Obama presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape, once again put race front and center in the national discourse, where it should remain. Racism’s most odious form, though, is when it appears as official policy, as is the case with the “Black […]

Case #81: September 13, 1971—Massacre of Heroic Attica Prisoners

On September 9, 1971, the most powerful and significant prison rebellion in U.S. history erupted at Attica state prison in New York. Attica was part of the Black liberation struggle and the revolutionary upheaval of the 1960s. (AP Photo)   This September 9 marks the 45th anniversary of the prisoners’ uprising at Attica. The Crime: On […]

No F*cks Given! The AFROPUNK Mixtape #41 is all attitude, no apathy

For some people “not giving a fuck” is about attitude, and for some it’s about apathy. Like Janelle Monáe and Zoë Kravitz’s sexual liberation at the end of the world anthem “Screwed,” it’s a phrase with a lot of simultaneous and contradicting meanings. On our latest mixtape, we celebrate the artists who don’t give a […]

Jimmy Cliff – The Harder They Come – Deluxe Edition – Original Soundtrack (Full Album)

  Jimmy Cliff – The Harder They Come – Deluxe Edition – Original Soundtrack Recording – Full Album – HD Tracklisting vesves Info Below Disc One Original Soundtrack Album (1972) 1-1 –Jimmy Cliff You Can Get It If You Really Want Producer, Producer, Written-By – Jimmy Cliff 1-2 –Scotty (2) Draw Your Brakes Producer – […]

Prison Panthers and awakening the Black radicals

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington “What made him (Malcolm X) unfamiliar and dangerous was not his hatred for white people but his love for Blacks, his apprehension of the horror of the Black condition, and the reasons for it, and his determination to work on their hearts and minds so that they would be enabled to […]