Solitary Confinement as a Tool of Political Opression

Since at least the 1950s, prison officials have used solitary confinement as a political tool against Black inmates, said Brittany Friedman, a professor of sociology at Rutgers University and co-author of an essay titled “Solitary Confinement and the Nation of Islam.” “When it comes to forms of extreme punishment behind bars,” said Friedman, “African Americans […]

ALPRENTICE “BUNCHY” CARTER: MURDERED TO DISMANTLE THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY (BPP)

Revolutionary hero Alprentice “Bunchy” Carter was the leader of the Los Angeles chapter of the Black Panther Party until his death, which was instigated, promoted, and possibly even carried out by the FBI in 1969.  Born in 1942, Carter had been exposed to crime early in life. He was the leader of a street gang […]

Al Prentice “Bunchy” Carter” Would Have Rode with Nat Turner

by Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali October 12 is the birthday of one of the most talented and promising young men martyred in the massive State repression against the Black Panther Party for Self Defense. “Unlike Huey P. Newton, Bobby Seale, Eldridge Cleaver and George Jackson, Carter has almost been forgotten from the history of […]

Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) reflectz on the legacy of Malcolm X

by Wax Poetics To commemorate the 90th birthday of Malcolm X on Tuesday (May 19, 2015), Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) speaks on the significance of Malcolm X today, especially for those who Bey says are “…poor, or hungry, or hunted.” Taken from an interview with Yasiin Bey shot in Paris with curator Sohail Daulatzai for […]

Remembering Malcolm X

Since the untimely transition of Malcolm X in 1965, movement forces throughout the world have consistently commemorated his birthday. Malcolm X was born on May 19, 1925 in Omaha, Nebraska. It was on February 21, 1965 that Malcolm X was assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom in Manhattan, New York by forces that were trying to […]

50 yearz on: Reclaiming Malcolm X for revolutionary pan-Afrikanism

  Ahjamu Umi 2015-02-18, Issue 714 http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/94018 cc 500 From street hustler to powerful orator, Malcolm X’s life was cut short when he was brutally murdered in front of family, friends and supporters. Fifty years on he is still at the forefront of political debate, but his legacy as a towering revolutionary pan-Africanist with important […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

  Khallid Abdul Muhammad: January 12, 1948   THE EARLY YEARS Minister Khallid Abdul Muhammad, born Harold Moore, Jr. by his parents, blessed this earth on January 12th, 1948 in Houston, Texas. He was the second? of six children to the late Harold Moore, Sr. and Lottie B. Moore. His Aunt Momma Carrie Moore Vann […]

‘LIBERATION OR GANGSTERISM’ – BY RUSSEL ‘MAROON’ SHOATZ , EX BLACK LIBERATION ARMY / PANTHER POLITIKAL PRISONER BREAKS IT DOWN

 Short introduction – problematics of gangsterism in revolutionary praxis The following is an article I came across in the excellent one volume collected writings of the elder revolutionary brother Russell Maroon Shoatz. A towering revolutionary and political prisoner in the dungeons of the usa, he has been in solitary confinement for over thirty years due […]

Politikal Prisoner Maliki Shakur Latine updated booklist

https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/1OIDUX075YH8Z/ref=cm_wl_rlist_go_o? There is now an amazon book wish list for New York State Political Prisoner Maliki Shakur Latine (thanks @throughwallsny for posting) Maliki Shakur Latine # 81-A-4469 Clinton Correctional Facility Post Office Box 2000 Dannemora, New York 12929 Birthday: August 23 In his early years, Maliki Shakur Latine joined the Nation of Islam and began […]

44 Years in Prison, Still a Revolutionary – Eddie Conway on Reality Assertz Itself 3/8)

    Related articles 44 Years in Prison, Still a Revolutionary – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (1/8) Former Black Panther Marshall ‘Eddie’ Conway Released After 44 Years in Prison Ex-Black Panther Freed 4 Decades After Cop Killing Marshall “Eddie” Conway: Free at Last! Interview on Democracy Now!