Malcolm X’z challenge to mass incarceration

by Dan Berger The black power leader warned that America was a racist prison state. Fifty years after his death, it still is Fifty years ago today, assassins killed black power activist Malcolm X during a speech to the Organization for Afro-American Unity at New York City’s Audubon Ballroom. Although they ended the life of […]

Killing Kopz and Revolutionary Activism of the Lumpen

by Ehecatl of United Struggle from Within December 2014 permalink source: Reuters 2014 “The lumpen has no choice but to manifest its rebellion in the university of the streets. It’s very important to recognize that the streets belong to the lumpen, and that it is in the streets that lumpen will make their rebellion.” – […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

From slavery to bishop, James Varick James Varick Date: Sat, 1750-01-10 The birth of James Varick in 1750 is celebrated on this date. He was the first Black Methodist Episcopal Zion Bishop in America. He was born to a slave mother in Newburgh, New York, who was a slave of the Varicks or Van Varcks. […]

SF – October 16 – 7pm – Freedom Archivez Celebratez 15 Yearz

Please join us in celebrating 15 years of radical political history, culture and activism with music and community The Freedom Archives Anniversary Celebration Thursday, October 16th – Doors 6:30 – Program 7pm African American Art & Culture Complex 762 Fulton Street, San Francisco Featuring Tarika Lewis & the Youth Ensemble and Rico Pabon with live […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

Date: Tue, 1797-09-19 On this date we recall the birth of Sojourner Truth in 1797. She was a Black abolitionist and advocate of women’s rights. She was born into slavery in Hurley, Ulster County, New York, and was originally named Isabella. She arrived in New York City in 1829, a year after New York state […]

All Out for the Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation!

Gather ©2014 by Alice Walker for  Carl Dix and Cornell West It is still hard to believe that millions of us saw Eric Garner die. He died with what looked like a half dozen heavily clad policemen standing on his body, twisting and crushing him especially his head and neck. He was a big man, […]

MORALES-SHAKUR CENTER CAMPAIGN 2014 FALL ACTIVITY & EVENT SCHEDULE: SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER

THE GUILLERMO MORALES-ASSATA SHAKUR COMMUNITY/STUDENT CENTER @ THE CITY COLLEGE IN HARLEM THE MORALES-SHAKUR CENTRAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE Students For Educational Rights @ CCNY The Black Student Union @ CCNY The Healing Drum Collective The Sister Circle Collective The Universal Zulu Nation The Jericho Movement The Black Souljahz  The Safiya Bukhari-Albert Nuh Washington Foundation The Revolutionary […]

On Thiz Day in History (our story)

August 31st, 1920 African Independence Day August 31st, 1920, is when for the first and only time in history that a world Black Government was created for all African People at home and abroad. This Government was created by the Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey and the founding Parent Body of the UNIA-ACL. This was during […]

Last 2 dayz to see musical with Mumia performing

The last two performances of this New York City International Fringe Festival production are Monday, 8/18, at 3 pm and Friday, 8/22, at 9:15. Mumia is a “guest” performer via phone recording.  Related articles Mumia Abu Jamal: When Children Are the Enemy Things to Know About the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Prison Radio Kommentariez 44 Dayz […]

Local police kill at least 400 people a year, mostly minorities – a black person 4 a 2 week average

    © AFP/Getty Images/Spencer Platt A white police officer in the United States killed a black person on average of twice per week from 2005 to 2012, according to homicide reports offered to the FBI. But this data is limited, as only about 4 percent of law enforcement agencies contributed. There was an average […]