Jihad Abdulmumit: Black Radical Movement Needs Infrastructure

    There is some continuity between today’s Black movement and the Sixties, however, “today’s struggle lacks the infrastructure in-the-hood-building” of the Panther era, said Jihad Abdulmumit, chairman of the Jericho Movement, which defends political prisoners. “Now, there’s demonstrations here and there, and newspaper articles and seminars — which is not gonna get it — but […]

‘Intoxicating freedom, gripping fear’: Mumia Abu-Jamal on life as a Black Panther

 Former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal. Photograph: April Saul/Philadelphia Inquirer The letter was dated 30 August 2016. Written in black ink in spidery, meticulous handwriting, it proclaimed at the top of the page: “On a Move!”, the mantra of the Move group of black liberationists from Philadelphia who clashed violently with the city’s police force 40 […]

Black History (Our-story)

On this day, August 4, 1983… Thomas Sankara became the president of upper Volta which he renamed Burkina Faso (the land of the upright people)

Why Black People Need Maoism in 2018

by Carine Williams When they hear Maoism, many people think of China, Peru, and the Philippines. They picture peasants “surrounding the cities from the countryside.” This is, of course, understandable, but a mistake. Maoism is not simply “everything that Mao did,” or “everything that happened in China between 1949 and now.” I have spent a great […]

The Black Panthers still in prison

Antoinette Russell vividly recalls the first time she was led to believe she would finally meet her father as a free man. He called her up on a prison phone, his voice shaking with excitement, and told her: “I’m coming home!” That was 17 years ago. Since then, every two years, she’s been put through […]

Remains of Black People Forced Into Labor After Slavery Are Discovered in Texas

A historic cemetery was discovered on the construction site of a new school outside Houston. Archaeologists have found the remains of about 95 people who they believe were African-Americans forced to work as laborers after slavery ended. Credit Blacks forcedFort Bend Independent School District The remains of dozens of people found at a construction site in […]

The Lesson of Emmett Till Has Been Ignored for Decades

Reopening the Till case doesn’t even begin to address the white terrorism festering in Trump’s America By JAMIL SMITH  Emmett Till Bettmann/Getty Images Murder can be a message, and the men who lynched Emmett Till in 1955 surely sought to communicate through his broken and bloated flesh. The 14-year-old boy falsely accused of sexually harassing Carolyn Bryant […]

They loathed Hugo, oppose PEACE

July 6, 2018 by Minister Umoja Malkuthnaki aka King William E. Brown Jr., United KAGE Brothers & Sisters International Union, New Afrikan Environmental Revolution “Now the Black civilization that shook the white man up the most was the Egyptian civilization, a Black civilization. (He) was able to take the Egyptian Civilization, write books about it, […]

Capitalism and White Supremacy: The Two-Headed Dragon that Must Be Slain I Matthew Dolezal

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Chemical Weapons Used in U.S. Prisons

Tear gas—a banned chemical weapon Poison gases were first developed and widely used as battlefield weapons during World War I. Among those weapons were chlorine gas, mustard gas, and the benignly named “tear gas,” all of which have similar effects, toxicity and lethality. Because of universal aversion to these weapons, a Geneva protocol was issued in […]