Building peace with love and respect during Black August 2017 – with all eyes on NABPP-PC

by Bobby M. Dixon, Minister of Justice, NABPP-PC May the power of unity and Panther love be with you all: My sisters and brothers, we are coming up on our 12th anniversary of Black August and it is at this time we remember our Comrade Hugo “Yogi” Pinell, murdered Aug. 12, 2015, while in the […]

Race in the US: Herstory A brief and painful history of state violence against black women and girls.

by Treva Lindsey “Get out of the car! I will light you up! Get out!” The words of Texas highway patrol trooper Brian Encinia to Sandra Bland after he pulled her over for a failure to signal powerfully capture a rarely discussed reality – the pervasiveness of anti-black state violence against black women. Her subsequent death […]

Building peace with love and respect during Black August 2017 – with all eyes on NABPP-PC

by Bobby M. Dixon, Minister of Justice, NABPP-PC May the power of unity and Panther love be with you all: My sisters and brothers, we are coming up on our 12th anniversary of Black August and it is at this time we remember our Comrade Hugo “Yogi” Pinell, murdered Aug. 12, 2015, while in the […]

Assata Shakur: She who struggles

by Jabari Scott Meet a sista, comrade, soldier, warrior, guerrilla who exemplifies the meaning of revolution through the life that she lives, transforming from the day of her birth to this present day. Born with the slave name JoAnne Deborah Byron, after her emancipation from the shackles of capitalism she took on the name we’re […]

EMERGENCY CAMPAIGN FOR ROBERT SETH HAYES!

While Seth is doing somewhat better in terms of his sugar fluctuations, he still has not been given the monitor for the insulin pump. This is a life-saving measure for Seth, as he can no longer tell when his sugars are high or low. CALL SULLIVAN AT 845-434-2080 Ask to speak with the Superintendent. This […]

Rashid: I’m off to Florida and a new phase of reprisals for publicizing abuses in US prisons

Readers are urged to share this story widely and write to Rashid right away; mail equals support, and the more he gets, the safer he’ll be: Kevin Johnson, O-158039, RMC, P.O. Box 628, Lake Butler FL 32054 by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson Packed off to Florida Following Texas prison officials planting a weapon in my cell on […]

Kevin Rashid Johnson, Politikal Imprisonment and Prison Activism

UPDATE: Please write Kevin and send stamps if possible.  He has been moved again and is like many others is currently suffering additionally due to heat conditions. Kevin Johnson #0-158039 RMC 7765 S. Cr. 231 P.O. Box 628 Lake Butler, FL 32054   Kevin Rashid Johnson is a political prisoner, of the post-“Black Power Era,” “second […]

A Poem For Mama Iyaluua Ferguson On Her 85th Birthday — by George Edward Tait

IYALUUA By George Edward Tait (On the Octogenarian Occasion of the 85th Birthday of Iyaluua Ferguson – June 29, 2017) Iyaluua! She shuns the limelight, avoids the spotlight A soldier in the shadows The moonlight methodologies of a militaristic matriarch Maternal maneuvers against the missing-in-action malevolence of mainstream media With endearing and enduring editorship of […]

Girl, 6, Creates Coloring Books to Promote Black Indigenous Culture

“The Indigenous Adventures of Princess Vanae” is the first in a series exploring Black culture. | Photo: PrincessVanae.com It will serve as an alternative for young children to learn about missing histories. An entertaining but educational coloring book, that’s the idea from a 6 year old to help other children learn about Black Indigenous culture […]

43 Yearz & Still In

by Herman Bell 43 YEARS AND STILL IN I’ve lived in this cell longer than I’ve lived on the streets.  Its metal locker where I keep my food from the mice, the toilet and face bowl, the bed, the floor, the cell bars and metal clothes rack all have come to know some part of […]