Fighting the Patriarchy: George Jackson and the Black Panther Party

by PTT of MIM(Prisons)         permalink   A criticism often made of the Black Panther Party (BPP) lies in errors it made around addressing the patriarchy. Most of these criticisms are attempts at subreformism, which is the approach of resolving conflict on an individual or interpersynal level in an attempt to resolve social […]

Cameroonian Rapper Valsero Launchez a Scathing Musical Attack on President Biya’z 33-Year Rule

  Valsero, one of Cameroon’s most socially and politically engaged rappers, has released a new single in which he dishes up acerbic criticism of President Paul Biya‘s 33 years of “dictatorship”. The song, titled “Motion de Soutien” (Motion of Support), is dedicated to the Cameroonian people and is a not-so-subtle response to the recent flurry of “motions of support” from […]

Classifying Humynz for Oppression

by Auntie Bellum of United Struggle from Within February 2016 permalink As each holiday season reminds us, there are certain tunes sung again and gain for generations. Perhaps a word or two is altered as language changes, but the message is the same. A man named Carolus Linneaus is honored by most amerikkkans as “one […]

Incarcerated Mind

by a California prisoner An incarcerated mind is a waste If all you do is watch TV and take up space Open your mind that the real rat race Is believing in something wrong If society can’t seem to get along With those of us who choose to stand strong? Take pride if you don’t […]

Why Don’t We Raise the RBG Flag?

Why don’t we raise the RBG flag? The answer, quite simply, is because we raise the Red Flag of Revolution. The red, black and green flag designed by Marcus Garvey has been popularly adopted to represent Black nationalism in Amerika. People may ask, “Don’t you believe Black people have been constituted as a nation within […]

White Pantherz in the 21st Century (Tom Big Warrior)

“No matter what color you are, there are only two classes.” – Fred Hampton Racism is not complicated. It is a social construct of capitalism to divide the masses and justify the oppression and super-exploitation of Blacks and other people of color for the benefit of the monopoly-capitalist ruling class. People were not always racist, […]

DR. JOY DEGRUY – POST TRAUMATIC SLAVE SYNDROME

  Watch as Dr. Joy deGruy explains how centuries of chattel slavery and oppression led to the adaptive survival behaviors in African American communities throughout the United States and the Diaspora – aka Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome

If Thiz iz a War, Then Black Livez Matter iz Losing

by MUMIA ABU-JAMAL ‘Plus ça change …’ say the French; or ‘The more things change, of course, the more they stay the same.’ That thought, with all its despair and wisdom, resonates with particular power when we look at the Black Freedom Struggle, which, despite its ebbs and flows, has a sameness that seems to […]