Ethiopian New Year

The Ethiopian New Years Celebration & Ethiopian/Pan-African Art & Artist EXPO is a two-day event in celebration of The Ethiopian New Year which is actually on Sept. 11. This will be an event which will celebrate the history, culture, the people of Ethiopia including an Ethiopian Inspired Art Exhibition, Live Music, Live DJ’s, Arts and […]

Where iz your voice, Mr. President?

  Wiki Akyaaba Addai-Sebo Where is the Pan-African spirit? The absence of African solidarity with African Americans who are being killed in US cities by state security forces driven by white supremacy is deeply saddening. From all over Africa, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia, Black people must rise up to condemn the killing of our […]

We Who Like It Hot Call It ‘Black August’ (The 2016 Update) – ‘bro. zayid’

It is the month when our oppressors have nothing to celebrate. It is the month where the nature of our oppression and the boldest expressions of our resistance to that oppression have been made most plain. We who like it hot call it ‘Black August’… As a concept of resistance, Black August has its beginnings […]

Kwame Ture – The Revolutionary (From Like It Iz with Gil Noble)

Blessed Baba Kwame Ture belongz in the pantheon of our great Black Pan-African Socialist Revolutionary Heroez & Sheroez such as Frantz Fanon, Dedan Kimathi, Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere,  Maurice Bishop, Thomas Sankara, Assata Shakur & all those brave bredren & sistren who dedicated their livez to end the exploitative & oppressive system of white supremacy […]

Listen up! The European iz not your friend

Assata Shakur, Nu-Afrikan activist, former member of the Black Panther Party (BPP) and the 1st woman to make the FBI’z Most Wanted Terrorist list, haz written an open letter to studentz at the University of Cape Town. Queen Mother Assata Shakur s/n Joanne Chesimard Assata Olugbala Shakur writes to UCT students I have been watching with great interest your […]

The Legacy of Frantz Fanon

Fanon was not a Marxist but he strongly believed that capitalism with imperialism and its divisions enslave people. His precocious diagnosis of the incapability of the nationalist elites in fulfilling their historical mission demonstrates the continuing relevance of Fanon’s thought today. Hamza Hamouchene counterpunch March 13, 2015 http://coursesite.uhcl.edu/HSH/Whitec/ximages/authors/FanonFrantz/FanonWretchedEarth.jpg Frantz Fanon died a few months before […]

Terminology debate: Black vs. New Afrikan

by MIM(Prisons)     November 2013     permalink The African continent has long been a symbol of Black nationalism in the United $tates. However, New Afrika is named such because it is a new nation with its own territory within the United $tates. We must combat cultural nationalism, which does not address the need to liberate this new nation […]

February 15, 2012 by Sanyika Shakur, s/n Kody Scott Robert Williams, who first came to prominence as president of the Monroe, N.C., NAACP, later wrote “Negroes with Guns” and advocated Black self-defense. Friends of both Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, Robert and his wife Mabel lived in exile for many years, traveling the world […]

Glen Ford: Black Agenda Report: Mass Black Incarceration: Damn Right, We Charge Genocide

Revolution Books presents A Talk by Carl Dix Mass Incarceration + Silence = Genocide Saturday, February 18  4pm   Free Admission The Riverside Church, Assembly Hall, 490 Riverside Drive NYC http://blackagendareport.com/content/mass-black-incarceration-damn-right-we-charge-genocide Mass Black Incarceration: Damn Right, We Charge Genocide Tue, 02/14/2012 – 21:38 — Glen Ford A Black Agenda Report commentary by Glen Ford The United […]

Information gleaned from 20 years on the Move: John Africa’s Organization

From Marpessa Kupendua, 7 November 1995 The MOVE Organization surfaced in Philadelphia during the early 1970’s. Characterized by dreadlock hair, the adopted surname “Africa”, a principled unity, and an uncompromising commitment to their belief, members practiced the teachings of MOVE founder JOHN AFRICA.   Move’s work is to stop industry from poisoning the air, the […]