Taking Freedom: Yes, Black Amerika Fears the Police. Here’s Why

On the historic role of policing in reinforcing racial inequality and how it has led to black Americans’ fear of police.  by NIKOLE HANNAH-JONES   Nearly every so-called race riot in the United States since 1935 has been sparked by a police incident. Police, because they interact in black communities every day, are often seen […]

Movement Most in Need of “Politikal Education”

“We still have too many Black people not being real about our current state of affairs,” said Shannon Jones, of Bronxites for NYPD Accountability, following protests in Manhattan against the police killing of Stephon Clark, in Sacramento, California. Political education should be a top priority. “A lot of our bandwidth is spent among ourselves discussing basic, […]

PROTEST SONG OF THE WEEK: ‘HARD TIMES’ BY CURTIS MAYFIELD

Curtis Mayfield (Photo by Beeld en Geluidwiki) Singer-songwriter Curtis Mayfield’s “Hard Times” is a raw articulation of what it was like to witness the dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement turn into a nightmare. From Mayfield’s 1975 album, “There Is No Place Like America Today,” the funk and soul […]

Blackness Largely Absent From Kerner Commission Report on Black Uprisings

Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards joined us to discuss her work related to the Kerner Commission report. 50 years ago today (March 1, 1968) the first mainstream press story broke about this historic report and its conclusions regarding the origins of Black uprisings around the country. Dr. Bentley-Edwards helped us fill in some missing pieces of what was and was not […]

Black Panther Party poster by Emory Douglas

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Black Panther: The Revolution will never be televised(Spoiler review)

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Revisiting Black Nationalism and the National Question

by Ken Morgan Revisiting Black Nationalism and the National Question “Economic disparities, police brutality, inequalities et al. go together with capitalism.” I was privileged to learn from and work with Harry Haywood . Most if not all readers of the Black Agenda Report know his legacy and history in the black struggle. If not, please do check […]

Black Eyed Peas – Street Livin’

We have the POWER to make change together: http://BlackEyedPeas.com/StreetLivin Prison Industrial Complex. Immigration. Gun Violence. Police Brutality. These issues are critical for our families, friends, communities, and world. Stay Woke, Take Action Now. For more information on these issues, please visit: http://baji.org/ http://communityjusticerc.org/ http://www.livefreeusa.org/ http://schoolsnotprisons.vote/ http://www.gatheringforjustice.org/ https://unitedwedream.org/ http://hiphopcaucus.org/ http://iamangelfoundation.org/

In 2017, Nearly 100 Times More Amerikans Were Killed by Police Than Terrorists

While 2017 was one of the safest years for police on record, police killings in the United States have become an epidemic with no signs of slowing down. In the United States, in 2017, according to the government data, eight events took place on American soil that were classified as acts of terrorism. The combined […]