30 Yearz After MOVE: Law Enforcement Didn’t Learn Anything From One of Amerikkka’a Worst Casez of Police Brutality

Today many Philadelphia residents, particularly those under 30 years old, are unaware of that history-staining 1985 police attack on members of MOVE, an anti-establishment group founded in 1972. Authorities deemed MOVE a radical organization. The 11 people incinerated were MOVE members, including the organization’s founder, John Africa. by Linn Washington Jr . The Root http://thegrio.com/2013/09/18/move-bombing-survivor-ramona-africa-tells-all-ahead-of-new-documentary/ […]

Mumia’z Life Matterz

By Sonali Kolhatkar Supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal, some dressed in orange, prison-like jumpsuits, protest against the signing of the Revictimization Relief Act in Philadelphia on Oct. 21, 2014. (AP / Michael Sisak) I first heard the deep and haunting voice of Mumia Abu-Jamal more than 10 years ago, as he offered cutting analysis of the […]

Put Down Your Phone And Save My Black Life

  From Hartford Courant / By Frank Harris III I was thinking about Freddie Gray, Walter Scott, Eric Garner and other blacks across the country killed by police. I was thinking about their images posted on YouTube for the world to see. I was thinking about how I don’t want to be like them. See, […]

Fourth World Radyo: The Dogs of Race War: Negro Mercenariez and The Baltimore Uprising

Summary: This dispatch concerns the events leading up to and surrounding the recent killing of yet another unarmed American African, Freddie Gray, by ‘Peace’ Officers in the US city of Baltimore, MD for the crime of ‘looking at the officer directly in the eye’. The young man’s neck, spine and larynx were crushed and broken […]

Prisonz, Race and Police Brutality: The Relationship Between Economic Inequality, Poverty and Racism

According to recent studies, African Americans are incarcerated at nearly six times the rate of white people in America. And yet, African Americans and Hispanics make up less than 25% of the American population. Let me reiterate, although African Americans and Hispanics comprise less than 25% of the American populace, they comprise 58% of the […]

What Makez Police Killingz of Black Men Invisible

The fact that Walter Scott was killed on the 47th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination makes stark the distinction between the reality of the post-civil rights era and pretensions to a post-racial era. The slogan of the day, born from a Twitter hashtag, is Blacklivesmatter. That says a lot. the issue of the sanctity […]

Nothing to Lose But Our Chainz

dequi kioni-sadiki Co-producer and co-host, Where We Live One person involved in the Eric Garner case was indicted. Interestingly, it wasn’t white NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo, who killed Garner by placing him in an illegal chokehold for allegedly selling “loosies” (untaxed cigarettes). It was Ramsey Orta: the 22-year-old Latino onlooker who filmed it. The police […]

Abu-Jamal on Obama, Ferguson, and How Afrikan-Amerikanz ‘Live in Hell’

“Oppression abroad gives rise to oppressions at home,” Abu-Jamal tells Sputnik in his first exclusive interview following a stint in solitary confinement. America’s most famous “political prisoner” argues that the plight of African-Americans has only gotten worse under President Obama. Activist and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal was convicted of the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner […]

Prospect – Colorblind ( Don’t Shoot )

(Colorblind) Download Song: https://www.soundcloud.com/yaladyspro… Instagram & Twitter: Yaladysprospect Prospect Raps About & Voices His feelings on America, Black Community, and Black Empowerment. Believes that Gun Violence Needs to Stop. Police Brutality should be rectified, and more Love should be distributed rather than Hatred. Inspired by 2014 Injustice of Crimes, Police Brutality, and Every day Murders […]

Ferguson, Attica, Zimmerman and the capitalist state

By Fred Goldstein Several judicial rulings in recent weeks demonstrate the determination of the capitalist government to shield the front-line forces of the repressive, racist state — especially cops and prison guards — from individual punishment. While city police departments and prisons can be investigated and sometimes penalized, the shooters and the beaters have virtual […]