“War against the Pantherz”: The Life and Workz of Huey P. Newton, Founder of the Black Panther Party (BPP)

 By Hugo Turner Dedicated to My Friend and Comrade Marland X aka @CharlieMBrownX Huey P. Newton was a visionary, a poet, a thinker, a writer, a gangster, but above all a revolutionary. Without his brilliance and daring the Black Panther party would never have been created. 50 Years after it’s creation the Black Panther Party […]

The Black Panther Party (BPP). The Battle against Poverty, Racism, Imperialism and Police Brutality

By Hugo Turner Dedicated to my friend and Comrade Marland X @CharlieMBrownX In my last article I dealt with the life of Black Panther Party Founder Huey P. Newton. (image right) I also discussed the origins of the Black Panther Party or BPP. Huey Newton and Bobby Seale formed the BPP in Oakland California to battle […]

Breaking historikal silence to heal from historikal woundz: Remembering the 1966 Hunterz Point Uprising

by Aliyah Dunn-Salahuddin We all have an origin. Even when we may not be physically grounded, we are still rooted in place. Bayview Hunters Point is a special corner of the city, one that capsules the Black experience in San Francisco. The smells of foods from familiar restaurants, the warm feeling when you smile at […]

Censorship in Virginia

by Peter Kamau Mukuria Greetings, brothers, sisters and comrades: I am a cadre of the New Afrikan Black Panther Party Prison Chapter, currently incarcerated at Red Onion Prison in the southwest corner of Virginia. I’ve been a subscriber to SF Bayview for 14 months. I recently received the August 2016 issue, which came as a […]

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 […]

Black Panthers 50 Yearz Later: What They Wanted Iz What We (Still) Need

by Alondra Nelson  Two generations ago, a group of young people stood up and demanded education, housing, food, jobs and health care. It was a transformational move, still worthy of celebrating. Two armed Black Panthers, carrying a shotgun, and a semi-automatic rifle, talking to officer Lt. Ernest Holloway at the State Drafted by founders Huey […]

The Black Pantherz were the 60’z vanguard

The group shook the United States with its confrontational attitude against racism and state power by Breno Altman “They are the greatest threat to the country’s internal security”, stated John Edgar Hoover, the powerful head of the FBI, during a meeting in which he declared open war on the young African-American political party, which, in […]

A man who no longer wanted masterz

  The Clinton Correctional Facility, part of the New York state prison system, is near Canada’s border. It was built in the Dannemora village in 1845 to house prisoners who worked in the local mines. The white walls, studded with watchtowers, seem to pierce the pleasant landscape of the neighborhood’s simple and well-groomed houses. Still […]

‘I am a revolutionary and an optimist’, sayz former Black Panther

The story of Jalil Muntaqim, who’s spent 45 years wandering the prisons of the United States, becoming one of the longest-lasting political prisoners in history by Breno Altman Attica Correctional Facility, built in the northwest of the state of New York, 342 miles away from the capital, between the cities of Buffalo and Rochester, became […]