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 […]

Newark: MILLION PEOPLE’S MARCH AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY: July 25

  THE MILLION PEOPLE’S MARCH AGAINST POLICE BRUTALITY Saturday, July 25, 12 Noon, starting from the Seated Lincoln Statue at West Market St & Springfield Ave., NEWARK event graphic & descriptions: <http://goo.gl/u2Ouyp&gt; , <http://goo.gl/L0vfDX&gt; , <http://goo.gl/Pai17a&gt; ; People’s Organization For Progress (POP) (973)801-0001(973)801-0001 <info@njpop.org><lhamm52@sprintpcs.com> <www.njpop.org> <https://facebook.com/poppicturesandvideos/&gt; <https://plus.google.com/105337622946776727901/posts&gt; [Transit:  Consider either calling (973) 275-5555(973) 275-5555 or […]

Black Livez Matter needz the Black Pantherz

The Panthers opposed not only police brutality but also the economic injustice of everyday life   by Deena Guzder Protests over police killings of unarmed African-Americans continue to erupt across the nation, largely thanks to the organizing efforts of the Black Lives Matter movement. As Black History Month draws to a close, it’s worth asking […]

The Liberal Media and the Ideology of Black Victimhood

by THOMAS BARKER As police brutality and racist violence are once again shunted to the centre stage of US politics, figures such as Michael Brown take their place in a seemingly endless string of victims. From Eric Garner in 2014, Trayvon Martin in 2012, Rodney King in 1991, back to the 1963 execution of the […]

Killing Kopz and Revolutionary Activism of the Lumpen

by Ehecatl of United Struggle from Within December 2014 permalink source: Reuters 2014 “The lumpen has no choice but to manifest its rebellion in the university of the streets. It’s very important to recognize that the streets belong to the lumpen, and that it is in the streets that lumpen will make their rebellion.” – […]

Blood On Their Handz: The Racist History of Modern Police Unionz

BY Flint Taylor The NYPD police officers union’s outrageous assertion that New York Mayor Bill de Blasio had “blood on his hands” in the murder of the two NYPD officers, is consistent with the reactionary role of police unions, which came to prominence in the wake of the civil rights movement. Police unions have played […]

Don’t Shoot

  A new documentary examines the history of police brutality in Portland. THE MARCH GOES ON: Portlanders protest the killing of Lloyd “Tony” Stevenson, 31, who died after a police chokehold in 1985. – Image courtesy of NW Film Center Long before the Trail Blazers warmed up in “I Can’t Breathe” T-shirts, another group ofPortlanders […]