WATCH: Sheriff of Deadliest Dept in US Says His Deputies Have Financial Incentive to “Kill” People

Bakersfield, CA — The sheriff of Kern County, Donny Youngblood is on the defensive this month after a local police union released a video in which he states it is “better financially” for law enforcement officers to kill suspects than to injure them. According to KCDOA (Kern County Detention Officers Association), the union who released the video, the […]

Erasing the Line: The Organic Link Between the Struggles of the Working Class, Amerika’s Prison Population, and Black Amerika (by Jason Renard Walker, Deputy Minister of Labor – NABPP-PC)

One of the most important ways that a tiny 0.01% of the population controls all of society is through its police, military, and prisons. These are some of the fascist institutions within capitalism that, through its control of mass media, can shape and mold how the contradictions between the capitalist class and working class are […]

Race War Official Trailer #2

Since the election of Donald Trump to President, people have been asking “Is it racism?” We are the first film in history that dares to ask “Is it a race war?” And are Black people the targets. From the creators of the historic films 7AM and Gentrified comes the first documentary in history that speaks […]

Prison Radio Kommentaries

Mumia Abu-Jamal is an award winning author and journalist, and political prisoner at SCI Mahanoy, Pennsylvania. Why White Supremacy Means White Male Supremacy (2:08) Mumia Abu-Jamal Jailhouse Lawyer (5:44) Derrick Wilson Honor in Ancestry (3:13) Terry Harper Blues for Hugh Masekela (3:01) Mumia Abu-Jamal State of Disunion (2:25) Mumia Abu-Jamal Ursula K Le Guin (2:43) Mumia […]

Street-level constitutional experts

by Taru Taylor Slave patrols prevented slave revolts, captured runaway slaves and kept watch on “free” Blacks. They policed the South. In many jurisdictions, notably Charleston, South Carolina, slave patrols morphed into the official police force. Slave patrols went obsolete after the Civil War. So why does American apartheid persist despite the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth […]

Know Your Rights: When the FBI Knocks

Despite the FBI’s grotesque history of racial profiling and targeting, harassing, and criminalizing the civil rights movement, the agency is charged with upholding civil rights laws. The FBI is now investigating the car attack against anti-racist activists in Charlottesville, VA, and has been reaching out to counterprotesters who were in Cville to conduct interviews. These […]

Maskot #1: “They sure do love them some black pain.”

by PHILLIP B. WILLIAMS Tell us duh one bout dem chirren and duh bullets dey eat Tell us duh one bout dem roaches makin love to yo feet Tell us duh one bout yo grandmammy’s hands: callused and cookin, cansuh everywhere but her hands Tell us bout her mouf too: “Oh Lawdy Jesus” “Wrench around…” “Bout […]

Comply or Die: the Police State’s Answer to Free Speech Is Brute Force

by JOHN W. WHITEHEAD “Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us? The constitutional theory is that we the people are the sovereigns, the state and federal officials only our agents. We who have the final word can speak softly or […]

Sacrificing Black Lives for the American Lie

We may never know why justice is still segregated from black death. On one side, people say: America is racist, and jurors are like cops — they hate black people. On the other: The police account is indisputable. Black lives do not matter. The deeper answer is that black death matters. It matters to the […]

NO ONE LOOKS FOR BLACK GIRLZ

by Brionne Janae “If you go missing, no one will look for you. No one looks for Black girls,” my aunt said leaning over to look me dead in the eye. On the television a girl about my age with shoulder-length blond hair and a friendly smile filled the screen as the voice of the newscaster […]