On the Importance of Class Analysis: Lessons from Huey Newton

Huey Newton and the Black Panther Party were about much more than guns. On the Importance of Class Analysis: Lessons from Huey Newton by BAR contributor Danny Haiphong “Theory and organization guided by a class analysis is the difference between becoming the vanguard of history or simply a victim of it.” Black August has come […]

September in Philly: MOVE

ONA MOVE, family & friends! I want to make sure you are all aware that beginning September 9th through December The Philadelphia Museum of Art is doing a project on the history of Philadelphia (food, history, etc.). MOVE is front and center in this project so we hope that you will make it a point to attend […]

Albert Woodfox and Laura Whitehorn on Mass (Politikal) Imprisonment

During the August 19, 2017 Millions for Prisoners March in Washington, D.C. we caught up briefly with two formerly-held political prisoners, Albert Woodfoxand Laura Whitehorn. They shared a bit about themselves, why such gatherings are important and why we need to continue to struggle against mass incarceration. source: Albert Woodfox and Laura Whitehorn on Mass (Political) Imprisonment

MOVE update – August 2017

ONA MOVE, my friends! This is an amazing time for our MOVE family. There is so much going on that I want to be sure that you’re aware of. The latest with my family’s parole status is the continuing denial of parole for our brother Delbert Africa. Delbert was recently denied parole and given a […]

[Pnews] August 8th marks 39 years in prison for MOVE members

AUGUST 8th [Speech writ. 7/19/17] ©’17 Mumia Abu-Jamal   Early morning. A time of rest, quiet and repose. On August 8th, 1978, only the early birds in search of worms were stirring.   Also, cops assembled, heavily armed.   They attacked the MOVE House in Powelton Village, West Philadelphia, dozens, then hundreds and perhaps thousands […]

The MOVE 9: 39 years too many

By Anne Pruden Brooklyn, N.Y. — The MOVE 9 were honored on Aug. 5 at a Commemoration and Art Exhibit at Brooklyn’s House of the Lord Church. The very talented artist Sophia Dawson offered her paintings to be sold as fundraisers for these framed-up political prisoners. The MOVE 9 have been incarcerated since Aug. 8, 1978, […]

Framed Chapter 6 by Michael Richardson

Adam’s Note: This is Chapter 6 in the series on NorthOmahaHistory.com called Framed: J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO and the Omaha Two Story. It was written by  Michael Richardson. Learn more here.     “Near North Like Fires From Hell” —Omaha World-Herald, June 26, 1969   Paul Young reported to J. Edgar Hoover in May 1969 there was organizing activity […]

Black August and the Unmasking of the US Police State

  “The reason you call the police is because you’re in a police state.” – Dhoruba bin-Wahad “Before our eyes and ears, a ‘web of business relationships that now defines America’s media and culture’ has one particular business raking in billions of dollars while another defines the culture of a specific demographic as criminal.” – […]

Free California political prisoners Romaine ‘Chip’ Fitzgerald and Ruchell ‘Cinque’ Magee

by National Lawyers Guild Political Prisoner Support Committee Resolution calling for the release of California political prisoners Romaine ‘Chip’ Fitzgerald and Ruchell ‘Cinque’ Magee WHEREAS, Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald and Ruchell “Cinque” Magee have been incarcerated for their political views and actions in support of the Black Liberation Movement; WHEREAS, even while in prison, Romaine “Chip” […]

Save the Date: Aug. 5–“39 years Too Long: Free the MOVE 9!”

39 years Too Long: Free the MOVE 9! Saturday, August 5, 2017 House of the Lord Church 415 Atlantic Avenue (Between Bond and Nevins Streets) Brooklyn, New York 2-4 pm: MOVE Art Exhibit, featuring the work of Sophia Dawson; $20 fundraiser 5-8 m: Program: “39 Years Too Long: Free the MOVE 9”: free Speakers: Ramona Africa (MOVE […]