Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead

Book review by  ARIC MCBAY Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead By Ed Mead Kersplebedeb, 2015 Ed Mead’s autobiography, Lumpen, tells a story of a revolutionary life. Mead writes openly and unflinchingly about his days as a social prisoner, his time in the underground George Jackson Brigade, and his […]

[WATCH] The Black Pantherz and Amerika’z Selective Apprehension

  By  Michael Graham Black people came to this country in chains, and ever since, any violence we committed was somehow seen as more horrible than the violence from other groups by the dominant society. Conquistadors were working for Royal concerns. Whites were settlers taming a wild land. The Native American was a noble savage […]

After 43 Yearz in Solitary, Thiz Man Facez “One of the Most Surreal Trialz of All Time”

All of the witnesses are dead. —By Michael Mechanic Albert Woodfox Amnesty International Imagine spending more than four decades in virtual solitary confinement for a crime you’ve always insisted you didn’t commit—and then, when your freedom is finally at hand, having it snatched away. That’s the blow the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals dealt on […]

ICE-T SCHOOLZ ARSENIO HALL ON HIZ OWN SHOW

Black Time Travel. The year was 1989 when a young Ice-T appeared on the Arsenio Hall show. Here he is spitting a lot of knowledge about why there are gangs and drugs in the majority of Black neighborhoods across America. He really said some eye opening things.  Unfortunately, gangs and drugs are still prevalent in […]

In Defense of the Pantherz: Why the Film “The Black Pantherz: Vanguard of the Revolution” Should be Put Down, and the book “Black Against Empire” Picked Up

by Danny Haiphong The author endorses former Panther leader Elaine Brown’s critique of the movie, However, Blacks Against Empire, the acclaimed book on the Party, meets his approval as “actual historical analysis that is useful for those seeking lessons from the lived struggle of the Panthers.” In Defense of the Panthers: Why the Film “The Black […]

THIZ VIDEO EXPLAINZ WHY SO MANY BLACK PEOPLE ARE IN PRISON

Anyone who cares about criminal justice should watch this video. It does a good job of explaining why black people go to prison so much more than whites. Take a look. source: http://blacktimetravel.com/this-video-explains-why-so-many-black-people-are-in-prison/#prettyPhoto

Learning from the Wattz Rebellion, 50 Years Later

Police arrest a man during the Watts riots, 1965. Photo: World-Telegram / Ed Palumbo / Library of Congress by Sekou Franklin August 31, 2015 A week after President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act (VRA), the crowning achievement of the civil rights movement, the Watts rebellion broke out in Los Angeles. The riots began on August […]

A Reporter Who Covered the Wattz Riotz 50 Yearz Ago Today Lookz Back

i lived in the city of Angelz during both riotz and thingz  ain’t nothing changed, except that the racism by white Amerikkkan’z iz covert & hidden still today. People of colour can live among and around each other white still play the white flight game and can’t figure it out that it no longer workz. […]