A history of Amerikan lynchings

A soil collection project is commemorating the forgotten victims of lynching and helping to tell their stories. by Ruth Hopkins [Illustration by Jawahir Al-Naimi/Al Jazeera] Alabama, United States – It’s a sunny day in early May, in Thorsby, a small town in rural Alabama. As we make our way down Peachtree Drive, the houses begin to give […]

Reflecting on Racial Justice: Some Necessary Notez –Dr. Maulana Karenga

Let make thiz clear that thiz post by Dr. Maulana Karenga because u see it posted here doez not mean that the staff at Moorbey’z Blog doez not  believe the viewz and or opinionz , or have any tiez to the US organization. [By Dr. Maulana Karenga]The history of Black people in this country is […]

From Freedom Summer to Black August

Dan Berger August 19, 2014 San Quentin prison (Gino Zahnd/Flickr) This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Freedom Summer, when thousands of mostly white college students from around the country traveled to Mississippi to contest segregation at its most violent source. Commemorations of the momentous civil rights campaign appropriately highlight the black political participation that […]

Yuri Kochiyama, Civil Rightz Activist, Diez in Berkeley at Age 93

  Japanese-American civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama – whose picture looking at Malcom X after he died was captured in a Life Magazine photo – has died of natural causes in Berkeley, Calif., at the age of 93, a family member told National Public Radio. Kochiyama first met Malcolm X in 1963 and she began […]

Struggling together for racial justice in prison and society

by Abdul Olugbala Shakur   Abdul Olugbala Shakur in a photo taken Dec. 14, 2012 For the past 23 years, a pattern of racial discrimination has reared its ugly head. Its presence is vividly clear, a procedural manifestation within the protocols of official sanctioned practice here at Pelikkkan Bay, which simply means the inherent propensity […]