Kwame Ture – The Revolutionary (From Like It Iz with Gil Noble)

Blessed Baba Kwame Ture belongz in the pantheon of our great Black Pan-African Socialist Revolutionary Heroez & Sheroez such as Frantz Fanon, Dedan Kimathi, Kwame Nkrumah, Julius Nyerere,  Maurice Bishop, Thomas Sankara, Assata Shakur & all those brave bredren & sistren who dedicated their livez to end the exploitative & oppressive system of white supremacy […]

Black Panthers 50 Yearz Later: What They Wanted Iz What We (Still) Need

by Alondra Nelson  Two generations ago, a group of young people stood up and demanded education, housing, food, jobs and health care. It was a transformational move, still worthy of celebrating. Two armed Black Panthers, carrying a shotgun, and a semi-automatic rifle, talking to officer Lt. Ernest Holloway at the State Drafted by founders Huey […]

United Statez (united snakez) hide information about itz politikal prisonerz (PP/POWz)

Most of the 54 prisoners convicted for political motives are racial or national minorities; many are imprisoned for decades; after 9/11, civil rights restrictions only worsened in the country by Breno Altman The diplomat Andrew Jackson Young was a leading figure when Jimmy Carter led the United States between 1977 and 1980. Born in New […]

The Black Pantherz were the 60’z vanguard

The group shook the United States with its confrontational attitude against racism and state power by Breno Altman “They are the greatest threat to the country’s internal security”, stated John Edgar Hoover, the powerful head of the FBI, during a meeting in which he declared open war on the young African-American political party, which, in […]

A man who no longer wanted masterz

  The Clinton Correctional Facility, part of the New York state prison system, is near Canada’s border. It was built in the Dannemora village in 1845 to house prisoners who worked in the local mines. The white walls, studded with watchtowers, seem to pierce the pleasant landscape of the neighborhood’s simple and well-groomed houses. Still […]

Iz the Fight to End Mass Incarceration Wasting Away in Washington?

What happened to that bipartisan push toward reform? By James Kilgore Photo Credit: John Gomez / Shutterstock.com Mass incarceration’s profile as a national issue appears to be on the wane. Throughout 2015, the nation’s over-reliance on imprisonment drew a constant spotlight, producing a plethora of bipartisan policy proposals and expressions of moral outrage in Beltway […]

10 Worst Statez for Black Amerikanz

Wisconsin is the Worst State for Black Americans NEW YORK, Aug. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In an article out today, financial news and opinion website 24/7 Wall St. reports that Wisconsin is the worst state in the country for black Americans.  The Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts of 1965 — ending decades of government-sponsored racial oppression and intended […]

How to Prepare Yourself for a Protest—and What to Do If You End Up in Cuffz

Some seasoned activists expect to be arrested and jailed for protesting against racialized police violence. If you’re not one of those people, here’s what to do before you go to a demonstration and steps to take if you end up in police custody.  by Derek Burnett On July 7, 2016 in New York City’s Times Square, people protest the fatal police […]

We Need to Talk About All Aspectz of Racism

by Tom Watts We need to talk about all kinds of racism and about racism in general, because it is all reactionary and all serves to perpetuate inequality and class exploitation. If we are serious about ending racism, we have got to understand it, where it comes from, who it serves and how it works, […]

Endangered Speciez: The Lynching of the Black and Brown Youth (by Kelvin Khaysi Canada, NABPP-PC, 2016)

“If you can’t believe what they are doing to us today. You have no idea of what they did to us yesterday.”   – Chairman Fred Hampton Jr. There is an old proverb that states: “If you don’t learn from the past, you’ll make the same mistakes in the future.” So, we shouldn’t be so surprised […]