From the Civil War to Today: Centuriez of Institutional Racism, Explained in Less Than 20 Minutez

Screen shot via Facebook The history of racism in the United States is not a simple topic, but actor Romany Malco successfully delves into the topic in less than 20 minutes in a new video posted to Facebook. In “The Racket of Racism,” Malco explains how we can trace the current prison-industrial complex and reliance […]

The Black Panther Party (BPP). The Battle against Poverty, Racism, Imperialism and Police Brutality

By Hugo Turner Dedicated to my friend and Comrade Marland X @CharlieMBrownX In my last article I dealt with the life of Black Panther Party Founder Huey P. Newton. (image right) I also discussed the origins of the Black Panther Party or BPP. Huey Newton and Bobby Seale formed the BPP in Oakland California to battle […]

Copz are still shooting to kill at Amerika’z largest police-training exercise

  By Mary Noble Over Labor Day weekend, sports players all over the United States knelt to protest police killings of black Americans. Meanwhile, I watched Sgts. Spencer Fomby and Rashawn Cummings, two Berkeley police officers involved in fatal civilian shootings, walk into an abandoned building in Hayward, CA, to practice killing people in a […]

Tuskegee Airmen fought racism in the U.S. military

By Dolores Cox 2016 is the 75th anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen’s formation. The Airmen were the first African-American aviators in U.S. Army Air Corps history. They were pilots, bombardiers, navigators, flight trainers, mechanics and support personnel. Before then, African Americans were barred from military aviation because of their skin color. Although Blacks had actively […]

US law haz long seen people of Afrikan descent az fugitivez

by Maisha Sinha An Emancipation Day parade, Richmond VA. c1905. Library of Congress   Occasionally, a mistruth spreads that the Second Amendment to the US Constitution was based on the need for slave patrols. It wasn’t. It grew out of an old republican fear of standing armies as instruments of tyranny. But the surveillance of […]

BLUE SUPREMACY IZ THE NEW WHITE SUPREMACY

“It became necessary to destroy the town in order to save it.” A US Major on the bombing of Ben Tré in South Vietnam 2/8/1968 We seem to be in the midst of a huge paradigm shift here in the US… It feels as though some kind of critical mass has been reached in regard to the […]

From Attica to Pelican Bay: How To Heed the Lessonz of a Prison Uprising

Forty years after Attica, the US prison population iz ten times larger. By Michael Ratner Attica State prison inmates raise their hands in a show of solidarity during the Attica uprising, which took the lives of 43 people. (AP Photo) Forty years ago, on September 9, 1971, prisoners protesting medieval conditions rebelled at Attica, a […]

VIDEO: 13-Year-Old Girl With An Afro

This young girl has had to change school three times because of her hair   By Daily Vox Team   A powerful image of a young girl in school uniform standing up to a man with her arms crossed above her head has gone viral. Her name is Zulaikha Patel. And the image of her […]

4 Speechez That Prove Black Panther Fred Hampton Waz the Godfather of Rap

Had he not been assassinated in a police fusilade on a bitterly cold Chicago evening 47 years ago, Fred Hampton would’ve turned 68 years old today. The former head of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense is remembered today primarily for his skills as an organizer, who coined the phrase “Rainbow […]

Breaking historikal silence to heal from historikal woundz: Remembering the 1966 Hunterz Point Uprising

by Aliyah Dunn-Salahuddin We all have an origin. Even when we may not be physically grounded, we are still rooted in place. Bayview Hunters Point is a special corner of the city, one that capsules the Black experience in San Francisco. The smells of foods from familiar restaurants, the warm feeling when you smile at […]