‘Notez from an Elder: Response against Police Terror’

As I watch the march of history the forces of resistance are rising to meet the present challenges of police terror. The question is will demonstrations be enough? The outbreak of civilian demonstrations and acts of civil disobedience even in the face of outright military state mobilization has forced corporate media to stubbornly try to […]

“Wings on Pigz” – Our struggle for black freedom and the deathz of two New York City copz!

Chairman Omali Yeshitela For the first time in decades NYPD forced to organize a political funeral in response to the Black Liberation Movement On Saturday, December 20, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, two members of the U.S. domestic colonial occupying military called police, were shot down in Bedford-Stuyvesant while sitting in their car, doing what […]

33 Yearz of Resistance, and Still Going Strong!

Mumia’s message to all of us on the anniversary of his arrest Dear Brothers, Sisters, Friends and Comrades, On the Move       We gather together today in the spirit of resistance, and when we look around us we see that we are surrounded by that spirit:  the spirit of rebellion, the spirit of resistance, and […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

04/22/1739 In 1739: There was a major Slave Revolt in South Carolina.  The Stono Rebellion, sometimes called Cato’s Conspiracy or Cato’s Rebellion, was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies prior to the American Revolution. Related articles The Stono Rebellion At The Intersection of The Stono Rebellion and Jenkins’s Bloody Ear – Or, Freedom […]

Religion, Rebellion & MOVE

The School for Professional & Community Development Presents: Religion, Rebellion & MOVE Wednesday, February 19, 2014 6 to 9:30 pm A Discussion Featuring: Cornel West, Ramona Africa & Mark Lewis Taylor Medgar Evers College Founders Auditorium 1650 Bedford Avenue For more info: 215-386-1165 • btown.raider@gmail.com To download a flyer, click on the image below

Louisiana Slave Uprising

Back in the day on January 8th, 1811, the largest slave revolt in U.S. history occurred in Louisiana as Charles Deslondes led an insurgent band of hundreds towards the city of New Orleans. Starting in Saint Charles and Saint James Parish in Louisiana, the rebelling slaves marched from plantation to plantation along the eastern bank […]

Attica Rebellion

Who were the Attica Brothers? Why did they seize control of the prison? What makes Attica important to the anti-prison movement today? Featuring historical materials from the Freedom Archives. Voices include: Frank ‘Big Black‘ Smith, Attica Brother and prison activist L.D. Barkley, Attica Brother killed during the re-taking of the prison Elizabeth Fink, attorney for […]

ATTICA: 41 Years Later

ATTICA: 41 Years Later [col. writ. 8/26/12] © ’12 Mumia Abu-Jamal     The name, Attica, has entered the lexicon of American culture, driven, in part, by the cinema performance in “Dog Day Afternoon”, when actor Al Pacino raised his fist and exclaimed, “Attica! Attica!”   Viewers immediately got the reference, for on Sept. 9, […]