“Resistance, Occupation, and Politikal Prisoners”

36 YEAR LONG U.S. GOVERNMENT HELD BLACK PANTHER POLITICAL PRISONER MUMIA ABU JAMAL HAS ASKED FOR YOU TO COME OUT & JOIN US ON THIS COMING SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2017 @ 2:00 PM FORTHIS POLITICAL FILM & DISCUSSION EVENT BEING HELD IN N.Y.C. Mumia Abu Jamal shared a Page.      The Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition (NYC), […]

Afro-Palestinians talk heritage and resistance

Palestinians of African descent describe their daily struggles against ‘double-racism’ and Israeli occupation. Their lives are characterised by checkpoints, daily interrogations, night raids and incessant fears of detention [Jaclynn Ashly/Al Jazeera] by Jaclynn Ashly Occupied East Jerusalem – “It’s hard not to get detained here,” 16-year-old Abdallah Balalawi, an Afro-Palestinian from Chad, told Al Jazeera from his […]

ESSAY: 4 MOVEMENTS / 12 MOMENTS IN THE LIFE OF AN EX-SLAVE

      Long Live Assata!     1.1 I’m not afraid to die but I am afraid I’m going to die. Afraid that, outside of a grave, there will not be one square inch of earth on which I can reside; afraid that my enemies will not allow me to breathe unless concrete and […]

CALIFORNIA: Challenges and Reports

by MIM(Prisons)                              permalink The decentralization of the prison population in California has helped make the voices of the oppressed harder to get out, as county jails step up repression in face of growing prisoner populations. At the Martinez Detention Facility in the […]

Afrikan Liberation Day represents expansion of human freedom

by Strike Thokoane Some 130 years ago, European powers met in Berlin to hatch an agenda of subjecting Africa and its peoples to mere vassals, property to be possessed and exploited for the benefit of white people. African Liberation Day celebrates the African people’s successful resistance to this oppression. The Day is also a proud commemoration […]

Liberation Theology: A March to Freedom

“My son, the Holy Church is on the right, but Jesus Christ was always on the left.”  -Isabel Allende  Liberation Theology: A March to Freedom explores the conceptual framework of “liberation theology” — a branch of Theology developed by Catholics and Christians looking to examine the church’s role in society, to address the socio-political and […]

A just rage

by  Henry Makori Black people are quickly labeled racist any time we raise our voice against white supremacy. It is racism fighting back. It is meant to silence us. We should not openly express what we feel and know. As Black people we should not own our experiences and history. No. We are instead supposed […]

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ Will Make You Rethink Race

To call “I Am Not Your Negro” a movie about James Baldwin would be to understate Mr. Peck’s achievement. It’s more of a posthumous collaboration, an uncanny and thrilling communion between the filmmaker — whose previous work includes both a documentary and a narrative feature about the Congolese anti-colonialist leader Patrice Lumumba — and his […]

Diluting Radical History: Blood in the Water and the Politikz of Erasure

by Orisanmi Burton Heather Ann Thompson’s Blood in the Water: The Attica Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy could not have arrived at a more auspicious moment. It enters the public discourse during a time of formidable political struggle. On the one hand, we are in the midst of intensifying poverty and wealth inequality, affordable […]

The Black Panther Party and Black anti-fascism in the United Statez (united snakez)

by Robyn C. Spencer Fascism has been thrust into the mainstream political vocabulary of the United States since the election of President Donald Trump on a platform grounded in xenophobia, corporate dominance and right wing white nationalism. After the election, search engines and online dictionaries reported a dramatic increase in users seeking to define the […]