RIP Richard ‘Mafundi’ Lake

Long Time Held Political Prisoner Mafundi Lake transitioned January 21, 2018.  Mafundi was found on the floor of his cell on that day. His wife Carolyn says that Mafundi suffered from various health conditions and had suffered three strokes in the past. Richard Mafundi Lake, Family Hour was on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Survivors are […]

Framed In America Harlem NYC Saturday February 24th 2018

ONA MOVE On Saturday February 24th 2018 The MOVE Organization and Supporters of MOVE are calling for all our friends in NYC and the TriState area to join us at The National Black Theater in Harlem NYC for an historic program we are hosting entitled Framed in America: The Making of Political Prisoners. Our program […]

Bury Me Not in a Land of Slaves: A Short History of Immediatist Abolitionism in Philadelphia, 1830s to 1860s

by Arturo Castillon (Edited by Madeleine Salvatore) The above image is a depiction of the 1851 Christiana Riot, near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where a slave-owner was shot and killed when attempting to retrieve an alleged “fugitive slave.” The subsequent trial took place in Philadelphia.   I ask no monuments, proud and high, To arrest the gaze […]

UPDATE FROM RAMONA AFRICA

ONA MOVE, Everybody! Let me remind you of some upcoming activities regarding The MOVE 9. There is a program  February 15th here in Philadelphia at The Rotunda (40th & Walnut St.). There will be performers competing for participation in the August 2018 event- 40 year wrongful imprisonment of our family. There will also be a program in NYC at The National Black […]

A poem written by Afeni Shakur from the Black Panther newspaper 1969

ACTION ALERT EDDIE AFRICA TO SEE THE PAROLE BOARD ON 1/11/18

Ona Move We just received word tonight that our Brother Eddie Africa will be appearing before The Pa Parole Board this Thursday January 11th . It’s obvious due to our three day campaign and the pressure The Parole Board is under are obviously trying to give Eddie a rushed hearing and sweep this matter under the rug as fast […]

Support and Donate to a Release Campaign for PP Seth Hayes!

Great campaign done by Myaisha and Crystal Seth’s Daughter and Grand Daughter. Please donate if you can. Seth is an amazing human being whose many contributions to humanity can never be compensated for, but he should spend the rest of his life on the outside. For now, it is being asking that you all share […]

Amerikan Crime Case #99: May 13, 1985: The MOVE Massacre

American Crime is a regular feature of revcom.us. Each installment will focus on one of the 100 worst crimes committed by the U.S. rulers—out of countless bloody crimes they have carried out against people around the world, from the founding of the U.S. to the present day.   Above: Osage Avenue burns after Philadelphia police dropped […]

Upcoming Parole Actions for The Move 9: January 8th, 9th , and 10th

In 2008 The Move 9 all became eligible for parole, completing their minimum sentence of 30 years of a 30 to 100 year sentence. We are now in the year 2018, ten years after The Move 9 have reached their minimum and not one of the remaining imprisoned MOVE members have been paroled from prison. […]

Che Guevara in the Congo

Credits; Jacobin by David Seddon  The idea of Guevara as a latter-day Don Quixote, setting out on his adventures to undo wrongs and bring justice to the world, and, despite a series of disastrous encounters, managing to survive with spirits undiminished until the very end, is one that appeals to the romantic in all those who see […]