Black August: Beyond 34 yearz of resistance

August 9, 2013 by Shaka At-thinnen When the concept of Black August manifested in 1979, many thought it was simply a focus group protest growing out of the avoidable death of Khatari Gaulden on Aug. 1, 1978, in the San Quentin prison infirmary. Survival for Africans in California’s prison population of 20,000 inmates had to […]

Former Politikal Prisoner Sekou Odinga Speakz

We are in a long and protracted Struggle that will not end until we are all free. Sekou Odinga   Free The Land Former prisoner of war and political prisoner Sekou Odinga speaks on his political life, his case, the case of political prisoner Albert Woodfox, and his thoughts on the music of his son […]

Freeman Brotherz Servicez: Support & Honour LA Black Panther Party Founderz THE STORY: We are raising funds to take care of all expenses to properly send off our beloved Roland & Ronald Freeman of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party. Because these two untimely passing’s took place while they were in New York opposed to their respective home states in California, much […]

Misrepresented history: the legacy of Huey P. Newton

By Katherine Revello Stuart Higgins In light of a recent op-ed I wrote on police targeting of inner city black people, I felt it was an appropriate time to reflect on the legacy of the Black Panther Party and its founder, Huey P. Newton. The Black Panthers, formed in 1966 under Newton and Bobby Seale, […]


SAVE THE DATE! COME & MARCH WITH THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS CONTINGENT   SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2014 AT HARLEM’S 44th ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE March With “The Freedom Fighters Contingent” in Harlem’s 44th Annual African-American Day Parade. All Participants Are Asked To Bring Their Posters, Banners & Flags And To Wear T-Shirts & Buttons Of Revolutionary […]

Interview with Huey P. Newton (1968)

  THE MOVEMENT: The question of nationalism is a vital one in the black movement today. Some have made a distinction between cultural nationalism and revolutionary nationalism. Would you comment on the differences and give us your views? HUEY P. NEWTON: There are two kinds of nationalism, revolutionary nationalism and reactionary nationalism. Revolutionary nationalism is […]

Your Struggle iz My Struggle

  by 4struggle BY PIRU UMOJA I want to first apologize for my long and unforeseen absence in communication. The struggle has not departed me. In fact, the struggle to overcome oppression has intensified. My brothers and sisters, my temporary absence has been occupied in the ongoing fight with our oppressive judicial system. Recently, I […]

Pleaze support tha Freedom Archivez!

Spring 2014 Dear Friends of the Freedom Archives, We are deeply saddened by a number of recent losses to our Freedom Archives family. In addition to Amiri Baraka and Chokwe Lumumba, we lost both Mabel Williams and Fred Ho in April.  All of them participated in and contributed to our work over the last 15 […]