[Pnews] August 8th marks 39 years in prison for MOVE members

AUGUST 8th [Speech writ. 7/19/17] ©’17 Mumia Abu-Jamal   Early morning. A time of rest, quiet and repose. On August 8th, 1978, only the early birds in search of worms were stirring.   Also, cops assembled, heavily armed.   They attacked the MOVE House in Powelton Village, West Philadelphia, dozens, then hundreds and perhaps thousands […]

The MOVE 9: 39 years too many

By Anne Pruden Brooklyn, N.Y. — The MOVE 9 were honored on Aug. 5 at a Commemoration and Art Exhibit at Brooklyn’s House of the Lord Church. The very talented artist Sophia Dawson offered her paintings to be sold as fundraisers for these framed-up political prisoners. The MOVE 9 have been incarcerated since Aug. 8, 1978, […]

New Afrikan Black Panther Party Co-Founder Located in Florida Prison

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson has been bounced from prisons in Virginia, Oregon and Texas, and recently disappeared altogether, alarming his comrades in the New Afrikan Black Panther Party, which he co-founded. Johnson was finally located in a Florida prison, in solitary confinement. Florida prison officials have reportedly labeled the NABPP a “violent street organization.” Tito “Fist” […]

Free California political prisoners Romaine ‘Chip’ Fitzgerald and Ruchell ‘Cinque’ Magee

by National Lawyers Guild Political Prisoner Support Committee Resolution calling for the release of California political prisoners Romaine ‘Chip’ Fitzgerald and Ruchell ‘Cinque’ Magee WHEREAS, Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald and Ruchell “Cinque” Magee have been incarcerated for their political views and actions in support of the Black Liberation Movement; WHEREAS, even while in prison, Romaine “Chip” […]

A Message to the NY/NJ Activist Community From The Mothers & Family Victims Of Police Violence & the Racist Raids By ICE Immigration & NYPD Gang Units

  In order to effectively combat the existing opportunism, hidden agendas and to better provide ALL genuinely good willed social justice organizations and individuals who work inside of the New York & New Jersey metropolitan areas… with more concrete guidelines;  The following “10 Point Platform & Justice Wish List” was adopted on Saturday, May 13, 2017  […]

Resistance and Resilience: The Cultural Legacy of the Black Panther Party

  The Black Panther Party combined Black Power’s militancy with socialist ideology, and infused funk music with Franz Fanon’s writings. Their impact on American Culture, from music to style to community organizing, continues to resonate today. Fifty years after the birth of the Black Panther Party, we take a look at the lasting cultural legacy […]

[MumiaNYC] MOVE Conference in Philly Next Weekend!

Onamove! Dates: Friday night, May 5, 6-9 pm Saturday and Sunday, May 6 and 7, 10 am to 6 pm Place: The Universal Audenreid Charter High School, 3301 Tasker St., Philadelphia The conference will present the story of the MOVE Organization as told by the organization itself. Learn about MOVE’s  beliefs and its history, from […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

The Court and the Contract (3:45) Mumia Abu-JamalEducated in Hell: The Imprisonment of Lorenzo Cat Johnson (3:03) Mumia Abu-Jamal Mumia’s 63rd Birthday- Sputnik News Interview (37:09) Ft. Ramona Africa, Dr. Anthony Moteiro, Noelle Hanrahan Message to Temple Students (3:09) Mumia Abu-Jamal Is The Religious Political? (9:52) Mumia Abu-Jamal Weapons of Deflection (1:53) Mumia Abu-Jamal A Beginning […]

The Black Panther Party, Revealed

April 11, VCU’s Department of African-American Studies will host a forum on the Black Panther Party’s 50-year legacy; three former Black Panthers will share their experiences, framing the infamous organization’s reputation for a new generation, with context by Samantha Willis Members of the Black Panther Party in an undated photo (courtesy the Library of Congress) […]

Book Review: ‘Long Shot: The Triumphz And Strugglez Of An NBA Freedom Fighter’

  Screen shot of cover of “Long Shot” published by Haymarket Books   by KEVIN GOSZTOLA Decades before the National Football League blackballed quarterback Colin Kaepernick for his activism and political speech, the National Basketball Association (NBA) blackballed Craig Hodges. He was exiled from professional basketball by NBA owners because he believed players should use the […]