Black August, a story of Afrikan freedom fighterz

by Kiilu Nyasha Black August is a month of great significance for Africans throughout the diaspora, but particularly here in the U.S., where it originated. “August,” as Mumia Abu-Jamal noted, “is a month of meaning … of repression and radical resistance, of injustice and divine justice, of repression and righteous rebellion, of individual and collective […]

8/29: Tweet Obama for Oscar Lopez Rivera

The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign NEW WEBSITE: http://www.ProLibertad.org ProLibertad@hotmail.com https://www.facebook.com/ProLibertadFC https://www.twitter.com/ProLibertad Telephone: 718-601-4751   In one week: On Monday August 29, let President Obama know that Oscar has the support of the masses!  Tweet the following message to President Obama: @BarackObama I add my voice to the thousands demanding: Free Oscar Lopez Rivera NOW! #FreeOscarLopez Ask your […]

He Saw Hiz Revolution Die First: Remembering Makandal Daaga

Makandal Daaga, center, speaks at a press conference in 1970. | Photo: NJAC by Amílcar Sanatan Despite being a leader of the Black Power movement, most youth today do not know who Makandal Daaga was. “But Trini have a funny funny way of forgetting Their history to them like it doh mean nothin’. The history […]

Assata Shakur Documentary

Assata: Exile since 1979 On May 2 1973, Black Panther activist Assata Olugbala Shakur (fsn) Joanne Deborah Chesimard, was pulled over by the New Jersey State Police, shot twice and then charged with murder of a police officer. Assata spent six and a half years in prison under brutal circumstances before escaping out of the […]

Mumia’z legal case: AN UPDATE

Here is an update on both Mumia Abu-Jamal’s criminal conviction appeal and his medical care case, Abu-Jamal vs. Kerestes.   Court action has potential to re-open Mumia‘s criminal conviction! On August 7, Mumia Abu-Jamal filed an appeal based on a U.S. Supreme Court case decided in June. In a startling 5-3 decision (Williams v. the Commonwealth of PA), the U.S. Supreme Court held […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people are dying who could be saved, and that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act.  Do what must be done, discover your humanity and your love in revolution.”   *Fallen Comrade George L. Jackson, Black Panther Party […]

BALTIMORE: The Sekou Kambui Black August Freedom Fighter Tour POSTPONED

BALTIMORE ACTIVITY POSTPONED Sekou Cinque T.M. Kambui (s/n William J. Turk) is a New Afrikan/Black Panther political prisoner who through the power of the people was finally released after serving 41 years of an unjust two consecutive life sentence for crimes he did not commit.    Bro. Sekou Kambui  was born on September 6, 1948, […]

A man who no longer wanted masterz

  The Clinton Correctional Facility, part of the New York state prison system, is near Canada’s border. It was built in the Dannemora village in 1845 to house prisoners who worked in the local mines. The white walls, studded with watchtowers, seem to pierce the pleasant landscape of the neighborhood’s simple and well-groomed houses. Still […]

‘I am a revolutionary and an optimist’, sayz former Black Panther

The story of Jalil Muntaqim, who’s spent 45 years wandering the prisons of the United States, becoming one of the longest-lasting political prisoners in history by Breno Altman Attica Correctional Facility, built in the northwest of the state of New York, 342 miles away from the capital, between the cities of Buffalo and Rochester, became […]