Fred Hampton was assassinated by the US government on his day (December 4th) in 1969. He was 21 years old. He spent his short life fighting against exploitation and oppression. He advocated for “international proletarian revolution” by all means necessary, viewing the class struggle as the primary vehicle for ending all oppression, including white supremacy. […]
Our understanding of Malcolm X is inextricably linked to his autobiography, but newly discovered materials force us to reexamine his legacy. byGARRETT FELBER Image: Marion S. Trikosko/Wikimedia Commons More than fifty years after his death, Malcolm X remains a polarizing and misunderstood figure. Not unlike the leader he is too often contrasted with—Martin Luther King, Jr.—he has […]
Who was Fred Hampton? Why was he assassinated by the U.S. government at the age of 21? What is the Hampton Institute about?
By AFROPUNK On Colin Kaepernick’s birthday, let’s listen to the man’s words and why he sacrifices for his people. Colin Kaepernick gave a powerful speech in Amsterdam when he received Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award 2018. //vplayer.nbcsports.com/p/BxmELC/nbcsports_embed/select/media/WjRWc60JczKz Colin Kaepernick receives the Sports Illustrated Muhammad Ali Legacy Award. Colin Kaepernick receives the ACLU Courageous Advocate Award. […]
https://www.gofundme.com/help-debbie-amp-mike-rebuild Mike & Debbie Africa had been political prisoners since Aug 8, 1978. On June 16 after 39 years and 10 months, Debbie was released, and on October 22, after more than 40 years in prison, Mike was released. They have two kids together (one that was literally born in prison as Debbie was 8 […]
Sundiata was brought to Trenton for a parole hearing. He received a three-year hit and is now back at FCI Cumberland. Please take the time to write to Sundiata and let him know he is in our hearts and on our minds: Sundiata Acoli (C. Squire) #39794-066 FCI Cumberland, P.O. Box 1000, Cumberland, MD 21501 Address the envelope […]
by Dr. Matthew Quest Stokeley and H. Rap Brown What H. Rap Brown Has To Say To Us Fifty Years Later – Part 2 In “How H. Rap Brown Foretold the Future of Black Power” Quest explained how Brown, from 1967-1971, was uncompromising both against the white racial state and counter-punched within emerging Black […]
by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington Peace and blessings, Sisters and Brothers! I woke up this morning and went to outside recreation. Before being escorted to rec, the officers came to my cell with a male sergeant named Espinoza. He had the video cam-corder in his hand and I was asked to submit to a strip search. […]
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NYC Jericho just received word from NYC Friends of MOVE that Mike Africa was released on parole this morning to his son’s house. This is wonderful news! All of MOVE’s consistent work over the years is coming to fruition!