A Hidden Legacy of the Civil Rightz Era Black Prison Organizing

by JAMES KILGORE Dan Berger’s latest volume, Captive Nation, is perfectly timed. In a moment where interest in mass incarceration across the political spectrum is on the rise, sanitized versions of carceral history will doubtless emerge. Berger’s account offers an instant antidote to any such efforts. He warns us we will be negating a long […]

Politkal Prisoner Update:Robert ‘Seth’ Hayez & Abdul Majid

The attempted murder by medical negligence of our komrade Mumia Abu-Jamal. Amerikan gulagz are nothing more than institutionz of white supremacy and racism at it’z best, u can best believe that nothing haz changed since the inception of thiz country. Politikal Prisoner/Prisoner of War Robert ‘Seth’ Hayes waz involved in a shoot-out with police back in1973. […]

The Legacy of Frantz Fanon

Fanon was not a Marxist but he strongly believed that capitalism with imperialism and its divisions enslave people. His precocious diagnosis of the incapability of the nationalist elites in fulfilling their historical mission demonstrates the continuing relevance of Fanon’s thought today. Hamza Hamouchene counterpunch March 13, 2015 http://coursesite.uhcl.edu/HSH/Whitec/ximages/authors/FanonFrantz/FanonWretchedEarth.jpg Frantz Fanon died a few months before […]

Maroon’z Health, Spring Tour, Mumia and more….

Greetings Maroon supporters worldwide! It’s been a momentous last couple years in the long struggle to free our beloved father, uncle, grandfather, and comrade. Thanks to your persistent advocacy, Maroon’s case, and the political pretexts to his over forty years of confinement, have garnered widespread attention and sparked outrage from justice-seeking people across the globe. […]

Being Black in America Means Being a Target

Shoot Me by LINDA CHAVERS What is has always been. In America, black people have always been targeted, stalked, terrorised, tortured, murdered. Sometimes what I need people to understand is that this is normal. What is not normal is how you’re finding out about it. Reading these words on your computer screen about such a thing is not […]

Politikal Prisoner Radio: Alert! Prisoner health crisis for several politikal prisonerz

Download Podcast Tune in to Political Prisoner Radio for some of the latest in political prisoner and prisoner of war news in the United States. Featured speakers and commentary. Tonight we will be speaking with Mrs. Sheila Hayes, wife of political prisoner Robert “Seth” Hayes. Robert Seth Hayes has been a political prisoner held by the New York […]

Update: Politikal Prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal

UPDATE: Yesterday morning, March 30, Mumia Abu-Jamal was rushed to the hospital after passing out at State Correctional Institution (SCI) Mahanoy. He was admitted to the Schuylkill Medical Center with a blood sugar level of 779. Today, he received visits from his wife, Wadiya, and his brother, Keith Cook. Mumia’s blood sugar had dropped to […]

BK/NY – Saturday, March 28 – Kazi Toure & The United Freedom Front (UFF)

WHAT: Former Political Prisoner Kazi Toure Speaking Tour WHEN: 7pm sharp, Saturday, March 28th, 2015 WHERE: The Base – 1302 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11221 (directions below) NOTE: The Base is on the ground floor, is wheelchair accessible, and has a gender neutral toilet. COST: Entrance is free, but we will be passing the […]

Cuba spurned FBI bid to swap Assata Shakur for Cuban Five

BY MAGGIE TROWE Former FBI Director Louis Freeh recently revealed that the agency tried unsuccessfully in 1998 to swap some or all of the Cuban Five for Assata Shakur, a former Black Panther who was granted political asylum in Cuba in 1984. In two interviews with the North Bergen, New Jersey, Record, Freeh demanded Cuba […]

The Worldwide Pan Afrikan Convention 2015 – Johannesburg, South Afrika and Zimbabwe, June 12-20

A REVOLUTIONARY HAS TO BE INVOLVED IN PROJECT PAN AFRICANISM. OUR MISSION IS TO UNITE EVERY AFRICAN-BLACK REVOLUTIONARY FAMILY WORLD WIDE ,WE SEEK TO FOSTER A MORE UNIFIED AND STRONGER AFRICAN-BLACK REVOLUTIONARY COMMUNITY. RECONNECT, REVIVE AND RECONSTRUCT AFRICA-BLACK REVOLUTIONARY NATIONHOOD AT HOME AND ABROAD. http://www.paconvention2015.org/home.html