Update on recent health scare of Robert “Seth” Hayez

Greetings Everyone, here’s an update on Seth’s health from his amazing Daughter Crystal. #BLACKLIVESMATTER in prison too! I just got off the phone with my father, who’s health is a constant roller coaster. This month alone, he was sent to the infirmary overnight for observations twice and to an outside hospital for emergency treatment. Every […]

Celebrating the 75th birthday of Soledad Brother George Lester Jackson, Sept. 23, 1941-Aug. 21, 1971

by Kiilu Nyasha As we honor the 75th birthday of our beloved Comrade George Jackson, field marshal of the Black Panther Party behind prison walls, may we remember his revolutionary ideas and practice, his mentors and his sacrifice. Author of two books, “Soledad Brother: The Prison Letters of George Jackson,” a 1970 bestseller reprinted three […]

Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (a.k.a.) H. Rap Brown

Happy Earth-day Geronimo Pratt

Geronimo Pratt (born Elmer Pratt), also known as Geronimo Ji Jaga and Ji Jaga Pratt, was a high-ranking member of the Black Panther Party. The FBI targeted him in a COINTELPRO operation, which aimed to “neutralize Pratt as an effective BPP functionary.” Pratt was tried and convicted of the kidnap and murder of Caroline Olsen […]

Angela Daviz Deliverz the 17th Steve Biko Memorial Lecture

Angela Davis reflects on radical movements, radical imagination, relationships between generations of liberation activists and new forms of leadership.

Champion of resistance: Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3, survivor of 43 yearz in solitary confinement, speakz in San Francisco

by Carole Seligman I had the true honor of attending a welcoming reception for Albert Woodfox, the last of the Angola 3, on Sept. 7 in San Francisco. Albert was the speaker at a spirited meeting of friends and supporters sponsored by ANSWER. Albert spent 43 years of his 44 years in prison in solitary […]

Day of Rage for Mumia~9/7

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!  Mumia Abu-Jamal has maintained his innocence for 35 years but the state is still trying to kill him, this time by refusing to treat him for Hepatitis C. Show your outrage in the streets on Wednesday, September 7: 11AM – Press conference outside the Philadelphia Health Center at S. Broad & Lombard – because hep c is […]

The Amerikan Fugitivez of Havana

By Jon Lee Anderson   Assata Shakur, who escaped from prison in New Jersey while serving a life sentence, has been living in Cuba since 1984. Photograph by Frank Hurley / NY Daily News Archive via Getty When a cold war winds down, what happens to its spies and traitors? The British double agents Kim […]

4 Speechez That Prove Black Panther Fred Hampton Waz the Godfather of Rap

Had he not been assassinated in a police fusilade on a bitterly cold Chicago evening 47 years ago, Fred Hampton would’ve turned 68 years old today. The former head of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense is remembered today primarily for his skills as an organizer, who coined the phrase “Rainbow […]

The Heroe’z of San Rafael

Black August 1970 • 1970 Black August By Fred Goldstein In the momentous political event that marked “Black August,” freedom fighter Jonathan Jackson, at the age of 17, burst into a San Rafael, Calif., courtroom, armed, to free his brother, George Jackson, along with Fleeta Drumgo and John Clutchette, on Aug. 7, 1970. The three […]