Judge Suspends Release of Herman Bell, Elderly Black Panther Jailed 45 Years, Amid Police Pressure

by Amy Goodman , Critical Resistance   A judge in New York has suspended the release of Herman Bell, a 70-year-old prisoner who has been granted parole after 45 years in prison. Bell was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the killing of two New York City police officers in 1971. At […]

Winnie Mandela was a hero. If she’d been white, there would be no debate

Peaceful protest did not end apartheid: it took revolutionaries. And it shouldn’t be difficult to choose between a system of racial supremacy and a person who helped overthrow it  ‘Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was the leader of a liberation struggle. She was a radical until the end.’ Photograph: AP Heroes are curious things. Ours have roots in […]

WHY THE BACKLASH TO FORMER BLACK PANTHER HERMAN BELL’S PAROLE RISKS SETTING A DANGEROUS PRECEDENT

by  Natasha Lennard EARLIER THIS MONTH, the New York State Parole Board did its job. It elected to grant parole to 70-year-old Herman Bell, a former Black Panther who has served nearly 45 years in prison after being convicted of the 1971 murders of two New York City police officers. The board’s decision is long overdue: […]

ON FRIDAY MARCH 2, 2018: Black Love, Black Womyn & Black Resistance: A “FREE” Community Conversation With 4 Veteran Sistahs of the Black Liberation Movement ~ (5:00 PM – 6:30 PM)

Celebrating The 50th Anniversary For The 1968 Founding Of The New York Black Panther Party xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Black Love, Black Womyn & Black Resistance A Conversation With 4 Veteran Sistahs of the Black Liberation Movement Friday March 2, 2018: @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM West Park Presbyterian Church Balcony […]

Black Panther: The Revolution will never be televised(Spoiler review)

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CALLING ALL AFRIKANS! CALLING ALL AFRIKANS! SAT. FEB 17, 2018 “FREE MUTULU!”

Quotation Food For Thought: 1A. “I would unite with anybody to do right and with nobody to do wrong.” Frederick Douglass 1 B. “Freedom is something you take with your own hands. You control it with your own hands. You do not leave it to other people or alliances. You  first make alliance with yourself. […]

RIP Richard ‘Mafundi’ Lake

Long Time Held Political Prisoner Mafundi Lake transitioned January 21, 2018.  Mafundi was found on the floor of his cell on that day. His wife Carolyn says that Mafundi suffered from various health conditions and had suffered three strokes in the past. Richard Mafundi Lake, Family Hour was on Saturday, January 27, 2018. Survivors are […]

Harriet Tubman A New Afrikan Amazon Political-Military Leader

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