Today would have been #MalcolmX’s 93rd birthday

Today would have been #MalcolmX’s 93rd birthday.  Read ‘The Autobiography of Malcolm X’ to know his true story. Advertisements

Maroon on A New Prison Abolition Path

In his latest essay, Maroon elaborates on some of his recent ideas for fundamentally transforming the U.S. prison system and pursuing prison abolition. He writes: As a decades-long Political Prisoner, I have participated in and become aware of many failed efforts to abolish the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC). Here I offer A New Prison Abolition […]

Listen to Part 4 of CKUT Prison Radio Interview with Jalil Muntaqim

Take the time (32 minutes) to listen to this excellent interview conducted by CKUT Prison Radio with Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim For more info on Jalil, please visit his website: www.freejalil.com It’s time to bring Jalil and all political prisoners home where they belong! Let’s PICK UP THE WORK AND MAKE THIS HAPPEN SOON! If you missed […]

Learning from Fannie Lou Hamer

by Matthew Miles Goodrich Fannie Lou Hamer speaking at the Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey, August 1964 (Library of Congress) Fannie Lou Hamer traveled a long way out of the Mississippi Delta to the center of the stage at the Democratic National Convention of 1964. In Atlantic City, Hamer implored the nation to witness […]

Violence Is As Amerikan As Cherry Pie: The Words of Imam Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown)

    This video is a compilation of speeches and interviews made by Imam Jamil Abdul Al-Amin (formerly known as H. Rap Brown). For those who are interested in learning more, please see the links to the original videos below this description. Imam Jamil Al-Amin is currently serving time for a crime that he did […]

The Musiz of Malcolm X

Malcolm X, 1965. CREDIT PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL OCHS ARCHIVES / GETTY One of the more interesting volumes in Malcolm X’s book collection, held at the Schomburg Center, in Harlem, is an English translation of Jean Paul Sartre’s “Black Orpheus,” the French philosopher’s dense meditation on the idea of Negritude. Malcolm X’s copy is meticulously marked […]