Court Affirms Citizens Have the Right to Defend Themselves Against Police Brutality

by Matt Agorist Newark, NJ — A court case was decided this month by an appellate court in New Jersey which affirmed that citizens are allowed to defend themselves against police brutality. The court’s decision involves the case of Darnell Reed, 33, who was beaten to a bloody pulp by officers during an arrest in 2013 in which he […]

No Justice No Peace

This clip is taken from a 1988 speech by Ahmed Obafemi of the New Afrikan People’s Organization in San Francisco. Obafemi speaks of the death of Michael Griffith, a Black youth murdered in a racist attack in Howard Beach, New York., and how the Black community came together following Michael’s murder. LISTEN HERE Learn more […]

Seize the Time

Hello, We’re excited to announce the full digitization of the periodical Seize The Time, published by a Marxist-Leninist organization of the same name that grew out of the revolutionary national struggles of Black, Chicano, Asian American and Native American peoples. Based in California, Seize the Time was created mainly by people identifying as third world […]

In Defense of Self-Defense (1967) Huey P. Newton

Hampton Classics Series Men were not created in order to obey laws. Laws are created to obey men. They are established by men and should serve men. The laws and rules which officials inflict upon poor people prevent them from functioning harmoniously in society. There is no disagreement about this function of law in any […]

Remembering Malcolm X 50 Yearz Later

  Its been 50 years since the assassination of the great Malcolm X. A leader enshrined on the Mount Rushmore of Black Leaders. Among his greatness was Malcolm’s was his ability to inspire and emphasize the need for black self-defense and self-reliance in the face of white violence and racism.   source: http://blackstate.com/malcolmx2131216.html

The Secret of Winning Against a Bigger Attacker!

by Kim Goh In my previous article I covered why fighting back is the biggest mistake you can make when defending yourself. Fighting is confused with self defense. Defending yourself is not the same as fighting back! The prevailing attitude is that you need to fight to protect yourself despite the fact that the playing […]

The Civil War: Lessonz for today’z struggle

By Sam Marcy Below are excerpts from the book “The Klan and the Government: Foes or Allies?” written in 1983 by Sam Marcy, the founder of Workers World Party. The entire book can be read online at workers.org. In the Civil War in the U.S., the bourgeois democratic revolution was aborted. It did result in […]

THE NRA – FRIEND OR FOE?

Billing itself as ‘America’s longest-standing civil rights organization,’ the National Rifle Association has been missing in historical action as far as ‘Negroes with guns’ are concerned. BY KARSCEAL TURNER SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER On May 2, 1967, a group of 30 young Black men and women, dressed in black leather jackets, berets and dark […]