Huey Newton’s Lessons for World Revolution in Our Times

Danny Haiphong Huey Newton’s Lessons for World Revolution in Our Times “Huey used the framework of dialectical materialism, which gave him the understanding that all development is a struggle between contradictions.” BAR contributor Danny Haiphong delivered the following remarks to a day-long conference on “Huey P. Newton: Our Struggle for Self-Determination and World Peace” October […]

Richard B. Moore: “Dogs and Slaves are Named by Their Masters; Free Men Name Themselves!”

Richard B. Moore was a Caribbean activist in the early and mid 20th century. by Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali Not so very long ago, most Black Americans answered to the term “Negro.” But, not Richard B. Moore, a “race man” who was also a socialist and a member of the African Blood Brotherhood, the […]

Book Review: Tania La Guerrillera Y La Epopeya Suramericana Del Che

by Ehecatl of United Struggle from Within                 permalink Tania La Guerrillera Y La Epopeya Suramericana Del Che (“Tania: Undercover with Che Guevara in Bolivia” is the title of the English translation) Ulises Estrada Ocean Press 2005 Mention the name Che Guevara virtually anywhere in the world and images […]

Once a Panther alwayz a Panther: Reflectionz on the 50th Anniversary of the BPP

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense in Oakland, California. As an original White Panther, my involvement with the Panthers began in 1968, when I hooked up with WPP members in Chicago during the protests outside the Democratic National Convention. The MC5, the house band […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

There are two kinds of nationalism, revolutionary nationalism and reactionary nationalism. Revolutionary nationalism is first dependent upon a people’s revolution with the end goal being the people in power. Therefore, to be a revolutionary nationalist, you would by necessity have to be a socialist. If you are a reactionary nationalist, you are not a socialist, […]

Dr. Walter Rodney: Revolutionary intellectual, socialist, Pan-Africanikt and historian

Walter Rodney by Ajamu Nangwaya Walter Rodney has demonstrated through thought and action that it is not inevitable for intellectuals to join the systems of oppression and use their knowledge and skills to perpetuate exploitation. They have the option of committing “class suicide.” Rodney called on the intelligentsia to use their knowledge and skills to […]

Why George Jackson matterz

By Danny Haiphong posted on September 14, 2015 George Jackson spent ten years behind prison walls: from 1961 to 1971. During this period, Jackson became a revolutionary warrior for Black liberation and socialist revolution. Jackson’s life matters now more than ever. Jackson was from Chicago, but his rebellious spirit and run-ins with police compelled his […]

On the Program of the Black Panther Party: Which Way Forward for Black Workerz and Youth? – Pt 2

In the final part of his article, John Peterson analyses the programme of the Panthers, highlighting its strong points as well as its weaknesses. The Program of the Black Panther Party 1. WE WANT FREEDOM. WE WANT POWER TO DETERMINE THE DESTINY OF OUR BLACK AND OPPRESSED COMMUNITIES. We believe that Black and oppressed people […]

The revision and origin of Black August

by Kiilu Nyasha   “As a slave, the social phenomenon that engages my consciousness is, of course, revolution.” – George L. Jackson   The revision of Black August   George Jackson – Linocut: Santiago Armengod 2013 marks the 43rd anniversary of Black August, first organized to honor our fallen freedom fighters, George and Jonathan Jackson, […]

On Correct Terminology and Spellings En Route to Conscious Development and Socialist Revolution

There has been some dialogue generated recently that has come to focus on the way the New Afrikan Independence Movement (NAIM) uses certain spellings, particular words, phrases and slogans to distinguish, apply energy, weight and clarity to the ongoing and ever-increasing need for sharper, more critical, words of power to describe the socio-economic phenomena of […]