We can’t breathe! Thoughtz on our Agreement to End Hostilitiez

by Kijani Tashiri Askari and Akili Castlin The Webster’s New Universal Unabridged Dictionary defines the word “hostility” as 1) a hostile state, condition or attitude; enmity; antagonism; unfriendliness; 2) a hostile act; 3) Opposition or resistance to an idea, plan project, etc.; 4) acts of warfare; 5) war. So our initial question to the people […]

Malcolm X Grassroots Movement in Solidarity with the National Black Theatre of Harlem

The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement stands in full solidarity with the National Black Theatre of Harlem (NBT). We support their self-determination to use their historic space to bring Black people together rather than promote division and disunity among us. This is a critical tradition to uphold, especially in this historical moment when ALL Black lives […]

Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writingsz of Mumia Abu-Jamal

  Mumia Abu-Jamal’s essential perspectives on black experience, race relations, freedom, justice, social change, and the future of American society. “Revolutionary love, revolutionary memory and revolutionary analysis are at work in every page written by Mumia Abu-Jamal … His writings are a wake-up call. He is a voice from our prophetic tradition, speaking to us […]

The Nu Afrikan Black Panther Party – Prison Chapter Rulez of Conduct Explained

Due to recent events in our local party group in which some of our comrades misunderstood and called into question the relevancy of some of our party’s rules, and to assist these and other comrades who may not fully grasp the reasoning behind them, I have undertaken to compose something of an exposition to clarify […]

Moving forward with our fight to end solitary confinement

by Todd Ashker Greetings of solidarity and respect to all similarly situated members of the prison class unified in our struggle to end long term solitary confinement and win related long overdue reforms to the broken California prison torture system! As one of the four principle prisoner class representatives, I am presenting this further update […]

A Practical Approach to Strategic Organizing for Popular Struggle (2005)

BY KEVIN ‘RASHID’ JOHNSON This article originally appeared in Socialism and Democracy, vol. 19, no. 2 (July 2005). Subscribe to Socialism and Democracy and help support their free prisoner subscriptions. An attempt to prioritize strategic objectives for the Left, toward pushing social forces beyond capitalism here in amerika or abroad, should begin with determining the […]

What Thoze Calling For Calm Don’t Understand About Black Poverty, Struggle

“Black people are viewed in their entirety as criminals. Whites who protest or riot are not called thugs, because the word thug serves as a proxy for the N-word, whether it’s black or white people using the descriptors.”  In light of the current unrest in Baltimore, riot shaming seems to be the new fad. Everybody’s […]