May 2018 Parole Hearings For The Move 9 Sisters

ONA MOVE In May 2018  Janet, Janine, and Debbie Africa all will be making yet another appearance before The Pennsylvania Parole Board. In 2016 all three of the women were denied parole and given a two year hit, despite having excellent conduct records, home and employment plans, and once again the recommendation of the prison […]

10 Members of the Black Panther Party You Should Know

  by  IME EKPO Black history is a level of intelligence that requires consistent daily acknowledgement. One month is not enough. Founded in 1966 by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale in Oakland, California, The Black Panther Party for Self Defense (BPP) became known as one of the most notorious organizations in black history. Armed with mighty knowledge bound to revolutionary acts […]

Sundiata Acoli’s “Affirmation”

Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford Political prisoner Sundiata Acoli, who was arrested with fellow Black Panther Assata Shakur in 1973, is among a host of political prisoners and activists that took part in a reading of Shakur’s poem, “Affirmation,” written in exile in Cuba. Acoli will not be eligible for parole until 2032, when he will […]

RAIZE THE VOLUME ON ALL FRONTS!

From the Desk of Zayid Muhammad babazayid@gmail.com 973 202 0745 “A turtle cannot go forward until he first sticks his neck out…” Malcolm X January 11, 2018   ACTIVIST POET ZAYID MUHAMMAD BRINGS IN NEW YEAR BUSY! SUNDIATA! MISSION OF MERCY!               January 14th marks the 81st birthday of beloved political prisoner Sundiata Acoli, one of the longest […]

Sundiata Acoli had Surgery on Carotid Artery

Hello. FYI they took me to an outside hospital to do surgery on my right carotid artery, which carries blood thru the neck to the brain. Blockage of this or these arteries can lead to brain damage called a stroke. The surgery was done to remove deposits or plaque from my neck artery. The deposits/plaque […]

BACK TO SCHOOL FOR FREEDOM! BOOK PARTY FOR HOT NEW PANTHER BOOKS!

THE NJ BLACK PANTHER PARTY COMMEMORATION COMMITTEE 973 202 0745; 973 738 2205 njbppcom50@gmail.com “To move a blade of grass is to change the world…” Huey P. Newton   September 7, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE! BACK TO SCHOOL FOR FREEDOM!               On Wednesday, September 20th, the NJ Black Panther Party Commemoration Committee (NJBPPC) will host a Book […]

The Black Panthers Didn’t Fight Symbols

“Johnny Reb’s footprint on the landscape is tiny compared to the 5,000 state and federal prisons and jails that crater the nation.” New York state prison guards assaulted and seriously injured 69 year-old former Black Panther Herman Bell , this week, a totally unprovoked beating timed to sabotage his chances for parole after more than 40 years behind bars. […]

On the Importance of Class Analysis: Lessons from Huey Newton

Huey Newton and the Black Panther Party were about much more than guns. On the Importance of Class Analysis: Lessons from Huey Newton by BAR contributor Danny Haiphong “Theory and organization guided by a class analysis is the difference between becoming the vanguard of history or simply a victim of it.” Black August has come […]

Politikal Prisoner Sundiata Acoli needs our support

Dear Friends and Supporters of Sundiata Acoli: This is a concise update of the status of Sundiata’s case.  Sundiata was again denied release on parole in November, 2016.  There are  procedural processes after denial.  There is the administrative appeal of the denial; the parole board sets a new hearing date called a Future Eligibility Term […]

Black August and the Unmasking of the US Police State

  “The reason you call the police is because you’re in a police state.” – Dhoruba bin-Wahad “Before our eyes and ears, a ‘web of business relationships that now defines America’s media and culture’ has one particular business raking in billions of dollars while another defines the culture of a specific demographic as criminal.” – […]