Freedom Fighter Sundiata Acoli back at FCI Cumberland

Sundiata was brought to Trenton for a parole hearing. He received a three-year hit and is now back at FCI Cumberland. Please take the time to write to Sundiata and let him know he is in our hearts and on our minds: Sundiata Acoli (C. Squire) #39794-066 FCI Cumberland, P.O. Box 1000, Cumberland, MD 21501 Address the envelope […]

‘WE are the Bay View’: Kevin Jones-Bey and Sundiata Acoli salute the Bay View

A pittance for the priceless by Kevin Jones-Bey and Sundiata Acoli “We recognize as valuable only what serves the cause of the people.” – Sekou Toure Around six years ago, my then 16-year-old daughter submitted a poem to a Bay View poetry contest sponsored by the creative genius, Paradise. Though the contest was cancelled due to […]

Prison Panthers and awakening the Black radicals

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington “What made him (Malcolm X) unfamiliar and dangerous was not his hatred for white people but his love for Blacks, his apprehension of the horror of the Black condition, and the reasons for it, and his determination to work on their hearts and minds so that they would be enabled to […]

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. […]