Champion of the Black Community Is Given Her Rightful Due in Richmond

Maggie L. Walker fought segregation her whole life in the former capital of the Confederacy. Now her statue towers over the Virginia city The daughter of an enslaved woman, Maggie L. Walker led the fight for civil rights and women’s rights in Richmond, Virginia. (National Museum of American History) By Ben Panko In Richmond, Virginia, a city full […]

Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Moved to Shawangunk CF

We just got the news that Jalil has been moved to Shawangunk. His new address is: Anthony J. Bottom #77A4283 Shawangunk Correctional Facility P.O. Box 700 Wallkill, New York 12589-0700 (845) 895-2081 (Ulster County) Please take the time to write or send him a card so he knows he is in our hearts and on […]

Ida B. Wellz-Barnett, ‘Iola,’ princezz of the prezz and feminist crusader for equality and justice

by Kiilu Nyasha A tireless champion of her people, Ida B. Wells was the first of eight children born to Jim and Elizabeth Wells in Mississippi in 1862, six months before chattel slavery was ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. Her parents, who had been slaves, were able to support their children because Elizabeth was an […]

Message from Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim to the Community

Friends & Comrades: For decades, I have been fighting for the amnesty and freedom of not only myself, but all U.S. political prisoners. Back in 1977, as part of initiating the first national prisoners’ petition campaign to the United Nations and establishing the first national prisoners’ newspaper “Arm the Spirit,” I wrote and distributed a […]

Prison Radio Interviewz Claude Markz of Freedom Archivez on Jalil Muntaqim’z Current Situation

Listen to the excellent Jan. 12, 2017 interview with Claude Marks, Director of Freedom Archives and former political prisoner: http://freejalil.com/Prison.Jalil.cm.mp3

Baltimore Teacher Callz Studentz The N-Word!

http://www.worldstarhiphop.com/videos… This white teacher at Harlem Park Middle School in Baltimore, Maryland literally said to a classroom full of Black students, “You are going to be a bunch of broke ass niggers who get shot.” Transcend by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/…) Artist: http://audionautix.com/

Sonia Sanchez

1934– , Birmingham , AL Sonia Sanchez was born Wilsonia Benita Driver on September 9, 1934, in Birmingham, Alabama. After her mother died in childbirth a year later, Sanchez lived with her paternal grandmother and other relatives for several years. In 1943, she moved to Harlem with her sister to live with their father and […]

How doez Change Happen? Video of Speech by Angela Davis

From radical rebel to university professor, Angela Davis has dedicated her life to social activism. In this talk, Angela Davis reflects on her successes and shares her insights on the strategies for change that have made – and will make – history. Sponsored by the Women’s Resources and Research Center at UC Davis. source: http://www.blackcommentator.com/645/issue_645.html

Queen Ifama, The Truth Terrorist Haz Transitioned.

by  NANCY LOCKHART Ifama Jackson: Sunrise: 1/26/53 Sunset: 2/27/16 Queen Ifama transitioned on Saturday February 27, 2016. Many of us lost a mother, friend, comrade and Truth Seeker. Queen Ifama was an avid researcher and synthesized information which removed mountains for human kind. We worked together on several cases where individuals were wrongfully convicted or, […]

Support the loved and loyal Bay View: Keep the voice of the people alive

by Damu Katika Chimurenga Brothas and Sistas, Revolutionary salutations and conscious overstanding unto you all, especially those of you at Bay View National Black Newspaper and Behind ‘Enemy’ Lines from those of us solid Black prisoners on 4A SHU (2L). I recently received a renewal subscription from Bay View and unfortunately I am unable to […]