Standing Up against Racist, Fascist, Nazi, Swastikas in South L.A.

by LABOR/COMMUNITY STRATEGY CENTER The defacing of an historical mural on Crenshaw Boulevard, Our Mighty Contribution,” by placing swastikas over the faces of Black women members of the Black Panther Party, Thursday, November 29,  is profoundly symbolic and real–a material reflection of the U.S. white settler state out of control. For us at the Strategy Center, the fight against racism, national […]

‘Akoben The AAMP exhibit Lest We Forget Slavery Museum Third Regiment US Colored Troop Reenactors’ on #SoundCloud

Today’s edition of Akoben features interviews with Ivan Henderson the VP of Exhibits at the African American Museum of Philadelphia who discusses the current John Dowell exhibit Cotton: The Soft Dangerous Beauty of the Past, Joe Ragsdale and his daughter Nicole at the grand reopening of the Lest We Forget Slavery Museum and three 3rd […]

The new Prison Movement: The continuing struggle to abolish slavery in Amerika (2018)

by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson The rising new Prison Movement Across Amerika, home of the world’s largest prison population, growing numbers of the imprisoned are coming to realize that they are victims of social injustice. Foremost, they are victims of an inherently predatory and dysfunctional capitalist-imperialist system, which targets the poor and people of color for […]

The Genealogy Of Alexander Pushkin

Alexander Pushkin is considered the father of Russian literature AFRICANGLOBE – Although the vast majority of African Americans are unfamiliar with Pushkin’s monumental works, most students of literature are at least aware of his “Blackamoor of Peter the Great“, an unfinished romance which relates the biographical data of the poet’s great-grandfather, Ibrahim Petrovitch Gannibal his Black great-grandfather. Some […]

The Unofficial Gag Order of Jamil Al-Amin (H. Rap Brown): 16 Years in Prison, Still Not Allowed to Speak

Jamil Al-Amin, then H. Rap Brown, addressing the crowd in Cambridge, Md., on July 24, 1967, prior to a dilapidated school being burned down.Photo: Corbis At the modern intersection of Islamophobia and the Black Lives Matter movement resides Jamil Al-Amin (formerly H. Rap Brown), the now forgotten civil rights activist and revolutionary leader who, 16 […]

The Black Panthers’ Revolution Never Ends

Aaron Dixon. Photo by Susan Frie As the Seattle Black Panther Party marks its 50th anniversary, its disruptive force lives on. By Marcus Harrison Green Whether the weapons used are ideas or artillery, revolutions will always be soul-cripplingly brutal. Complexity and commotion are their base ingredients—neither of which is surprising considering revolutions are a result of […]

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 […]

A discussion on strategy for the Occupy Movement from behind enemy lines

February 19, 2012 Editor’s note: This comes from the brilliant minds – locked away in one of the most restrictive prisons in the U.S. – who brought you “California prison hunger strikers propose ‘10 core demands’ for the national Occupy Wall Street Movement,” the Bay View’s most read story, with 9,980 pageviews, from Dec. 6, […]

3 NY State Political Prisoners Statements to Occupy 4 Prisoners

The New York Prison Justice Network and New York Taskforce for Political Prisoners received these statements of support for Occupy4Prisoners from NY state political prisoners Herman Bell, David Gilbert and Jalil Muntaqim. The statements (along with one from Mumia Abu-Jamal and several from other prisoners) will be read at the NYC and Philadelphia rallies today, […]