by Siobhan Fenton Exclusive: Following his release this year after serving almost 44 years for a murder he didn’t commit, Albert Woodfox talks to Siobhan Fenton about politics, the US prison system and whether racism in America has really changed Albert Woodfox says he has never received a formal apology from the US government YouTube Albert Woodfox’s story […]
“For every hundred of uz who survived the terrible journey across the Atlantik, four hundred of uz perished. During three hundred yearz – the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuriez – more than 100,000,000 of uz were torn from out Afrikan homez.” – Richard Wright, 1941
If we do not act, the “slavez of the future will curse uz az we sometimez curse those of yesterday. – George L. Jackson
They fear the day u wake up from the dream they sold uz.
“I speak for all innocent prisoners. Justice for us is exoneration or vindication of all charges… I’ve spent 18 years in prison innocent of my charge. When is justice going to take place?” – Lorenzo Johnson, 2013
Wehave every right to seek and destroy a system that seekz to destroy uz.
Thanks to the pioneering advocacy of educator and scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the annual public acknowledgement of the contributions of people of African descent to society has evolved from what began in February 1926 as “Negro History Week”, into a month long tribute that we now refer to as Black History Month. Aside from the […]
by Bruce A. Dixon I don’t do Kwaanza, I just don’t. I never have, and the very thought of it evokes some difficult memories and feelings for me. It’s not the holiday’s religious trappings or its Afro-syncretic fusion of Jewish menorahs, Swahili words, Kemetic, Christian and other rituals. I understand people do have a perfect […]