Call It What It Iz: Lynching and the Enduring Legacy of U.S. State Sponsored Terrorism in the South

by Robert Saleem Holbrook by Komrade Robert Saleem Holbrook One step ahead of the hounds, a few minutes ahead of the lynch mob is how many New Afrikans came north… The cites of amerika were full of New Afrikan refugees who entered them during the 30’s and 40’s, escaping the Klan and southem prison. – […]

What are U celebrating?

It’z All About That Red, Black & Green. 1776 don’t mean a damn thing to me. Panther Love An open letter to Oakland Fam Bam from the Oakland Maroons Art Collective “What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July? I answer; a day that reveals to him, more than all other days in […]

Denmark Vesey Waz a Terrorist But Dylann Roof Iz Not?

A View From the Battlefield by Jamala Rodgers “This country cannot survive when one sector of the society is violently restricted from attaining their human and civil rights. History has shown us that where there’s repression, there will always be resistance.” Dylann Roof’s unspeakable act of terrorism still requires that he gets due process under […]

What Thoze Calling For Calm Don’t Understand About Black Poverty, Struggle

“Black people are viewed in their entirety as criminals. Whites who protest or riot are not called thugs, because the word thug serves as a proxy for the N-word, whether it’s black or white people using the descriptors.”  In light of the current unrest in Baltimore, riot shaming seems to be the new fad. Everybody’s […]

Dear Black People…

By Ntsiki Mazwai What exactly is it that makes u African now that you have denounced everything African? So let me get this right….. u wear white people’s hair; you bleach your skin; you wear suits; take your kids to white schools; you don’t know your languages, customs and traditions; you swopped iizangoma for Christianity; […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

Whie supremacy has taught him that all people of colour are threats irrespective of their behavior. Capitalism has taught him that, at all costs, his property can and must be protected. Patriarchy has taught him that his masculinity has to be proved by thewillingness to conquer fear thru aggression. Bell Hooks Related articles The growing […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

We have to two evils to fight capitalism and racism – We must destroy both racism and capitalism – – The policeman or soldiers are only a gun in the establishments hand – They make the racist secure in racism.  Huey P. Newton     Related articles “Let’s Be Clear”- Racism and Racist Mercer On […]

What White People Need to Learn

By Mary-Alice Daniel Let’s take a look at what “white” actually means — it might surprise you. <!– –>                Invariably, around February of each year, coinciding with Black History Month, you’ll hear people asking, “Why isn’t there a white history month?” Do these people mean we should condense all the American history centering around white people to […]

White Sexual Violence against Enslaved Black Women

Historians have estimated that at least 58% of all enslaved women between 15 and 30 years of age were sexually assaulted by white men during the antebellum period. In addition to the white male privilege and power evident in this extensive routine rape of black female slaves, the reactions of white women to their husbands’ […]

Australia’z history of racism towardz Aboriginalz iz absolutely disgusting.

Source:artsofpolitika   [TW: description of racist violence and brutality]     Australia’s history of racism towards Aboriginals is absolutely disgusting. Until the mid-60s, indigenous Australians came under the Flora And Fauna Act, which classified them as animals, not human beings. This also meant that killing an indigenous Australian meant you weren’t killing a human being, […]