NYC, Tues., Jan 9: A Dialogue on White Supremacy with Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz and Ramona Africa

Start the New Year off right!! Join the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home in building a #cultureofresistance in the tradition of Mumia Abu-Jamal’s revolutionary journalism at this FREE event at the Graduate Center, CUNY on Jan 9 feat. Ramona Africa and Prof. Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz. SEE YOU THERE & BRING A FRIEND!!!   UPCOMING EVENTS Free ’em […]

They say the police said I was a snitch, but what does that make you?

by Shaka Shakur Did they tell you that I snitched about the denial of access to medical treatment just before I battered a CO (correctional officer) and a sexual predator in 1984 at WCC (Westville Correctional Complex), prompting an emergency transfer to ISP (Indiana State Prison)? I was 17 years old. Oh, but the police […]

Freedom Rider: When Police Kill White People

by Margaret Kimberley  Freedom Rider: When Police Kill White People “Are whites so committed to the modern day slave patrol that they will allow no one justice, even those who look like them?” On rare occasions there is some justice in this country. The white South Carolina police officer who shot Walter Scott in the […]

Contradictions of White Supremacy

by Margaret Kimberley Freedom Rider: Contradictions of White Supremacy   “Very few white Americans stray far from this country’s racist origins.” American media have a collective crush on avowed racists. The New York Times is only the most recent perpetrator with their now maligned profile of an Ohio Nazi . The kid glove approach was too obvious and readers rose […]

I Ran The NYC Marathon In Chains To Urge Our Government To Acknowledge Black And Brown Suffering

Dismantling white supremacy requires a degree of discomfort from all of us. N/A 9.6k I was in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest in chains at the Unite the Right Rally.  The world knows of the chaos that dominated the headlines on August 12, but most don’t know the full story of the nightmare that occurred on August 11.  […]

Black Amerika has the Moral High Ground over whites, Once Again

The attempt of this president to resurrect the 1950s by blowing the dog whistle of racial hatred has also brought forth the public ignorance once shown by white America. The hurling of racial slurs, the taunting and harassment of young, innocent Black men, women and children in schools, places of businesses, public events and even […]

High School Football Players Say Opposing Fans, Referee Call Them N-Word for Kneeling During Anthem

Michael Harriot 10/05/17 Daniele Calcote via Facebook When students from a majority-black Louisiana school decided to kneel while the national anthem played at a predominantly white high school’s homecoming football game, opposing fans, and even a referee, booed the students and used racial slurs, according to multiple people in attendance. If you’ve ever wondered “Where […]

Taking a knee against racism in Georgia

By Dianne Mathiowetz  Atlanta, Oct. 22 — Five young Black women, students at Kennesaw State University, have ignited a struggle here against white supremacy and racism that has spread beyond their campus. They took a knee as the national anthem was played on Sept. 30 prior to the KSU Owls football game.They have said they […]

A hard road to travel: black people and racism in the 19th century United States

Issue: 156 Posted on 13th October 2017 Ken Olende The following lyrics were written by an anonymous black soldier in the 54th Massachusetts (Colored) Regiment, one of the first black combat regiments, at the height of the Civil War in the United States (1861-5). They undermine the pernicious myth that black people were bystanders in the […]

3 Stats from the Department of Justice Disprove Racist Talking Points on Crime

Myths about Black and Latinx offenders disproportionately attacking White people may be titilating for White supremacists, but they are unsupported by the Bureau of Justice Statistics’ new report. Sameer Rao  OCT 23, 2017 4:31PM EDT A so-called “Blue Lives Matter” flag lies on the boardwalk near the feet of police keeping demonstrators and counter demonstrators apart during an […]