Black livez don’t matter – and neither doez video!

by Mumia Abu-Jamal The trial of the killer cop who shot an unarmed Black man (named Walter Scott) is off. Hung jury. If the videotaped killing of Scott wasn’t shock enough, the hung jury certainly suffices. The images are, to say the least, chilling. A middle-aged Black man is seen fleeing in terror from a […]

White Supremacy Isn’t a Fad, It’z a System

(image source) With a newly, perhaps unlawfully, elected U.S. president gleefully endorsed by the KKK, we are going to have to get smarter about the way we talk about white supremacy.  I’ve been studying white supremacy for more than twenty-five years. Let me share with a few of the basics that I’ve learned from my research. White […]

DR. FRANCES CRESS WELSING PREDICTED DONALD TRUMP’Z VICTORY!!!

 by  Nana Baakan Agyiriwah  Third generation physician and author of the Isis Papers, Dr. Frances Cress Welsing passed a way in January 2016. Weeks before her transition she told her Cress Welsing Institute students that Donald J. Trump would be the next president of the United States. Her clairvoyance was a a product of her […]

BK/NY – Tuesday, November 8th – Letter-writing for Ramsey Orta

WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 WHERE: The Base – 1302 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11221 (directions below) NOTE: The Base is on the ground floor, is wheelchair accessible, and has a gender neutral toilet. COST: Free As the laziest form of “politics” is finally drawing near its […]

Reflectionz on White Supremacy by Anti-Imperialist Politikal Prisoner Jaan K. Laaman

This wide-ranging essay, written by anti-imperialist U.S. political prisoner, Jaan K. Laaman, one of the original Ohio-7/United Freedom Front defendants, lays out a historical and current analysis of white supremacy in the United States. This essay is part of Abolition’s inaugural issue.   Recently a smart progressive retired English professor remarked, “how can it be that […]

Capitalism killed everything, even our courage: Lessonz from the first ‘How to NOT call the copz EVER’ workshop

by Poor News Network “Due to the multitude of lies and stereotypes that permeate our capitalist society about poor people and people of color, we all have collectively bought into the idea that we need to call 911 to be safe,” said Jeremy Miller, organizer and revolutionary family member of POOR Magazine and Idriss Stelley […]

To Remake the World: Slavery, Racial Capitalism, and Justice

Not so much as a comprehensive weekly review of one unitary book, the following contribution is a synthetic culling of classics on white supremacy and racialism in the United States. We at Portside believe the essay is must reading, as are the books cited. by Walter Johnson Boston Review October 26, 2016 “White Cotton, Black […]

News NAACP seekz federal probe after noose put on black student

WIGGINS, Miss. (AP) — The president of the Mississippi NAACP is demanding a federal hate crime investigation after the parents of a black high school student said as many as four white students put a noose around their son’s neck at school. “No child should be walking down the hall or in a locker room […]