The Making of a Movement

by Jalil A. Muntaqim I was captured on August 28, 1971, in San Francisco after a car chase and gun battle with San Francisco police. It was alleged that myself and co-defendant Albert Nuh Washington were attempting to avenge the assassination of George L. Jackson, in San Quentin on August 21, 1971. I was convicted […]

JUST — COME HOME!

JUST — COME HOME! by Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim When I was captured my daughter was two months in the womb. Her mother and I were both members of the Black Panther Party, the political party whose legacy, beyond the media-driven narrative of militancy, is responsible for today’s free breakfast program for children, Sickle Cell […]

Illuminating the Voices of Liberation

Yuri Kochiyama from Blue Magazine #13 Today we honor the birthdays of Ho Chi Minh, Malcolm X, Yuri Kochiyama and Lorraine Hansberry. All were extremely important in their unyielding fight for self-determination, national liberation and against racism in all its forms. We’re happy to have all of their voices contained somewhere in the Freedom Archives […]

Remembering Malcolm

By Garrett Felber  This week on Black Perspectives, we mark the 52nd anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination with a week-long forum, “Remembering Malcolm,” on his life, and legacy, and the significance of his ideas for continuing struggles for racial justice and human rights. Certainly, Malcolm is important for his unwavering and incisive critiques of anti-black racism in its […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“First and foremost, you do not have to live up to or emulate the lives of any of your predecessors. But at the very least, you should know about them. You will have your own life, interests, and ideas of what you want or do not want in life. Do what you enjoy doing. Be […]

IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Yuri Kochiyama/Malcolm-X Mural Painting Dayz in Harlem have CHANGED

Dear Yuri & Malcolm Mural supporters and family, There has been a slight change to our painting schedule. Next Weekend we will only have one Community Painting Day: Sunday July 3, 2016 12pm- 3pm  Note: (July 1 & 2 are NO LONGER painting days) The mural wall is located on Old Broadway, between 125th St and 126th St. (actual […]

Yuri Kochiyama: Freedom Fighter

“Kochiyama left a legacy of advocacy: for peace, U.S. political prisoners, nuclear disarmament, and reparations for Japanese Americans interned during the war. She was known for her tireless intensity and compassion, and remained committed to speaking out, consciousness-raising, and taking action until her death in 2014.”

Illuminating the Voicez of Liberation

Yuri Kochiyama from Blue Magazine #13 Today we honor the birthdays of Ho Chi Minh, Malcolm X, Yuri Kochiyama and Lorraine Hansberry. All were extremely important in their unyielding fight for self-determination, national liberation and against racism in all its forms. We’re happy to have all of their voices contained somewhere in the Freedom Archives […]