October 31, 2009
Maafa 2009 was chillier than usual, but our hearts were certainly no less warmed by the ancestors’ tight embrace as supplicants made their way through the Middle Passage to the Wolosodon rhythms, the slave march through the Doors of No Return to the beach where each person held a piece of string – symbolic of a connection … a philosophical connection to the homeland, family and history.
September 16, 2009
This beautiful event is celebrated all over the world, but from my experience, can’t nobody do it like the Chi (Chicago). Due to the national nature of the SF Bay View, it is important for us to cover events and campaigns from around the world that can lend a hand to our education and understanding of the war that has been and is being waged against us.
May 12, 2009
George Jackson said, “If terror is going to be the choice of weapons, there must be funerals on both sides … And let the whole enemy power complex be conscious of that!” Or, as Brother Imam Malik Khaba (formerly known as Jeff Fort) put it: “Ain’t gone be no killing, without killing.”
January 16, 2009
The execution of Oscar Grant was a painful reminder of the “legal lynchings” that have been taking place for centuries.
December 5, 2008
Meet Fred Hampton, deputy chairman of the Black Panther Party’s Illinois Chapter, who taught Chicago to shout, “I am a revolutionary!” One of the main men J. Edgar Hoover, then FBI director, had in mind when he called the Black Panther Party the “greatest threat to the internal security” of the United States, Chairman Fred, [...]
December 4, 2008
This brief video offers some insight into why the great Fred Hampton, 21-year-old chairman of Chicago’s chapter of the Black Panther Party, was assassinated by the FBI 39 years ago, on Dec. 4, 1969.