Survivors of mass incarceration speak truth to power at Spirit of...
The International Jurists listened to testimonies from 30 witnesses including these six icons at the International Tribunal in New York Oct. 22-25, 2021 finding the US government Guilty of Human Rights Violations constituting Genocide.
Fighting co-optation: Honoring the Black Panther Party on its 55th anniversary
Delency and Abbas Muntaqim deftly lay out the critical importance of history and education in the revolutionary movement.
Pattern of practice – brutality, schemes and crimes against humanity since...
Mutope Duguma defines the path from 1619’s forced exportation of Afrikans through the 400-year evolving in the domestic colonized nation to New Afrikans in the protracted struggle of present day.
In the spirit of liberation for the people: a New Afrikan...
The people's liberation movement is global and requires unification of African, New Afrikan, Cuban, Haitian and all people who seek self-determination and sovereignty with the lens on critical analogy of our history and current conditions.
Decades of torture, hundreds of men, weeks of starvation – and...
Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the first of three California Hunger Strikes, Bay View Editor Nube Brown interviews Paul Redd and Kubwa Jitu, captured and labeled the worst of the worst, sharing a combined 66 plus years total in solitary confinement, and revealing their humanity to be the Best of the Best.
Liberate the Caged Voices
This second part of Editor Nube Brown’s interview with Jalil Muntaqim reveals the many ways genocide is utilized by our government and uplifts building the unified movement to end it.
Tellin’ stories about the FBI
A little “pretend” and fantasy now and then can be an entertaining diversion. However, rebuilding COINTELPRO, like modernizing slavery, by FBI Director Christopher Wray and friends Sen. Lindsey Graham and Sen. Dick Durbin, et.al., is not an entertaining diversion – it’s a red flag, heads up, pay attention alert, which if ignored could find one in step with the SS/Stasi shuffle!
Change the name of the ‘White’ House! Change this oppressive system!
As we transition between the trials and traumas of 2020 into the possibilities of hope and inspiration for 2021, Baba Jahahara remembers our new ancestors with honor, respect and love, notes the challenges ahead to infuse renewed energies into the call for reparations, Mother Earth love, freedom for our Political Prisoners and the new Biden-Harris administration’s debt to those who’s votes made the nightmare escape possible.
A review of the SF Black Film Fest selection, ‘The Council’
“The Council,” by Ryda for Life Films, tells a story of civil social unrest in the Black community today. Set in South Central Los Angeles, it begins with the typical gangsta movie energy, but beneath the surface is a radical politicized element.
COVID-19 puts Black political prisoners on death row
“American prisons are death traps. They are the places with the highest rate of coronavirus infection in the world. Incarceration in the time of COVID skirts the genocidal cruelty of death by disease of the Nazis.” J. Fernandez
Political prisoner Dr. Mutulu Shakur, 69, diagnosed with bone marrow cancer
We are asking his comrades and supporters to give money for medical, legal defense, commissary and more. The quickest way to send financial support is through the Family and Friends of Mutulu Shakur PayPal (go to mutulushakur.com and click on the red and white DONATE button in the right sidebar if this direct link doesn’t work).
To understand the story of Jesus is to understand that he lived in a time when there was class warfare between the rich and the poor, the haves and the have-nots, the oppressor and the oppressed, much like it is today.
On Pan Afrikanism: Interview with Comrade Rashid by JR Valrey of...
We need to concentrate and blend the various strains of the Afrikan experience and our adaptations to the Diaspora and cross-cultural and economic exchange into a Pan Afrikan culture and consciousness and productive relations that are rooted in proletarian intercommunalism, internationalism and humanism.
Long live the greatest threat to the internal security of the...
On this 50th anniversary of the Black Panthers’ Free Breakfast Program, let us meditate on the incredible legacy of the original Black Panther Party. Although this is a plea for help and a call to action, this piece is also a dedication.
Rattling the bars with Eddie Conway: Government targeting of Black activists...
In October 2017, a leaked memo entitled, “Black Identity Extremist Intelligent Assessment” revealed a government surveillance program targeting black activist liberation movements.
Black, Muslim, freedom fighter: Free Imam Jamil Al-Amin!
Atlanta’s CNN Center was the site of a rally July 26 for imprisoned freedom fighter Imam Jamil Al-Amin, formerly known as H. Rap Brown.
‘Belonging in the USA: The Story of Michael D. McCarty’
“Belonging in the USA: The Story of Michael D. McCarty” is the story of a Black man who fought on the side of the people, right alongside one of the most legendary leaders to organize and make Panther rhetoric practical, and Michael lived to be able to talk about it.
Prisoners, mass incarceration and freedom
Now that we’re supposedly free, Blacks have become the majority of the U.S. prison population. And that is because the free labor of Black slaves built this country into a profitable, prosperous enterprise for whites who are trying to keep it that way.
Help Political Prisoner Kamau Sadiki fight Georgia’s plan to amputate his...
Kamau Sadiki’s daughter Ksisay has issued an urgent call for help: “Augusta State Medical Prison (ASMP) wants to amputate my father’s foot. He needs a wound specialist, not amputation! What started as a wound the size of a penny spread from lack of medical care and has caused his foot to get seriously infected. He has requested a wound specialist for some time, but the prison administrators have repeatedly denied him this care. My father is asking folks to call the prison and write letters.”
Mos def sumthin-sumthin to vote for!
The important (s)election process is unfolding across the united capitalist prison terrorist states of america (ucptsa) and here in these occupied Indigenous nations. WE are working to change this deadly system that places higher profits for a few elites over the advancement of our broader population and proper stewardship of nature. Still, voters can mos def play a positive role in slowing down capitalism’s never-ending wars and destructive acts.