We must be the Soulz of Black Folk! Minister Hashim A. Nzinga National Chairman of the New Black Panther Party

We must be the Soulz of Black Folk! Minister Hashim A. Nzinga National Chairman of the New Black Panther Party

 

There once was a question was asked “Am I my Brother’s Keeper?”

In my opinion that question was answered this past weekend.  A candid conversation about the future of the African in America, challenges, and opportunities took place by a host of distinguished panelists and guest that directed over eleven workshops, at our 2014 New Black Panther PartyDignity Summit at the…

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Radical Philosophy and the Free Alabama Movement

Radical Philosophy and the Free Alabama Movement

Originally posted on Internationalist Prison Books Collective:

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Last summer, thousands of prisoners in California launched a 60-day hunger strike to protest and transform oppressive policies in the California Department of Corrections. One member of the organizing team called their strike action a “multi-racial, multi–regional Human Rights Movement to challenge…

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Profit from prisoners: How UNICOR capitalizes on inmate labor

Profit from prisoners: How UNICOR capitalizes on inmate labor

Originally posted on Prisonmovement’s Weblog:

“Although incarcerated, federal inmates feel a sense of patriotism and have continually contributed to our successful war efforts.”
—Federal Prison Industries (FPI)

An inmate sews pieces of a Maryland flag together for the Maryland Correctional Enterprises in Jessup, Md. (File photo)

An inmate sews pieces of a Maryland flag together for the Maryland Correctional Enterprises in Jessup, Md. 

Operating under the trade name of UNICOR with over 100 factories at 75…

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Rest in Power Mabel Williamz - Servicez in Detroit Friday and in Monroe Sunday & Monday

Rest in Power Mabel Williamz – Servicez in Detroit Friday and in Monroe Sunday & Monday

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Services for Mabel Williams will be held in Detroit and Monroe, NC:
In Detroit services will be held Friday April 25th at Saint Paul AME Church – Family Hour from 2-2:30 and the Funeral will be at 2:30pm.

In Monroe – The viewing will be at the Harris Funeral Home – Sunday April 27th 12-7pm and the Internment will be at the Hillcrest Cemetery – Monday April 28th at 11am.

The political…

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ACTION ALERT: Alabama Prison Strike Support

ACTION ALERT: Alabama Prison Strike Support

***ACTION ALERT*** 


When the oppressed begin to understand their power, begin to speak out and act together, not as victims, but as a majority creating a new world that is theirs in the shell of the old–this is when the powers that be react with violence. Right now Melvin Ray, Official Spokesperson of the Free Alabama Movement has been thrown into solitary confinementwith no clothes…

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All Out Apr. 24-26 for Celebration of Mumia’z 60th Birthday

All Out Apr. 24-26 for Celebration of Mumia’z 60th Birthday

Mumia’s 60th Birthday Celebration

Thursday – April 24 thru Saturday – April 26

The kick-off event on April 24 will be special program dedicated to Amiri and Amina Baraka and the Black arts movement.  The ticketed dinner to celebrate Mumia’s birthday will feature Cornell West, the Last Poets, Marvin X, Ewuare Osayande, video presentations from Angela Davisand Mama Charlotte O’Neal, a live jazz…

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Support Parole For Move Political Prisoner Debbie Sims AFRICA

Support Parole For Move Political Prisoner Debbie Sims AFRICA

Ona Move Everybody! Just wanted to send out a quick reminder to people that submission letters In support of parole for Debbie Sims Africa are due by May 4th.So if you haven’t written your letter please do and submissions can be mailed to The Move Organization P.O. Box 19709 PhiladelphiaPA 19143. Debbie will be going before the board some time in May. Also here is a copy of the sample letter…

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