fix articles 12770, black power
Learning to Feel Collectively (tags)
The starting point of the upheavals are the anti-colonial movements that have been spreading across the globe since the end of World War II. With the Black Civil Rights Movement, they penetrate into the heart of the capitalist world system starting in the mid-1950s, where they politicize liberal students* and the beat culture.
Censored from HuffPo / Chicago: "Who cares who wins the elections" (tags)
As a regular blogger on the Huffington Post / Chicago's website, I recently encountered a situation which I believe is censorship for failing to have a proper "line" on next Tuesday's elections. As allies of the Democratic Party in various sectors scramble to motivate the party's "base" for the elections, apparently a voice pouring cold water on such efforts was not welcome. That the piece showed that human rights progress is not beholden to Democratic Party advancement made it that much more toxic. Here it is so that you can judge for yourself.
Never Turn Back: SNCC's 50th and the Ongoing Battle for Democracy (tags)
Full and firsthand report on the SNCC 50th Anniversary Gathering in Raleigh, NC, April 15-18 .
Protect Detroit and protect the nation. (tags)
"Protect Detroit and protect the nation. The following articles show what we’re up against. Also see reports on DemocracyNow.org (04/02/10)." "While the Mayor’s urban renewal plan has high-level backing, many have condemned it as a form of land-grabbing. I’m joined now by a vocal critic of the proposed downsizing of Detroit. Sharon “Shea” Howell is an activist and a professor of communication and journalism at Oakland University. She writes a weekly column for the Michigan Citizen."
Mumia’s Life Is On the Line: Mobilize Labor/Black Power to Free Him Now! (tags)
The threat to Mumia Abu-Jamal's life is increasingly ominous. His lead attorney, Robert Bryan, warns: "There is an escalated effort by the authorities to see him die at the hands of the executioner. This is the most dangerous time for Mumia since his 1981 arrest." The U.S. Supreme Court has turned down Jamal's two appeals. If it were to rule in favor of the prosecution's appeal, this would open the way for Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell to issue a third warrant of execution, which he has vowed to do. Contrary to the misplaced expectations of many, the Obama administration is not about to save Mumia. Around the world, hundreds of thousands have marched for this courageous champion of oppressed. Trade unions representing millions of members have rallied to the defense of Mumia. It is urgent to expand this support into powerful labor/black action, appealing to the integrated union movement to join with the black, Latino and immigrant poor to demand that he be liberated.
Barack Obama and the "End" of Racism (tags)
Obama doesn’t represent peace – he represents an expansion of war and the power of Empire. He’s even more extreme on this than Bush himself, except in his public rhetoric. He doesn’t represent the real and legitimate needs, desires and hopes of Black people - he refuses to speak openly of the most fundamental issues affecting Black people. He doesn’t represent the “end of racism,” but the perpetuation of oppression in a new guise.
amiri baraka on democracy now! (tags)
On 40th Anniversary of Newark Rebellion, a Look Back at Historic Unrest that Changed the Nation
Public Terror: Escalating the War on Migrants (tags)
The mass public assault on the May 1st rally and a public raid on migrants at a shopping mall in Chicago shortly before May 1st mark a brutal and highly public escalation in the ruling class's war on migrants. Increased resistance like the upcoming May 17th march to MacArthur Park is exactly what the situation calls for.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!!! (tags)
Submit an article/letter on your views of the 1960s for our book!
Freiheit für Mumia!: German book reveals new evidence (tags)
This is a shorter “reader-friendly” essay review of German author Michael Schiffmann's explosive new book on Mumia Abu-Jamal featured at http://www.dissidentvoice.org/Nov06/Bennett24.htm based on my exclusive reading of the English language version (not yet published in the US) and an extensive interview, which is the only public English language resource that documents the many new facts and original ballistics analysis presented in the German book. This version features several accompanying graphics. LINK TO FULL LENGTH INTERVIEW: http://hbjournalist1.googlepages.com/schiff
1960s anthology (tags)
Calling all young activists to publish your thoughts on the 1960s!!!
Fela Kuti Radio Show (tags)
EXCERPTS: BIO DATA/REVOL. LIVES (tags)
Look there is one reason and one reason only they're killin' Took....If he played their game - just wrote kidz books, he'd be alive at 12:05...But he dedicated his book to Angela Davis, Leonard Peltier, Mumia Abu Jamal, Dhoruba, George Jackson, John Africa and Ramona Africa... And the Terminator sez that's why Took's goin t die - said it straight out in his statement why he was goin t kill him.... Took's not dyin because he failed to so-called reform.... He's dyin because he WOKE UP spiritually and politically.... There is nothin more dangerous to the white than someone like that.
BLACK POWER SPEECH-A-THON/ LABOR DAY WEEKEND (tags)
Due to the blatant racism of the Katrina response, and the constant denials of this obvious racism by white people, I am running a Black Power Speech-A-Thon this Labor Day Weekend. From Sept. 3-5, 2005, I will be providing black power speeches for free downloads on my website at http://resist.ca/~kirstena. I will post a new speech every few hours Sat. – Mon.
Mukasa - Willie Ricks (Black Power) (tags)
Mukasa (Willie Ricks), the inventor of the slogan Black Power will appear on TV on the Los Angeles area
Black Power -- Mukasa - Willie Ricks on television (more show dates) (tags)
Black Power! Mukasa (Willie Ricks), whom Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., called "the fiery orator", will be on Comcast cable television.
Mukasa (Willie Ricks) appearing on cable TV (tags)
Mukasa (Willie Ricks) appeared in Los Angeles, California on Saturday, February 26, 2005. Tune in to Comcast cable television to hear what he has to say about Africans in America, and their history.
Mukasa (Willie Ricks) is coming to Los Angeles (tags)
You must come out to see and hear Mukasa (Willie Ricks), Mr. Black Power.
Mukasa (Willie Ricks) is coming to Los Angeles (tags)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., called Willie Ricks "The fiery orator of SNCC" in his 1967 book, "Where Do We Go From Here." Mukasa also makes frequent appearances on "Front Page" on KJLH, in Los Angeles, CA. Mukasa (Willie Ricks) will appear at the Faith United Methodist Church, 1713 West 108th Street (near Western Avenue), Los Angeles, CA 90047, on Saturday, February 26, 2005, at 5:00 p.m. Free Admission.
Let's Reject Normalization of Relations With the Zionist Enemy! (tags)
John Allen Muhammad Trial Day Fifteen 11/3/03 (tags)
The book was "The Tao of Health, Sex and Longevity" when these books were entered in as evidence; the media viewing room became very silent, you could hear a 'rat pissing on cotton' why? because Black wisdom was being revealed.
Black Panther Party Cofounder Bobby Seale Relates Struggles of 1960s... (tags)
On June 20, Seale returned to New Haven, and spoke about the relationship between the radical politics of the 1960s and the rebirth of activism and today's growing worldwide movement for social justice(A RealAudio Version of this interview may be found At http://www.btlonline.org).
strret actions-and strategies (tags)