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THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY LIBERATION SCHOOLS

Black Panther Party Liberation Schools

Black Power Movement & Black Panther Party Schools The Oakland Community School (OCS) was one of the most well-known and well-loved programs of the Black Panther Party. Point Five of the Black Panther Party’s original 1966 Ten Point Platform and Program, emphasized the need to provide an education that, among other things, taught African American and poor people about their ... Read More »

Remembering Chokwe Lumumba

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Chokwe Lumumba The Honorable Mayor of Jackson, Mississippi, Chokwe Lumumba, an unapologetic revolutionary “New Afrikan” (Black) nationalist, fighting for the human rights and dignity of Black folks in a place that has the reputation of being antithetical to that notion, is dead at age 66. Born, Edwin Findley Taliaferro on August 4, 1947, in Detroit, Michigan, Lumumba, the second of ... Read More »

Assata Shakur’s Open Letter

Assata Shakur

Assata Shakur’s Open Letter About Persecution My name is Assata Shakur, and I am a 20th century escaped slave. Because of government persecution, I was left with no other choice than to flee from the political repression, racism and violence that dominate the US government’s policy towards people of color. I am an ex-political prisoner, and I have been living ... Read More »

Militant New Negro Emerges|Black Liberation Organizations

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ONE OF the biggest strike waves in U.S. history swept the country in 1919. But the “Red Summer” of that year also exposed the enormous racial divisions in the American working class. Race riots flared over 25 major cities. At least 500 Blacks died in the violence. But Blacks resisted these racist attacks more strongly than ever. As the Black ... Read More »

Where Is the New Black Power Generation?

war on black america

What Happened To The  Gains From The Black Power Movement Dissensions It was precisely at that zenith when things began to fall apart for the unified momentum of the Black Power Movement. From Africa to the Caribbean and the United States, the broad united front around the demand for black self-determination won the initial battles for home rule only to ... Read More »

Jomo Kenyatta|Dedan Kimathi

Jomo Kenyatta and Dedan Kimathi: Who Did Colonialist Fear More

Who Did Colonialist Fear More: Jomo Kenyatta or Dedan Kimathi? Dedan Kimathi statue (left) and Jomo Kenyatta Statue (Right) at Nairobi City, Kenya. When Nelson Mandela was released from imprisonment and visited Kenya 1990 one of his interests was to see Dedan Kimathi family. A biography that is coming out written by Joseph Karimi promises to shed more light on ... Read More »

John Henrik Clarke – You Have No Friends

passing truth to next generation

African People – You Have NO  Friends There comes a time when we must stop looking back and look forward. For too long African people (on the continent and of the diaspora) have trusted in the wrong people! In this powerful video, Dr. John Henrik Clarke articulates the core of the issue that faces people of African descent; here in ... Read More »

Notting Hill Riots At Risk of Being Forgotten

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Britain’s Little Known Black Power Movement Often we think of the “Black Power Movement” as being distinctively something that rose up in the United States. The truth is that the outrages of racism and oppression against ‘Black People’ around the world led to the rise of ‘Black Power’ movements throughout the world. This story of the ‘Mangrove Nine’ was a ... Read More »

On the Road to Liberation

on the road to liberation

What do we believe life is about? Some focus on being healthy. Being healthy involves more than a yearly trip to the doctor. Being healthy involves more than three squares and a cot. Many in our community believe their troubles would be over if they could just win the lottery. Others in the community spend a great deal of time ... Read More »

Jafta Kgalabi Masemola “The Tiger of Azania”

Jafta Masemola

Jafta Masemola Did More For South Africa Than any ANC Member. He Spent 28 Years In Prison, Nine In Solitary Confinement Nelson Mandela Was NOT The Only Man That Fought And Was Jailed Because Of Apartheid? I realized the majority of the people in the world do not know the truth about the South African struggle. The man in picture, ... Read More »

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