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Murder Inc. Excerpt: American Holocaust

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“American Holocaust.” In his in-depth and exhaustive work on the American Holocaust entitled A Little Matter of Genocide, author and political activist Ward Churchill distills the narrative of the embryonic American empire. In his 1782… Full Transcript

Murder Inc. The Colony He Helped Found

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Murder Incorporated Book One: Dreaming of Empire by Mumia Abu-Jamal and Stephen Vittoria. “The Colony He Helped Found.” The colony he helped create did not hesitate to execute Quakers or go medieval on those considered… Full Transcript

Puerto Rico: A Colony By Any Name

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Puerto Rico: A Colony By Any Name.” On Christopher Columbus’s second voyage to what was called the West Indies, he visited Puerto Rico, called Borinquen by the Arawak natives of the island. Columbus docked in… Full Transcript

An Abolitionist Life

Mumia Abu-Jamal

What does it mean to call oneself an abolitionist? The word doesn’t mean today what it meant 150 years ago. Then, it meant an end to what some have called ‘America’s Original Sin’–Slavery. Today? Well,… Full Transcript

White Hate Groups Cause Terror in Charlottesville

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

A multitude of white hate groups gathered to rally Friday (8-11-17) in Charlottesville, VA in opposition to a local campaign to remove a statue of Confederate civil war General Robert E. Lee from Emancipation Park.… Full Transcript

The Battles of History

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The events surrounding Charlottesville, Virginia have a resonance far beyond the borders of Old Dominion. Even though they began as a strictly local affair, they quickly assumed a national character, because this strictly local event… Full Transcript

What Kind Of Society Do We Want

Charles Karim Diggs

My name is Charles Karim Diggs. Our little subject matter tonight is, uh, what type of society do we want? Are we willingly obeying a disease system? Every two years, we vote for legislators, and… Full Transcript

James Baldwin: Word Warrior

Mumia Abu-Jamal

He was born in Harlem Hospital, New York, August 2nd, 1924; oddly enough, the same year that my mother was born in the South. His name, at birth, was James Arthur Jones, to a mother… Full Transcript

The Reparations Case

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Ever since the end of slavery, Africans in America have been hoping for and seeking reparations, for wrongs done against Black people for centuries. Initially, after the US Civil War ended, Africans were offered 40… Full Transcript

Black August 2004

Mumia Abu-Jamal

It was a sweaty, steaming night in August, when a group of African captives gathered in the forests of Marne Rouge, in Le Cap, San Domingue. It was August, 1791. Among these men was a… Full Transcript

Black August 2003

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Black August has many markers throughout the long history of resistance in the Americas. There are more than we could ever recount here. But here are a few that are important and undeniable events that… Full Transcript

Clintonism Laid Bare

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Bill Clinton, perhaps the best raw political animal of his generation, said a mouthful recently, especially when he confronted activists from the ubiquitous Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. There, the primary political architect of the… Full Transcript