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Russell “Maroon” Shoatz Free

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Maroon Free.” Black nationalist revolutionary leader Russell “Maroon” Shoatz. After 49 years in prison and now suffering from stage four cancer, Russell “Maroon” Shoatz is now resting with his family, trying to salvage his ebbing… Full Transcript

Panther Solidarity Movement

Peter “Pitt” Mukuria

This is Comrade Pitt, the Minister of Labor for the Revolutionary Intercommunal Black Panther Party, so this is an essay by a fellow comrade Kevin Rashid Johnson titled “Join the PSM, the Panther Solidarity Movement.”… Full Transcript

Violence and Hypocrisy: As American as Apple Pie

Dontie Mitchell

Violence and hypocrisy: as American as apple pie. I was watching the house of managers giving their closing arguments during the impeachment trial. I couldn’t help but sit and wonder about how corrupt our political… Full Transcript

December in Chicago

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“December in Chicago.” It was an early morning in December, 1969. When a joint FBI-Chicago Police crew raided an apartment building ostensibly for weapons charges. In fact, they came to kill Fred Hampton, Chairman of… Full Transcript

Toni Morrison, Master Writer — 1931-2019

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Toni Morrison, Master Writer, 1931-2019.” Her name, Toni Morrison, evokes something close to veneration for readers. Her book most rooted in the savagery of the U.S. South during slavery days gave names, faces, and voices… Full Transcript

The Black Panther Party on Film

Mumia Abu-Jamal

When the Black Panther Party emerged in northern California, Oct. 1966, the images that were projected from that early period were arresting. Young, attractive Black men and women, armed for self and communal defense, openly… 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

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