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Constitutional Amendment for Colonial Crimes

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

“Constitutional Amendment for Marsy and Not Native American and African American Crime Victim’s Rights.” The Pennsylvania legislature are attempting to enshrine special rights for Marsy’s Law crime victims within the Pennsylvania Constitution through a ballot… 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

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

At the Axis of Language and Philosophy

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“At The Axis of Language and Philosophy.” Saussure examines the field of linguistics by separating two controlling facets they’re in: speech and language. Speech, he argues, is at every moment an existing institution which is… Full Transcript

El Comadante Fidel Castro, Presidente

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, the iconic revolutionary leader, beloved by many and hated by few, has passed away Friday (11-25-2016) at the ripe old age of 90 in his homeland of Cuba. The news… 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

The Genius of Huey P. Newton

Mumia Abu-Jamal

To those of us who were alive – and sentient, the name Huey P. Newton evokes an era of mass resistance, of Black popular protest and of the rise of revolutionary organizations across the land.… Full Transcript

Madiba Nelson Mandela

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

On December 5, 2003, former political prisoner and former South African President Nelson Mandela—affectionately referred to as “Madiba” (Father) by the South African people—has made his transition to the other side to be with our… Full Transcript