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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

The MOVE Sisters: Freedom Now

Mumia Abu-Jamal

It’s a fact that the U.S. is an Ahistorical society. If we go more than 20 minutes down time’s road, most Americans will have forgotten all; in a few weeks; a month? Forget it. Americans… Full Transcript

Message for Black Radical Tradition Philly Conference

Black Lives Have Never Mattered In The United States of America And Never Will

Centuries of Struggle Big House Prison Blues

Mumia Abu-Jamal

‘Plus ça change …’ say the French; or ‘The more things change, of course, the more they stay the same.’ That thought, with all its despair and wisdom, resonates with particular power when we look… Full Transcript