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Support the Tyendinaga Arrestees!

Urgent need for money to cover legal fees for Tyendinaga Warriors.

On March 8, following a week of action demanding a national inquiry into the at least 825 missing and murdered indigenous women across Canada, warriors from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory blocked the CN mainline.… Read the rest

Statement from Dr. Mutulu Shakur to Abena Makini Owusu and Family

The New Afrikan Independence Movement has lost a very important, dedicated, and tireless freedom fighter. He happened to be one of my oldest friends in the struggle. Very few individuals do you go to junior high and high school with in the same neighborhood, become friends, and join the same movement and become comrades, then pursue a career and become allies.… Read the rest

Free Maroon Philly Collective and Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoats on Upcoming Prisoner Strikes

The Free Maroon Philly Collective supports the prisoners at Pelican Bay who have resumed a hunger strike after the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation have failed to comply with prisoners’ demands. As a collective fighting for freedom and an end to the violence of mass incarceration, we salute the Pelican Bay hunger strikers for their tenacity and courage to protest the inhumane conditions of their imprisonment.… Read the rest

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Transferred, Beaten and Abused: The Ongoing Persecution of Kevin “Rashid” Johnson by the u.s. Penal State

The following is from a letter just received from Kevin “Rashid” Johnson, of the New Afrikan Black Panther Party Prison Chapter. As previously reported here, Rashid was recently transferred from Oregon to Texas, likely in retaliation for his ongoing work reporting on and challenging abuses by the prisoncrats.… Read the rest

Remember the NJ4? Support Patreese Johnson!

On August 18, 2006, seven Black/New Afrikan lesbians from Newark, New Jersey went to Manhattan’s West Village for a night out on the town. As is all too typical, while they were out minding their business a male bystander began to harass and finally assaulted them, making sexist and homophobic comments as well as lewd advances and telling one of the women that he would “Fuck her straight.”

The women defended themselves, and a fight ensued.… Read the rest