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Demand Medical Care for Kevin “Rashid” Johnson!

Dear Friends: Kevin Rashid Johnson experienced a frightening medical crisis beginning on May 14th, we just got word of it a few days ago. He had crippling pain behind his left eye, blurred vision, and very high blood pressure.  This case of severe hypertension if untreated could cause life threatening medical …

“Ooh, momma,  those black cats are out back again”: A terse response to “get up for the down stroke”

The following text has been received from Chairman Shaka Zulu of the NABPP-PC: What is a correct land policy for the New Afrikan Black Panther Party (NABPP)? Sanyika Shakur raises this question in his critique of Comrade Rashid’s article, “Black Liberation in the 21st Century: A Revolutionary Reassessment of Black Nationalism.” …

On the Necessity of Armed Struggle Reflections on the RAF and the Question of Moving Forward (Ward Churchill)

The following essay, by Ward Churchill, is the introduction to the recently released The Red Army Faction, A Documentary History – Volume 2: Dancing with Imperialism, available from Kersplebedeb Leftwingbooks.net. “Never again without a rifle.”– Italian leftist slogan (circa 1970) Looking back from the vantage point of more than forty …

Of Prison Bondage by Jose Villarreal

Today’s social reality for the oppressed under Amerika continues to sport a paint job dripping from a colonizer’s brush of centuries past. Our deluge of oppression has reached a stage of sophistication where even many of the left have become hoodwinked into the myth of a “colorblind” era where even …

The Rock, April 2013, vol. 2 #4

Editorial by Ed Mead As regular readers know, there has been much discussion in recent issues regarding the question of interracial celling. Some have said I let fools get into my head, or even worse. For those folks I would suggest they read the first letter on page seven (“Another Voice”). While I talked about dope-fiends and …

Patriarchy and the Movement, the Video

The above is the video of the February 28 panel on patriarchy in the movement that took place in Seattle at the Red and Black Cafe. Good presentations, laying out the basic ABCs of why anti-patriarchal and anti-racist politics constitute litmus tests for any revolutionary movement, while describing some of …

The Rock, March 2013, vol. 2 #3

Editorial by Ed Mead The January issue of Rock was censored at Pelican Bay because of an article that started on page four and ended on page seven. The title of the article was “PBSP – SHU, Short Corridor Representatives Responsive Opposition to CDCR’s October 11, 2012 STG Pilot Program”, …

An Open Response Letter to the New Afrikan Black Panther Party with regard to it’s Position Paper titled: Black Liberation in the 21st Century: A Revolutionary Reassessment of Black Nationalism

An Open Response Letter to the New Afrikan Black Panther Party with regard to it’s Position Paper titled: Black Liberation in the 21st Century: A Revolutionary Reassessment  of Black Nationalism (from The Amazons-August Third Collective; NAPLA) Revolutionary Greetings! We are aware of no less than ten (10) responses already written …