“This Nonviolent Stuff’ll Get You Killed”: How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible

By Ezili Dantò Self-Defense is a human right. The right to self-determination is enshrined in national and international laws. Contrary to the white establishment spin, Black armed self-defense was an integral part of the civil rights era, especially in the southern U.S. States. The historical image that the majority of Afrikans during the Civil Rights…

The Field Negroes’ Agenda: Reclamation, Reparations and Repatriation

The author believes African liberation and the fall of U.S. imperialism can be achieved by triumph of the “Three R’s”: Reclamation, Reparations and Repatriation. In terms of day to day struggle, that translates as “pressuring the U.S. military out of Africa, assisting on the return of Africa’s land and mineral wealth to Africans, and supporting…

Blueprint for Black Power

The greatest mistake of the movement has been trying to organize a sleeping people around specific goals. You have to wake the people up first, then you’ll get action. – Malcolm X The mobilization of the masses, when it arises out the of the war of liberation, introduces into each man’s consciousness the ideas of…

Malcolm II: The passing of Malcolm Shabazz by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Malcolm II: (1:57) (the passing of Malcolm Shabazz) by Mumia Abu-Jamal Audio Link >> Download >> Related: Tribute to Al Hajj Malcolm Al Shabazz from the African Revolutionary Movement Rest in Power, Malcolm el Shabazz (Official Family Statement) COINTELPRO Alive: Malcolm X Grandson, Malcolm el Shabazz, Issues Statement Remembering young Malcolm – with love Was Malcolm Shabazz’ Murder A…