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Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Comrade George Jackson August 4, 2011 by Kiilu Nyasha   George Lester Jackson, known as Comrade, spent 11 years in California prisons, mostly in solitary confinement. After plea-bargaining a $70 gas station robbery in 1960, he got one to life.     “I met Marx, Lenin, Trotsky, Engels and Mao when I entered prison and they red...
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We Who Like It Hot Call It ‘Black August’ By ‘bro. zayid’ It is the month when our oppressors have nothing to celebrate. It is the month where the nature of our oppression and the boldest expressions of our resistance to that oppression have been made most plain. We who like it hot call it ‘Black August’… As a concept of resistance, Black August has its beginnings in th...
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Black/Afrikan People Must Fight Against the Death Penalty!by Sis. Marpessa Kupendua - 1/2012       “Had it not been for slavery, the death penalty would have likely been abolished in America. Slavery became a haven for the death penalty. In Virginia, before the end of slavery, there was only one crime for which a white person could be executed. But there were 66 crimes for which a slave coul...
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Black August: The True History, Culture and Practice Submitted by: Mama Ayanna Mashama   “Each year officially since 1979 we have used the month of August to focus on the oppressive treatment of our brothers and sisters disappeared inside the state run gulags and concentration camps America calls prisons. It is during this time that we concentrate our efforts to free our mothers, fathers, s...
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The Black/Afrikan Community and the Death Penalty by Sis. Marpessa Kupendua A loving family stands by Troy Davis, fighting for his freedom: In front in this 2004 photo are Troy and his mother, Virginia; in the middle his nephew De’Jaun; and in back, his sisters, Ebony, Kimberly and Martina. Death row rules requiring photos to be taken only with the prison Polaroid make the quality poor, but the...
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NATIONAL DEBTS[col. writ. 7/30/11], Mumia Abu-JamalAmidst the political brinksmanshlp occasioned by the rising of the national debt ceiling, a question arises.What is the nation's debt?Of the 14.3 trillion cited in published accounts, over a quarter of that amount, or $4.4 trillion, is the projected costs of the mad adventures In Iraq and Afghanistan, inmilitary material expenditures, wages, finan...
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'11 Mumla Abu-Jamal[col. writ. 8/3/11]   The spectacle was so without precedent that it seemed surreal. An Egyptian [ex-Presldent, in power for almost 3 decades, Is wheeled into court atop a gurney in a cage, and facing charges from the violent chaos that rocked Tahrir Square In the Spring (and also official corruptlon)--charges that could result In the death sentence! Mohammad Husni Said...
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Mumla Abu-Jamal[col. writ. 8/10/11] After decades of political betrayal by the Labour Party, and the blatant attacks on the working class bythe Tories (the British Conservative Party), there has emerged an angry and bitter class that has rocked what was once the center of a global empire: London. Fires have erupted In Birmingham, Croydon, Bristol, Liverpool and Tottenham at last count, sparked by...
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  I am of 4 traditions that make it difficult for me to panic about the economy. First I am African American. I can't remember except for a few instances when most of us weren't in a recession. 2nd I was raised COGIC before prosperity theology. Back then a rich man getting to heaven was like a camel going through the eye of a needle. 3. I was a hustler. I was collecting soda water bottles, ...
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[col. writ. 8/21/11] Mumia Abu-Jamal     There isn't a politician running for national office today, who isn't screaming, "Jobs!", 'jobs' and 'jobs.' Partly that's because they know that's what people want to hear, and that many are not only jobless, but almost petrified with fear about future prospects for employment. When I hear such promises, I'm reminded of the line spoken by com...
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