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Defying the Tomb, Defying Illogic

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson’s book has some calling him “this generation’s George Jackson,” the Black Panther and “Soledad Brother” assassinated in prison in 1971. Johnson, like Jackson, became a revolutionary behind bars, where he has spent over a decade in solitary confinement. Johnson presents “a powerful commentary on the failure of that which poses as political … Continue reading Defying the Tomb, Defying Illogic

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William Parker, 9/11 and American Mythology

William Parker, 9/11 and American Mythology *This was originally publish 9/14/11 One thing for sure can be said of what 9/11 has meant; when this country recoils into itself, when it is hit – be that hit real or perceived – and it rallies itself around itself things get worse for damn near everybody else. … Continue reading William Parker, 9/11 and American Mythology

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At Least Some Ministers Tell the TRUTH: Hip-Hop, Social Media and Revolutionary Politics

Theoretically, “any Black woman or man is a potential revolutionary.” But here’s another truth: No organization, no revo – whether the potential revolutionaries are Internet-connected or not. At Least Some Ministers Tell the TRUTH: Hip-Hop, Social Media and Revolutionary Politics Jared Ball A recent editorial from The TRUTH Minista Paul Scott took only a few … Continue reading At Least Some Ministers Tell the TRUTH: Hip-Hop, Social Media and Revolutionary Politics