Mama Ayanna Mashama joined us to discuss the history, culture and practice of Black August. Mashama is a veteran organizer, co-founder of the Black August Organizing Committee (1979) and the Bay Area chapter of the Malcolm X Grassroots Organization (1993) among many other important formations. And click here for our other Black August related posts!
Items mentioned in our interview:
- BLACK AUGUST: THE TRUE HISTORY, CULTURE AND PRACTICE – by Mama Ayanna Mashama
- GENOCIDE WAGED AGAINST THE BLACK NATION THROUGH BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION/ORCHESTRATED BY COUNTERINSURGENCY AND LOW-INTENSITY WARFARE IN THE U.S. PENAL SYSTEM by Dr. Mutulu Shakur, et al.
- Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity
- Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Force Feeding