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Police run feel-good PR campaign while criminalizing Black August

Corporate media and police departments are two fingers on the same hand of oppression. They work in unison to allow Capitalist rulers to maintain power over the people. The media steal minds, the police steal bodies. The agenda is the same: control. The following is by Davey D, courtesy of Moorbey’z Blog… Last week I […]

Black Women and the Carceral State

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
Gabriel Winant Women prisoners wait in line at the Parchman Post Office, circa 1930 (Mississippi Department of Archives and History) No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity by Sarah Haley The University of North Carolina Press, 2016, 360 pp. Chained in Silence: Black Women…

Richie Havens

Richie Havens was one of the most uniquely talented singer/guitarists to ever come along. He created a style of guitar playing that could provoke the imagination while bringing deep emotions to the surface. It could evoke sadness and longing, but it could also bring forth warmth, love and a peacefulness in a way that few […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

This is someone who was murdered by Chicago police and the FBI… “We’ve got to face the fact that some people say u fight fire best with fire, but we say u put the fire out best with water. We say u don’t fight racism with racism.We’re go… Source: Revolutionary Daily Thought