Tag: Black Panther Party

George Jackson: Black August Revolutionary

George Jackson was a Black man serving a one year to life sentence over a petty crime. During his time in prison, he began reading Marxist texts and became a radical communist prison organizer.

The Revolution Will Not Be Localized

Mutual aid and other forms of local organizing are important, but can never overthrow capitalism on their own. How should socialists proceed?

Nina Simone: Portrait of a Revolutionary Artist

Nina Simone took the world of her experience, the hatred and anger of a lifetime of racial and sexual violence, and transformed it into a weapon to defend and uplift Black Americans. 

Free Chip Fitzgerald! Free All Political Prisoners!

Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald is the longest incarcerated Black Panther in U.S. history. Locked up from 1969 to the present struggle for his release continues to be lead by his comrades from the 1960s and human rights activists today.

Black Radicalism on Screen: “The Hate U Give”

It is not every day that the music of Tupac Shakur and the politics of the Black Panthers are harmoniously woven into a tale about a modern black family. But in a society still marred by racial and class inequality, normalcy isn’t an option for black Americans like the Carters, the protagonists of “The Hate U Give.”

George Jackson: Black August Revolutionary

George Jackson was a Black man serving a one year to life sentence over a petty crime. During his time in prison, he began reading Marxist texts and became a radical communist prison organizer.

The Revolution Will Not Be Localized

Mutual aid and other forms of local organizing are important, but can never overthrow capitalism on their own. How should socialists proceed?

Nina Simone: Portrait of a Revolutionary Artist

Nina Simone took the world of her experience, the hatred and anger of a lifetime of racial and sexual violence, and transformed it into a weapon to defend and uplift Black Americans. 

Free Chip Fitzgerald! Free All Political Prisoners!

Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald is the longest incarcerated Black Panther in U.S. history. Locked up from 1969 to the present struggle for his release continues to be lead by his comrades from the 1960s and human rights activists today.

Black Radicalism on Screen: “The Hate U Give”

It is not every day that the music of Tupac Shakur and the politics of the Black Panthers are harmoniously woven into a tale about a modern black family. But in a society still marred by racial and class inequality, normalcy isn’t an option for black Americans like the Carters, the protagonists of “The Hate U Give.”