Black Panther Party
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.”
Thaddeus GreeneNovember 9, 2018
This Black August, Support the National Prison Strike!
National Prison Strike starts August 21st and lasts until September 9th. Strikes and solidarity actions will take place in at least 17 states. Fight for Prison Workers’ Rights, Free All Political Prisoners!
Julia WallaceAugust 21, 2018
Philadelphia’s ‘Progressive’ DA Keeps Mumia Behind Bars
In a decision made by a corrupt and deeply racist legal system, Mumia Abu-Jamal was falsely convicted in 1982 of shooting and killing a police officer. High hopes for the influence of District Attorney Larry Krasner have been disappointed, revealing the bankruptcy of placing “progressive” lawyers in positions of executive power as a tactic for change.
Francesca GomesMay 17, 2018
Mumia Faces Health Struggles. Free Mumia!
Photo credits: Johanna Fernandez Since 1982, former Black Panther and radical radio journalist Mumia Abu Jamal has been held (mostly in solitary confinement) in the State of Pennsylvania. There exists a wide array of discourse on Mumia’s case in both literary and visual form(1). A recent article written for workers.org details a visit by Joe […]
Michael GottliebMarch 13, 2018
Real Superheroes! Support Black Panther Political Prisoners
With all the excitement around the upcoming Black Panther film, we’d like to acknowledge the real Black Panthers.
Left VoiceFebruary 8, 2018
Behind the scenes with the Black Panthers: An interview with photographer Stephen Shames
Left Voice speaks with Stephen Shames, a documentary photographer who spent years chronicling the Black Panthers at the height of their activities.
Stephen ShamesAugust 7, 2017