If you’re a white person, it may come as a surprise to you that the rest of us are thinking a few things we choose not to say. Kamau helps by finding a white guy who’ll listen — we’d say it was about dialogue or whatever but it’s really just for fun.
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It’s been nearly six months since British citizens Babar Ahmed and Talha Ahsan were extradited to the United States. Just as they and their families feared, they’re now being held in supermax conditions of solitary confinement – alone 23 hours/day in a tiny cell, day after day after day…
On 16 May come see a film [...]
If you are a regular consumer of mainstream news then it might surprise you to find out that the British Police Force as an institution often fuck people up, they have and continue to harbour many individuals like Simon Harwood. Officers that are known to crack skulls, destroy homes, brutalise young people, sell personal [...]
Comrades and Friends, today on 24th April, we celebrate Mumia’s birthday. Mumia is a political prisoner framed for his political beliefs, this is evident from his FBI files which shows that the state had him under surveillance since he was 14 years old and joined the Black Panther Party.
We celebrate his life of commitment to struggle [...]
[SPOILER ALERT and TRIGGER WARNING - I use the N-word when quoting Django and others]
OK so I’ve been thinking about Django Unchained a lot. Search the badlands of the Internet and you will find oceans of online commentary dedicated to Tarantino’s revenge-fantasy-cum-blaxploitation Western flick. Spike Lee condemned it, allegedly he read the script before deciding it was an assault [...]Read more →
By Assed Baig / @assedbaig
The decision to extradite Talha Ahsan and Babar Ahmad is only one in a long line of subservient decisions that the UK judiciary has taken to please the US.
These two men have languished in prison, without charge, without an end in sight, for 6 and 8 years respectively. Their families going through a [...]
Video Via Medialite
An excellent video from The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart eviscerating what in Britain has been called the #RomneyShambles campaign.
As Mitt Romney claims that 47 percent of the US population won’t vote for him as they pay no taxes, Jon Stewart shows a video of Romney’s mother praising the United States for giving welfare [...]
via Democracy Now
NAACP President Ben Jealous joins Amy Goodman to discuss what some are calling the greatest wave of legislative assaults on voting rights in more than half a century. As shifting demographics give more weight to voters in the South, 8 of 11 states in the former Confederacy have passed restrictive voting laws since [...]Read more →
By @JustinTheLibSoc & @Mod_Charissa
According to Spin Magazine, Lupe Fiasco has mansplained his way into a terrible mess, he attempted to challenge misogyny in rap only to be attacked for doing in it in misogynistic way. Lupe has denounced Spin for resorting to personal attacks and has launched #BoycottSpinMagazine as a response. Is the charge right or is [...]
On what would be Curtis Mayfield’s 70th birthday, Kerem Nisancioglu explores the soul artist’s musical legacy and the political context in which his music found its resonance.
“We’re believing very strongly in equality and freedom for all, but especially we people who are darker than blue… we’re not trying to offend anyone, but basically telling it like [...]
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