Black Anarchists Prefer “Non-Hierarchical” Activism

Ebony “Sima Lee” Outlaw, the activist and Marooncast host based in Baltimore, was inspired by “Black anarchists who very much wanted to end imperialism, but chose to do so through a non-hierarchical methodology, and not necessarily by the central command vanguardism” of the Black Panther Party.

The Assassination of Fred Hampton: A Short People’s History

Flint Taylor <Chicago cops laugh as they carry Fred Hampton’s bullet-ridded body fromm the murder scene. Hampton’s body was dragged from the bloodstained bed to the hallway floor, to be displayed as the raiders’ trophy “He’s good and dead now.” Introduction Fifty-one years ago this past week, Illinois Black Panther leaders Fred Hampton and Mark…

An Open Letter from the Original Black Panther Party

Greetings and Solidarity to each of you. In recognition of your individual voice, influence, and cultural following among current generations of Black people/Africans in the Diaspora and on the continent, we salute you. While we only know you from the public domain, we know that many of you come from backgrounds where you faced poverty,…

Huey Newton: Revolutionary Suicide and Other Works

Revolutionary Suicide The searing, visionary memoir of founding Black Panther Huey P. Newton Eloquently tracing the birth of a revolutionary, Huey P. Newton’s famous and oft-quoted autobiography is as much a manifesto as a portrait of the inner circle of America’s Black Panther Party. From Newton’s impoverished childhood on the streets of Oakland to his…

Black Women With Guns

From Harriet Tubman to female members of the Black Panther Party, Black women have always played a role in armed resistance in the United States, said Jasmine Young, a doctoral fellow at the University of California’s Department of African American Studies. Young is working on a manuscript titled, “Black Women with Guns: Armed Resistance in…