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Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline Webinar

By Kamilah A. Pickett In June 1944, 11 years before the brutal murder of Emmett Till and the images of his broken body would jolt the nation, another 14-year-old Black boy George Junius Stinney Jr was murdered under equally horrific circumstances. The mob who attacked George […]

Believers Bail Out

Believers Bail Out by Khadijah Abdul-Haqq Across the United States, half a million defendants are held in the criminal court system pre-trial simply because they are unable to pay their cash bond. The vast majority of them are Black and other People of Color. During […]

Love is at the Root of Our Resistance

By Sapelo Square And what is [the matter] with you that you fight not in the cause of Allah and [for] the oppressed among men, women, and children who say, “Our Lord, take us out of this city of oppressive people and appoint for us […]

The Black Power Politics of Malcolm X

As we approach the birth anniversary of El Hajj Malik El Shabazz aka Malcolm X, we share this repost. By Hakeem Muhammad Throughout his life, Malcolm X’s political and theological views constantly evolved. However, several core elements never changed. One was his recognition of white supremacy […]