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It’s About Time Archive

We think that this educational process is necessary. It is the people that will cause the revolution, the people that will cause the change in the country.

Huey Newton

Today marks the 55th year since the formation of The Black Panther Party for Self-Defense by Huey Newton and Bobby Seale…

Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people are already dying who could be saved, that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act. …

As the voting populace prepares for the upcoming recall election throughout the land known as the state of California, the unhoused are feeling the full weight of this current political theater between the red and blue wings of amerikkan fascism. In Nisenan Land, despite mayor steinberg’s repeated public promises to…

Oakland Community School, Pic Courtesy of It’s About Time BPP

We are all pretty much back in school at this point and despite so much talk in education circles of not returning to “business as usual”, it seems that is exactly what we are doing inside the school setting these days. …

As I reflect on what is the 1 year anniversary of Neighbor Program, it struck me to recall our history and as my elder Billy X constantly tells me “document it.” …

I Love You To The Moon & Back

I Love You To The Stars & Back

I Love You To The Farm & Back

I’ll race you to the car & back

I Love You To The Sun & Back

I Love You Got Yo Brothas Back

I Love You…

You can’t fool all the people all of the time

But if you fool the right ones, then the rest will fall behind

Tell me who’s got control of your mind? your world view?

Is it the news or the movie you’re taking your girl to?

Know what I’m sayin’…

In a way, underdevelopment is a paradox. Many parts of the world that are naturally rich are actually poor and parts that are not so well off in wealth of soil and sun-soil are enjoying the highest standards of living. When the capitalists from the developed parts of the world…

“What did we steal?” was the response from the sac pig department officer before he entered his patrol car to drive off with a captured African shackled in the backseat. I stood there shaking my head and gathering myself before walking away from what had become almost a two-hour ordeal…

photo by Metro Centric

I have declared war on the rich who prosper on our poverty, the politicians who lie to us with smiling faces, and all the mindless, heartless, robots who protect them and their property.

Assata Shakur

Systemic. Institutional. Structural. These words are often thrown out as buzz words when folx speak…

Jordan McGowan

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