Martin Luther King, Jr ( Born January 15, 1929 ) in Atlanta, Georgia ( Died April 4, 1929 ) Memphis, Tennessee, United States, was a Baptist minister and social activist, and the leader of the civil rights moments in the United States. Kings legacy is in his non-violence moments, he was also awarded Nobel peace…
In a collaboration for the ages, ‘powwow step’ collective A Tribe Called Red combines indigenous singing and EDM with poetry by AFROPUNK alum Saul Williams for an unbelievable call to action for #NoDAPL
Some well-intentioned persons believe that rage and outrage are necessary for beneficial activism.
However, all variations of anger, while making us feel “sharp”, actually dull the mind and make us ineffective. Anger narrows our focus, and makes us blind to context. Anger exhausts and demoralizes. Anger destroys. Anger saps power.
Peace and radical compassion are the essential components of effective activism.
“I made a Guerrilla style film about a Guerrilla war [here in Amerika]!!!….I wrote it for the Brothers and Sistas on tha’ Block.” —- Sam Greenlee, 2011
You are about to witness an IDEA Sooo fuckin’ powerful that the Amerikan government tried to stop the printing of the book, Intimidated people out of financing the movie, Stole the prints of the beta film, and then had the film BANNED from movie theaters a few weeks after it was released to the public!!! The movie was then forced underground where it remained for some 30-years, being distributed from Hood-to-Hood by way of tha’ bootleg. The lessons & IDEAS herein are again being taught with the HOPE that our Hood Warriors of the various street tribes will find their TRU Freedom & Love in the Revolution that awaits you. 2 Wordz, My Niggas: Founding Constitutions…….No matter which tribe, just stand on that truth and you will see yoself in this movie. REBUILD. ALL POWER TO ALL THE PEOPLE!!! PANTHER POWER TO THE VANGUARD!!!! No Sellout….THUG Till’ We Die!!! *** Check tha’ politics at http://www.facebook.com/MarlandX
Included with the FULL MOVIE here are video interviews conducted with the mind behind the book & movie, Sam Greenlee, during the months of April, May and June of 2011; He makes it plain about the purpose of the work and even sheds rare light on Jesse Jackson’s sell-out tactics. LISTEN…WATCH…LEARN…….
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By Chloe Veltman, KQED If you want to get a sense of how art goes hand in hand with political activism, spend a little time with Emory Douglas and Ericka Huggins. As “Minister of Culture” and a lead graphic artist for the Panthers, Douglas created striking images for the party’s weekly newspaper, like a famous ink […]
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