Celebrating Black August 2020

If you’re new to Black August, get ready for a quick history lesson. While February is the renowned month to celebrate BLACKNESS, the month of August holds so much power and “it goes to show that we stand on the shoulders of giants,” eloquently quoted by Monifa Bandele, one of the founders of the annual concert Black August. This concert is a celebration of Hip-Hop and our Freedom Fighters pushing the adamant message of freeing all the Political Prisoners and abolishing prisons. This year the concert has transitioned into a…

Trigger Warning: Man Followed, Stopped & Tased by Plain Clothes NYPD Officer in Brooklyn

This is a tough video to watch but it’s important to shed light and hold the New York police accountable to citizens. This occurred in Brooklyn New York. The young man was in the park in Canarsie shortly at approximately 7:50 pm( the park does not close until 9pm) when approached by a plain clothes officer. After the initial illegal stop- multiple officers swarmed down on the young man. According to the video recorder twitter user @TheVelvetRope__ “I’m walking home from work and this undercover cop was holding this man.…