Sketchy Thoughts: Talking Nonsense Solves No Problems: Reply to an Open Response Letter Allegedly Written by the Amazons-August Collective and NAPLA to the New Afrikan Black Panther Party

The following is an essay Kevin “Rashid” Johnson just sent me and asked me to post. -k I recently received an “open letter” purporting to be from the Amazons-August 3rd Collective (AA3) and New Afrikan Peoples Liberation Army (NAPLA), which claims to respond to an article I wrote elaborating the New Afrikan Black Panther Party-Prison Chapter’s ...

Sketchy Thoughts: An Open Response Letter to the New Afrikan Black Panther Party with regard to it’s Position Paper titled: Black Liberation in the 21st Century: A Revolutionary Reassessment of Black Nationalism

An Open Response Letter to the New Afrikan Black Panther Party with regard to it’s Position Paper titled: Black Liberation in the 21st Century: A Revolutionary Reassessment  of Black Nationalism (from The Amazons-August Third Collective; NAPLA) Revolutionary Greetings! We are aware of no less than ten (10) responses already written by various comrads across the ...

Sketchy Thoughts: Video Interview with Sanyika Shakur

In this interview, New Afrikan Communist Sanyika Shakur discusses his personal social development, his time in Pelican Bay-SHU, the 2011 California prisoners’ hunger strikes, the effects of long-term isolation torture, New Afrikan nationalism, communism, and the struggle against gender oppression. In a biographical note written while in PB-SHU, Shakur explained: i was born Nov 13, ...

Sketchy Thoughts: Pathology of Patriarchy: A Search for Clues at the Scene of the Crime

Another excellent essay by Sanyika Shakur, who was released from Pelican Bay SHU last August. As he wrote before his release: i was born Nov 13, 1963. Raised in South Central Los Angeles, by a phenomenal single, working-class, mother. Cut my teeth in the hostile gang culture in South Central from the mid-70’s til the ...