Black Pearl: An Open Letter To Our Precious Gems From An Observant Sister Oyster by Harriet Thugman

Editor’s note -This is a piece written by Harriet Thugman, originally posted here   Dear Little Sister. I have been watching you from a distance. Your coal-colored eyes, your coffee brown skin and your toothless smile; The way you flap your lanky arms, your fearlessness spreading throughout the playground, your perfect Lilliputian knees exposed through Read the full article…

Huey P. Newton As Practitioner of Semiotics

In the fall of 1966, two young twenty somethings in the Afkan(Afrikan Amerikkkan) community of Oakland, California set down and chartered what would become the 10-point program of the Black Panther Party. Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale met each other with opposing views on the Cuban Missile Crisis at a rally held outside of Read the full article…