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Thousand of Prisoners Are Going On Strike to Protest “Slave Labor” (Video)

45 years ago today, Attica Prison in New York State became the unwitting headquarters of a days-long uprising which became a watershed moment in the broader movement for prisoner rights. At the heart of the uprising was a desire on the part of prisoners to be provided with better conditions,... Read more

World War 3 Might Be Closer Than We Think & It Will Be Fought Over Water (Video)

On his iconic Black on Both Sides, Mos Def prophetically rapped about droughts and the commercialization of water on "New World Water." More than 15 years before climate change became a household name and the state of California announced its historic drought restrictions, the song serves as just one in... Read more

The Coup’s Boots Riley Argues for More Radical Movements to Combat Discrimination (Video)

Last month, Boots Riley announced he was releasing a book, one that documents his art, beliefs, thoughts, and personal stories. Also included are lyrics to songs by the Coup and Street Sweeper Social Club, two Oakland-based Hip-Hop groups of which he is a member. Now the book has been released,... Read more