Black August originated in the concentration camps (prisons) of California in 1979 and its’ roots come from that history of resistance by Black/New African/African brothers in those prisons. It’s original and unchanging purpose is to:
Honor and commemorate the lives and deaths of several fallen Freedom Fighters, amongst them were Jonathan Jackson, George Jackson, W.L. Nolan, James McClain, William Christmas and Khatari Gaulden;
To bring unity among Black/African/New African prisoners, and education and awareness to family members, friends, associates and communities about the conditions for the Black/New Afrikan prisoners held within those concentration camps (in particular in California) and;
To educate our people about and honor the history and actions of continued resistance of Black/New Afrikan/Afrikan peoples to oppression, colonization and slavery in the U.S. and throughout the Diaspora, with particular emphasis on prisoners, political prisoners, freedom fighters and their historical acts of resistance. … More #BlackAugust: The True History, Culture, & Practice
Freedom for Dr. Mutulu Shakur: More than Tupac’s Stepfather! New Afrikan People’s Organization / Malcolm X Grassroots Movement Dr. Mutulu Shakur, a member of the New African People’s Organization and the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement is one of the longest held political prisoners of war in USA federal detention at this time. He has … More Freedom for Dr. Mutulu Shakur: More than Tupac’s Stepfather! New Afrikan People’s Organization / Malcolm X Grassroots Movement
Recommendations and Love for Cop Watchers from the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and Justice Committee Video footage in the police killings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, Eric Garner, Delrawn Small, Freddie Gray, Ramarley Graham and others, has played an undeniable role in exposing the horrors and realities of policing in this country. In … More Recommendations and Love for Cop Watchers from the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and Justice Committee
The Celebration continues Saturday May 21st following the 16th Annual Malcolm X Jazz Fest. Come hang out with the Oakland Chapter of The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, local artists, and your community. Free before 9pm, $10 suggested donation at the door, drink specials ALL NITE, catering by The Healing Kitchen Catering. Featured DJs: Iam Jahi … More 16th Annual Malcolm X Jazz Arts Festival & After Party!
Registration is open for Camp Pumziko 2016! Camp Pumziko – “We Come In Peace, Ready to Defend!” The name of our camp is taken from a Kiswahili term, which means “at ease or at peace.” Our slogan embraces the concept of peace and preparedness. Our defense comes in instilling a sense of pride in our Afrikan heritage … More Register for Camp Pumziko 2016
July 15, 2015 Malcolm X Grassroots Movement in Solidarity with the National Black Theatre of Harlem The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement stands in full solidarity with the National Black Theatre of Harlem (NBT). We support their self-determination to use their historic space to bring Black people together rather than promote division and disunity among us. … More Malcolm X Grassroots Movement in Solidarity with the National Black Theatre of Harlem
Camp Pumziko – “We Come In Peace, Ready to Defend!” The name of our camp is taken from a Kiswahili term, which means “at ease or at peace.” Our slogan embraces the concept of peace and preparedness. Our defense comes in instilling a sense of pride in our Afrikan heritage as well as discipline and responsibility to … More Camp Pumziko 2015
It’s time for the Malcolm X Festival! Click below for more information. Malcolmxfestival.com West End Park 1111 Oak St. SW Atlanta, GA 30310 May 16 & 17, 2015 12:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Cooperation Jackson, the New Afrikan People’s Organization, the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, and the Jackson People’s Assembly invite you to join us for the First Annual Commemorative Weekend for Mayor Chokwe Lumumba on Friday, February 27th and Saturday, February 28th. The Commemorative Weekend is a celebration of the life and legacy of Mayor Lumumba and … More Commemorative Weekend for Mayor Chokwe Lumumba
Atlanta Chapter Malcolm X Grassroots Movement & Community Aid & Development (CAD) presents Saturday – February 21, 2015 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Paschal’s Restaurant180 Northside Dr., SW Atlanta, GA 30313