Russell "Maroon" Shoatz, a former Black Liberation Army soldier former member of the Black Panthers who became a prominent and influential prison abolitionist while behind bars for more than two decades in solitary confinement during a nearly 50-year prison sentence, has died

As the United States and Cuba ready themselves to patch their decades-long severed diplomatic relations, alleged cop killer and political prisoner Assata Shakur could be extradited back to the U.S. from the small sovereign nation to complete her life-sentence prison term, according to RELATED: What Does Ending The Cold War With Cuba Mean For Black Cubans and […]


A Black Panther who spent the past 30 years behind bars for his role in the deadly Brinks armored car robbery and for trying to kill six police officers during a Queens shootout was paroled Tuesday from an upstate New York prison, DNAinfo reports. SEE ALSO: Darren Wilson: Michael Brown Looked Like ‘A Demon’ The man, […]