Sunday evening, noted activist, author, and former Black Panther Angela Davis joined a growing list of notable figures to speak to Occupy Wall Street participants. But first, Davis stopped to speak to the General Assembly of Occupy Washington Square Park, a smaller group autonomous of, but lo ... More >>
Juggalo well-wishes for Scott Olsen It's been less than a week that the world has known Scott Olsen, the 24-year-old US Marine and Iraq veteran critically injured during last Tuesday night's Occupy Oakland debacle. A peaceful protestor hit in the head by police-fired teargas canister, the young Mi ... More >>
Revolution! Anarchy! Retrospectives! Three shows look back at politics in art
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 20, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 20 Notes from the Panther jury box By Edwin Kennebeck We found them not guilty, 13 Black Panthers, on all 12 counts. The trial was the longest in New York State; it took us seven months to find nothing there ... More >>
Gucci Mane's new album, The State vs. Radric Davis is in stores today, but the insanely prolific, remarkably consistent Atlanta rapper has been in jail since November 12th. This is Gucci's second stint in jail for a parole violation this year. Both sentences stem from a 2005 incident in which ... More >>
Angela Davis discusses Mumia Abu-Jamals new book
A playwright recalls her radical upbringing
Nightlife pickin's so slim that I even went to a museum.
Stokely Carmichael returns to the U.N.
There are times when people say that the media are all the same, a giant monolith with One True Agenda. "Don't trust what you read, they're all liars and crooks," you'll often hear. When someone bemoans the state of the American press and its uniform viewpoint, just point out today's coverage of thi ... More >>
A lawyer and a close friend of John McCain, Jordan Wright has been collecting the merchandising detritus of presidential campaigns for five decades. Those stickers, signs, and (most importantly) buttons that Oval Office aspirants produce to woo Americans might seem like mere ephemera, but the items ... More >>
Black berets and leather coats are out, Ski Iraq tees are in
Comedian's Bed-Stuy bash serves up local flavor and a homestyle, utopian vibe
On the Set, the Street, and at Dinner With 'X' Director Spike Lee
Get Out Your Checkbooks. It's a Bundle of Fun
But Will Bush Hear the Message?
A Celebrated Death-Row Inmate Implores Angela Davis to Organize the People on His Behalf
Before the DNA, there was Sally Hemings, The Novel
My Man Jesse
Angela Davis takes on the criminal justice system