New Black Panther Party

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    Black Panther Party Founder Rejects Local Successors

    On a whirlwind tour of local media stations, Black Panther Party co-founder Bobby Seale firmly clashed with some local black activists on the role of armed resistance in current affairs. Houston, home of an active New Black Panther chapter, hosted Seale this weekend for the revolutionary anti-polic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2014

    Open Carry Texas Says it Still Wants to March in the Fifth Ward

    This weekend marked the second time Open Carry Texas planned to march in one of Houston's historically African American neighborhoods. And, for the second time, the Open Carry Texas folks called it off. Why? Well, things got pretty ugly last week when representatives of the Fifth Ward, led by Quan ... More >>

  • News

    February 7, 2013

    On Second Thought

    Carlton Berry and Quanell X hold a dumb press conference asking Sheriff Garcia for an apology.

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Carlton Berry and Quanell X Hold a Dumb Press Conference Asking Sheriff Garcia for an Apology

    There was so much stupid on display at Quanell X's press conference Tuesday for Carlton Berry, the man originally charged with a shooting at Lone Star College, that it's hard to tell where to begin. First, the fact that Berry is even seeking an apology from Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia is ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Hoodie History 101: Bun B Speaks On The Death Of Trayvon Martin

    When Rocks Off researched our hoodie history, we found its roots and its perceptions to be as complex and racially charged as the death of Trayvon Martin. The hoodie, of course, has become the visual rallying cry for Martin's supporters on Twitter and Facebook profile pages nationwide. While the ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2012

    Quanell X Postpones Roosevelt Lounge Protest

    Sunday afternoon, Rocks Off ventured over to Roosevelt Lounge (5219 Washington) to witness what we expected to be a protest organized by Quanell X, leader of the local chapter of the New Black Panther Party. This event was in direct response to the club's alleged racist door policies that led to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    King Street Patriots Ready To Go National

    The King Street Patriots have plans. Big plans. ​At a King Street Patriots meeting Monday night, the group proved, at least for one week, that it's doing what Democrats and liberals couldn't after riding a wave of emotion to Election Day victories in 2008: still showing up. The group's founder, Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2010

    King Street Patriots Party Hardy At The Rice Lofts

    Finding a watch party in Houston for election night was a bit of a chore. About the only thing in town was Bill White's, and since Hair Balls already had that covered, we had to look elsewhere. Even the New Black Panthers can't stop us​We decided on the King Street Patriots' bash at the Rice Lofts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    Texas Is Doing Great -- In The Hate-Group Rankings

    The count is in, and the number of hate groups in the U.S. exploded to 926 in 2008, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center's totally non-fearmongerishly titled "Year in Hate" issue of the Intelligence Report. And Texas can proudly boast the second-highest hate group count, at 66, right behind ... More >>

  • News

    January 15, 2009

    Quanell X

    The Houston activist says he's dumped the hate

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2007

    This Just In: Rap Summit at U of H Tonight

    There should be some lively debate at U of H in a few hours as Pimp C, Lil Flip, Trae, M-1 of politically charged East Coast rappers Dead Prez and several others gather to discuss a subject broached recently by everyone from Don Imus to Tavis Smiley: “Is Hip-Hop Responsible for the Destruction of ... More >>

  • Film

    December 1, 2005

    Torah! Torah! Torah!

    Protocols of Zion takes a hard look at those who fear Jews

  • News

    August 28, 2003

    Running Mates

    Michael and Nandy Berry are world-class charmers. But what's really behind those two smiles?

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    The Bradford Game

    A mid-trial meltdown scorches the district attorney

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best 15 Minutes of Fame

    A.J. McClure, Kaufman County

  • News

    June 29, 2000

    Hanging with Mr. X

    Quanell comes on strong at Graham's execution, then vanishes