-July 14th, 2018: We have gigs coming up in Oakland, Sacromento and Mexico. The show
page has been updated.
-December 28th, 2017: Resist and Exist is in this Black Panther book - From Old Guard to
Vanguard: A Second Generation Panther By Malik Ismail.
This book is a mandatory read for all community organizers. It should be in your local library
and at your local college. This book covers the New Panther Vanguard Movement, founded B
Kwaku Duren (Chairman), Charles Boko Freeman, and Shareef Abdullah R.I.P. (Panthers from
the 70's). The New Panther Vanguard Movement is the second generation of the Black
Panther Party started in the 90's. They would do important community work in South Central
Los Angeles including: grocery food give-away, free food programs, free classes, bus to
prisons and much more. There is no gun waving with them – they are all deeply invested
community organizers, and the book really shows the heart of this. It is personal, historical, and
very educational. Even Bobby Seale honored the New Panther Vanguard Movement. The New
Panther Vanguard worked with all kinds of different organizations, people of different ethnicity,
and counter culture groups (including a punk rocker anarchist).
Towards the end of the book the author talks of his travels around the world, and goes into an
educational history. Some quotes from the author:
“I realized that a platform without a program is symbol without substance...”,
“I understood that in our era, we cannot carry past pains in our present struggle for collective
“Though our focus was the Black community, we knew that poor Whites, Latin, and Asian
communities of color needed a hand, too, so we served anyone that looked like they need
-December 27th, 2017: "The best of...Kwangju" discography digital album 25 tracks (high
quality sound compared to the vinyl releases). Listen to it for free on this web site or you can
buy the digital album for $6 on Bandcamp.
-November 5th, 2017: Check out our show review on Change Links web site:
-November 2015: Vegan Outreach interviews Resist and Exist :
-Punk Rockers supporting Afghanistan and Iraq veterans against war and making gigs more
radical. Written on August 19th, 2015 click here to read the article
-Our merchandise page will be up soon. For now you can google search and get the bootleg
Resist and Exist shirts, patches and buttons. Some of them have nice designs. We are out of
all the vinyls and cd's but you can find em online.
-Thank you all for coming out the Solidarity Fest. Here is the write up that Resist and Exist did
+ photos: http://diyzine.com/solidarity2015.html
-Resist and Exist is on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Resist-and-
-Welcome to the Resist and Exist new web site. If you would like to read about the band history
or look at our early stuff you can go to the old web site: http://diyzine.com/intro