Hunger Strikerz Call for May 1st Rally at the Detention Center; Chicken Pox Outbreak Alarmz Those in Women’z Unit

For immediate release: April 23, 2014 Contact: Maru Mora Villalpando (206) 251-6658               Alex West (508) 246-8341 Hunger Strikers Call for May 1st Rally at the Detention Center; Chicken Pox Outbreak Alarms Those in Women’s Unit Tacoma, WA–Hunger strikers, continuing their strike now for more than forty days, have called for a rally outside the […]

Voice from Menard: Chicago’z racist war against Blackz and Latinoz continuez in Illinois prisonz

  by Muntu Sun Ra Okito (Percell Hansberry) The Menard High Security Unit hunger strikers send a message of solidarity to the brothers of the struggle at Pelikan Bay SHU, Ohio Supermax, the Georgia SMU hunger strikers, and all prisoners of consciousness who refuse to bow down to state torture and systemic degradation up in […]

Mass Hunger-Strike Launched by Palestinian ‘Administrative Detaineez’

  Occupied Ramallah, 24 April 2014 – Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association can confirm the launch of a mass open-ended hunger strike involving over 100 Palestinian political detainees. All those involved are being held under administrative detention, which is a procedure whereby detainees are held without charge or trial. Today’s hunger strike […]

We must be the Soulz of Black Folk! Minister Hashim A. Nzinga National Chairman of the New Black Panther Party

          There once was a question was asked “Am I my Brother’s Keeper?” In my opinion that question was answered this past weekend.  A candid conversation about the future of the African in America, challenges, and opportunities took place by a host of distinguished panelists and guest that directed over eleven […]

Radical Philosophy and the Free Alabama Movement

Originally posted on Internationalist Prison Books Collective:
By Lisa Guenther/From Truth Out Last summer, thousands of prisoners in California launched a 60-day hunger strike to protest and transform oppressive policies in the California Department of Corrections. One member of the organizing team called their strike action a “multi-racial, multi–regional Human Rights Movement to challenge torture.” This…

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

  On April 23rd, 2003: The Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library was dedicated and opened its doors. Denver‘s Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library is the only library of its kind between Detroit and Oakland.

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

04/22/1739 In 1739: There was a major Slave Revolt in South Carolina.  The Stono Rebellion, sometimes called Cato’s Conspiracy or Cato’s Rebellion, was the largest slave uprising in the British mainland colonies prior to the American Revolution. Related articles The Stono Rebellion At The Intersection of The Stono Rebellion and Jenkins’s Bloody Ear – Or, Freedom […]

Rest in Power Mabel Williamz – Servicez in Detroit Friday and in Monroe Sunday & Monday

  Services for Mabel Williams will be held in Detroit and Monroe, NC: In Detroit services will be held Friday April 25th at Saint Paul AME Church – Family Hour from 2-2:30 and the Funeral will be at 2:30pm. In Monroe – The viewing will be at the Harris Funeral Home – Sunday April 27th […]

ACTION ALERT: Alabama Prison Strike Support

  ***ACTION ALERT***  When the oppressed begin to understand their power, begin to speak out and act together, not as victims, but as a majority creating a new world that is theirs in the shell of the old–this is when the powers that be react with violence. Right now Melvin Ray, Official Spokesperson of the […]

All Out Apr. 24-26 for Celebration of Mumia’z 60th Birthday

  Mumia’s 60th Birthday Celebration Thursday – April 24 thru Saturday – April 26 The kick-off event on April 24 will be special program dedicated to Amiri and Amina Baraka and the Black arts movement.  The ticketed dinner to celebrate Mumia’s birthday will feature Cornell West, the Last Poets, Marvin X, Ewuare Osayande, video presentations […]