Why did you shoot me?

  On Wednesday, Richland County’s chief prosecutor had Groubert arrested and charged with felony assault and battery. KPFA’s Ann Garrison spoke to Kevin Alexander Gray, a South Carolina native and co-editor of “Killing Trayvons: An Anthology of American Violence.” KPFA/Ann Garrison: Kevin, the court released a video of this shooting three days ago, and people […]

Robert C. Fuentes, ‘poet, jailhouse lawyer and humanitarian in the hunger strikez,’ diez of CDCr medical neglect

by Mary Ratcliff Robert Fuentes was an award-winning poet and essayist. PEN America awarded him the Dawson Prize in fiction in the 2010 Prison Writing Contest for a piece titled “Lessons,” which is published at http://www.pen.org/fiction-short-story/lessons, and begins: “Well, I originally contemplated about trying to sugarcoat what I had to say; but in the end, […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

“Ferguson and the Failure of Black Politics”  (2:52) Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen   “The Isis Crisis”  (2:43) Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen  “The Lure of War”  (2:30) Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen   “Lost Opportunities”  (2:52) Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen   “The Transmografication of Barak Hussein Obama”  (2:16) Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen   “Baba Herman Ferguson:  Lifelong Freedom Fighter, Presente!”  (2:50) Mumia […]

Federal Judge Rulez Detroit Residentz Have No “Fundamental Right” to Water

By Jerry White Global Research, September 30, 2014 World Socialist Web Site In a ruling Monday, US bankruptcy judge Steven Rhodes threw out a motion to stop mass water shutoffs in Detroit, declaring that city residents had no “fundamental right” to water service. The ruling sanctioned the city’s brutal policy, which has terminated service to […]

Crime and Punishment

By Bomani Shakur “The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons.” –Dostoyevsky If what Dostoyevsky says is true (and I believe it is), then America, which boast the largest prison population in the world, is perhaps the most uncivilized country there is. A bold statement, I know, especially coming […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

  “My journey through this life has been and continues to be a mystery. I remain eager to understand it. As a human being, my fundamental goal is simply to be free to walk in the sunshine without man’s ugly bars of oppression hindering my movement. I’m talking about freedom in the purest sense: To […]

Primary responsibility of president Obama

Editorial, El Nuevo Día September 30, 2014 http://www.elnuevodia.com/editorial-responsabilidadprimariadelpresidenteobama-1863863.html   The resignation of the Attorney General of the United States, Eric Holder, represents a new hurdle in the struggle for the release of political prisoner Oscar López Rivera, but doesn’t diminish the primary responsibility of president Barack Obama to pay attention to the united demand of […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

    News Headline (1919) Date: Tue, 1919-09-30 *On this date in 1919 a Race Riot broke out in Elaine, Arkansas in Phillips County between Blacks and whites. At the time many African-American sharecroppers had not received their share of wages and they wanted to join the Progressive Farmers and Household Union of America. Also, […]