http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/unfair-punishment-part-one-victim-discrimination/Content?oid=3854521 A state program that’s supposed to help crime victims denies people who have had run-ins with the law or are afraid of being victimized again. By Sam Levin @SamTLevin The front door was wide open when police arrived at the home of Samantha Rogers at 3:21 a.m. on February 23, 2010. Inside the Stockton […]
A stunningly poignant and powerful graphic short about kids in solitary.
The suicide statistics, the squalor and the recidivism haven’t ended solitary confinement. Maybe the brain studies will by Shruti Ravindran Administrative segregation prisoners take part in a group therapy session at San Quentin state prison, California, June 8, 2012. Photo by Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Shruti Ravindran is a freelance journalist, writing about science, health and the […]
The recent nomination of Debo Adegbile to the Department of Justice Civil Rights division has caused a firestorm of hate to erupt for the political right. Perpetrating the same lie that Mumia is a “cop killer” the Fraternal Order of Police has launched a full campaign to once again attack Mumia. No only has Fox news joined […]
Contact: Natalie Butz,mailto:email@example.com (202) 675-8761 , @AIUSAmedia (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – It is time for the USA authorities to release Leonard Peltier, an Anishinabe-Lakota Native American and leading member of the American Indian Movement (AIM), who has been imprisoned for 38 years despite serious concerns about the fairness of proceedings leading to his conviction. Leonard Peltier was […]
This public forum, entitled “The Outer Limits of Solitary Confinement,” held at UC Hastings College of the Law, in San Francisco on April 6, 2012 was organized by the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3, and co-hosted by the Hastings chapter of the National Lawyers Guild and the Hastings Race and Poverty Law Journal. […]
Cameron of North Carolina FIST – Fight Imperialism Stand Together – speaks truth about the cops at a public hearing on police violence in Durham, NC.
“WHEN THE PRISON DOORS OPEN THE REAL DRAGON WILL FLY OUT”….Ho Chi Minh The government denies it. Yet today there are more than 69 people (20) were members of the Black Panther Party) locked up in U.S. prisons because of their political actions or beliefs. The U.S. alone among the world’s governments maintains the […]
“I believe in the sanctity of human life. For me it is something very serious. I was in Vietnam and I opposed the war exactly because wars are so awful.” José A. Delgado February 24, 2014 http://elnuevodia.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx http://www.elnuevodia.com/blog-oscarlopezyelprocesopoliticoeneeuu-1718667.html WASHINGTON – Oscar López Rivera is the first to put two and two together about U.S. policy […]
Cops have a massive incentive to bust people for pot. Here’s how to fight back. According to the ACLU, marijuana arrests account for over half of all drug arrests—and 88% of those charges are for simple possession. Because of decades-old grant programs, local precincts are showered with money from the federal government if they […]