A village cannot be built in a jail: Why gender responsive iz not gender justice

by Misty Rojo of Justice Now and California Coalition for Women Prisoners The issue of “gender responsiveness” as an excuse to open more prisons has been rearing its ugly head lately with the expansion of CDCR’s supposed “reentry hubs” and “community based facilities,” totaling 4,090 new beds altogether. Yet one woman in the new Female […]

CDCr issuez SHU sentencez illegally

by Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa I left Pelican Bay State Prison on July 11, 2014, and arrived that evening at DVI in Tracy. I laid over for a week, arriving at CCI-Tehachapi July 17. The Ad Seg unit at DVI has to be one of the worst in CDCr. It’s filthy and fundamentally used as a […]

CULTURE AS A WEAPON: (3) Dayz Of Celebrating “Assata Shakur Liberation Weekend” In Harlem!

THIS ASSATA SHAKUR LIBERATION WEEKEND WE’RE “NOT” PROTESTING! WE ARE  “CELEBRATING”  THE 35th YEAR OF HER 1979 PRISON ESCAPE!   LAST YEAR… The $2 Million Bounty & Listing of Assata Shakur on the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List was purposely timed to take place on the very same May 2nd date of her 1977 capture […]

CELEBRATE THE 35TH ANNIVERSARY OF Queen Mother ASSATA SHAKUR’Z LIBERATION

AT THE 6TH ANNUAL FREEDOM DANCE! SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST 8:00PM – 12MIDNIGHT NATIONAL BLACK THEATRE 2031 5TH AVENUE (b/n 125th/126th STREET) HARLEM, NEW YORK $20 ADMISSION ~ GREAT FOOD AND BEVERAGES AVAILABLE ~ MUSIC BY DJ LUMUMBA aka REVOLUTION ~ ALL PROCEEDS SUPPORT U.S. HELD POLITICAL PRISONERS ASSATA IS OUR HEROINE & NOBODY’S TERRORIST! FREE […]

White Amerika’z Un-Trained Prison Guardz and Death (includez video)

“Do not expect any black police or corrections union or whatever they call themselves to back you. I’m not saying they won’t, I’m saying if they did it would be a Black History moment.” African Americans have morphed into the virtually the same conditions in 2014 that we criticized the old deep-south about decades ago. […]

We Need an Accounting of Amerika’z Innocent Prisonerz

“What does innocence really get you when innocence is not valued?  Ask Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who really seems to care little if the innocent are executed.” A recent study found that wrongful death row convictions are higher than previously thought, with a conservative estimate that 4 percent of the roughly 3,000 prisoners languishing […]

“Silence Mumia Law”

 “This attempt to silence Mumia is destined to fail, as all previous attempts have.” Bret Grote, Legal Director, Abolitionist Law Center The Abolitionist Law Center (link) & the Amistad Law Project will represent Mumia and Prison Radio as we fight this law. ALC’s Legal Director, Bret Grote spoke on the National Lawyers Guild’s radio show “Law […]

PA Governor Signz Law to Shut Down Prison Radio & Silence Mumia!

Make no mistake the Fraternal Order of Police are seeking to strip the First Amendment rights of listeners, prisoners and journalists.   On Tuesday, Oct. 21st Pennsylvania Governor Corbett signed into law the “Revictimization Relief Act”.  This bill was hijacked, gutted and fast tracked through the legislature with the specific intent to silence prisoners and […]

FREE LORENZO JOHNSON! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

  Hold the Date:   Rally for Lorenzo’s Freedom! Friday, November 14, 1 pm Office of the Attorney General Strawberry Square, Harrisburg, PA   Enough is Enough! It’s way past time for the PA Attorney General’s office to reverse Lorenzo Johnson’s conviction, dismiss the case and free him from prison. It’s eighteen (18) years since […]