Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa: Worse than Pelican Bay

by Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa (R.N. Dewberry) This place is worse than Pelican Bay State Prison in so many ways. I’ll start sending updates on corruption and racism against prisoners who have been placed in Steps 3 and 4 of these keepers’ Step Down Program (SDP). The DRB (Departmental Review Board) lies to the public. Prisoners […]

Ending hostilitiez means no more violence on the yardz – period!

by Pablo Pina I believe that a lot of racial tension in California prisons comes from this: The end of hostilities is being misinterpreted. It’s not that all these young prisoners are just going into the prison system and running wild. No, I doubt that is the real problem, especially in regards to the Mexican […]

Yuri, Tupac, and a Harlem House

Yuri Kochiyama painting by Sahra Vang Nguyen. One of my favorite stories about Yuri is also about Tupac. In an event curated by the late Fred Ho in celebration of Diane Fujino’s 2005 book release of the biography Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama, Laura Whitehorn spoke of the activist harbor that […]

Back from Ferguson activistz Rosa Clemente & Russell Shoats III

Download Podcast Rosa Clemente, an activist and former Green Party VP candidate will speak to us about the police terrorism she and others suffered while protesting in Ferguson, Missouri on August 20,2014. She told Ebony online that “officers swooped in on us from all directions and locked us down. The threats, their eyes, postures, weaponry […]

SAVE THIS DATE: 12 Sept. Event in Solidarity with Imam Jamil Al-Amin

  As Gaza and Ferguson challenge us to rise up … We present an evening of LOVE AND RESISTANCE for IMAM JAMIL AL-AMIN (formerly H. Rap Brown)   Imam Jamil Al-Amin is facing serious illness in a prison hospital in North Carolina. We must wage a campaign to ensure that he is not returned to solitary […]

Action still needed to break the fraternal order of police censorship in Oakland!

Protest Now! No To Police Censorship of Mumia and Teachers!  Reinstate the Urban Dreams Website! Action Still Needed! Please send messages to the School Board! – Scroll down for School Board addresses – Here’s what happened: Under pressure from the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP)—operating through a friendly publicity agent called Fox News—the Oakland Unified School […]

Join Ramona Africa in Philadelphia 4 The MOVE family 30 year commemoration

ONA MOVE, my friends.  As you no doubt know, May 13, 2015 marks 30 years since the unconscionable bombing and murder of my MOVE family by the US government.  We don’t intend to allow officials or anybody else to forget what happened that day or what is really behind it- our unrelenting fight for the […]

If North Korean Prisonz Konstitute Crimez Against Humanity, so too do Amerika’z

  Based on its 400 page report on prison conditions in North Korea (NK), a special United Nations (UN) commission created under the auspices of the United States, has condemned (NK) as an evil human rights violator.1) The report claims to draw on the testimonies of victims and witnesses to decades (NK) prison practices. Because […]

Last 2 dayz to see musical with Mumia performing

The last two performances of this New York City International Fringe Festival production are Monday, 8/18, at 3 pm and Friday, 8/22, at 9:15. Mumia is a “guest” performer via phone recording.  Related articles Mumia Abu Jamal: When Children Are the Enemy Things to Know About the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Prison Radio Kommentariez 44 Dayz […]