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 […]

Herman Ferguson Memorial Service

The memorial service for Baba Herman Ferguson will take place Saturday, 04 October 2014, 1:30PM, at: Steven L. Lyons Funeral Home 1515 New Bern Avenue Raleigh NC  27611   919-831-2596 Phone Moments of visitation with the family, 1-1:30, prior to the service. Friends, comrades and well-wishers are encouraged to share a memory or leave a […]

Baba Sundiata Acoli, Man Who Murdered State Trooper, To Be Released On Parole

UNITED STATES – MAY 15: Murder suspect Clark Edward Squire of the Black Panthers is convicted. (Photo by Frank Hurley/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images) | New York Daily News Archive via Getty Images     A man convicted in the shooting death of a New Jersey state trooper in a crime that still […]

The New Court-Approved Device of Torture in California SHUz: Guard One

by a comrade of United Struggle from Within September 2014 permalink Guard One was implemented in the middle of June per mandate of a court-appointed mental health expert in Sacramento. The device resembles a pipe about the size of a closet pole cut to an 8″ length. It either flashes or beeps to indicate a […]

Former delivery boy, now poet, helpz Bay View spread love and hope

by Curtis Johnson Jr. As I sit in Glen Dyer Facility (North Alameda County) fighting federal weapons charges, I find comfort and inspiration from the pages of the San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper. As a kid raised in Hunters Point, I can remember passing out bundles of these same newspapers. I can remember […]

Unresolved hunger strike issuez: Five Core Demandz, 40 Supplemental Demandz and CDCR’z STG-SDP

by Todd Ashker, one of four PBSP-SHU prisoner reps To CDCR administrators Secretary Beard, Undersecretary Hoshino, Director Stainer, Associate Director Diaz, Pelican Bay State Prison Warden Ducart This memorandum is directed to the above CDCR administrators for the express purpose of respectfully reminding you about unresolved and continuing problematic issues relevant to our 2011-2014 Five […]

27 Sept.: Celebration of Life of Yuri Kochiyama

​ There will be a memorial service for Yuri Kochiyama this Saturday, Sept 27th at the First Corinthians Baptist Church at 116th St. and A. C. Powell, Jr. Blvd.  It’s from 5:00pm – 7:30pm. Note: RSVP requested see below…   Here is a page on Facebook about the event: https://www.facebook.com/RememberingYuriKochiyama   IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND, […]

California Women Prisonerz – SHU Deathz and Suicidez – Support Investigation

Please contact the politicians and CDCR representatives listed at the end of this press release to FAMILIES AND ADVOCATES CALL FOR INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION INTO MULTIPLE 2014 DEATHS AND SUICIDES AT CALIFORNIA INSTITUTION FOR WOMEN (CIW) Being in physical distress locked in a cell turns into a truly terrifying experience when you can hear the cops banter […]

We Need A New People’z Army w/ Open Linez

Download Podcast Tonight we will be discussing a piece written by Zak Brown days after the rebellions in Ferguson kicked off and the need to create a clandestine People’s Army to combat police murdering members of the community and allowed to get away with those murders. Will also have an urgent update to share about political […]

Still fundraising for First District Plaza

ONA MOVE, Everybody. As you know by now, we are hard at work planning our 30 year commemoration of the bombing of our family for May 13, 2015. We have a venue, First District Plaza. This venue is Black owned and when the sister that runs this venue heard that I was quoted a price […]