National debate over solitary confinement putz spotlight on Angola inmate’s 35 yearz in ‘the hole’

When Kenny “Zulu” Whitmore reaches out, arms open wide, he can touch the opposite walls of his 6-foot by 9-foot cell. His cot takes up nearly half the space. There’s a sink-and-toilet unit, a rusty mirror, a small ventilation duct—and little else. Three days a week, a guard comes by, shackles Whitmore in a waist […]

Harvey Arden on Leonard Peltier~~20-min fiery free audio talk

Harvey Arden explains “Who Is Leonard Peltier?” in 20-minute fiery audio [Peltier segment starts at minute 24…move time dial to 24 min. or LISTEN TO IT ALL!!] {Katrina is a passionate host] http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thecommunityjournalradio/2014/09/12/community-radio-building-strong-communities-one-person-at-a-time-1 For hand-signed copies of Harvey’s books Leonard see http://www.haveyouthought.com   Related articles Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story – FULL MOVIE […]

43rd anniversary of the historic Attica Prison Rebellion

Download Podcast This weekend marks the 43rd anniversary of the historic Attica Prison Rebellion and tonight will share our thoughts and reports on the historic event when prisoners in New Yorks Attica prison of all ethnicities and religions stood together to protest the inhumane conditions they were forced to endure. We will also share a […]

Buffalo Soldierz

The Buffalo Soldier story is one of courage and patriotism, because of their contributions and sacrifices in the past, we now have a future. It is our honor to tell their story, as it is a story worth telling. These Soldiers protected the American frontier from the American Revolution through the Indian Wars. They also […]

All Out for the Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation!

Gather ©2014 by Alice Walker for  Carl Dix and Cornell West It is still hard to believe that millions of us saw Eric Garner die. He died with what looked like a half dozen heavily clad policemen standing on his body, twisting and crushing him especially his head and neck. He was a big man, […]

Assata: A Biography – A Review and Quotez

by Carlos Martinez The following book review first appeared in the Morning Star on 1 September, 2014. It is followed by a selection of important quotes from the book. It was republished in Invent the Future. “They call us bandits, but it is not we who are robbing Africa, Asia, and Latin America of their […]

CODE BLACK: Murder, Mass Incarceration, Militarization and Genocide in Progress

by BAR editor and columnist Dr. Marsha Coleman-Adebayo and Kevin Berends “Instead of lynchings, we now enjoy the spectacle of the fraternal-order-of-police executing blacks and browns as sport.” In these lawless and insufferable times we often find those charged with upholding the Constitution mouthing platitudes about the wisdom of the Founding Fathers, their brilliance in […]

Seriez Explorez Black Male Experience in the US – I Am A Man Featuring Jon’z Story

Listen to this segment with Jon Listen to the entire program with Sonali Kolhatkar The events of this summer in Ferguson, Missouri, highlighted an ugly truth to mainstream Americans – that Black men in this country are viewed as so suspicious by law enforcement that they are shot first and questioned later. It is a […]

Amerika’z fortress of blood: The death of George Jackson and the birth of the prison-industrial complex

In 1971, activist George Jackson was mysteriously killed in San Quentin prison — a tragedy repeated time and again Dan Berger   (Credit: Reuters/Lucas Jackson) A young black man gunned down by law enforcement. His body is then left outside for four hours. The shocking gore of the situation sparks countless protests around the country […]

Angola Three inmate in longest solitary confinement seeking damagez in court

Albert Woodfox, on lockdown in a small cell for 40 years, now seeking legal permission to sue the Louisiana prison service Albert Woodfox (left) and Herman Wallace in Angola prison. (Photograph courtesy of Amnesty USA) Photograph: Amnesty USA       Albert Woodfox, on lockdown in a small cell for 40 years, now seeking legal […]