A CALL TO ACTION FOR THE RIGHTZ OF PENNSYLVANIA PRISONERZ

Dear Freedom Fighters: This is an emergency. Think about how you were personally transformed when you first heard Mumia speak either on Prison Radio or live via speaker phone at a meeting. Well the new bill that was passed last week in the PA legislature silencing Mumia and all other PA prisoner voices is an attempt to […]

48th Anniversary of the Founding of the Black Panther Party

    This week is the anniversary of the formation of the Black Panther Party. That was 1966, 48 eight years ago. The original six members of the Black Panther Party were–and they are depicted in this photograph. From the top left is Elbert “Big Man” Howard; Huey P. Newton, the defense minister; Sherwin Forte; […]

Six Yearz in Solitary Confinement – Eddie Conway on Reality Assertz Itself (7/10)

Mr. Conway says prisoners were treated like animals; and because he resisted and organized, he was in lockup twenty three and a half hours a day for six years

The Frame Up – Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (6/10)

Mr. Conway tells the story of his arrest and trial, and being “represented” by a lawyer who spent 45 minutes with him before going to trial -

Baba Herman Ferguson, ¡Presente!

By Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal on October 17, 2014 His name was Herman Ferguson, and if you’re not dialed into the Black Nationalist Movement, the name may not ring a bell of recognition. But to those aware of the Black Power Movement of the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, Herman Ferguson’s life, role and commitment ring […]

Ex-politikal prisoner Dhoruba bin Wahad talkz of UN request on COINTELPRO casez

by Michael Richardson Ex-political prisoner Dhoruba bin Wahad discusses United Nations review of C OINTELPRO cases Dhoruba bin Wahad   Dhoruba bin Wahad (former Richard Moore) served nineteen years in prison for the May 1971 attempted murder in a drive-by shooting of two New York City policemen guarding the home of Manhattan District Attorney Frank […]

Support the Cuban 5

  On Saturday, October 25 there will be a major event in solidarity with the Cuban Five held at John Jay College in Manhattan. The below reproduction of the beautiful Palm Card publicizing the event show the excellent program that is planned for that evening. Alongside famed attorney Martin Garbus, who represents the Cuban Five, […]

URGENT CAMPAIGN TO RELEASE PP ABDULLAH MAJID FROM SHU

  We received word on Friday, June 13, 2014 from Ms. LaBorde, Abdullah’s Mom, that he has been transferred to Five Points. This is exactly the pattern that Majid was speaking about when we visited him in the SHU at Elmira. Whenever anyone in the Muslim community at Elmira criticizes Mr. Afify, he has them […]

“Assata Shakur – Guillermo Morales Day” @ City Collage/CUNY…. Monday, October 20 2014

Save The Date & Pass The Word! MONDAY, OCTOBER 20TH IS … “Assata Shakur – Guillermo Morales Day”  In observance of The 1st Anniversary of the “illegal” October 20, 2013 CUNY/NYPD armed takeover, student arrests; theft of property; and continuing fascist occupation of The Guillermo Morales-Assata Shakur Community & Student Center @ CCNY in Harlem; All […]

Women Outlawz: Politriks of Gender and Resistance in the US Criminal Justice System

Women Outlaws: Politics of Gender and Resistance in the US Criminal Justice System   Mechthild Nagel, SUNY Cortland; nagelm@cortland.edu   Prisons have always served the role of social control (Kurshan 1996). Nobody has more acutely experience and theorized imprisonment as such as political prisoners. This category includes people convicted due to their resistance to state […]