February 15, 2012 by Sanyika Shakur, s/n Kody Scott Robert Williams, who first came to prominence as president of the Monroe, N.C., NAACP, later wrote “Negroes with Guns” and advocated Black self-defense. Friends of both Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, Robert and his wife Mabel lived in exile for many years, traveling the world […]

Statements from People in Prisons

Statements from People in Prisons. (Please note that there are more statements being submitted, please continue to check back for more! If you are having an action on February 20th, please feel free to incorporate these statements as part of your program. If you have a statement to submit please send to occupy4prisoners@gmail.com.) In Respect […]

Glen Ford: Black Agenda Report: Mass Black Incarceration: Damn Right, We Charge Genocide

Revolution Books presents A Talk by Carl Dix Mass Incarceration + Silence = Genocide Saturday, February 18  4pm   Free Admission The Riverside Church, Assembly Hall, 490 Riverside Drive NYC http://blackagendareport.com/content/mass-black-incarceration-damn-right-we-charge-genocide Mass Black Incarceration: Damn Right, We Charge Genocide Tue, 02/14/2012 – 21:38 — Glen Ford A Black Agenda Report commentary by Glen Ford The United […]

Wounded Knee II

On February 27, 1973, members of the American Indian Movement (AIM), together with a number of local and traditional Native Americans, began their 71-day occupation of Wounded Knee in South Dakota. Their goal was to protest injustices against their tribes, violations of the many treaties with the United States government, and current abuses and repression […]

3 NY State Political Prisoners Statements to Occupy 4 Prisoners

The New York Prison Justice Network and New York Taskforce for Political Prisoners received these statements of support for Occupy4Prisoners from NY state political prisoners Herman Bell, David Gilbert and Jalil Muntaqim. The statements (along with one from Mumia Abu-Jamal and several from other prisoners) will be read at the NYC and Philadelphia rallies today, […]

Wilson Goode is NO FRIEND of the MOVE Org!/ 5/13 MOVE Program Organizing

2/18 Postings from Sis. Ramona Africa   From: ONAMOVELLJA@aol.com   ONA MOVE ALL!  It was brought to our attention by a supporter that Wilson Goode is going around saying that he and MOVE are on good terms and have put the bombing behind us.  MOVE will NEVER put the mass murder of our family behind […]

2/21 Albany Occupy Prisons Action for ending PP Jalil Muntaqim’s solitary confinement!

NOTE: The Free Mumia Coalition will be driving up to Albany for this Occupy Prisons Action, call our hotline if you want to join us.  212 330-8029   Justice For Jali!   End Prison Abuse and Solitary Confinement!   Attica “Correctional” Facility, January 23, 2012.   Jalil Anthony Bottom, a former Black Panther, was sentenced […]

The Framing of Kevin Cooper

The Framing of Kevin Cooper February 8, 2012 By Hans Bennett The Framing of Kevin Cooper, on San Quentin’s Death Row: An interview with J. Patrick O’Connor In this interview, author J. Patrick O’Connor discusses his newly released book Scapegoat: The Chino Hills Murders and The Framing of Kevin Cooper, explaining why he is convinced of Kevin […]

February 20th! Hit the streets for our brothers and sisters held captive across the U.S.!

Political Prisoner Jaan Laaman has taken the time to release the following statement to encourage participation in the mass actions happening across the country on Monday, February 20th. Participants in the Occupy Movement across the country have called for a “National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners,” with actions happening in (as of now) a […]

Prisoner At Corcoran Dies, Hunger Strike In ASU Continues

February 13, 2012 Prisoner At Corcoran Dies Hunger Strike In ASU Continues Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Oakland – Family members and advocates are seeking information surrounding the February 2nd death of Christian Gomez, 27, a prisoner at Corcoran State Prison. It remains unclear whether or not Gomez was participating in an ongoing hunger strike in […]