Pennsylvania hunger striker: I’m in search of a voice to help me bring light to our strugglez

by Andrew Stevenson I’m from SCI-Smithfield in Pennsylvania and I’m in search of a voice to help me bring light to the struggles that the inmates in this facility face. Now I’ve been on my hunger strike since June 11, 2014, and the reason for my hunger strike is policies being overlooked, harassment from COs […]

Louisiana Warden Considerz End to Inmate’z Solitary Confinement After More Than Three Decadez

  Black Panther Party affiliation threatens Angola prisoner Kenny “Zulu” Whitmore’s transfer ANGOLA, La.—A man who has spent 35 years in solitary confinement—one of the longest stints in a U.S. prison—may soon be released into the general inmate population. In an exclusive interview today outside the gates of the largest prison in America, Warden Burl […]

TOMORROW: Keep up the callz to Phila. DA demanding justice fro the MOVE 9

  Ok Everyone the past three Monday’s our call in campaign to Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has been successful. We have managed to tie up the phone lines of his office over the issue of him helping to keep innocent Move People in prison. Some people We’re able to talk to a live person […]

Largest hunger strike in history: California prisonerz speak out on first anniversary

  One year ago, on July 8, 2013, 30,000 California prisoners initiated the largest hunger strike the world has ever seen. Sixty days later, 40 prisoners, who had eaten nothing in all that time, agreed to suspend the strike when state legislators promised to hold hearings on ending solitary confinement, the heart of their demands. […]

My View on Prison Life and New Possibilitiez

  Reflecting on my 43 plus years of incarceration, I can state with absolute conviction that one of the worst aspects of prison life for the imprisoned is the ongoing antagonism and violence—frequently created out of malice or out of sheer ignorance by prison guards—among the convicts. These are my thoughts on the cessation of […]

Attorney Anne Butterfield Weillz: ‘Obscenity’ regs show ‘CDCR viewz many of itz prisonerz … az politikal prisonerz’

  by Anne Butterfield Weills To: Timothy M. Lockwood, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Regulation and Policy Management Branch, on June 17, 2014 Re: CDCR Notice of Change to Regulations 14-05, “Obscene Materials” Dear Mr. Lockwood: I think one must first ask why is the CDCR pursuing these proposed regulations regarding “Obscene Materials” at […]

An Ongoing Cost To Be Free (2014)

  62 min – Documentary http://russellmaroonshoats.wordpress.com/ Russell Maroon Shoatz is a US held Black Unity Council and Black Liberation Army political prisoner. He has been in prison for over 40 years. This documentary tells the story of Russell Maroon Shoatz as told by his son Russell Shoatz III.  

ON THE OPENING TODAY OF THE SO CALLED NATIONAL CENTER FOR CIVIL & HUMAN RIGHTZ IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA

Please Reshare  Everywhere PantherShepGroup #4 ON: TODAY’S GRAND OPENING OF THE  SO CALLED… NATIONAL CENTER FOR CIVIL & HUMAN RIGHTS IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA The Much Publicized Grand Opening Today Of This Museum Should Be Considered A Disrespectful Insult To All Black/New Afrikan & So Called African American People Inside The United States in general and […]

42 Yearz and Still Waiting

  (New A3 poster by artist César Maxit) All eyes are on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals as we move into summer. Most urgently of course, we wake up every day hopeful that the court will choose to affirm Judge Brady’s ruling that overturned Albert’s conviction for a third time. Although there is no […]

SATURDAY: Rise Up to Free Maroon

  Dear Friends & Colleagues,   Please join the NYC Campaign to Free Russell Maroon Shoatz at a special event on Saturday, June 21st.  The freeing of Maroon Shoatz from decades’ long solitary confinement was one of Fred Ho’s last missions.  That was accomplished, but the work continues.  Please join the NYC Campaign and Scientific Soul […]