Samiya “Goldi” Davis Abdullah 1978 – 2014 Rest In Power

  Dear Brothers, Sisters, Comrades, & Friends – The inhumanity of being seperated from your family weighs heavily on every prisoner.  For Mumia, held in solitary, with non-contact visits for 30 years, it was and is heart wrenching. We are saddened to share the news that Samiya “Goldi” Davis Abdullah, daughter of Wadiya Jamal and […]

There Iz an Unbroken Line of Police Violence in the US that Takes Uz All the Way Back to the Dayz of Slavery’

  The Guardian / By Stuart Jeffries A conversation with activist Angela Davis. Photo Credit: Rena Schild/Shutterstock.com   ‘There is an unbroken line of police violence in the United States that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery, the aftermath of slavery, the development of the Ku Klux Klan,” says Angela Davis. […]

Captured Heroz: Memberz of the Black Panther Party Still Imprisoned

Written and Performed by M-1 and Divine. Produced by M-1, Divine, and Digitalglo. Video Directed by Jamal Joseph. Photography, Editing, Visual Effects by Joel Davenport – http://www.gugohi.com. Produced by Jamal Joseph and Joel Davenport. Production Manager: Dietrice Bolden. Additional Photography: Ryce. Featuring: Impact Repertory Theater, Abiodun Oyewole, Hassan “GIANT” Yasin, The Bartendaz, The Order of […]

For the past 16 yearz, the Cuban 5 have spent Christmas (Navidad) in jail for protecting Amerikan and Cuban citizenz from Terrorism!

For the past 16 years, the Cuban 5 have spent Christmas (Navidad) in jail for protecting American and Cuban citizens from Terrorism! As we enter this joyous and generous holiday season, give the Cuban 5 the gift of SOLIDARITY! The Popular Education Project to Free the Cuban 5 is calling on all our freedom loving […]

An End to Solitary iz Long Overdue

California’s Savage System of Confinement by MARIE LEVIN Less than two weeks ago the United Nations Committee against Torture issued a report strongly criticizing the U.S. record on a number of issues, among them the extensive use of solitary confinement. While the U.S. uses long-term solitary more than any other country in the world, California […]

Fate Worse Than Death?

By James Ridgeway and Jean Casella The following article was published earlier this week by the Marshall Project, the new nonprofit news organization focused exclusively on criminal justice. It can be read in full on the Marshall Project’s site.  In 1987, when he was 23 years old and in court on a drug charge, William […]

KOMRADE NORBERTO GONZALEZ CLAUDIO NEEDS YOUR SOLIDARITY

Current status of Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Norberto Gonzalez Claudio NORBERTO GONZALEZ CLAUDIO NEEDS YOUR SOLIDARITY Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Norberto Gonzalez Claudio continues to be in solitary confinement and can’t contact family and lawyers in the federal prison in Coleman, Fl. On Monday November 10th, Norberto’s attorney, Jan Susler, got a phone call from him; […]

Angola 3: Robert King on the ongoing struggle to free Albert Woodfox

by Ann Garrison KPFA Weekend News broadcast Nov. 23, 2014 Robert King, a member of the Angola 3 who was freed in 2001, spoke to KPFA about a federal court’s decision to overturn the murder conviction of Albert Woodfox. Woodfox has spent over 42 years in solitary confinement in the Louisiana state prison system. http://sfbayview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ROBERT-KING-ON-AlBERTWOODFOX.mp3 […]

US super-maximum security prisonz must be opened up for UN scrutiny! 5,000 signiturez needed

Current 1,380 Target 5,000 Photo: Interior of a solitary confinement cell at ADX prison © Private US super-maximum security prisons must be opened up for UN scrutiny! Prisons designed for the long-term isolation of prisoners must be opened up to external scrutiny as a first step by the US Government in ending this cruel and […]

November 20, 2014: Albert’s Overturned Conviction Upheld in Unanimous Decision

n We are thrilled and honored to announce that just hours ago, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge Brady’s 2013 ruling overturning Albert’s conviction for a third time in a 3-0, unanimous decision (View the official court ruling here.) Though the courts have finally ruled in the interest of justice, it may still […]