Dallas: armed demo in solidarity with Ferguson

Taking advantage of Texas’ open carry law, a gun club named after one of the founders of the Black Panther Party marched in Dallas on Wednesday to protest against police brutality, KTXA-TV reported. Around two dozen members of the Huey P. Newton Gun Club carried rifles and red, black and green flags as they marched […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

The “Brownsville Affair” occurs U.S. Armys 167th Infantry (1906) Date: Tue, 1906-08-14 *The “Brownsville Affair” of 1906 is remembered on this date. This was a racial incident from tensions between whites in Brownsville, Texas and Black infantrymen in the U.S. Army stationed at nearby Fort Brown. The soldiers had been subjected to racial discrimination since […]

Texas Prisonz Kill People with Heat

by USW88 of United Struggle from Within     permalink “The mission of the Institutional Division is to provide safe and appropriate confinement, supervision, rehabilitation, and reintegration of adult felons, and to effectively manage or administer correctional facilities based on constitutional and statutory standards” – Texas Government Code 494.001 For those of us housed within […]

The Federal Marijuana Ban Iz Rooted in Myth and Xenophobia

The federal law that makes possession of marijuana a crime has its origins in legislation that was passed in an atmosphere of hysteria during the 1930s and that was firmly rooted in prejudices against Mexican immigrants and African-Americans, who were associated with marijuana use at the time. This racially freighted history lives on in current […]

Houston needz a civilian review board – but Texas needz much more!

  by Keith H. Washington, bka Comrade Malik, NABPP Prison Chapter For the past four years, community activists and civil rights leaders in the Houston area have been fighting hard to establish a civilian review board with prosecutorial power over local police. The board would oversee the activities of a Houston Police Department which has […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

  Shaka Sankofa Murdered By The State “We must continue to move forward and do everything we can to outlaw legal lynching in America. We must continue to stand together in unity and to demand a moratorium on all executions. You must stay strong. You must continue to hold your heads up, and to be […]

Kevin “Rashid”Johnson Action Alert 6/18/14

  Dear Supporters, Kevin “Rashid” Johnson continues to suffer from chronic health problems and HAS NOT YET BEEN SEEN BY A DOCTOR.  Despite the fact that he has carefully followed prison protocol and despite his being referred by two different nurses for an MD visit, he still has not received one.  This was confirmed yesterday […]

How US Private Prisonz Are Making Millionz by Jailing Migrantz in Deplorable Conditionz

  Undocumented migrants have become easy cash cows for private prison companies. As states move for the first time in decades to address swollen prisoner populations, federal immigration detention centers are the new front in private prison corporations’ business strategy, and undocumented migrants their easy cash cows. Around the country there are 13 Criminal Alien Requirement […]

Your callz are having an effect: update on Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson

  UPDATE  KEVIN ‘RASHID’ JOHNSON June 5, 2014 Solitary confinement is torture. Kevin Rashid Johnson has spent decades in the hole. Last week we put out an urgent Medical Alert Eblast urging care for severe headaches and dangerous blood pressure levels. That same day Kevin Rashid Johnson’s legal advisor on his Oregon cases, Ben Haile […]

UPDATE: KEVIN ‘RASHID’ JOHNSON

June 5, 2014 Solitary confinement is torture. Kevin Rashid Johnson has spent decades in the hole. Last week we put out an urgent Medical Alert Eblast urging care for severe headaches and dangerous blood pressure levels. That same day Kevin Rashid Johnson’s legal advisor on his Oregon cases, Ben Haile of the Portland Law Collective, […]