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, […]

“Who iz Kevin Rashid Johnson”

  by Jennifer Black Kevin Rashid” Johnson is a remarkable artist, accomplished writer, and politicized theoretician. Please listen to his work, read his articles, and view his inspiring art.   Rashid Johnson went to jail as a young adult in 1990, and has spent the last 24 years living in jail and prison cells, mostly […]

Kevin Rashid Johnson experienced a frightening medical crisis beginning on May 14th

  we just got word of it a few days ago. He had crippling pain behind his left eye, blurred vision, and very high blood pressure.  This case of severe hypertension if untreated could cause life threatening medical episodes.   Today Rashid told us:  “Medical neglect is a serious problem here.  I personally have witnessed two inmates […]

US Prison Practicez Would Disgrace a Nation of Savagez: Texas—A Case on Record (2013)

  For the Nonbelievers How a society treats its prisoners not only reflects its level of civilization, but also reveals the true character and workings of its overall political system, despite how its proponents might portray it­–which is certainly true of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). Here in the US, where mass brainwash […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

  On May 15th, 1916: Jesse Washington was lynched by a White Mob in Waco, Texas. He was a seventeen year old farmhand. This event is known as the “Waco Horror“, in which 15,000 white residence, half of the city’s population, came to the town’s square to witness the lynching. Related articles 1916: Jesse Washington […]