I am fighting for women in Texas prisonz

by Britney Gulley I am a walking, living proof of a life that has been pulverized, destroyed and abandoned by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. I have been housed in Ad-Seg going on four years now, held in captivity of prolonged solitary confinement, deprived of adequate sleep, nourishment, clean ventilation, peace and privileges. TDCJ, […]

Parole threatened for organizing and writing for Bay View

by Anthony Robinson Jr. The Code of California Regulations (CCR) Title 15 defines a Security Threat Group (STG) as “any ongoing formal or informal organization, association, or group of three or more persons which has a common name or identifying sign or symbol whose members and/or associates, individually or collectively, engage or have engaged, on […]

Intersectional Critiquez Of The Criminalization Of Black Girlz, Past & Present

  The following is a guest post from Lindsey E. Jones, a Ph.D. Candidate in History of Education at the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education and a 2016-2018 Pre-doctoral Fellow at the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia. Lindsey earned a bachelor’s degree from Washington […]

Mae Mallory: Forgotten Black Power Intellectual

by  ASHLEY FARMER  On October 2, 1962 journalists at the Chicago Defender interviewed Mae Mallory, a prisoner at the Cuyahoga County Jail in Cleveland, Ohio. Throughout their discussion, Mallory offered her thoughts on the current state of the black liberation movement. She proclaimed that she was “just an insignificant black woman who believes that the […]

New Graphic on Police Spending vs. Youth Spending in LA CityBudget!!! Meeting Today 4-6PM to Fight for a Different Future

LA City spends 70 TIMES MORE on the Los Angeles Police Department than it does on youth.  And next year will be worse with LAPD set to receive a budget increase of $180 Million. Please join us today and EVERY FIRST FRIDAY for the LA for Youth Meeting to push LA to invest in youth!  […]

FBI misdeedz against Ed Poindexter in missing Omaha inspection reportz

by  Michael Richardson Ed Poindexter in his 45th year of imprisonment Ed Poindexter/Michael Richardson The admission by Federal Bureau of Investigation Section Chief David Hardy of the Records Management Divison that seven years of annual inspection reports of the Omaha field office are missing raises significant questions about who removed them, when, and for what […]