The colour of justice

African-Americans are incarcerated in state prisons at a rate that is 5.1 times that of whites; in five states (Iowa, Minnesota, New Jersey, Vermont and Wisconsin) the disparity is 10 to 1. In 12 states, more than half the prison population is black, led by Maryland, whose population is 72 percent black. These statistics come […]

The Charleston Market: Enslaved Black Women Take Control

The Charleston Market: Enslaved Black Women Take Control The Charleston Market was a place of tremendous activity. Farmers brought their produce in from the countryside. Fishermen hawked their catch. Peddlars sold bread and cakes. And at the heart of it all were the expert traders, who always got the best goods, knew how to corner […]

Call Today – Support Wisconsin Prisonerz on Hunger Strike People

Hello friends and fellow workers! We still have two requests for people to call in. The first one starts today, Friday, June 10th and one started Monday that is still ongoing. Details for the Friday call in are here and are also pasted in below. Details for the Monday call in are here […]

Applying Lessonz from the Black Pantherz to our Current Struggle

by USW11 of United Struggle from Within                 permalink As we reflect on the legacy of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (BPP), we are reminded that the struggle for national liberation continues. Fifty years ago, the Panthers emerged from similar conditions of national oppression to what we face […]

Nourish the Seedz, Restore the Flowerz

by a Michigan prisoner June 2016 permalink At this time, in this place, I genuinely know why (the caged bird sings)/ other than being falsely imprisoned, ey’s being called – N.I.G.G.E.R. of all things. As I give perfect praise to the “most high”, I can only wonder how many more bullets have to fly? How […]

The Panther Legacy, Black Riderz and Intercommunalism

by Wiawimawo of MIM(Prisons)           permalink Uhuru of the Black Riders Liberation Party – Prison Chapter: 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the original Black Panther Party for Self-Defense (BPP) by Dr. Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of […]

Mzee & Rafiki Feat. Tshepo Mngoma – Africa Rememberz (The Violin Revolution Remix)

Buy at… Mzee is back, the man who brought you the classic Mahuwelele and the anthems like Zvinosiririsa and Umoja, is back with a bang, after more than 5 years away from the music industry, as he was writing his now best selling memoir Nothing Left To Steal. Mzee is back with a brand […]