Hell on earth in Alabama: Inside Holman Prison

Fed-up Holman prisoners rose up like Nat Turner and rebelled on March 11, broadcasting their photos to the world. See more of their photos at http://www.al.com/news/birmingham/index.ssf/2016/03/reported_riot_fires_at_holman.html by Stephen Cooper Editor’s note: Holman is the prison where the Free Alabama Movement and the prison strikes to end slavery were born. It takes a fiery hot furnace to […]

Santa Clara Co. Jail Hunger Strikers Released from Solitary! Hunger Strike Suspended Pending Sheriff’s Fulfillment of Demands

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
HUNGER STRIKE SUSPENDED. Hunger Strikers have been released from solitary with handshakes and hugs. In 90 days, Strikers will be able to downclass in to general population. Additional clothing has been ordered. The sheriff’s department has agreed to subsidize lowering Commissary prices through the Welfare Fund. The Hunger…

Kaepernick’z Protest by Jalil Muntaqim

Blog #38: Kaepernick’s Protest “They were peace men; but they preferred revolution to peaceful submission to bondage. They were quiet men; but they did not shrink from agitating against oppression. They showed forbearance; but that they knew its limits. They believed in order; but not in the order of tyranny. With them, nothing was ‘settled’ […]

Report by PP Jalil Muntaqim on Disciplinary Hearing

Finally, NYC Jericho received Jalil’s October 7, 2016 report on the Disciplinary Hearing via another correspondent of Jalil’s in Buffalo. APARTHEID ATTICA The Silencing of a Politikal Prisoner On September 23, 2016, I was placed in keeplock status for reasons unknown. On September 24, 2016, I was issued a Tier III misbehavior report that has […]

World Premiere: Bahama Soul Club has “No Words” for us in cool video

  (October 24, 2016) German soul and Latin jazz combo Bahama Soul Club knows how to create an environment. And they give that cool 50’s hip jazz vibe on their newest single, “No Words,” featuring soul singer Brenda Boykin. The song is the first release from the upcoming album, Havana ’58, which is due on […]

AUDIO: Popz Staplez Urgez “Don’t Lose Thiz”

By Robb Patryk (October 15, 2016) The late Pops Staples, patriarch of the legendary Staples Singers, laid down his final tracks in 1999, but was unable to complete the recordings before his death in 2000.  Fifteen years later, his daughter Mavis Staples teamed up with producer Jeff Tweedy, the lead singer and guitarist for Wilco, to finish […]