Never Forget: The Devil’z Punchbowl – 20,000 Freed Slavez Died After Being Forced Into Post Slavery Koncentration Kamp

History has always made concentration camps to be synonymous with the atrocities of Nazi Germany. But, America has its own dirty secrets about the use of concentration camps. These camps were located in Natchez, Mississippi and were used to corral freed slaves during and after the American Civil War. As slaves were being emancipated from […]

Help politikal prisoner Zolo Azania’z prepare for release

Political prisoner and former death row prisoner, Zolo Agona Azania, needs your help. Zolo will finally be released in a few short months, in February 2017, after spending 35 years in prison, 27 years on death row. Zolo is a prolific writer and an accomplished artist. His writings and art reflect his deep commitment to […]

To Remake the World: Slavery, Racial Capitalism, and Justice

Not so much as a comprehensive weekly review of one unitary book, the following contribution is a synthetic culling of classics on white supremacy and racialism in the United States. We at Portside believe the essay is must reading, as are the books cited. by Walter Johnson Boston Review October 26, 2016 “White Cotton, Black […]

Oct 2016 Paper: Advice Regarding Board of Parole Hearings Psych Evaluations

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
The Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition (PHSS) Parole Committee has produced a paper titled “Advice for Prisoners and Their Supporters Regarding Board of Parole Hearings Psychological Evaluations,” for use by prisoners and their supporters in preparing for parole hearings. It provides information about the psychological evaluations conducted for…