PROTEST SONG OF THE WEEK: ‘MY LAND’ BY LITEFOOT

by  KEVIN GOSZTOLA Litefoot (Photo by US Embassy Canada) The United States is a settler colony with few connections to the land both historically and culturally. President Donald Trump is a Frankenstein creation of a settler colonial society. His administration is what a country gets for slaughtering indigenous Americans, pushing them to the margins, and […]

Civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer: her unstoppable war against Jim Crow

by Claudia Li   “I guess if I’d had any sense I’d a been a little scared, but what was the point of being scared? The only thing they could do to me was kill me, and it seemed like they’ve been trying to do that ever since I could remember.” That was the ringing […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

The Court and the Contract (3:45) Mumia Abu-JamalEducated in Hell: The Imprisonment of Lorenzo Cat Johnson (3:03) Mumia Abu-Jamal Mumia’s 63rd Birthday- Sputnik News Interview (37:09) Ft. Ramona Africa, Dr. Anthony Moteiro, Noelle Hanrahan Message to Temple Students (3:09) Mumia Abu-Jamal Is The Religious Political? (9:52) Mumia Abu-Jamal Weapons of Deflection (1:53) Mumia Abu-Jamal A Beginning […]

Jackson County jail inmates say they were forced to live in filth, file lawsuits

Two lawsuits describe similar “dangerous or repugnant” conditions a year apart and in different areas of the Jackson County Detention Center, and they contend that jail staff were indifferent to remedying inmate complaints. Jill Toyoshiba File photo BY MIKE HENDRICKS His jail cell stank like a feces-laden sewer the last few weeks of his stay […]