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Confessed killer strangles cellmate to death – Texas prison staff tries to shirk liability

by Jason Renard Walker, Deputy Minister of Labor, NABPP Odd as it seems, seeing prisoners left for dead or killed by guards is nothing new to me. The reason this may seem odd is that each death was during my seven-year stint in solitary confinement, and I was a prime witness or in earshot of […]

TDCJ’s ad-seg program is for profit not for rehabilitation: From sensory deprivation to sensory overload – and back

After randomly being awakened in the early morning, boarded onto the TDCJ transportation bus, then shipped to the Ramsey Unit, a prisoner told me that the experience was like “being snatched from a dungeon and sent to a new wave slave plantation.” The statement he made is a reality that many prisoners housed in close […]

Harriet Tubman’s no-nonsense badassness continues to inspire freedom fighters over 100 years after her death

When you think of the abolition of slavery, and those who led the charge, Harriet Tubman should be one of the first to come to mind. Tubman learned from her own escape from slavery, but she didn’t stop there. Taking matters into her own hands, The Civil War spy and Underground Railroad conductor dedicated her […]

ACLU and Abolitionist Law Center Sue Pennsylvania to End Mandatory and Permanent Solitary Confinement for Prisoners Sentenced to Death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2018 CONTACT: Alexandra Ringe, American Civil Liberties Union, 212-549-2582, aringe@aclu.org Andrew Hoover, ACLU of Pennsylvania, 717-236-6827 ext. 213, ahoover@aclupa.org Bret Grote, Abolitionist Law Center, 412-654-9070, bretgrote@abolitionistlawcenter.org HARRISBURG, Pa. — The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Pennsylvania, the Abolitionist Law Center, Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing, Feiberg & Lin LLP, and Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP filed a […]

Framed In America Harlem NYC Saturday February 24th 2018

ONA MOVE On Saturday February 24th 2018 The MOVE Organization and Supporters of MOVE are calling for all our friends in NYC and the TriState area to join us at The National Black Theater in Harlem NYC for an historic program we are hosting entitled Framed in America: The Making of Political Prisoners. Our program […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“Do they lynch Englishmen, Frenchmen, Germans or Japanese? No. And Why? Because these people are represented by great governments, mighty nations and empires, strongly organized. Yes, and ever ready to shed the last drop of blood and spend the last penny in the national treasury to protect the honor and integrity of a citizen outraged anywhere. Until the […]

Estavinco Dorantes: The first African slave to arrive in what is now known as the U.S.

The slave trade was a catastrophic event that severely disrupted the lives of Africans and individuals of African descent.  Though there are accounts of the voyage and other pertinent details, we are told little about the first arrivals from Africa to their unfortunate destinations.  Keep reading to learn more about Estavinco Dorantes, the first African […]