We stand together so prisoners never have to go through the years of torture we did

by Todd Ashker This is a follow-up to our October 2017 Prisoner Class Human Rights Movement’s statement of prisoner representatives on the second anniversary of the Ashker v. Brown settlement. In our collective October 2017 statement, we stressed: “(P)risoners and our families will have to re-energize the human rights movement, to fight against the continuing violations of […]

Mule Creek State Prison is run by white supremacists

by B.L. Thornton I observe the following:  is run by an organized gang of white supremacist custodial, medical and psychiatric staff and their unconscionable non-white accomplices. I shall only cite the following examples of the willful denial of medical treatment by MCSP medical staff, as they shall allow me to die if my life depends […]

Did the NRA Support a 1967 ‘Open Carry’ Ban in California?

  A law barring the open carry of loaded firearms was passed in 1967 with the support of the National Rifle Association, after armed Black Panthers “invaded” the California state capitol earlier that year. The always-tendentious gun control debate came to the fore in U.S. politics once again in February 2018, after 17 people were […]

10 Members of the Black Panther Party You Should Know

  by  IME EKPO Black history is a level of intelligence that requires consistent daily acknowledgement. One month is not enough. Founded in 1966 by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale in Oakland, California, The Black Panther Party for Self Defense (BPP) became known as one of the most notorious organizations in black history. Armed with mighty knowledge bound to revolutionary acts […]