Attorney Bob Boyle and RAPP member Jose Saldana (who just got out in January after 38 years) on Herman Bell’s Release Travel

A two-part (both short) interview by Attorney Bob Boyle and RAPP member Jose Saldana (who just got out of prison in January after 38 years). “Judge Suspends Release of Herman Bell, Elderly Black Panther Jailed 45 Years, Amid Police Pressure” (Part One) https://www.democracynow.org/2018/4/6/judge_suspends_release_of_herman_bell – April 6, 2018: Amy Goodman interviews RAPP’s Jose Saldana and Attorney Robert Boyle […]

Police Shootings Are Also Gun Violence

Sacramento demonstrators protest the police shooting of Stephon Clark, on March 31 2018 Emphasizing policing as the primary means of addressing shootings will only lead to more deadly confrontations between officers and the citizens they’re sworn to protect. by VANN R. NEWKIRK II On March 18, Stephon Clark was shot and killed by Sacramento Police officers. […]

HOW NEARLY 2,000 CAMERAS TAMED AMERICA’S MOST NOTORIOUS PRISON

In the past few years, more than a thousand cameras have been installed throughout Attica Correctional Facility. HEATHER AINSWORTH FOR THE MARSHALL PROJECT

Black Students Are Disproportionately Disciplined in Public Schools

A study by the Government Accountability Office finds that black students, boys, and students with disabilities were disproportionately disciplined. by ASHLEY HACKETT   (Photo: Anna Louise/Unsplash) Black students, boys, and students with disabilities were disproportionately disciplined in K-12 public schools, a new study finds. The study, published by the non-partisan Government Accountability Office, examines Department of Education national […]

May 2018 Parole Hearings For The Move 9 Sisters

ONA MOVE In May 2018  Janet, Janine, and Debbie Africa all will be making yet another appearance before The Pennsylvania Parole Board. In 2016 all three of the women were denied parole and given a two year hit, despite having excellent conduct records, home and employment plans, and once again the recommendation of the prison […]