Heroic or Heinous: The Death Penalty Case of Thomas Porter (2018)

by  Kevin Rashid Johnson Who is Thomas Porter? Thomas Porter is a 42-year-old Black man held on Virginia’s Death Row for the October 25, 2005, shooting death of a Norfolk, VA cop, for which he was charged, tried, and convicted of capital murder. His is a case that warrants close and broad public attention and action. […]

Press Release: As Lockdowns Spread, Prisoners Call For A Voice In Ending Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 9.21.18 Twin Cities Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committe, tc.iwoc@gmail.com Outside Contact: Allegra Kennedy, 612-716-3181. Inside Contact by request.   As Lockdowns Spread, Prisoners Call For A Voice In Ending Violence   This Tuesday Minnesota’s Faribault Prison went on lockdown, after four officers were reportedly assaulted. This comes on top of the brutal lockdown […]

New music video documentary on Puerto Rico

Familia Please check out Resiliencia, a music video documentary I made featuring Yasmin Hernandez. In January 2018, just four months after Hurricane Maria landed in Puerto Rico, I travelled to the island to document the devastation and interview women about what they were experiencing and learning during that time. Today I share with you my new […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO COLIN KAEPERNICK FROM BLACK PEOPLE

Dear Colin Kaepernick; On behalf of most, if not the vast overwhelming majority of Black Americans, minus a midget’s handful of sellout Uncle Toms, I’d like to offer you a heartfelt, grateful “thank you” for telling White America what most of Black America deems self-evident and holds true–the US flag is a symbol of an iron-fisted […]

The Prison Struggle Continues (2018)

It’s been some years since I’ve been able to communicate through radio outlets. This on account of a series of transfers between various states’ prison systems—from Virginia to Oregon, then Texas to Florida and back to Virginia—as reprisals for my political work and publicizing the inhumane conditions and abuses that pervade U.S. prisons in general […]