BREAKING: Mumia Abu-Jamal hospitalised; family cannot contact him

servethepeoplePHL Renowned Black revolutionary Mumia Abu-Jamal has been hospitalised, and is being held captive in intensive care at the Schuykill Medical Centre, Pottsville, Pa. Sources from the International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal (ICFFMAJ) report that Mumia is being held in the ICU incommunicado, and that his wife has not been allowed to contact him. He is reportedly […]

On Thiz Day In History (our story)

The 15th Amendment, an ongoing story 15th Amendment painting Date: Wed, 1870-03-30 *On this date in 1870, the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. This guaranteed African-American men the right to vote. The 15th Amendment maintains “the right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged […]

Politikal Prisoner Radio: Approaching 30th commemoration of the US government bombing of the Move Family

Download Podcast Tonight on Political Prison Radio our special guest will be Mike Africa Jr who was born a political prison when his mother Debbie Africa gave birth to him on a Pennsylvania prison plantation while his father Michael Davis Africa was also imprisoned as part of the political prisoner collective known today as the […]

Gov. Jerry Brown, AG Kamala Harris and CDCr officialz, you have the power to stop torture in California prisonz

by Prisoner Human Rights Movement Local Council Open letter to senior officials at CDCr headquarters: We are sharing our express concerns as the CCI Prisoner Human Rights Movement Local Council – Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa (Dewberry), Danny Troxell, Antonio Villagrana and George Ruiz – concerning the non-functional operation of Steps 1 through 4 and how we […]

SHU-shifting: An update on and overview of the Ashker v. Brown class action

by Kim Rohrbach Note: Kim Rohrbach volunteers with California Prison Focus (CPF) and with the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition (PHSS). She wishes to disclose that her below article is based, in part, on information supplied by members of PHSS, including members of PHSS’s mediation and legal teams. It is also informed by details obtained […]

For yearz, conditionz inside the United Statez’ only federal supermax facility were largely a mystery. But a landmark lawsuit iz finally revealing the harsh world within

Inside America’s Toughest Federal Prison For years, conditions inside the United States’ only federal supermax facility were largely a mystery. But a landmark lawsuit is finally revealing the harsh world within. By MARK BINELLI MARCH 26, 2015 In prison, Rodney Jones told me, everyone had a nickname. Jones’s was Saint E’s, short for St. Elizabeths, […]

Berkeley studentz outrage police with demand to honour cop killer

by Debbi Baker Students at UC Berkeley caused quite a stir this month with their demands that a building on campus be renamed for Assata Shakur, the former black activist convicted of killing a New Jersey State Trooper 40 years ago. The request prompted a petition by a police organization imploring the university not to […]

8 Black Panther Party Programz That Were More Empowering Than Federal Government Programz

The Breakfast Program The free breakfast for schoolchildren program was set up in Berkeley, California, in 1968 by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton. It was the first significant community program organized by the Panthers, and perhaps the most well known. By the end of 1969, free breakfast was served in 19 cities, under the sponsorship […]

Watch a Clip from ‘Black Panther Woman’ – New York Premiere Thiz Weekend. Ticketz on Sale Now!

Still from “Black Panther Woman” by Tambay A. Obenson Set to make its New York premiere at a festival that I co-curate – the New Voices in Black Cinema Festival, at BAMcinématek in Brooklyn, NY – is “Black Panther Woman” – director Rachel Perkins’ documentary on the little known Brisbane chapter of the Black Panther Party, which was directly […]