From Harlem With Love: A Mural For Yuri Kochiyama & Bro. Malcolm X Sunday, October 23rd, 2-4 PM At the corner of 125th St. & Old Broadway Join us for the dedication ceremony of From Harlem With Love: A Mural For Yuri & Malcolm. We are excited for an afternoon of commemoration, commemoration, family activities […]

What Iz the Doctrine of Discovery? Why Should It Be Repudiated? (factsheet)

What is the Doctrine of Discovery? Why Should It Be Repudiated? For thousands of years, Indigenous Peoples lived free in their territories in the Western Hemisphere. When European monarchies invasively arrived in the Western Hemisphere in the fifteenth, sixteenth, and later centuries, during the so-called Age of Discovery, they claimed the lands, territories, and resources […]

One year since Pelican Bay settlement, long-term solitary drops 99%

Last Friday, October 14, marked one year since reforms began under the historic settlement agreement in CCR’s case Ashker v. Brown, which effectively ended long-term solitary confinement throughout California state prisons. We are thrilled to report that new data shows that the settlement succeeded in moving virtually all prisoners out of indefinite and prolonged solitary […]

Racialization and Incarceration: The Politikz of Polarization and Containment in Amerika (2016)

The following article by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson was written for (and will appear in) the book The Racialization of Murder, co-edited by StanDoyle-Wood, Bedour Alagraa and Gurpreet Johal, and due out in 2017. There is an organic link between racialization and incarceration in Amerikkka. Both are tools that serve the interests of capitalist power and social control. […]

‘I’m no threat’ – will Obama pardon one of the world’z longest-serving politikal prisonerz?

Oscar López Rivera – AKA the Mandela of Puerto Rico – has been in a US jail for 35 years for his part in the independence struggle. He talks about renouncing violence and his dream of seeing the monarch butterfly again Protesters call for Oscar López Rivera’s release at the White House on 9 October. […]

More guardz quit Alabama’z Holman Prison az Justice Dept. preparez to investigate Alabama prisonz

Cell phones enable prisoners to break the media ban and reveal conditions and events in prisons, the most censored places in the U.S. FAM is showing the way. by Free Alabama Movement   Oct. 8, 2016 – At Holman Prison in Atmore, Alabama, only two officers reported for work for the second shift Saturday, Oct. […]

From Pipelinez to Prisonz: The intersection of native rightz, mass incarceration and environmental justice

by Panagioti Tsolkas and Nicholas Todd / Earth First! Newswire Over the past month, two seemingly disparate issues of prisons and pipelines have captured the attention of activists and independent media across the country. On September 9, as a judge ruled to halt construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), prisoners around the country began […]

Footage of the Largest Gang Raid in NYPD History Revealz the Agency’z Military-Style Tacticz

Incoming police commissioner James O’Neill oversaw the arrests. By Simon Davis-Cohen Footage of the Largest Gang Raid in NYPD History Reveals the Agency’s Military-Style Tactics Incoming police commissioner James O’Neill oversaw the arrests. By Simon Davis-Cohen September 1, 2016 At 4:51 am, on April 27 in the North Bronx, Paula Clarke and her two […]

Iz the U.S. (united snakez) government dumping gunz in the hood?

by Isaac Davis There is a well-documented history of the U.S. government supplying weapons and arms to both friends and foe for political purposes and for profit. In addition to publicly known global arms deals to U.S. political allies like Israel and Saudi Arabia, revelations about the rise of ISIS indicate that U.S. arms and […]

Fighting for Our Livez: #NoDAPL in Historikal Context

by Nick Estes by Nick Estes Little has been written about the historical relationship between the movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline and the longer histories of Oceti Sakowin (The Great Sioux Nation) resistance against the trespass of settlers, dams, and pipelines across the Mni Sose, the Missouri River. This is a short analysis of […]