8/29: Tweet Obama for Oscar Lopez Rivera

The ProLibertad Freedom Campaign NEW WEBSITE: http://www.ProLibertad.org ProLibertad@hotmail.com https://www.facebook.com/ProLibertadFC https://www.twitter.com/ProLibertad Telephone: 718-601-4751   In one week: On Monday August 29, let President Obama know that Oscar has the support of the masses!  Tweet the following message to President Obama: @BarackObama I add my voice to the thousands demanding: Free Oscar Lopez Rivera NOW! #FreeOscarLopez Ask your […]

Tribute to Fidel Castro on hiz 90th birthday

Alwaght Dan Kovalik On Saturday, August 13, the world celebrated the 90th birthday of Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Ruz, the only individual ever to be acknowledged by the UN as a “World Hero of Solidarity.” It is very hard to think of a more important world leader than Fidel. The contribution he has made […]

REPORT: Women Are Landing in Local Jailz At An Alarming Rate

And those inmates are disproportionately Black and Latinx. A new study explores how incarceration impacts their lives—and their families. Kenrya Rankin  From the cover of “Overlooked: Women and Jails in an Era of Reform.” Courtesy of the Vera Institute of Justice and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge Share […]

My letter to willie lynch (return to sender)

my letter to willie lynch This is dedicated to people who lost their life in charleston sc… to all my people black, latino, & indian…

Rio-based rap group Família Zero Bala connectz with their rootz in new track ‘Brasil Áfrika’

Rio’s rap group Família Zero Bala launched the music video for their latest song ‘Brasil África’ this month. Greatly anticipated by fans, the music and the video continue to feed into what we call “an african consciousness awakening” in Brazil’s hip hop scene. More and more we have seen rappers, artists and producers not only […]

Texas Banz Prisonerz from Social Media to Hide Abusez

by Kevin Rashid Johnson Suddenly Texas prison officials are banning prisoners from having people outside of prison maintain social media accounts for them. Since prisoners do not otherwise have direct access to the internet we can’t manage our own social-media accounts. Officials are taking advantage of certain social media providers’ rules that forbid one from […]

Give The Pigz Their Jobz Back: Resistance Iz Key – The Passive Approach Just Isn’t Working In Texaz Prisonz

by Jason Walker The Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) has been operating as a money making business, run by corrupt wardens and administrative personnel, since the beginning of the 20th century. This revolving door style of bad actors in high places is no different than what we see in mainstream politics (notably the presidential […]

Texas prison workforce: A model of profit, modern slavery, and humiliation

by Jason Renard Walker The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 4 specifically abolishes slavery in all its functioning forms: “No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the state trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.” Well, to the contrary the United States Constitution, 13th Amendment allows slavery but under […]

If All Livez Matter, Act Like It

by Paris Police officers stand near the scene of where three police officers were killed on July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) I’ve looked down the barrel of a cop’s gun on three separate occasions, none of which involved crime. The most recent was in my own home, when […]