Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Moved to Shawangunk CF

We just got the news that Jalil has been moved to Shawangunk. His new address is: Anthony J. Bottom #77A4283 Shawangunk Correctional Facility P.O. Box 700 Wallkill, New York 12589-0700 (845) 895-2081 (Ulster County) Please take the time to write or send him a card so he knows he is in our hearts and on […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

Delbert Africa, MOVE Member (3:30) Mumia Abu-Jamal There is a Storm a’Comin’ (4:59) Khalfani Malik Khaldun Trump Russian Backed (3:11) Kerry Shakaboona Marshall Victory for a Victim: A Salute for Mumia Abu-Jamal (3:15) Khalfani Malik Khaldun Rain Down on Me (1:52) Khalfani Malik Khaldun Trump Conspiring (3:44) Kerry Shakaboona Marshall Essay (3:23) Omar Askia Ali […]

Valedectorian

by BAR poet in residence Raymond Nat Turner Lynne Stewart was a a diligent and resourceful peoples lawyer, a movement lawyer, the kind of attorney who defended the poor and indigent, and unpopular and hopeless political cases and always went the last mile for her clients and her principles.  To  make an example of her […]

I was a slave working under the California Department of Correctionz

The prison industrial complex turned me into a valuable commodity. by Flores Forbes, Columbia University Associate Vice President for Policy and Program Implementation “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” […]

Nashville Copz Still Use Training Book That Warnz About Minoritiez and Children Who Go to Daycare

It’s not just a few bad apples; racism is baked into the DNA of the police department. By Brad Reed / Raw Story Photo Credit: arindambanerjee / Shutterstock.com Police in Nashville are still using a three-decades-old training book that warns prospective officers about the dangers of minority communities and even of children who spend too […]

Lynne Stewart, people’z lawyer, freedom fighter, presente!

by Mumia Abu-Jamal Lynne Stewart, after 78 winters in America, has died, after battling for years against breast cancer. But those were just some of her battles and, like most of us, she won some and lost some. But she never stopped fighting! For decades, she and her husband, Ralph Poynter, fought for New York’s […]

Text and audio: “Farewell thoughtz to my friend Lynne Stewart” from Jaan Laaman, politikal prisoner

International Woman’s Day March 8 2017 With a sunny sky outside, and a “Day Without Woman Strikes” and other very positive and powerful events taking place all across the United States and around the world, I am sitting quietly and sadly reflecting on the life of my friend Lynne, who died last night. There is […]

The Brownsville Incident: How 167 Black Infantrymen Were Dishonorably Discharged With No Evidence & No Trial

(1906) occurred in Brownsville, a town in south Texas, where, on August 13, 1906, a race-related fracas occurred that resulted in the wounding of one white civilian and the death of another. White townspeople blamed the African-American soldiers of the 25th Infantry recently stationed at nearby Fort Brown. President Theodore Roosevelt discharged without honor the […]

How to Reverse Incarceration in Louisiana: Thirteen Stepz to Stop Being First in Being Last

by Bill Quigley Louisiana is the world capital of incarceration, with more prisoners than China. Racial profiling is endemic, sentences are draconian, and jury decisions need not be unanimous. Not coincidentally, Louisiana has the worst record of providing its citizens with the means to defend themselves in court. “When people get constitutional defense they usually […]

Do You Really Know The Black Panther Party?

by Melissa Rosman   An unidentified man raises his fist in defiance at a protests against the incarceration of members of the Black Panthers, New York, New York, November 17, 1969. The protesters were demanding the release of 21 Black Panther members suspected of plotting various bombing incidents around the city. (Photo by David Fenton/Getty Images) […]