Terrorism, COINTELPRO, and the Black Panther Party –An interview with law professor Angela A. Allen-Bell

by Angola 3 News This past July, students from Northwestern University’s Medill Justice Project visited the infamous Louisiana State Prison known asAngola. While there, students landed an impromptu interview with Warden Burl Cain, where they asked him about an inmate at Angola named Kenny ‘Zulu’ Whitmore, who has now been in solitary confinement for 28 consecutive […]

Albert Woodfox “They Call Me The Last Man Standing”

Free Them all it iz the Right thing to do.. Politiksl Prisonerz/Prisonerz of War Free Them All (PHOTO: Author with Albert Woodfox from a previous visit) Five years and eleven months ago yesterday, I first laid eyes on Albert Woodfox. He was still in the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola then, where he had been […]

The Fairness and Restoration Act of 2015

by Abdul Olugbala Shakur, Free-Speech Society Part I: Introduction According to the 14th Amendment, the government cannot develop or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the U.S., nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty or property without due process of the law, nor deny to […]

4 yrz since our hunger strikez began, none of our core demandz have yet been met: Our protracted struggle must continue

by Mutope Duguma, Pelican Bay short corridor Let’s not forget that CDCr can lock you up for being an alleged leader, as an influential individual – on just this alone. 2015 marks four years since we collectively got together and launched our peaceful protests to end long term solitary confinement. We have not been able […]

Albert Ordered Unconditionally Released and Retrial Banned

It’z not time to relax just yet we still have other long time incarcerated political prisonerz/prisonerz of war to free.  Oh Happy Day!!! We are ecstatic to announce that late this afternoon Judge Brady granted the unicorn of habeas rulings–an “unconditional writ” ordering Albert’s immediate release and barring a retrial. He argues that this extraordinary […]

A Growing Resistance Movement in US Prisonz Seekz to End Slavery and Torture Behind Barz

by Ben Turk There is a widespread, growing and committed resistance movement happening in US prisons across the nation. This movement is not going away, and with more outside support and national coordination, it could be powerful enough to reshape not only the US prison system, but the entire society. At the time of this […]

Oakland, Calif., conference backz U.S. politikal prisonerz

By Judy Greenspan Oakland, Calif. — “I am here today to ask people to support our political prisoners. If we all get together, I am sure we can bring them home,” said Richard Brown, a former Black Panther Party member and himself a former political prisoner from San Francisco. Brown spoke on a panel of […]

Update on Politikal Prisoner Robert ‘Seth’ Hayes Medical Condition

Robert Seth Hayes’ wife Sheila had a trailer visit with him last weekend (May 9 and 10th) and she states that he cannot lie down for any long period of time, including to sleep, because he feels that he cannot breathe. He still has the dry cough, which makes him feel like he is choking. […]

Update on Mumia Abu-Jamal

Monday May 18th 2015 Danville, PA Mumia was able to call his wife this morning at 9:30 am.   Wadiya Jamal spoke with Mumia for 15 minutes by phone.  He remains at the hospital.  She reports that he said he “sounded very good.”  He was receiving multiple tests.  He also said his sores were “fair to […]

Wen. May 13: Be On The Bus Going To Philly To Free The Move Family

BUSES LEAVING NYC AT 8:30 am, FROM RIVERSIDE CHURCH AND LOCAL 1199, RETURNING AT 7 pm TO RIVERSIDE AND AT 9 TO 1199.  CALL 212 330-8029212 330-8029 FOR RESERVATIONS.   DON’T MISS THIS AMAZING DAY!  A MARCH FROM WHERE THE DEADLY ASSAULT OCCURRED, COMMEMORATION, AND THEN TO A SPECTACULAR EVENT TO INTENSIFY THE STRUGGLE TO […]