Amplify the voicez these prisonz try to silence: Fight censorship from California to Pennsylvania

Pack the courtroom for the hearing on Abu-Jamal v. Kane, challenging Prisoner Gag Law SB 508, on Thursday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m., in U.S. Courthouse, 228 Walnut St., Courtroom 2, Harrisburg, Penn. by Willow Katz “(T)he only recourse for those who demand accountability and the rule of law in the justice system is to amplify […]

Philadelphia DA suez Gov. Wolf

Over the Death Penalty Moratorium District Attorney (DA) Seth Williams, who is flirting with a run for Senate, threw a fit over the recent Death Penalty Moratorium by filing a 25 page legal challenge on Wednesday February 18th.   Williams has taken umbrage to Gov. Wolf’s determination to issue reprieves and claims that “The governor’s […]

Buffalo NY, Demand Justice at Attica Brutality Trial

In 2011 a young incarcerated man George Williams (29) was severely beaten by 4 prison guards at Attica Correctional Facility. He suffered 2 broken legs, a broken collar bone and a broken eye socket among other injuries. To add insult the injury, the officers planted a razor blade on Williams. It is also is an […]

Abdul Majid update w/ MS. Moira Meltzer-Cohen

Download Podcast NY attorney and educator MS. Moira Meltzer-Cohen to discuss Abdul Majid who is coming up for parole, and is likely to encounter resistance as a result of his BLA/PP activities. She also represents Marius Mason, who is a trans-prisoner, incarcerated during the green scare, who is being held in a control unit at […]

Sekou Odinga Speech at Welcome Home Celebration

Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Education Center – NYC  Existence is Resistance, the Sekou Odinga Defense Committee & The Campaign to Bring Mumia Home presented a day-long event in celebration of recently released political prisoner and freedom fighter Sekou Odinga (recently released after 30 years of imprisonment). In his warmly received remarks, […]

New Poem by Jalil Muntaqim

PAIN The absence of Joy, void of contentment when feelings only feel loss, and ideas are absorbed in delusion. It speaks in monosyllables, if at all, in the tone of E-flat, neither screeching or beseeching, bleaching anguish from a wound discovered from the inside-out. Inside-out, outside bombarbed by racist radiation enveloping one’s being in a […]

On 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’z assassination, hiz family tacklez the enduring controversy of hiz legacy

  By Caitlin Dickson Highlights of this day in history: Malcolm X assassinated; President Richard Nixon visits China; Televangelist … Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination ahead of a speech at Harlem’s Audubon Ballroom in 1965. Hundreds of people, including his relatives, politicians and activists are expected to fill the now-renamed Malcolm X […]

Illustrated Guide Version 10.1 Now Uploaded!

We’ve finished the latest version of the NYC ABC “Illustrated Guide to Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War” and it’s available for viewing (and download) by clicking on the tab at the top of this page. This update includes updated mini-bios, photos, and address changes for several prisoners as well as adding Stanley Cohen (radical […]

Fri 2/20: Join LYNNE STEWART at celeb. to free politikal prisonerz

GREETINGZ PLEASE FORWARD.   REMINDER THIS FRIDAY FEB 20 The New Abolitionist Movement and Lynne Stewart Invite You to a  Special Event @ St. Peter’s Church in Manhattan JOIN LYNNE & RALPH IN SENDING LOVE  TO ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS FRIDAY FEB 20 6PM to 10PM @ ST. PETER’S CHURCH 619 LEXINGTON AVENUE (Entrance on 54th […]

Prison Architecture and the Question of Ethicz

 A death-row jail cell in Huntsville, Tex. The design of such quarters has raised questions. Credit Reuters By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN SAN FRANCISCO — Faced with lawsuits and a growing mountain of damning research, New York City officials decided last month to ban solitary confinement for prison inmates 21 and younger. Just a few weeks earlier, […]