On visiting George

Black August iz a few dayz away. U know wha time it iz.It iz a holi-day all month long.. by Dr. Tolbert Small George Jackson was a legendary prisoner who was attempting to organize the Blacks, Latinos and poor whites under their common linkage as victims of an exploitative class system. At that time, he […]

Calif. Hunger Strike 2 yrz later

Two years ago today, the largest prisoner hunger strike in California’s history was started by prisoners in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison. Within the first month of the strike, over 30,000 in California’s prisons had joined, raising the call for the five core demands in unified struggle. The strikers received overwhelming support, with […]

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. […]