Court rules no punishment for California prison hunger striker

California Court of Appeals grants relief to former Pelican Bay SHU prisoner wrongfully disciplined for refusing to eat during the 2013 hunger strike by Kim Rohrbach Jorge Gomez had spent over a decade in Pelican Bay State Prison’s Security Housing Unit (SHU) at the time of California’s historic 2013 Prisoner Hunger Strike. Launched in early […]

Solitary confinement iz ‘no touch’ torture, and it must be abolished

Chelsea E Manning I spent about nine months in an isolated cell behind a one-way mirror. It was cruel, degrading and inhumane ‘For 17 hours a day, I sat directly in front of at least two Marine Corps guards seated behind a one-way mirror. I was not allowed to lay down. I was not allowed […]

Iz there a balm in Gilead?

by Mumia Abu-Jamal The great Black activist and artist Paul Robeson in 1958, in Carnegie Hall, sang the gospel song, “Balm in Gilead”: “♪There is a balm in Gilead, ♪To make the wounded whooole♪ ….” His full, magnificent baritone filled the hall with wonder. Hepatitis C is a liver infection (inflammation), which can, if untreated, […]

My brotha Yogi – two comradez with long memoriez

They hated him because they couldn’t break him by Juan A. Merced Jr., aka Ajamu I’m not an eloquent writer or speaker nor can I be placed in the same category as Khatari, W.L., George or Yogi. The purpose of my existence is to strive daily to ensure that our history will never again be […]

Chairman Fred Hampton, Jr.: Geto Manifesto

The Prisoners of Conscience Committee Founded by Chairman Fred Hampton, Jr. during the nine years he spent in prison in the 1990’s. Digital Album   1. Lil WhoRide, M-1 – Intro/Behind Enemy Lines 01:04 2. Shawna, Chairman Fred (P.O.C.C.) – Geto Fairtales 02:39 3. Malik Yusef, Shawna, Johny P. Buddy Guy – Chicago 04:45 4. […]

Support Parole For The Move 9 Sisterz

Parole Endorser Letter For The Move 9 Sisters Posted: 27 Apr 2016 06:41 PM PDT Ona Move Everyone ! We are sending to everyone a copy of The Parole Endorsement Letter For The Move 9 Sisters that we are sending to The New Chairman of The Pa Parole . We also wanted to take the […]

Robert Seth Hayes June 7 Parole Hearing–Sign Hiz Petition!

Robert Seth Hayes 2016 Parole Campaign Once again, we are preparing for Seth’s upcoming parole hearing on June 7, 2016. Since the PBA, the FOP, and the Correctional Officers union are able to collect thousands of signatures against parole, we must work to gain as many signatures and letters of support for Seth as possible. In […]

43 yearz in solitary: ‘There are moments I wish I was back there’

Albert Woodfox, who was America’s longest-standing solitary confinement prisoner up until his release in February, describes what it feels like to be free Ed Pilkington Before walking out of jail a free man in February, Albert Woodfox spent 43 years almost without pause in an isolation cell, becoming the longest standing solitary confinement prisoner in […]

Fri. May 13, 2016 from 6-9 pm

    Stand together with the MOVE family on the 31st anniversary of the Philadelphia government bombing of the MOVE home on May 13, 1985. Remember the 11 murdered MOVE members, including John Africa and five children. Remember the framed-up MOVE 9 and demand their immediate parole. Cultural performances. Location: Abiding Truth Ministries Church 57th […]