Herman Bell is free at last

On Friday, April 27, Herman Bell, a 70-year-old respected elder, was released after serving nearly 45 years in prison. Herman was one of thousands of incarcerated older people who was repeatedly denied parole for over a decade after completing his minimum sentence. His release is a result of important and urgent changes in the criminal […]

Maroon on A New Prison Abolition Path

In his latest essay, Maroon elaborates on some of his recent ideas for fundamentally transforming the U.S. prison system and pursuing prison abolition. He writes: As a decades-long Political Prisoner, I have participated in and become aware of many failed efforts to abolish the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC). Here I offer A New Prison Abolition […]

Thanksgiving on Death Row

Free Me,” a painting by Kevin Cooper. (Kevin Cooper)   by Kevin Cooper Editor’s note: Kevin Cooper was convicted of a 1983 quadruple murder in a trial in which evidence that might have exonerated him was withheld from the defense. His case was scrutinized in a June 19 New York Times column by Nicholas Kristof. Visit savekevincooper.org for more information. DEATH […]

Listen to Part 4 of CKUT Prison Radio Interview with Jalil Muntaqim

Take the time (32 minutes) to listen to this excellent interview conducted by CKUT Prison Radio with Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim For more info on Jalil, please visit his website: www.freejalil.com It’s time to bring Jalil and all political prisoners home where they belong! Let’s PICK UP THE WORK AND MAKE THIS HAPPEN SOON! If you missed […]

Confederate Monuments Celebrate Yesterday’s Slavery and Racism, U.S. Prisons Practice Slavery and Racism Today (2017)

Assailing Slavery and White Supremacy today On August 11, white supremacists rallied in Charlottesville, Virginia against the removal of the statue of Confederate general Robert E Lee. In the wake of that rally, which turned deadly when a rally-goer plowed his car into a group of counter-demonstrators, killing one and injuring 19 others, there have […]

Black Panther Cubs commemorate 51 years of struggle

The Black Panther Cubs and the Black Panther Alumni Association commemorated the 51st anniversary of the Black Panther Party’s founding last weekend with several local events. The Panther Cubs—Keepers of the Flame/Raise High the Torch: A Three-Day Legacy of Generational Resistance, Struggle, Liberation and Solidarity Weekend Conference, commemorated the efforts of several offspring of some […]

76th Birthday of George Jackson at the Charles H Wright Museum

https://livestream.com/accounts/2710797/events/7657806/videos/163315754 This presentation was given at the “Liberation Film Series Presents the 76th Birthday of Revolutionary Political Prisoner George Jackson Screening: George Jackson: Releasing the Dragon ( A Video Mixtape) Speaker: Dr. Jared A. Ball Emancipatory Jouralism and Broadcasting, Professor of Communication Studies Morgan State University Book Signing: Not Out President: New Directions from the Pushed Out, the Others, and the […]

The condemnable and the condemned: To live and die in Texas prisons

September 16, 2017   by Noah ‘Comrade Kado’ Coffin with Keith ‘Comrade Malik’ Washington Should you or a loved one ever have the great misfortune of being tried and convicted in the state of Texas, your sentence, no matter how great or small, could very well be a death sentence. If you are resilient, strong of mind and […]

Listen to Part 2 of Excellent CKUT Prison Radio Interview with Jalil Muntaqim

Take the time (22 minutes) to listen to Part 2 of this excellent interview conducted by CKUT Prison Radio with Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim For more info on Jalil, please visit his website: www.freejalil.com It’s time to bring Jalil and all political prisoners home where they belong! Let’s PICK UP THE WORK AND MAKE THIS HAPPEN SOON! […]

HISTORY AT ITS BEST! Take the Time to Read Part 1 of A PRIMER: New Afrikan History of Struggle and Perspective by PP Jalil Muntaqim

  Jalil has taken the time to compose the African American History curriculum he was teaching when he was thrown into the hole. This is incredible in-depth history at its best! Please take the time to read Part 1 of this History. If you are an educator, please consider integrating this history into your lessons. Also, […]