A Visit to a Jailhouse Environmentalist

On Monday, February 13, Joe Piette of International Action Center in Philadelphia and I, of International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal in New York City, headed from our respective cities to meet in Frackville Prison (Frackville PA, just a few miles away from Mahanoy where Mumia is housed), to visit the environmental activist […]

Emergency financial appeal for Mumia

by Johanna Fernandez Dear friends of Mumia, m writing on behalf of the Committee to Save Mumia Abu-Jamal to ask if you might help us in an emergency. The Committee is the official fundraising venue for Mumia’s legal defense today. It has been raising funds, quietly, since Mumia was facing execution in the ‘90s. The […]

ON BEHALF OF PP DR. MUTULU SHAKUR….. A Big Shout Out & Sincere Thank You For All Of Your Support During Last Month’z Petition Campagin

From The Desk Of Black Panther Veteran-Zulu Nation King Sadiki “Bro.Shep” Ojore Olugbala     “Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people  are dying who could be saved, that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act. Do what must be done, discover your […]

MXCC Annual PP Dinner March 4, 2017 @Harlem State Office Building

Greetings Community: It has been quite a challenge, but we are pleased to bring news that the Malcolm X Commemoration Committee’s Annual Dinner Tribute to the Families of our PP/POWs, a tradition started twenty-one years ago by Iyaluua Ferguson, wife, comrade and life partner of our late co-founder and Chairman Emeritus, Herman Ferguson, returns to […]

Bloody Violence among Prisonerz Resultz in Security Lockdown at the Eastham-Administrative-Segregation Unit, Texas — Update

By Keith ‘Malik’ Washington Deputy Chairman, New Afrikan Black Panther Party (Prison Chapter) Peace and blessings Sisters and Brothers! This cover of Newsweek for Oct. 6, 1986, features a story, “Inside America’s Toughest Prison,” about Eastham Unit, where Malik is now housed. Today is Wednesday, January 25, 2017. A white male prisoner housed in Administrative […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal on Black Panther Party (BPP)

‘We Want Freedom’ By John Steffin   This past fall marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party. To celebrate the occasion, Common Notions, a publishing house in Brooklyn, N.Y., republished Mumia Abu-Jamal’s acclaimed history of this revolutionary organization. At a time when white supremacy is emboldened and capitalism is in […]

Komrade Malik: Help end Islamophobia in Texaz prisonz

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The order to ban entry to the U.S. by travelers from numerous majority-Muslim countries is subjecting not only Muslims coming here but also those already here to […]

Michael Africa Sr. Denied Parole

Back In 2014 Our Brother Michael Africa Sr  went  before The Pennsylvania Parole Board and was as expected denied parole . What was even more sinister with this parole denial was the fact that Michael was given a five year hit . One of the reasons cited was that Michael was considered a threat to […]

Zolo Azania released from prison after 35 yearz – 27 on death row

Artwork: Zolo Agona Azania Political prisoner and former death row inmate, Zolo Agona Azania, needs your help. Zolo was finally released on Monday, February 6, 2017, after spending 35 years in prison, 27 years on death row. Zolo is a prolific writer and an accomplished artist. His writings and art reflect his deep commitment to the […]

Message from Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim to the Community

Friends & Comrades: For decades, I have been fighting for the amnesty and freedom of not only myself, but all U.S. political prisoners. Back in 1977, as part of initiating the first national prisoners’ petition campaign to the United Nations and establishing the first national prisoners’ newspaper “Arm the Spirit,” I wrote and distributed a […]