Why the assassination of Fred Hampton matterz today

by David A. Love Fred Hampton Fred Hampton. Say his name. On this anniversary of the slaying of the Black Panther leader in Chicago — when black people face the fight of their lives — it is important for us to understand why his life and death mean so much to us now. The charismatic […]

Acknowledging DOJ Report on Private Prisonz

by MIM(Prisons)                  permalink   There has been a lot of buzz recently about a report on private prisons released by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) of the U.$. Department of Justice (DOJ), and the subsequent memo from the Attorney General announcing they will phase out […]

Sept. 9: Strike against prison slavery, strike against white supremacy

by Oakland IWOC On Friday, Sept. 9, on the 45th anniversary of the Attica Uprising in New York, prisoners are calling for a general strike across all prisons in the United States against prison slavery. As the initial call out for the strike stated: “Slavery is alive and well in the prison system, but by […]

Black August: What Movementz of Today Can Learn From the Past

Saturday marked the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Black Panther Party prison chapter leader George Jackson at San Quentin State Prison. Almost half a century after Jackson’s death, people honor his memory in a month dedicated to study, fasting and struggle called Black August. Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear spoke with journalist and former […]

Wisconsin Prison authoritiez keep hunger strikerz on brink of death

Special to Workers World from Waupun, Wis. August 22 — According to a letter from hunger striker LaRon McKinley, the “Dying to Live” hunger strike in Waupun Correctional Institution, which began June 5, has reached a crisis. On August 15, the Wisconsin Department of Corrections (WI DOC) decided to suspend the force-feeding they had subjected […]

Free Food Program

art work: Kevin “Rashid” Johnson

“Blood in My Eye” 45 yearz later wit’ David Johnson of the San Quentin 6

The People’s Minister of Information JR interviews David Johnson of the San Quentin 6 about the 45th anniversary since the publishing of the political masterpiece “Blood in My Eye” in relation to the 45th anniversary of the assassination of the late great prison human rights leader and Field Marshall of the Black Panther Party George […]

Learning from the Slaughter in Attica

What the 1971 uprising and massacre reveal about our prison system and the liberal democratic state. By Adam Gopnik The inmates during a negotiating session on September 10, 1971. An uprising born of panic and confusion triggered a cascade of paranoia that extended to the Nixon White House. Photograph from AP Prisons are the bad […]

George Jackson: 45 Yearz Ago, They Shot Him Down

By: Norman (Otis) Richmond aka Jalali Archive photo of George Jackson. Jackson was acclaimed internationally as the most powerful and eloquent Black writer to emerge in years. He became a symbol of the struggle of all oppressed people. August 21 will mark the 45th anniversary of the execution of George Jackson. Many of the strategies […]

Update on MOVE’z Fundraising Activity from Ramona Africa

ONA MOVE, Everybody! As you know, we of MOVE are in fundraising mode for the 3 day conference we have planned for May 2017. One of our main expenses is the $1500.00 rental fee for the venue for the 3 days.  We have raised $1350.00 so far through our gofundme campaign (minus the fee taken […]