Report by PP Jalil Muntaqim on Disciplinary Hearing

Finally, NYC Jericho received Jalil’s October 7, 2016 report on the Disciplinary Hearing via another correspondent of Jalil’s in Buffalo. APARTHEID ATTICA The Silencing of a Politikal Prisoner On September 23, 2016, I was placed in keeplock status for reasons unknown. On September 24, 2016, I was issued a Tier III misbehavior report that has […]

If Prisonerz Ran Prisonz

  Five Texas inmates say what they’d do differently. By Maurice Chammah Every year, countless reports on how to make prisons more rehabilitative are published by think tanks, scholars, and advocates. Some of them rely on interviews with prisoners, while others focus on data and documents. But a new report on how Texas prisons can […]

8th Annual Freedom Dance–Saturday, November 5, in Harlem!

The Freedom Dance Committee 917-415-5653 Invites one and all to eat, drink and dance THE 8TH ANNUAL FREEDOM DANCE “Party With A Purpose” On Saturday – November 5th – the Eighth Annual Freedom Dance is taking place at Harlem’s historic National Black Theatre – doors open at 8:30PM featuring the shaking sounds of DJ Lumumba […]

Divisions and Struggle in California Prisonz

by MIM(Prisons)         permalink Prisons in California have become one of the most active and organized areas of resistance behind bars in the United $tates. With the second largest prison population in the country, and some of the biggest long-term isolation units, this is perhaps not surprising. Out of this repression and […]

Censoring the Bay View showz how much master fearz a revolt

by Malcolme Morgan Before the hunger strikes and the Ashker settlement ended indefinite solitary confinement in California and released nearly everyone from solitary into general population, artists in solitary played a major role in the movement. This is by one of the best and most prolific. – Art: Michael D. Russell, C-90473, HDSP D3-20, P.O. […]


PANTHERZ IN THE HOLE: ROBERT KING, ALBERT WOODFOX AND HERMAN WALLACE By Bruno and David Cénou The following is from Panthers in the Hole, by Bruno and David Cénou, a graphic history of the lives of Albert Woodfox, Robert Hillary King, and Herman Wallace, who unjustly spent decades in solitary confinement at Angola Penitentiary in Louisiana. Translated from the […]

National Prison Strike Exposez Need for Labor Rightz Behind Barz

Written by Melissa Hellmann Source: Yes! Magazine Fighting for fair labor practices is so integral to the American identity that the first labor disputes predate the Revolutionary War. Over time, work strikes have helped to end child labor, instituted the weekend, and brought about fair wages. But what remains largely ignored by the labor movement […]

Texas prisonz – What Method of Protest iz acceptable for Black People?

What Method of Protest is acceptable for Black People By Keith ‘Malik’ Washington Colin Kaepernick and numerous other NFL Football players have staged peaceful quiet protests by taking a knee or exhibiting the ‘Raised Fist of Solidarity.’ I read one letter in the USAToday published on September 14th, 2016, which read: “ By disrespecting the […]

Un-ban the Bay View!

  This mural, called “Strike 4 Freedom,” which recently appeared in Oakland, signals to prisoners everywhere that your community will accept nothing less than an end to prison slavery and your imminent return home. Defend and support our San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper! by Jahahara Amen-RA Alkebulan-Maat We, the community of writers, artists, […]

Reflectionz on white supremacy by Anti-Imperialist Politikal Prisoner Jaan K. Laaman

This wide-ranging essay, written by anti-imperialist U.S. political prisoner, Jaan K. Laaman, one of the original Ohio-7/United Freedom Front defendants, lays out a historical and current analysis of white supremacy in the United States. This essay is part of Abolition’s inaugural issue.   Recently a smart progressive retired English professor remarked, “how can it be that […]