Announcing Millionz for Prisonerz March for Human Rightz

by Jailhouse Lawyers Speak The 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution reads as follows: “Section 1. Slavery prohibited. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.” Salamu! Greetings of solidarity from […]

Ed Poindexter recoverz from triple-bypass surgery in Nebraska prison

LINCOLN — Ed Poindexter, one of two men convicted in a booby trap bombing that killed an Omaha police officer in 1970, is recovering from triple-bypass heart surgery at a state prison. Poindexter, 72, underwent surgery on Dec. 20 at a Lincoln hospital, a day after reporting that he was unable to breathe. He and […]

The 16 Black Pantherz Still Behind Barz

What iz wrong here fam. We need these Elderz back on the streetz. Colorlines Screenshot of Black Panther Party Members, taken from Okayplayer’s Instagram on October 15, 2015  In this informal census ColorLines.com presents the names of those who are still in prison, who were recently released and who died while incarcerated. One of the […]

Sitawa: Exiting solitary confinement – and the gamez CDCr playz

by Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa It is very important that you all clearly understand the depth of human torture to which I was subjected for 30-plus years by CDCr and CCPOA.* The torture was directed at me and similarly situated women and men prisoners held in Cali­fornia’s solitary confinement locations throughout CDCr, with the approval and […]

Who’z in Solitary Confinement?

By ANNA FLAGG, ALEX TATUSIAN and CHRISTIE THOMPSON The data on how many prisoners are subjected to solitary confinement has long been elusive: many state corrections departments didn’t log such information, and it was hard to track given the various euphemisms for the practice. A new report from Yale Law School and the Association of […]

ALABAMA PRISON OFFICIALZ RETALIATE AGAINST PRISON STRIKE LEADER BY CUTTING WATER TO CELL

Left to right: Free Alabama Movement’s James Plesant, Melvin Ray, and Robert Earl Council Advocates say prison officials at the Kilby Correctional Facility in Alabama turned off the water to Kinetik Justice Amun’s solitary cell after he initiated a hunger strike. Officials then transferred him to the Limestone Correctional Facility, which has a “behavioral modification program” known among […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“My biggest disappointment,” said Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3, “is that the things that I left 44 years ago are still here: that a police officer can still be judge, jury and executioner.”

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 […]

Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (a.k.a.) H. Rap Brown

March In Harlem With… “The Freedom Fighterz Contingent”

You Are Invited To March In Harlem With… “The Freedom Fighters Contingent” SAVE THE DATE! COME & MARCH WITH THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS CONTINGENT AT HARLEM’S 47th ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE (Largest Black Parade In America) THE “FREEDOM FIGHTERS CONTINGENT” WILL ASSEMBLE @ 12 NOON: On 112th Street at the Corner of St. Nicholas Avenue […]