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 […]

Mumia Event – Solidarity Center, NY – 9/12/2016

Dr. Suzanne Ross Spokesperson, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal Pr. Muriel Fanon-Mendes-France Recent Chair of The UN Human Rights Council Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent; President, Frantz Fanon Foundation Pam Africa Chair, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal; Minister of Confrontation, The MOVE Organization Attorney Rachel […]

Live Updatez from the National Prisoner Strike

Follow along with us as things escalate on both sides of the wall. Perhaps you’ve heard things are heating up inside prisons and jails across the country today. After a call to action to end slavery in America by the Free Alabama Movement (FAM) with “Let the Crops Rot in the Fields,” and tireless organizing […]

Day of Rage for Mumia~9/7

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!  Mumia Abu-Jamal has maintained his innocence for 35 years but the state is still trying to kill him, this time by refusing to treat him for Hepatitis C. Show your outrage in the streets on Wednesday, September 7: 11AM – Press conference outside the Philadelphia Health Center at S. Broad & Lombard – because hep c is […]

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 […]