National Prison Strike

July 14, 2018 by Jailhouse Lawyers Speak This call is for a two-week national strike beginning on Aug. 21, the anniversary of George Jackson’s assassination, and extending until Sept. 9, the anniversary of the Attica Prison Rebellion in 1971. The call has been taken up inside from coast to coast, and across at least 17 […]

Veronza, don’t die in prison!

July 3, 2018 by Veronza ‘Daoud’ Bowers Jr. Dear People, I send each and every one of you my very warmest greetings from 31 plus years deep inside the Belly of the Beast. My name is Veronza Bowers Jr. (so named after my Father), but many people call me Daoud. I’m a former member and […]

Delbert Africa Statement For 6/19/2018 Debbie Africa Press Conference

June 2018 On The Move I Have to say Long Live JOHN AFRICA FOREVER !!!  Yeah, because that is where I lay credit for Sister Debbie finally coming home! It is indeed a joyful moment to realize that one of my fellow MOVE 9 members has gotten this revolutionary activity over with, but make no […]

Beyond Prisons — Episode 25: Fight Toxic Prisons

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/force-cdn/highwinds/beyondprison/Beyond_Prisons_-_Fight_Toxic_Prisons.mp3 Panagioti Tsolkas, an organizer with the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons, joins the Beyond Prisons podcast for a discussion of prison ecology and the intersection between the criminal legal system and the environment. We talk about how his organization came into existence and he gives us some examples of issues they’re working on in […]

ONA MOVE! Just In: Politikal Prisoner (PP) Debbie Africa is FREE!!

IF WE FIGHT, WE WIN!    Debbie Africa, imprisoned for 40 years, seen here with her son, Mike Africa, Jr No sitting on the sidelines hopeless and helpless! We getting free! Get onboard! onamove! Next Stop: Free ALL the MOVE Sisters, the MOVE 9, and ALL Politikal Prisoners!

Water at Massachusetts Prison Under Scrutiny from Prisoners, Social

Water at Massachusetts Prison Under Scrutiny from Prisoners, Advocates, Public AgenciesWhen Wayland Coleman, a prisoner at MCI-Norfolk in Massachusetts, stepped out of the shower last year he noticed something strange. It was as if the towel he used to dry himself was, in his words, “used to wipe dirt off the floor.” “I don’t know […]

Case #81: September 13, 1971—Massacre of Heroic Attica Prisoners

On September 9, 1971, the most powerful and significant prison rebellion in U.S. history erupted at Attica state prison in New York. Attica was part of the Black liberation struggle and the revolutionary upheaval of the 1960s. (AP Photo)   This September 9 marks the 45th anniversary of the prisoners’ uprising at Attica. The Crime: On […]

Erasing the Line: The Organic Link Between the Struggles of the Working Class, Amerika’s Prison Population, and Black Amerika

by Jason Renard Walker, Deputy Minister of Labor – NABPP-PC One of the most important ways that a tiny 0.01% of the population controls all of society is through its police, military, and prisons. These are some of the fascist institutions within capitalism that, through its control of mass media, can shape and mold how […]

South Carolina Prisoners Reflect on Causes of Violence in Prison, and Solutions

by Jared Ware               The deadliest incident of violence in a United States prison in a quarter century took place at the Lee Correctional Institution in South Carolina on April 15, 2018. According to multiple reports , including SCDC Director Bryan Stirling’s own, prison guards and EMTs made no attempt to break things […]

Mutulu Shakur seeks parole for role in Brinks murder of two Nyack officers and guard

(Photo: File photo) The mastermind behind the 1981 Brinks robbery in which two Nyack police officers and a security guard were killed by self-proclaimed revolutionaries is again seeking parole after more than 30 years in federal prison. Mutulu Shakur, once the leader of the Black Liberation Army and the Republic of New Afrika movement, is scheduled […]