“A Clear & Dramatic Message:” Retrial, Mumia’s Appeal

#BringMumiaHome | bringmumiahome.com JOIN US! FILL THE STREETS AND PACK THE COURTROOM ON AUG 30TH! This court proceeding is a critical legal step towards Mumia Abu-Jamal’s freedom. Black Panther Party spokesman, MOVE supporter and revolutionary journalist Mumia is innocent, framed in the murder of a police officer and sentenced to death 36 years ago. Mumia […]

‘Revolutionary Salute’: Palestinian Prisoners of PFLP Express Solidarity With US (united snakes) Prison Strike

Poster for the national prison strike in the United States. | Photo: Twitter / @JailLawSpeak   “We extend a special revolutionary salute to the imprisoned strugglers of the Black Liberation Movement,” the statement read. Several Members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, all of whom have been jailed by Israel for their participation […]

MOVE: Over four decades of resistance

By Ted Kelly   Earlier this summer, Philadelphia was in a state of celebration when political prisoner Debbie Africa was released after nearly four decades in prison. In August, prison abolitionists, in Philadelphia and across the world, will observe an anniversary with more solemnity than rejoicing. August 8, 2018, marks the 40th anniversary of the city’s […]

The Black Panthers still in prison

Antoinette Russell vividly recalls the first time she was led to believe she would finally meet her father as a free man. He called her up on a prison phone, his voice shaking with excitement, and told her: “I’m coming home!” That was 17 years ago. Since then, every two years, she’s been put through […]

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 […]