TIGHT PACKERZ OR LOOSE PACKERZ? A QUESTION OF PROFIT ON THE SLAVE SHIPZ

Tight packers and loose packers Aboard the slave ships the slaves were stowed below deck like pieces of goods. There were two different ways the captain aboard a slave ship could pack the slaves.  The slave ships could either be “tight packers” or “loose packers”, depending upon how many slaves were crammed below deck. Whether […]

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 […]

The Move 9 and The Safety of the Kommunity

Ona Move The fight in exposing the illegal parole denials of The Move 9 at the hands of The Pennsylvania Parole Board is still in full swing. During the respective 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016 parole denials of The Move 9, the now main reason that has been cited for The Move 9 being denied […]

From a Pennsylvania prison: The torture chair

By Sehu Kessa Saa Tabansi Dec. 26 — Power to the people! Since this has been the holiday season of consumer shopping frenzies and enlarged corporate profiteering, I thought it would only be fitting to offer a present of my own to the millions of workers out there who rarely get a glance inside the […]

The Jarawa

A Jarawa woman and boy by the side of the Andaman Trunk Road © Salomé The tribes of the Andaman Islands – the Jarawa, Great Andamanese, Onge and Sentinelese – are believed to have lived in their Indian Ocean home for up to 55,000 years. They are now vastly outnumbered by several hundred thousand Indians, […]

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 […]

Cutting prison hepatitiz C ratez: costly, but worth it?

By George Lavender Listen to this story An estimated 17,000 California prisoners have hepatitis C. At prisons like the California Men’s Colony, new treatments have dramatically improved chances of survival. – George Lavender/Marketplace At the prison hospital inside the California Men’s Colony near San Luis Obispo, 75-year-old Floyd Masterson is waiting to pick up some medication. He carries […]

At Angola Prison, Getting Sick Can Be a Death Sentence

Inside the maximum-security prison in Angola, Louisiana (Photo by Shepard Sherbell/Corbis via Getty Images) SPECIAL INVESTIGATION BY KATIE ROSE QUANDT AND JAMES RIDGEWAY A 6-month investigation into Louisiana’s Angola prison, the largest maximum-security state prison in the country, reveals substandard and inhumane healthcare—leading to extremely high death rates for prisoners. Does this amount to unconstitutional […]

10 Worst Amerikan Human Experimentz

The top 10 cases of American Human Experimentation. We look at terrible cases of human experiments; from the tuskegee to the cancer experiments in puerto rico and more… there have been Nazi human experiments, Soviet human experiments, Japanese human experiments and British human experiments. But in this video we focus on American abuses of power. […]

FIVE TIMEZ IN HISTORY WHERE WHITE PEOPLE FAILED OUR INDIGENOUZ PEOPLE

Throughout the history of our young nation, the American government has, time and time again, trodden on the rights and disrespected the existence of our minority populations. But, they have treated no one more despicably than the first people of America, the Indigenous peoples. Recently we saw this disrespect most apparent in the national protest […]