What It Meanz to Believe PrisonerzNoth

Ending the racist prison system begins with telling the truth about its injustices. by Matt Hartman   Jail cell by artist Tehching Hsieh at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Jason Kuffer / Flickr On January 19, Matthew McCain died in his cell at North Carolina’s Durham County Detention Facility. According to reports […]

Environmental Racism in Michigan

By Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall Let’s begin with the premise that Michigan Governor Rick Snyder must be charged with federal and state criminal violations of criminal negligence and a hate crime, for he knowingly forced the majority Black-populated City of Flint, Michigan to use contaminated Flint River water, which inflicted immeasurable and irreparable injury on the […]

Hungry for justice: Equipto speakz for the Frisco 5 on hunger strike to demand SFPD Chief Suhr be fired or Mayor Lee resign

The latest front in the fight to fire SFPD Chief Suhr is a hunger strike outside the Mission Police Station led by rapper Equipto (Ilych Sato) and his mother, Maria Cristina Gutierrez (center of photo above), whose idea it was back in 2014 when Alex Nieto was executed by SFPD. She says, “Enough is enough. […]

Exposing toxic work conditionz inside Texas Prisonz

by Keith “Malik” Washington and David “Chino” Martinez “Our current form of capitalism has no concept of right and wrong. It only recognizes what is profitable and what you can get away with. And when you have the government, the media, the military and the police on your payroll, you can get away with pretty […]

Photoz from Inside Jamaica’z Most Violent Slumz

This article originally appeared on VICE France. Serbian photographer Boogie lives in the United States, but one of his favorite places in the world is Jamaica. The island is beautiful, but it’s also an extremely violent place, with one of the highest murder rates in the world. Boogie went to Jamaica once to visit a […]

Politikal Prisoner Alvaro Luna Hernandez’ Appeal for Medikal Help

Above: Excerpt from an April 13th, 2016 letter from Xinachtli Luna Hernandez to his defense committee and supporters regarding prisoner solidarity. Dear Alvaro Hernandez Supporter, Xinachtli: Alvaro’s New Name First, we would like to inform Alvaro’s supporters that we shall be referring to him as Xinachtli as much as is possible because he regards “Alvaro” […]

Mississippi Black Codez

1865  The status of Blacks was the focal problem of Reconstruction. Slavery had been abolished by the Thirteenth Amendment, but the white people of the South were determined to keep the Black population in “their place,” socially, politically, and economically. This was done by means of the notorious “Black Codes,” passed by several of the […]

“I Believe in the Lawz of Nature”

Anna Mae Aquash Statement to the Court of South Dakota September, 1975   Anna Mae Aquash was a Native American activist from the Micmac tribe in Nova Scotia, Canada. She was a member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) in the early l97Os as both a public speaker and a participant in a number of […]

Benny Wenda’z Story

Early life As a young child in the 1970s, Benny Wenda’s world was his village in the remote highlands of West Papua. Life consisted of tending gardens with his mother among the Lani people who, he says, ‘lived at peace with nature in the mountains’. In 1977 that life changed dramatically. That year, the military […]

Hunger Strike for Medical Attention

by an Ohio prisoner   permalink http://www.prisoncensorship.info/art/20160402191621.pdf I have enclosed copies of letters a comrade wrote to secure his position, ensure his safety, among many who are undergoing a mass hunger strike this 23rd day of March 2016, to fight perpetually against the injustice we are receiving here at Lucasville. I will pass out your address […]