Amerikan Crime: Case #74: The FBI-Chicago Police Assassination of Fred Hampton

  Bob Avakian recently wrote that one of three things that has “to happen in order for there to be real and lasting change for the better: People have to fully confront the actual history of this country and its role in the world up to today, and the terrible consequences of this.” (See “3 […]

Listen to Part 4 of CKUT Prison Radio Interview with Jalil Muntaqim

Take the time (32 minutes) to listen to this excellent interview conducted by CKUT Prison Radio with Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim For more info on Jalil, please visit his website: www.freejalil.com It’s time to bring Jalil and all political prisoners home where they belong! Let’s PICK UP THE WORK AND MAKE THIS HAPPEN SOON! If you missed […]

Two Years After Historic Settlement Ending Indefinite Solitary Confinement in CA, CCR Details Ongoing Violations, Releases Report Showing Lasting Consequences of SHU Post-Release

New Filing Seeks One-Year Extension of Court Monitoring Based on Violations   NEW YORK and PALO ALTO – Two years after the historic settlement of Ashker v. Governor of California marked the end of indefinite solitary confinement in California, the Center for Constitutional Rights and co-counsel filed a motion to extend the terms of the settlement by […]

Dennis J. Banks: “Make No Mistake America, We are Going to be on Your Back”

Obituary – Dennis J. Banks 1937 – 2017) Levi Rickert Native News Online October 30, 2017 Russell Means (l) and Dennis Banks (r) at Wounded Knee in 1973 Dennis J. Banks (Ojibwe), the co-founder of the American Indian Movement, who led a movement that brought to light the injustices American Indians still endured during the […]

This Friday: Join Us as We Celebrate Lynne Stewart’s Birthday!

Friday October 6th 6:30-10:00pm ~ Doors open @ 6:00pm The Theater @ 80 St. Mark’s Place 80 St. Mark‘s Place between 1st & 2nd Avenue, Manhattan. FILM Flavia Fontes: Lynne Stewart Documentary PANELS: What is a Political Prisoner ? Anne Lamb New York Jericho, Sekou Odinga North East Political Prisoner Contingent, Mimi Rosenberg Building Bridges: WBAI Radio, […]

76th Birthday of George Jackson at the Charles H Wright Museum

https://livestream.com/accounts/2710797/events/7657806/videos/163315754 This presentation was given at the “Liberation Film Series Presents the 76th Birthday of Revolutionary Political Prisoner George Jackson Screening: George Jackson: Releasing the Dragon ( A Video Mixtape) Speaker: Dr. Jared A. Ball Emancipatory Jouralism and Broadcasting, Professor of Communication Studies Morgan State University Book Signing: Not Out President: New Directions from the Pushed Out, the Others, and the […]

Listen to Part 2 of Excellent CKUT Prison Radio Interview with Jalil Muntaqim

Take the time (22 minutes) to listen to Part 2 of this excellent interview conducted by CKUT Prison Radio with Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim For more info on Jalil, please visit his website: www.freejalil.com It’s time to bring Jalil and all political prisoners home where they belong! Let’s PICK UP THE WORK AND MAKE THIS HAPPEN SOON! […]

NYPD Releases First Ever Body Cam as They ‘Execute’ Man Standing Silent in His Bedroom

New York, NY — After years of police accountability activists demanding NYPD officers wear body cameras, a pilot program began in April in which select precincts began to wear them. Now, for the first time ever in the history of the NYPD, the department has released footage of an officer killing a mentally ill man […]

Workers Behind Bars: Private Prisons and Mass Incarceration

September 1, 2017 by  Chris Costello In the era of neoliberalism, the institution of private prison is the subject of much debate. Proponents argue that the system is a cost-effective option. It allows the government to conserve tax dollars and allows cash-starved states to reallocate the funds. However, these assertions run counter to the vast […]

Take Action For Mike Africa Sr This Tuesday September 5th 2017

Ona MOVE Sometime during the month of September 2017, MOVE Political Prisoner Michael Africa Sr will be making yet another appearance before The Pennsylvania Parole Board. Even though it’s been slated for sometime in September, we feel that Michael can have his hearing as early as this week, as in past practices over the past […]