The New Slave Revolt

By Chris Hedges “Information Clearing House” – “Truth Dig” – A nationwide prison work stoppage and hunger strike, begun on Sept. 9, the 45th anniversary of the Attica uprising, have seen over 20,000 prisoners in about 30 prisons do what we on the outside should do—refuse to cooperate. “We will not only demand the end […]

From Pipelinez to Prisonz: The intersection of native rightz, mass incarceration and environmental justice

by Panagioti Tsolkas and Nicholas Todd / Earth First! Newswire Over the past month, two seemingly disparate issues of prisons and pipelines have captured the attention of activists and independent media across the country. On September 9, as a judge ruled to halt construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), prisoners around the country began […]

The Public Archive: Nat Turner and the Haitian Revolution

In consequence of the alarming increase of the Black population at the South, fears have been long entertained, that it might one day be the unhappy lot of the whites, in that section, to witness scenes similar to those which but a few years since, nearly depopulated the once flourishing island of St. Domingo of […]

Update on Situation of Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim

  Just got off the phone with Jalil’s friend Jean, who visited him on Wednesday. Jalil had been placed on a mailwatch, a situation of which he was not informed. There was already one hearing, and Jalil thinks the next one will be today. As soon as we have more info, we will send out […]

When School Feelz Like Jail

Isolation rooms and paddling: What some schools in the South are doing to keep students in line. A student inside the Yazoo City Alternative Learning Center, an alternative school in the Mississippi Delta.Rory Doyle for Medium/BRIGHT R ockmon Montrell “Rock” Allen, an 18-year-old from Jackson, Mississippi, has never gone to jail. But school, he says, […]

Undrinkable Water

Our loved ones inside Mahanoy, Frackville, and other PA prisons are still being forced to bathe in undrinkable water that is brown and foul smelling, leaving an oily sheen on their skin after washing. At Mahanoy, prisoners are only allowed three small cups of water at meals, while at Frackville prisoners are given a gallon […]

U.S. (united snakez) Politikal Prisoner Abu-Jamal Suez Prison for Denying Life-Saving Medicine

  Former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal has leveled a federal lawsuit against officials in the Pennsylvania prison system for denying treatment to him for hepatitis C, which has reached life-threatening levels. On September 30, Abu-Jamal sued five high-ranking officials in the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections’ (PDOC) Bureau of Health Care Services, including the physician who […]

National Prison Strike Exposez Need for Labor Rightz Behind Barz

Written by Melissa Hellmann Source: Yes! Magazine Fighting for fair labor practices is so integral to the American identity that the first labor disputes predate the Revolutionary War. Over time, work strikes have helped to end child labor, instituted the weekend, and brought about fair wages. But what remains largely ignored by the labor movement […]

Footage of the Largest Gang Raid in NYPD History Revealz the Agency’z Military-Style Tacticz

Incoming police commissioner James O’Neill oversaw the arrests. By Simon Davis-Cohen Footage of the Largest Gang Raid in NYPD History Reveals the Agency’s Military-Style Tactics Incoming police commissioner James O’Neill oversaw the arrests. By Simon Davis-Cohen September 1, 2016 At 4:51 am, on April 27 in the North Bronx, Paula Clarke and her two […]

Texas prisonz – What Method of Protest iz acceptable for Black People?

What Method of Protest is acceptable for Black People By Keith ‘Malik’ Washington Colin Kaepernick and numerous other NFL Football players have staged peaceful quiet protests by taking a knee or exhibiting the ‘Raised Fist of Solidarity.’ I read one letter in the USAToday published on September 14th, 2016, which read: “ By disrespecting the […]