Mike Africa of the MOVE 9 is Home!

NYC Jericho just received word from NYC Friends of MOVE that Mike Africa was released on parole this morning to his son’s house. This is wonderful news! All of MOVE’s consistent work over the years is coming to fruition! Advertisements

How H. Rap Brown Forecast the Future of Black Power

by  Dr. Matthew Quest From 1967-1971, H Rap Brown (now Imam Jamil Al-Amin ), native of Baton Rouge Louisiana, distinguished himself in how he foretold the future of the Black Power movement and clarified the questions we should be asking about where African American politics and anti-racist politics were headed. His deeper contributions to politics are obscure to most perhaps as […]

The Politics Of Judges

THE POLITICS OF JUDGES [col. Writ. 10/5/18 (c) ’18 Mumia Abu-Jamal We are all trained and conditioned to see judges, clad in their dark and foreboding robes, as people who are superior to normal, average men and women. The robes lend an air of solemnity, wisdom and certitude, similar to the vestments of priests, nuns […]

Prison Radio Commentaries

My Trial Through the Criminal Justice System (5:40) Anastazia Schmid Ramona Fights for Life (1:49) Mumia Abu-Jamal Linking Movements (3:15) Kerry Shakaboona Marshall The Politics of Judges (2:23) Mumia Abu-Jamal A Force for Change  (4:10) Omar Askia Ali National Awareness of Domestic Violence  (3:40) Charles Diggs

CELEBRATING THE 50th ANNIVERSARY FOR THE 1968 FOUNDING OF THE NEW YORK STATE BLACK PANTHER PARTY

RSVP & Join Us In Harlem, New York On Saturday, October 20th  @ The Schomburg Center For Research In Black Culture For A “FREE”  Black Panther Led Tour Of The “Black Power Exhibit” @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM  *Please arrive at 1:30 PM And/Or Then Again On Saturday, October 27th @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PMFor  Our Closing Reception & […]

Pelican Bay Prisoners’ Statement on 3rd Anniversary of Settlement

Sunday marked the third anniversary of the landmark settlement agreement in Ashker v. California, the class action lawsuit that ended indefinite solitary confinement in California prisons. We have accomplished a lot in that time. Over 1600 prisoners who were looking at spending the rest of their lives in isolation have been released from Security Housing Units. Living conditions […]

September 9 Builds Peace and Solidarity

by MIM(Prisons) October 2018   permalink Reports from the September 9 Day of Peace and Solidarity are starting to come in. Comrades in prisons across the country commemorated the anniversary of the Attica uprising, building the movement and taking a stand against the criminal injustice system. This day of action was initiated in 2012 by a prisoner-led organization […]

Beyond Prisons — Episode 29: Kempis ‘Ghani’ Songster (Part 2)

Kim Wilson speaks with formerly incarcerated activist Kempis “Ghani” Songster about the black liberation group MOVE in the second part of episode 29. Source: Beyond Prisons — Episode 29: Kempis ‘Ghani’ Songster (Part 2)

Paper Mail Still Matters to People Behind Bars

By Victoria Law Pennsylvania’s prisons have started digitizing letters to prisoners chargin Mail call on Thursday, Sept. 13, was different from any other in Sheena King’s 26 years behind bars. As usual, the unit officer came to her door. But instead of handing her an envelope with a letter inside, he handed her four photocopied […]