You Will Suffer in Silence: The Lack of Redrezz in Texaz Prisonz (2017)

Corruption and Cowboy Justice I recall a couple years back when a guard here at the William P. Clements Unit remarked to me, that I had no idea how corrupt Texas really is. I almost begged to differ, and was about to recount all the corruption I’d witnessed over the years, but I caught myself […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Incarcerated Prison Strike Leader’z Life Endangered by Hostile and Negligent Prison Official

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Incarcerated Prison Strike Leader’s Life Endangered by Hostile and Negligent Prison Officials (Harvest, AL) – February 22, 2017 – Aggressive actions and ne egligencover the past three months by Alabama prison officials have led to a rapid decline in the health of Kinetik Justice. Robert Earl Council, a.k.a. Kinetik Justice, is a […]

OHIO PRISONER MAY FACE PUNISHMENT FOR PARTICIPATING IN NETFLIX SHOW, ‘CAPTIVE’

by BRIAN SONENSTEIN Ohio prison officials wrote a conduct report for Siddique Abdullah Hasan in connection to his appearance in an episode for the Netflix series, “Captive.” In the episode, he discussed the 1993 prison rebellion known as the Lucasville Uprising. The conduct report accuses Hasan of making an “unauthorized release of JPay videos” to Minna Sedmakov, a […]

RAPP: Release Aging People in Prison Fightz for the Rightz of Older Inmatez | BK Storiez

Prisons are not designed for adults who are older in age. There are no accessibility points, the showers are ill-designed, and the environment overall serves as a detriment to the mental and physical state of the inmate. RAPP: Releasing Aging People in Prison is a campaign with a focus on elderly populations in Prison. They […]

Watch: A New Documentary’z Rare Accezz Inside Solitary

A filmmaker spends a year inside a Virginia supermax facility Scenes from the HBO documentary film “Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison,” directed by Kristi Jacobson. For her highly-anticipated new documentary, “Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison,” Kristi Jacobson obtained incredible access to a Virginia “supermax” facility, designed to house the state’s most dangerous offenders. […]

From a Michigan prison: An organizer speaks out

Michigan solidarity with Kinross prisoners’ uprising. Gonzales was a participant in the September 2016 mass demonstration and protest by prisoners at Michigan’s Kinross Prison. He has been singled out and punished for being “a leader.” These remarks are excerpted from a longer account in the San Francisco BayView on Feb. 3. All the inmates at […]

A Visit to a Jailhouse Environmentalist

On Monday, February 13, Joe Piette of International Action Center in Philadelphia and I, of International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal in New York City, headed from our respective cities to meet in Frackville Prison (Frackville PA, just a few miles away from Mahanoy where Mumia is housed), to visit the environmental activist […]

Trailer: ‘They Call Uz Monsterz’ review

by Wanda Sabir Though the story of incarceration is always hard, it is more sobering when those affected are children. What if those youth convicted had an pportunityo to reimagine their lives and interrupt and rewind the script? What would the scenario look like? Who would star in the feature? Ben Lear’s “They Call Us […]