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Blog #43: Cognitive Dissonance

Since being held in both Attica and Southport Special Housing Units (SHU) for the past several months (12/5/16 to 3/21/17), each week, once a day, a psychologist stops at each cell asking its inhabitant, “How are you doing? Are you feeling all right?” When the prisoner responds “I’m Okay,” the psychologist moves on to the […]

NYC Rally to Close the Prison at Attica Sept 8

  TELL GOVERNOR CUOMO TO CLOSE ATTICA NOW!!! Join us for a Rally Outside the Governor’s NYC Office – Facebook Event Thursday, September 8, 2016, 12:30 Pm 633 3rd Ave. at 41st St. Sign the petition to close Attica: The platform of Beyond Attica: Close Prisons, Build Communities 1. Close Attica Now! 2. End […]

After Attica   We’re revisiting the Attica prison revolt in 1971. It began as a civil rights protest and ended in a massacre when Governor Nelson Rockefeller ordered his state troopers to teargas the prisoners and open fire. In the story only now coming clear, Attica marks the twilight of the civil rights movement and the dawn of mass incarceration. […]

After the Black Pantherz: moving forward

U.S. prison conditions, solitary confinement, post-prisoners rights movement of the ’60s and ’70s, and the absence of the Black Panther Party vanguard. Sehu Kessa Saa Tabansi SCI Greene, Waynesburg, PA Power to the People! We need prisoners’ empowerment! We need participation in the broader movement fighting U.S. imperialism. This here blog post is intended to […]

Behind The Wallz And Barbed Wire: The Attica Uprising And Lessons Not Learned

View image | We are MEN! We are not beasts and do not intend to be beaten or driven as such. The entire prison populace has set forth to change forever the ruthless brutalization and disregard for the lives of the prisoners here and throughout the United States. What has happened here is but […]

Notez from Jalil Muntaqim about 2 lawsuitz-1 about the UPCOMING ORAL ARGUMENTZ in Jalil’z appeal for parole denial

Kourtesy of Laura Whitehorn Here iz information (at the end) about the UPCOMING ORAL ARGUMENTS in Jalil’s appeal for parole denial, as well as information about a lawsuit he has filed about prison conditions at Attica.   About a month ago, the New York Post, the Albany Times-Union, and some other media outlets carried a […]

Ferguson, Attica, Zimmerman and the capitalist state

By Fred Goldstein Several judicial rulings in recent weeks demonstrate the determination of the capitalist government to shield the front-line forces of the repressive, racist state — especially cops and prison guards — from individual punishment. While city police departments and prisons can be investigated and sometimes penalized, the shooters and the beaters have virtual […]

43rd anniversary of the historic Attica Prison Rebellion

Download Podcast This weekend marks the 43rd anniversary of the historic Attica Prison Rebellion and tonight will share our thoughts and reports on the historic event when prisoners in New Yorks Attica prison of all ethnicities and religions stood together to protest the inhumane conditions they were forced to endure. We will also share a […]

Remembering A True Friend & Komrade!

Edwin ‘Eddie’ Ellis Passes By Kyung Ji Rhee on  July 24, 2014  in News and Latest originally published by EastBrooklyn has learned that Edwin “Eddie” Ellis (72) has passed. Although, details of Ellis’ passing are unconfirmed, it is believed that Ellis may have passed away in the early morning hours of July 24, 2014, from a heart […]