The criminality of solitary confinement

by Steve Martinot Introduction In this series of articles, we have traced the various mechanisms whereby the prison procedures of “gang validation” are used to deny the civil rights, the human rights and even the humanity of the prisoners. These procedures mark the criminality of the prison administration. We have been considering the case of […]

The Black Guerrilla Family (BGF) and human freedom

by Steve Martinot After Germany’s defeat in World War II, the leadership of the Nazi Party was brought to trial in what has become known as the Nuremberg Process. From that process, new social principles emerged, concepts such as “genocide” and “crimes against humanity.” Naked and arbitrary aggression was outlawed, as was the concept of […]

Prisonz, gangz, witchhuntz and white supremacy

by Steve Martinot “My brotha, I don’t intend to give up. I will continue to promote the New Afrikan Independence Movement and the Republic of New Afrika via New Afrikan Revolutionary Nationalism (NARN). I will continue to coordinate the GJU as well as the BAMCC. I will not allow these racist pigs to criminalize our […]

Abu Jihad: A living, fighting museum for prisoner movement affairz

by Midnight Jones You may take the last strip of my land, Feed my youth to prison cells. You may plunder my heritage. You may burn my books and poems Or feed my flesh to dogs … O enemy of the sun, But I shall not compromise And to the last pulse in my veins […]

Black August: Datez of Importance

August 1619 – Arrival of first African slaves in 13 colonies August 21, 1791 – Haiti slave uprising for independence August 30, 1800 – Gabriel Prosser’s slave revolt discovered August 21, 1831 – Nat Turner’s slave rebellion August 1850 – Underground Railroad August 17, 1887 – Birth of Marcus Garvey August 24, 1943 – Birth […]

From Freedom Summer to Black August

San Quentin prison (Gino Zahnd/Flickr) By Dan Berger This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Freedom Summer, when thousands of mostly white college students from around the country traveled to Mississippi to contest segregation at its most violent source. Commemorations of the momentous civil rights campaign appropriately highlight the black political participation that has grown […]

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RUCHELL MAGEE AND BLACK AUGUST 2014

  2014 marks the 44th anniversary of the Marin Courthouse Slave Rebellion and the 35th anniversary of Black August, first organized in 1979 to honor our fallen freedom fighters, Jonathan and George Jackson, Khatari Gaulden, James McClain, William Christmas, and the sole survivor of the August 1970 Courthouse Rebellion, Ruchell Cinque Magee. A time to […]

Black August Memorial, Black August Resistance

by Shiva Bhairava Black August Memorial (BAM) is a 31-day salute to New Afrikan Revolutionary Nationalists (NARN) who advanced and improved our struggle for New Afrikan liberation. BAM is important to me because we get the honor of uniting with the NARN. We get a chance to prove our level of endurance, dedication and commitment […]