4/16 Pack The Courtroom 4 Jalil Muntaqim

For background on Jalil Muntaqim’s case and long-term struggle for parole, visit http://www.freejalil.com. From a petition last year to the NYS Parole Board (https://www.change.org/p/tina-m-stanford-free-jalil ): Anthony Bottom, aka Jalil Muntaqim, has been incarcerated since 1971 for his involvement with the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army. A victim of the FBI’s illegal COINTELPROgram, he […]

Politikal Prisoner Radio: Approaching 30th commemoration of the US government bombing of the Move Family

Download Podcast Tonight on Political Prison Radio our special guest will be Mike Africa Jr who was born a political prison when his mother Debbie Africa gave birth to him on a Pennsylvania prison plantation while his father Michael Davis Africa was also imprisoned as part of the political prisoner collective known today as the […]

Berkeley studentz outrage police with demand to honour cop killer

by Debbi Baker Students at UC Berkeley caused quite a stir this month with their demands that a building on campus be renamed for Assata Shakur, the former black activist convicted of killing a New Jersey State Trooper 40 years ago. The request prompted a petition by a police organization imploring the university not to […]

Nu-Afrikan Prisonerz Retaliated Against by Institutional Gang Investigatorz (IGI)

by a California prisoner Here at a torture unit known as the Corcoran Security Housing Unit (SHU), we New Afrikan freedom fighters and other entities are getting retaliated on by the fascist Institutional Gang Investigators (IGI). IGI and their cronies seem to think that attacking those who were hunger strikers and at the forefront of […]

NYC, March 20: Nu-Afrikan Resisitance and the Rootz of Mass Incarceration

The journal Socialism and Democracy presents its special issue on Mass Incarceration, edited by Mumia Abu-Jamal & Johanna Fernández Nothing to Lose But Our Chains: Black Resistance and the Roots of Mass Incarceration Speakers Sekou Odinga, Recently Released Political Prisoner Arielle Newton, Black Lives Matter Laura Whitehorn, Former Political Prisoner Nyle Fort, Newark-Based Youth Organizer […]

Justice?

by a California prisoner January 2015 permalink Justice? What justice? There is no such thing as justice. Visit the jails and here’s what you’ll see. “Just us” occupying these modern day concentration camps. Justice? What justice? Inside the courtroom you think you’ll find justice? Absolutely not. You’ll find just-ice. What do we associate ice with? […]

Pattern of practice: Centuriez of racist oppression culminating in mass incarceration

by Mutope Duguma In 1619, the first Africans were brought to North America by force to be slaves. From 1619 to 1776, this brutal chattel slave system was able to flourish in the 13 British colonies. From 1776, the United States government would take over the reins of this land, including its brutal slave system. […]

1/14 Komrade Sundiata Acoli Bornday

Sundiata was in the car with Assata Shakur in 1973 when they were stopped by New Jersey State Troopers known for their Nazi membership (this is not the usual hyperbole, there were cells of authentic WWII Nazis in that organization).                               “There is something about Sundiata that exudes calm. From every part of his being you […]

Movement growz to pardon freedom fighter Assata Shakur

  By Nisa Islam Muhammad Black Liberation Army member Joanne Chesimard (Assata Shakur) leaves Middlesex County, April 25, 1977. Photo: AP/Wide World photos WASHINGTON (FinalCall.com) – The U.S. cold war with Cuba is showing sights of being over and as relations appear to thaw, a growing campaign is calling for the pardon of Black Liberation […]

War Time Footing, Really? It’z Not a War on Copz in NYC

by RON JACOBS The recent murder of two New York city policemen by a lone gunman who apparently shot his estranged girlfriend less than 24 hours before the police were killed has created a scenario ideal for those intent on reestablishing the department’s dominance on the street and in the politics of New York City. Despite […]