Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Moved to Shawangunk CF

We just got the news that Jalil has been moved to Shawangunk. His new address is: Anthony J. Bottom #77A4283 Shawangunk Correctional Facility P.O. Box 700 Wallkill, New York 12589-0700 (845) 895-2081 (Ulster County) Please take the time to write or send him a card so he knows he is in our hearts and on […]

Lynne Stewart, people’z lawyer, freedom fighter, presente!

by Mumia Abu-Jamal Lynne Stewart, after 78 winters in America, has died, after battling for years against breast cancer. But those were just some of her battles and, like most of us, she won some and lost some. But she never stopped fighting! For decades, she and her husband, Ralph Poynter, fought for New York’s […]

Lynne Stewart in dire health

Only a few years ago, Lynne Stewart was serving a ten-year sentence on bogus ‘material support for terrorism’ charges. From behind the prison walls, she extended her solidarity to the Anit-War 23, investigated under the same material support statute. She wrote, “Our principle of non-collaboration has so far proved robust. There has been no wavering. […]

Remembering Malcolm

By Garrett Felber  This week on Black Perspectives, we mark the 52nd anniversary of Malcolm X’s assassination with a week-long forum, “Remembering Malcolm,” on his life, and legacy, and the significance of his ideas for continuing struggles for racial justice and human rights. Certainly, Malcolm is important for his unwavering and incisive critiques of anti-black racism in its […]

Ed Poindexter recoverz from triple-bypass surgery in Nebraska prison

LINCOLN — Ed Poindexter, one of two men convicted in a booby trap bombing that killed an Omaha police officer in 1970, is recovering from triple-bypass heart surgery at a state prison. Poindexter, 72, underwent surgery on Dec. 20 at a Lincoln hospital, a day after reporting that he was unable to breathe. He and […]

Message from Dr. Mutulu Shakur regarding hiz clemency appeal

To all who have carried my burden in 2016 I’m humbly grateful. Allah knows it hasn’t been easy. You’ve taken time of your lives and your family’s. I don’t know how I would come to this point without you. The struggle for freedom under any circumstances, is an arduous task and I do not take […]

Politikal Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim iz in the SHU!

Once again, Jalil is facing retaliation from the CO’s at Attica on a First Amendment issue of freedom of speech. Teaching true Black History should not lead to punishment and isolation in the SHU! From Nate Buckley on 12/8/16: Greetings, I just got word from someone who visited Jalil today that he has been in […]

Day of Mourning: Statement by Leonard Peltier

Day of Mourning: Statement by Leonard Peltier Day of Mourning November 24, 2016 Greetings my relatives, Here we are again. This time the year is 2016. It has been more than 41 years since I last walked free and was able to see the sun rise and sit and feel the earth beneath my feet. […]

President Obama, remember Leonard Peltier

by Ricardo Alarcon de Quesada, former permanent representative of Cuba to the United Nations “To all those of us who are locked up here, nothing is more important than to be remembered.” – Leonard Peltier, Leavenworth Prison, September 1998 While Barack Obama speaks without blushing about the virtues of the North American “democracy” and lectures […]

We Must Survive Until We Can Transform Society

by  Huey P. Newton A Ten-Point Program is not revolutionary in itself, nor is it reformist. It is a survival program. We, the people, are threatened with genocide because racism and fascism are rampant in this country and throughout the world. And the ruling circle in North America is responsible. We intend to change all […]