Principal Accused of Pulling Student Out of Class Over “Too Puffy” Natural Hairdo

A Toronto girl’s aunt, Kaysie Quansah, took to Facebook to express her disappointment at her niece having been pulled out of class for having “too puffy”hair  According to Quansah’s post, the 13 year old was doing her work in class when Tracey Barnes, principal at Amesbury Middle School, removed her. In the post, she says Barnes […]

27 Sept.: Celebration of Life of Yuri Kochiyama

​ There will be a memorial service for Yuri Kochiyama this Saturday, Sept 27th at the First Corinthians Baptist Church at 116th St. and A. C. Powell, Jr. Blvd.  It’s from 5:00pm – 7:30pm. Note: RSVP requested see below…   Here is a page on Facebook about the event:   IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND, […]

Bobby Seale

In October of 1966 Huey and I drafted the first version of the Ten-Point Platform and Program, which established the primary goals of the original Black Panther Party. The Platform and Program of the “Black Panther Party for Self-Defense” was a set of guidelines of the Black Panther Party’s ideals and ways of operation. It […]

Folsom inmatez wired for success (video)

  “I know it’s going to work for me when I get out,” one inmate said confidently, standing in the middle of a busy Vocational Electrician classroom inside the walls of Folsom State Prison (FSP). He is one of 27 prisoners in the class learning valuable skills and earning certifications, putting each one of them […]

State Prisonz Institute New Censorship Rulez

  Prisoners and prisoners’ rights advocates say the new regulations could result in bans on newspapers, magazines, letters, and inmate writings. By Toshio Meronek Last year, about 30,000 inmates staged a hunger strike in California prisons to protest subpar living conditions and the use of long-term solitary confinement. In response, the California Department of Corrections […]

Important Alert: Fight new prison censorship rulez

    “They want to be free to pursue the maintenance of the SHU torture units and the expansion of the prison industrial complex (and the ever-growing portion of the public’s tax dollars) without the prospect of legitimate criticism and the voice of opposition.” –Prisoner in Corcoran State Prison SHU     We need your […]

Join in: Haikus For Sundiata on May 2nd!

  On May 1st, 2014 former Black Panther political prisoner Sundiata Acoli will have an annual review before the New Jersey State Parole Board to determine the length of time he may have to continue to serve in prison. Considering how much Sundiata loves art and poetry, particularly haikus, we are asking folks to write […]

“Celebration and Resistance” by Mumia Abu-Jamal Luchando por la justicia y la libertad,   Noelle Hanrahan, P.I. Prison Radio 415-706-5222 cell (email is best) 215-535-3757 studio  PO Box 411074 San Francisco, CA 94141 Prison Radio brings the voices of prisoners into the debate on crime and punishment. Interested in Mumia Abu-Jamal and the new documentary, Long Distance Revolutionary, about his journey as a […]