Revolutionary Daily Thought

This monster – the monster they’ve engendered in me will return to torment its maker, from the grave, the pit, from the profoundest pit. Hurl me into the existance next existence, the descent into hell won’t turn me. I’ll crawl back to dog his rage trail forever. They won’t defeat my revenge. Never never. I’m […]

Our hero has not been forgotten

by Mahmud Khabir Al-Matin Many times conscious prisoners become lost in their own image and forget the representation of the people as a whole. Our loss came with the death of Hugo Pinell. His introduction is not needed. He was a man among men such as Amiri Baraka, Hugo Chavez, George Jackson, Jonathan Jackson, El […]

Extreme Remediez

 by Max Nelson George Jackson’s Soledad Brother, forty years later. Max Nelson is writing a series on prison literature. Read the previous entry, on the French revolutionary Madame Roland, here. On August 21, 1971, George Jackson pulled a pistol on his wardens at San Quentin, the notoriously racist maximum-security prison to which he’d recently been relocated. When […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“Our overall task is to separate the people from the hated state. They must be made to realize that the interests of the state and the ruling class are one and the same. They must be taught to realize that the present political regime exists only to balance the productive forces within the society in […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

  “It’z very contradictory for a man to teach about the murder in corporate capitalism, to isolate and expose the murderez behind it, to instruct that these madmen are completely without stopz, are licentiouz, totally depraved — and then not make adequate preparationz to defend himself from the madman’z attack. Either they don’t really believe […]

Young prisoner speaks on Yogi’z assassination and bridging the generation gap

by Koray Rice The Klansmen behind Yogi’s assassination knew he was full of love and sharp as a knife It just gets my blood boiling what the Klansmen did to brother Hugo. I don’t expect anything different from them. When they see they can’t break you, they kill you. From George Jackson to Stanley Tookie […]

Today, few know how bad it waz for Black and Brown people back in George and Yogi’z day

by Pablo Piña I was sitting in my cell in administrative segregation when the news station here in Corcoran announced that Hugo Pinell had been killed at Folsom Prison and that a riot had followed the attack on him. Both were not surprising to me; there were many prisoners who did not like Hugo for […]

BLACK POWER-WHITE BLOOD: THE “SOLEDAD BROTHERZ” CHARGED WITH MURDERING A WHITE PRISON GUARD

Three African-American inmates were charged with the murder of a white prison guard, John Vincent Mills, at “California’s Soledad Prison” on January 16, 1970. George Jackson, Fleeta Drumgoole, John Clutchette, known as the The Soledad Brothers, were said to have murdered the police guard in retaliation for the shooting deaths of three black prisoners by […]

DR. ANGELA DAVIS: REVOLUTIONARY ACTIVIST, SCHOLAR, AUTHOR, FREEDOM FIGHTER

Angela Yvonne Davis was born January 26, 1944, in Birmingham, Alabama. She spent her childhood years in the turbulent “Dynamite Hill” area, which, true to its nickname, was marred by white supremacist terrorist attacks on black residents. She grew up surrounded by revolutionary activists, as her mother worked with a civil rights organization that was […]

Sense of the Uncanny: George Jackson in the Sun of Palestine

  George Jackson in the Sun of Palestine is an exhibit that opened in October at the Abu Jihad Museum on the campus of Al-quds University, a Palestinian university. The exhibit demonstrates the similarity in voice and situation” between the Palestinian and African American people for whom widespread incarceration of their communities is the product […]