Black August 2015

Black August   By JAAN LAAMAN   Black August 2015 — Hiroshima, 70 years later and the bomb still burns.  Hi, this is Jaan Laaman your political prisoner voice, coming to you from the federal prison in Tucson, Arizona.   I wanted to send out a little thought about nuclear bombs, past and present; about […]

The Black August Slave Rebellion: Every slave haz a right to rebel

by Nate Butler The Black August Rebellion is a month that the California state prisoners fast. They fast in the month of August to pay homage to the fallen comrades. The Black August Rebellion didn’t start with Brothers Ruchell Magee, Jonathan Jackson or George Jackson. The movement started on the shores of Africa with our […]

Rest in power, Yogi Bear (Hugo Pinell)

Yogi presente! Long Live the Guerrilla!

Remembering Yogi

by The People’s Minister of Information JR Valrey The memorial for Hugo “Yogi” Lyon Antonio Pinell was a beautiful and monumental event that loved ones, comrades and the community came from far and wide to attend. The celebration was held at the African American Art and Culture Complex on 762 Fulton in San Francisco’s legendary […]

Fighting the Patriarchy: George Jackson and the Black Panther Party

by PTT of MIM(Prisons)         permalink   A criticism often made of the Black Panther Party (BPP) lies in errors it made around addressing the patriarchy. Most of these criticisms are attempts at subreformism, which is the approach of resolving conflict on an individual or interpersynal level in an attempt to resolve social […]

George Jackson in the Sun of Palestine: Colonialist Captivity and Revolutionary Strugglez

Sunday, 15 May 4 pm – 7 pm Uptown Auto Body and Fender 401 26th St Oakland, CA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/551591961667213/   Art Forces and AROC invite you to join us to remember the Nakba, the Black Panthers, and Indigenous Resistance. Doors open at 4pm for the art exhibition and blessing at the Oakland Palestine Solidarity […]

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 […]