BK/NY – Tuesday, January 2nd – Letter-Writing Dinner For Herman, Seth, and Jalil

New York City Jericho Movement https://nycabc.wordpress.com/2017/12/30/bk-ny-tuesday-january-2nd-letter-writing-dinner-for-herman-seth-and-jalil WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 WHERE: The Base – 1302 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, New York 11221 (directions below) NOTE: The Base is on the ground floor, is wheelchair accessible, and has a gender neutral toilet. COST: Free While the majority of Americans use New Years Eve as an excuse to drink as much […]

Herman Bell’s Beat-Down

Photo (2015) by Brian Shih   BY SUSIE DAY   “Why don’t you Americans drop the bullshit about the land of the free and the home of the brave? Admit you’re now basically a tinpot dictatorship.” This, from my playwright friend Diane in London, with whom I’m Skyping. I’ve just told her about what happened to […]

When Will We Tear Down U.S. Prisons—’Monuments That Enforce Terror’?

The United States has more than 5,000 state and federal prisons and jails, plus about 1,000 juvenile and tribal detention facilities. (Pixabay) This article was originally published on Black Agenda Report. New York state prison guards assaulted and seriously injured 69-year-old former Black Panther Herman Bell this week, a totally unprovoked beating timed to sabotage his chances for […]

Running Down the Walls for US Political Prisoners!

https://www.generosity.com/fundraising/running-down-the-walls-for-us-political-prisoners As I’m sure you all know, Running Down the Walls raises funds that go directly to our dear allies behind enemy lines, including Jalil Muntaqim and David Gilbert whose thoughtful words are featured in the video, as well as Seth Hayes and Herman Bell – and that’s only looking at New York State political […]

We stand with Herman Bell

As you may have recently heard “Black Panther Party political prisoner Herman Bell was viciously assaulted by guards at Great Meadow Correctional Facility (Comstock) on September 5, 2017. While being “escorted” by a guard back to his housing unit, a guard struck Herman, age 69, in the face causing his glasses to drop to the […]

The Black Panthers Didn’t Fight Symbols

“Johnny Reb’s footprint on the landscape is tiny compared to the 5,000 state and federal prisons and jails that crater the nation.” New York state prison guards assaulted and seriously injured 69 year-old former Black Panther Herman Bell , this week, a totally unprovoked beating timed to sabotage his chances for parole after more than 40 years behind bars. […]

Letter from Herman Bell’s attorney to Acting Commissioner Anthony J. Annucci New York State Department of Corrections

Letter from Herman Bell’s attorney to Acting Commissioner Anthony J. Annucci New York State Department of Corrections ROBERT J. BOYLE Attorney At Law September 12, 2017 Anthony Annucci Commissioner Department of Corrections and Community Supervision State Campus Albany, N.Y. 12226 Dear Commissioner Annucci: I am the attorney for Herman Bell, age 69, an inmate now […]

Politikal Prisoner Herman Bell Assaulted by CO’s

Black Panther Party political prisoner Herman Bell was viciously assaulted by guards at Great Meadow Correctional Facility (Comstock) on September 5, 2017.  While being “escorted” by a guard back to his housing unit, a guard struck Herman, age 69, in the face causing his glasses to drop to the floor.  This same guard then repeatedly […]

On the Importance of Class Analysis: Lessons from Huey Newton

Huey Newton and the Black Panther Party were about much more than guns. On the Importance of Class Analysis: Lessons from Huey Newton by BAR contributor Danny Haiphong “Theory and organization guided by a class analysis is the difference between becoming the vanguard of history or simply a victim of it.” Black August has come […]