Prison Radio Kommentariez

“Feeding on Fear” (1:48) by Mumia Abu-Jamal “Real Justice – Not Cowboy Justice – For Rodney Reed” (2:55) by Kevin Cooper “I Must Repeat These Six Words” (1:07) by Kevin Cooper “A Defined Voice” (1:55) by Herman Wallace “Other Brothers in Angola” (1:42) by Mumia Abu-Jamal “Denver Police Murder Jessica Hernandez” (3:10) Kerry Shakaboona Marshall “The […]

A Defined Voice

A Poem by Herman Wallace “They removed my whisper from general population To maximum security I gained a voice They removed my voice from maximum security To administrative segregation My voice gave hope They removed my voice from administrative segregation To solitary confinement My voice became vibration for unity They removed my voice from solitary […]

Analytical Shortcomingz of the Left with Dhoruba bin Wahad

  Extending our earlier discussion of Herman Wallace and the Dhoruba bin-Wahad continued with this frank — and highly explicit* — discussion of the shortcomings of many current strategies chosen by those looking to free political prisoners. Our conversation picks up with bin-Wahad discussing Angela Davis and much of what he sees as flaws with […]

Angola 3: Robert King on the ongoing struggle to free Albert Woodfox

by Ann Garrison KPFA Weekend News broadcast Nov. 23, 2014 Robert King, a member of the Angola 3 who was freed in 2001, spoke to KPFA about a federal court’s decision to overturn the murder conviction of Albert Woodfox. Woodfox has spent over 42 years in solitary confinement in the Louisiana state prison system. http://sfbayview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ROBERT-KING-ON-AlBERTWOODFOX.mp3 […]

November 20, 2014: Albert’s Overturned Conviction Upheld in Unanimous Decision

n We are thrilled and honored to announce that just hours ago, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge Brady’s 2013 ruling overturning Albert’s conviction for a third time in a 3-0, unanimous decision (View the official court ruling here.) Though the courts have finally ruled in the interest of justice, it may still […]

Black Panther Party Film Festival Startz Friday With “Free Angela” Director Shola Lynch and “Let The Fire Burn” and Move Bombing Survivor Ramona Africa on Saturday

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR THE 6TH ANNUAL BLACK PANTHER PARTY FILM FESTIVAL  For the sixth year running, The Maysles Cinema is proud to host the Black Panther Party Film Festival. Produced by the Black Panther Commemoration Committee, NY, these two upcoming consecutive weekends (Sept. 26th-27th, Oct. 3rd-4th) capture the experiences of political prisoners, along with compelling live Q&A […]

Angola Three inmate in longest solitary confinement seeking damagez in court

Albert Woodfox, on lockdown in a small cell for 40 years, now seeking legal permission to sue the Louisiana prison service Albert Woodfox (left) and Herman Wallace in Angola prison. (Photograph courtesy of Amnesty USA) Photograph: Amnesty USA       Albert Woodfox, on lockdown in a small cell for 40 years, now seeking legal […]

42 Yearz and Still Waiting

  (New A3 poster by artist César Maxit) All eyes are on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals as we move into summer. Most urgently of course, we wake up every day hopeful that the court will choose to affirm Judge Brady’s ruling that overturned Albert’s conviction for a third time. Although there is no […]

Albert Woodfox: Justice Delayed, Justice Denied

Symbol of grotesque injustice: Albert Woodfox You’re busy and successful, the very embodiment of American culture, or perhaps you’re a single parent struggling to pay the bills and stay one step ahead. You’re up early to exercise or get the kids to school, you work hard all day, often into the night. If only there was […]

Razor Wire, Prison Cellz, and Black Panther Robert H. King’z Life of Resistance –An interview with filmmaker Ron Harpelle

  By Angola 3 News A new 40-minute documentary film by Canadian History Professor Ron Harpelle, entitled Hard Time, focuses on the life of Robert Hillary King, who spent 29 years in continuous solitary confinement until his conviction was overturned and he was released from Louisiana’s infamous Angola State Prison in 2001. Along with Herman […]