California protest demands ‘End solitary confinement!’

Rally outside federal courthouse in San Francisco Aug. 21. Inside, four prisoners — Todd Ashker, Arturo Castellanos, George Franco and Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa — leaders of statewide fight against solitary confinement, attended meeting with prison authorities. Court had ordered prison officials to attend meeting to discuss more serious steps to dismantle abusive solitary conditions. Inset, […]

Love and Lessonz: In Memory of Komrade Hugo “Yogi Bear” Pinell (2016)

Comrade Hugo “Yogi Bear” Pinell was murdered on August 12, 2015, at California’s New Folsom State Prison. He was a veteran and much loved leader of the Prison Movement against oppressive prison and social conditions. On behalf of the New Afrikan Black Panther Party-Prison Chapter (NABPP-PC), I would like to share some thoughts in his […]