On Pan Afrikanism: Part One of an Interview with Comrade Rashid by J.R. Valrey (Block Report Radio

by  Kevin Rashid Johnson Introduction Rashid: Let me begin with a general outline of what I’m aiming for in this interview. My focus is less on just criticizing the capitalist imperialist system and the innumerable miseries, horrors and conflicts it causes the majority of the world’s people. Instead, I want to propose solutions, and with a particular […]

Fake flu quarantine equals real lockdown in Michigan prisons

by Rand W. Gould Prisoners on the west side of Chippewa Correctional Facility at Kincheloe, Michigan, have been locked down since Jan. 30, 2018 – eight men crammed into cubicles designed for four, in old, mold-infested cattle barns containing approximately 320 men each, sick and healthy alike – under the guise of a “quarantine” for […]

Florida Warden Retaliates For Article Publicizing Prison Abuses, Slave Labor and Prisoner Protest (2018)

By Kevin “Rashid” Johnson During early January 2018 my article “Florida Prisoners Are Laying It Down” was published online, which discussed the prevalence of enforced slave labor in the Florida Department of Corruption (FDOC), the brutally inhumane conditions under which its prisoners live, and a planned nonviolent protest they were staging in efforts to bring attention […]

URGENT CALL ALERT for Kevin “Rashid” Johnson

  URGENT CALL ALERT Prisoner Name: Kevin “Rashid” Johnson #158039 DETAILS Kevin “Rashid” Johnson (#158039) wrote an article about the Florida prison strike, which was published online on January 9, 2018. The following day warden Barry Reddish retaliated against Kevin’s use of his First Amendment rights, ordering that he be given a disciplinary infraction for “inciting a riot”. Further, on January 19th […]

The life of a revolutionary soldier entails sacrifice and solidarity

by Atiba Ajamu Olugbala (Demetrius Brown), Deputy Minister of Defense, NABPP-PC Maryland Branch The continual corruption and oppression here at Maryland’s Eastern Correctional Institution has reached monumental proportions. The unprecedented abuses and utter disregard for the health, safety and humanity of the prisoner population by this fascist administration further illustrates the dire conditions men and […]

The Heat is On! Florida Prisoners Receive No Protection From Deadly Heat

by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson In the Heat of the Moment  On June 22, 2017 I was transferred from the Texas Department of Criminal (In)Justice (TDCJ) to the Florida Department of Corruption (FDOC).  I was initially confined at the Reception and Medical center (RMC), which houses and treats Florida’s most medically vulnerable and chronically ill prisoners.  One […]

Florida Prisoners Are Laying It Down

by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson During early 2018 prisoners across Florida are gonna “laydown” in nonviolent protest of the intolerable condition in Florida’s prisons. The objectionable conditions being protested include unpaid slave labor, compounded by outright price-gouging in the system’s commissary and package services, and the gain-time scam that replaced parole, which, coupled with extreme sentencing, has […]

Let’s fight hard to get Rashid out of Florida now!

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington Revolutionary greetings, Comrades! Sisters and Brothers, I don’t know about you, but this entire state of affairs concerning Comrade Rashid just is not sitting well with me. Rashid uncovers the abuse and murder of prisoners in Texas and then the state conspires with Florida DOC to place him in a worse […]

Lynching culture: Florida officials are experts at killing prisoners by natural causes

by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson On Aug. 24, guards here at Florida State Prison (FSP) donned special “formal” uniforms of black pants, dark grey shirts and black neckties – their usual uniform consists of black pants, a light grey shirt and no necktie. The special occasion? They were executing a man who was sentenced to die […]

US prisons practice the same slavery and racism celebrated by Confederate monuments

September 15, 2017 Assailing slavery and white supremacy today by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson On Aug. 11, white supremacists rallied in Charlottesville, Virginia, against the removal of the statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee. In the wake of that rally, which turned deadly when a rally-goer plowed his car into a group of counter-demonstrators, killing […]