UPDATE – Leonard Peltier Birthday Event, NYC, Sat., Sept. 24, 2-5 p.m.

THE CLOCK IS TICKING. . . . Saturday, September 24, 2016  2-5 p.m. Project Reach, 39 Eldridge Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY On Leonard’s actual birthday, September 12, President Obama will be in office for only 129 more days.  Yes, the time is running out on Leonard Peltier’s only hope for freedom.   We […]

Hard lessonz in the struggle to end prison slavery

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington “Rather than the slaughtering of Black people outright, the prison system carries out genocide through political repression. Mass incarceration works to prevent the emergence of effective, powerful and widely inspiring movements for liberation, like those of the 1960s and 1970s. It thereby goes beyond controlling and disabling Black communities. By preventing […]

Black August and the Unmasking of the US Police State

By: Jared A. Ball A demonstrator confronts police near Camden Yards during a protest against the death in police custody of Freddie Gray in Baltimore in this April 25, 2015. | Photo: Reuters Black August, paradoxically, shines a light on the contradictions of a country that never was, yet must always be. “The reason you […]

After the Black Pantherz: moving forward

U.S. prison conditions, solitary confinement, post-prisoners rights movement of the ’60s and ’70s, and the absence of the Black Panther Party vanguard. Sehu Kessa Saa Tabansi SCI Greene, Waynesburg, PA Power to the People! We need prisoners’ empowerment! We need participation in the broader movement fighting U.S. imperialism. This here blog post is intended to […]

Politikal Prisonerz 101: The “Mu” Brotherz

by Julian Cola How is it that Jose Mujica, an ex-guerrilla, can become president of a country while Mutulu Shakur continues to rot behind U.S. penitentiary walls? In 1982 Dr. Mutulu Shakur went underground. His primary concern — COINTELPRO. Having participated in — per the words of author Ishmael Reed — the slave revolts of […]

Peltier on 41st anniversary of ‘Incident at Oglala’

By Leonard Peltier Sisters, brothers, friends and supporters: June 26 marks 41 years since the long summer day when three young men were killed at the home of the Jumping Bull family, near Oglala, [S.D.], during a firefight in which I and dozens of others participated. While I did not shoot (and therefore did not […]

June 26 Statement of Leonard Peltier

June 26, 2016 Sisters, brothers, friends and supporters: June 26th marks 41 years since the long summer day when three young men were killed at the home of the Jumping Bull family, near Oglala, during a firefight in which I and dozens of others participated. While I did not shoot (and therefore did not kill) […]

Portland, OR: Free Leonard Peltier! Cultural Event & Discussion: Thursday June 30th 7-9 p.m.

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1093300134041794/ Free Leonard Peltier! Cultural Event & Discussion Thursday June 30th 2016 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Clinton Street Theater 2522 SE Clinton St, Portland, Oregon 97202 Sliding scale $5-10, All ages and open to the public! Join us for a cultural event featuring Native drummers, special film clips and a discussion with Chauncy […]