Prisons Use Solitary Confinement to Silence Strikers Nationwide—But Their Voices Have Been Heard

In commemoration of the Attica Uprising 47 years earlier, incarcerated organizers chose yesterday as the final day of the nearly three-week-long National Prison Strike that began on August 21. The … Source: Prisons Use Solitary Confinement to Silence Strikers Nationwide—But Their Voices Have Been Heard Advertisements

Symbols of Resistance – January 26 – Friday at 7pm – EastSide Cultural Center – 2277 International Blvd. Oakland

SYMBOLS OF RESISTANCE – a Tribute to the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement January 26, 2018 Friday at 7pm EastSide Cultural Center 2277 International Blvd. Oakland FREE EVENT  •  delicious refreshments  •  accessible venue  •  community discussion Symbols of Resistance illuminates the untold stories of the Chican@ Movement with a focus on events in Colorado and New […]

the PLAN de SAN DIEGO

  PLAN OF SAN DIEGO. With the outbreak of revolution in northern Mexico in 1910, federal authorities and officials of the state of Texas feared that the violence and disorder might spill over into the Rio Grande valley. The Mexican and Mexican-American populations residing in the Valley far outnumbered the Anglo population. Many Valley residents […]

Oso Blanco – Brotherz and Sisterz of Palestine

From a series of solidarity statements from US Political Prisoners to the people of Palestine http://www.freedomarchives.org/Pal/PP%20Booklet%20Ar%20and%20Eng%20Web.pdf published in a collection of letters brought to Palestine by a recent prison & labor solidarity delegation. Our colleagues at Birzeit University’s Institute for Women’s Studies translated the letters into Arabic. ___________________________________________ Brothers and Sisters of Palestine, Osiyo (Hello […]

Lenny Foster on Native Amerikan Issuez and Leonard Peltier

  Friday, May 16, 2014 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Casa de las Américas 182 E. 111th St. (btwn. Lex. Ave. & 3rd Ave.) Reception from 6:00 to 7 p.m. Dinner Will Be Served Opening Flute by Frank Menusan Lenny Foster of the Diné Nation is the Director of the Navajo Nation Corrections Project and […]

A Victory for New Mexico’s Chileros

      Chileros in New Mexico‘s famed green chile industry still frequently experience wage theft, despite the minimum-wage victory. (Joseph Sorrentino) Farmers must pay chile pickers 25 cents more per hour, state says. BY Joseph Sorrentino While the increase may be a modest one for workers, it’s far from insignificant for contratistas and growers. […]

Remembering the Black Beretz and the Struggle for La Raza in New Mexico

Kent Paterson Frontera NorteSur A little more than a half-century after conquered New Mexico became a U.S. state, resistance and rebellion percolated throughout the land. Dispossessed of their land base, thousands of people joined the Alianza Federal de las Mercedes, an organization of Spanish and Mexican land grant heirs led by Reies Lopez Tijerina, demanding […]

More New Mexico Body Cavity Search Horrorz

By Russ Belville HIGH TIMES reported today of the shocking case in New Mexico that is gaining national attention. David Eckert, stopped by police for running a stop sign in a Wal-Mart parking lot, was suspected of possessing drugs by a Deming city police officer. Eckert consented to a search of his vehicle (note: don’t […]

New Report Criticizes Use of Solitary Confinement in New Mexico Prisons and Jails

By Lisa Dawson http://solitarywatch.com/2013/11/09/new-aclu-report-slams-overuse-solitary-new-mexico-prisons-jails/ An important new report and accompanying press release issued by the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty (NMCLP) and the ACLU of New Mexico (ACLU-NM) finds that solitary confinement in New Mexico prisons and jails is both “overused” and understated. The report further states that the use of isolation, as practiced by the New Mexico […]

New Mexico’s Cops Have an Anal Fixation: They Should Stop Searching People’s Butts for Drugs

Humiliating drug search that made national news is the latest outrage. The war on drugs is out of control. How do we know this? Look no further than the disturbing story that just broke about a New Mexican resident whose routine traffic stop turned in a 14-hour living nightmare that led to him being medically […]