Resistance buildz against social media ban in Texaz prisonz

by Kamala Kelkar When Texas correctional officials earlier this month saw an article by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson online that said they had gassed him and ransacked his cell in December, they punished him – again. In April, Texas became the latest to join a trend of states banning people in prisons, who do not have […]

Nu-Afrikan Black Panther Party-Prison Chapter’z 10th Anniversary

by Comrade Kelvin Khaysi Canada Ten years ago, in 2005, two revolutionized comrades, Shaka Zulu, now the chairman, and Kevin Rashid Johnson, now minister of defense, came up with the concept to create the New Afrikan Black Panther Party-Prison Chapter in reflection of the Black Panther Party-Prison Chapter that was originally created in 1971 by […]

February 15, 2012 by Sanyika Shakur, s/n Kody Scott Robert Williams, who first came to prominence as president of the Monroe, N.C., NAACP, later wrote “Negroes with Guns” and advocated Black self-defense. Friends of both Martin Luther King and Malcolm X, Robert and his wife Mabel lived in exile for many years, traveling the world […]

Glen Ford: Black Agenda Report: Mass Black Incarceration: Damn Right, We Charge Genocide

Revolution Books presents A Talk by Carl Dix Mass Incarceration + Silence = Genocide Saturday, February 18  4pm   Free Admission The Riverside Church, Assembly Hall, 490 Riverside Drive NYC Mass Black Incarceration: Damn Right, We Charge Genocide Tue, 02/14/2012 – 21:38 — Glen Ford A Black Agenda Report commentary by Glen Ford The United […]

2/21 Albany Occupy Prisons Action for ending PP Jalil Muntaqim’s solitary confinement!

NOTE: The Free Mumia Coalition will be driving up to Albany for this Occupy Prisons Action, call our hotline if you want to join us.  212 330-8029   Justice For Jali!   End Prison Abuse and Solitary Confinement!   Attica “Correctional” Facility, January 23, 2012.   Jalil Anthony Bottom, a former Black Panther, was sentenced […]

Kevin Rashid Johnson has been moved to Oregon!

Friends, Rashid called Prison Radio today with this new info. He was transferred to Oregon. Guards came to his Wallens Ridge cell, shackled him and put him in a van (or ?) and drove him for two days (not telling him where he was going) to Wilsonville, Oregon, where he has been in a “holding […]

The Challenge of Black Nationalism

One of the biggest challenges African people face in America is to rejuvenate Black Nationalist thinking as struggle to determine for ourselves as a people what is in our best collective interests. There are far too many African people in this country who think what is good for other people should be good for us. […]

Justice makes a nation great

by Michael Zaharibu Dorrough Zaharibu, who has been in isolation for 23½ years, was “validated” as a “gang member” and condemned to solitary confinement for having this classic and four other books by renowned authors in his cell and sharing them with other prisoners. Prison authorities labeled these books “gang material.” I read once that […]

From bad to worse by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson, called the new George Jackson

Transferred from Red Onion to Wallens Ridge State Prison by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson Rashid Johnson On Jan. 20, 2012, I was transferred from Virginia’s Red Onion to Wallens Ridge State Prison. This transfer came on the heels of a Dec. 12, 2011, incident where a large portion of my hair was ripped out by a […]

From Pelican Bay: CDCR to offset prison population cut by putting more men in solitary

Three letters from core hunger strike organizers: Todd Ashker, Mutope Duguma (James Crawford), Arturo Castellanos by Todd Ashker Displaying his banner on the steps of San Francisco City Hall on June 17, 2011, poet and former political prisoner – member of the San Quentin 6 – Bato Talamantez was among the first Bay Area activists […]