The racist criminalization of Afrikan Amerikans

by  Abayomi Azikiwe When former President Bill Clinton spoke on April 7 in Philadelphia, protesters interrupted him, exposing Democrats’ role in the mass incarceration and state repression of oppressed peoples in the U.S. during the 1990s. He responded by trying to justify decades of criminalization of tens of millions of African Americans. Clinton’s mere suggestion […]

Abuse Knowz No Holidayz in U.S. Prisonz (2015)

by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson As yet another year changes over, I am reminded how little the world knows of the truly inhumane conditions and treatments that pervade U.S. prisons. Yet Amerika’s rulers constantly pontificate self-righteously about other societies’ human rights violations and promote the U.S. Empire as a supposed bastion of democracy. What they never […]

Kojo Bomani Sababu self interview

Self interview 1: How did you come by your current name and how old are you? The name Kojo comes from my comrades in arms. It means unconquerable, my full name is Kojo Bomani Sababu which means “unconquerable warrior, one who takes the people to heart”, our names, derived from African roots were adapted as […]

Tension at NU-Folsom between Blackz and guardz since assassination of Hugo Pinell

by Corey Sullivan I am currently in solitary confinement for a “Battery on a Peace Officer,” which took place on Sept. 24, 2015, six weeks after the assassination of beloved political prisoner Hugo “Yogi” Pinell at New Folsom State Prison B-Facility. Prison officials released a statement to the media that several correctional officers were “ambushed” […]

Cultivate the seed to grow: Inside prison and out, we must nurture our youth

by Mutope Duguma I greet you all with love and respect as usual, and it’s been awhile, but I recently made a transition from Pelican Bay State Prison Security Housing Unit solitary confinement units to General Population – GP – here at Calipatria State Prison. I won’t bore you with my usual long-winded rhetoric but […]

Do Black livez matter behind prison wallz?

by Shaka Shakur, New Afrikan Liberation Collective Does being convicted of a crime forfeit all your rights as a human being? Does being railroaded through a clearly unjust, unequal and racist judicial system forfeit your human rights? Guilty or not, I am still a person. I am a human being. We need people to understand […]

Panther Vision

Komrade Rashid kontinez to feed the mindz & nourishez the soul of all Nu-Afrikan captivez and yez he let’z our captorz and oppresserz know that resistance will kontinue from each generation to the next.  Mosi Author:Kevin Rashid Johnson Format: Paperback Size: 496 pages ISBN: 9781894946766 Publisher: Kersplebedeb Publishing 2015 Price:$24.95 (USD) Kevin “Rashid” Johnson entered the u.s. prison […]

In Search of the Right Theory for Today’z Strugglez: Revisiting Huey P. Newton’z Theory of Revolutionary Intercommunalism

by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson “Without revolutionary theory there can be no revolutionary movement.” – Lenin1 Introduction Revolution is the complete rupturing of established relations between an oppressed and oppressor class, whereby the oppressor is overthrown and the oppressed seize and exercise power with the purpose of preventing themselves from being oppressed again. To have even […]