On u.s. political prisoners – Herman Bell

Your thoughtful words and warm greetings prompted me to express, as requested, a few thoughts on u.s. political prisoner (pp) support work and alternatives to incarceration. How do organizations work to support pps and simultaneously work to abolish the prison industrial complex?  First, it’s crucial that people are educated on u.s. political prisoners, and that […]

Politikal Prisoner Sundiata Acoli needs our support

Dear Friends and Supporters of Sundiata Acoli: This is a concise update of the status of Sundiata’s case.  Sundiata was again denied release on parole in November, 2016.  There are  procedural processes after denial.  There is the administrative appeal of the denial; the parole board sets a new hearing date called a Future Eligibility Term […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 4 by Michael Richardson

Adam’s Note: This is Chapter 4 in Michael Richardson’s series called Framed: J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO and the Omaha Two Story. Learn more here.     “Incidents of violence by Negroes took place in Omaha” —J. Edgar Hoover, March 6, 1968   It was Nebraska’s primary election season and George Wallace was running for president.  The Alabama ex-governor came […]

Blog #46: What is a Political Prisoner?

We begin with an understanding that the U.S. Corporate Government does not recognize the existence of political prisoners. That is because all dissenters of racism and capitalist-imperialism are prosecuted in criminal courts. As a result, subject to the criminal code of persecution, anyone convicted in those courts are considered criminals subject to the laws of […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 3 by Michael Richardson

Adam’s Note: This is Chapter 3 in a series for NorthOmahaHistory.com called Framed: J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO and the Omaha Two Story. It was written by  Michael Richardson. Learn more here. “What were we but strangers to the land where we were born…” —Mondo we Langa, “From the Ancestor’s House”   David Lewis Andrew Rice was born in Omaha, […]

To My People By Assata Shakur

Black brothers, Black sisters, i want you to know that i love you and i hope that somewhere in your hearts you have love for me. My name is Assata Shakur (slave name joanne chesimard), and i am a revolutionary. A Black revolutionary. By that i mean that i have declared war on all forces […]

FRAMED: Chapter 2 by Michael Richardson

Adam’s Note: This is the second chapter in a series for NorthOmahaHistory.com called Framed: J. Edgar Hoover, COINTELPRO and the Omaha Two Story. Written by author Michael Richardson. Learn more here. “My mother used to tell me to stay away from white people because they will hurt you.”—Edward Poindexter on growing up in Omaha   Edward Alan Poindexter was born […]

EMERGENCY CAMPAIGN FOR ROBERT SETH HAYES!

While Seth is doing somewhat better in terms of his sugar fluctuations, he still has not been given the monitor for the insulin pump. This is a life-saving measure for Seth, as he can no longer tell when his sugars are high or low. CALL SULLIVAN AT 845-434-2080 Ask to speak with the Superintendent. This […]

Rashid: I’m off to Florida and a new phase of reprisals for publicizing abuses in US prisons

Readers are urged to share this story widely and write to Rashid right away; mail equals support, and the more he gets, the safer he’ll be: Kevin Johnson, O-158039, RMC, P.O. Box 628, Lake Butler FL 32054 by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson Packed off to Florida Following Texas prison officials planting a weapon in my cell on […]

A gathering to honor a freedom fighter

by SAEED SHABAZZ Assata Shakur “My name is Assata (she who struggles) Olugbala (for the people) Shakur (the thankful one), and I am a 20th century escaped slave,” she wrote on her website in 2013. “Because of government persecution, I was left with no other choice than to flee from the political repression, racism and violence […]