Assata! July 16th Newark!

An Open Call to Share! Sunday, July 16th marks the 70th birthday of Assata! TJ Whitaker and i are hosting an intergenerational bday celebration at the REFAL CTR in Newark @ 4:30pm under the rubric of the NJ Black Panther Party Commemorative Committee. This is more than a drum call to come. This is a call […]

Abolition Collective letter of support for Jalil Muntaqim

The Abolition Collective expresses its support and solidarity with Jalil Muntaqim, Political Prisoners, and the right of incarcerated people to engage in popular education. Jalil has been politically active since his incarceration. Most recently, he was punished for teaching an administratively sanctioned Black History class in Attica Prison, and was transported to a supermax prison […]

JUST — COME HOME!

JUST — COME HOME! by Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim When I was captured my daughter was two months in the womb. Her mother and I were both members of the Black Panther Party, the political party whose legacy, beyond the media-driven narrative of militancy, is responsible for today’s free breakfast program for children, Sickle Cell […]

Call To Action for Jaan Laaman

PLEASE TAKE ACTION for Political Prisoner Jaan Laaman! Please call & email the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) today and ask that Jaan: 1- Be released from segregation & placed back into general population immediately. 2- That he not be moved to a Communication Management Unit or punished further for exercising free speech. 3- Have his […]

From Mumia Abu-Jamal: My Heartfelt ‘Thank You’!

By Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal Taken from a May 30 audio recording on prisonradio.org Several days ago I received a message from both of our lawyers, Bob Boyle and Bret Grote, informing me that the latest lab tests came in from the Discovery Requests. And they told me that the hepatitis C infection level is […]

Oscar López Rivera speaks: In exclusive statement, man at center of Puerto Rican Parade controversy says ‘we must shift the focus’

Rivera in May (CARLOS GIUSTI/AP)  I am very proud to be Puerto Rican, and the National Puerto Rican Day Parade leadership and friends inspire in me even more pride in my community, as it gets ready to provide a space for Puerto Ricans to come together and celebrate our culture, heritage and contributions to society. This […]

What Defines A Politikal Prisoner?

This definition of “political prisoner” is illuminating. It shows how the hundreds of thousands of activists jailed during the Civil Rights protests were actually political prisoners. And how there are so many political prisoners today in America/American-controlled territory (like Guantanamo). 30-40 years ago most political prisoners were black. Shockingly, many are still in prison, at […]

New pamphlet welcoming Oscar López Rivera with messages of solidarity from other political prisoners

Check it out – New pamphlet welcoming Oscar López Rivera with messages of solidarity from other political prisoners. https://www.freedomarchives.org/Documents/Finder/PP%20pamph%20Web.pdf Bay area event: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=welcome%20oscar%20to%20the%20bay%20area You can pick up a printed copy tonight!

Russell Maroon Shoatz: Rage, humiliation, testosterone, youth and the politics of liberation

by Russell Maroon Shoats/z Steve Bloom, a comrade and veteran activist, asked me several questions regarding my contribution to “Look for Me in the Whirlwind.” The questions delve into aspects of our political struggle against oppression back in the 1960s and ‘70s and are still pressing concerns. Steve: Today, looking back almost 50 years, what […]

Video~Release ALL Files in Mumia’s Case

Hot Video!! Cameo — Boots Riley & Angela Davis. A Monumental Change in Mumia’s Case and that of many other PA prisoners is before us. Please forward to your friends! Call the DA or email & Join us in Philly, Tues, March 30!! Takes a village to make a short video. Hany Massoud of Democracy […]