NYC, March 20: Nu-Afrikan Resisitance and the Rootz of Mass Incarceration

The journal Socialism and Democracy presents its special issue on Mass Incarceration, edited by Mumia Abu-Jamal & Johanna Fernández Nothing to Lose But Our Chains: Black Resistance and the Roots of Mass Incarceration Speakers Sekou Odinga, Recently Released Political Prisoner Arielle Newton, Black Lives Matter Laura Whitehorn, Former Political Prisoner Nyle Fort, Newark-Based Youth Organizer […]

Amplify the voicez these prisonz try to silence: Fight censorship from California to Pennsylvania

Pack the courtroom for the hearing on Abu-Jamal v. Kane, challenging Prisoner Gag Law SB 508, on Thursday, Feb. 26, 10 a.m., in U.S. Courthouse, 228 Walnut St., Courtroom 2, Harrisburg, Penn. by Willow Katz “(T)he only recourse for those who demand accountability and the rule of law in the justice system is to amplify […]

Listen to Mumia Abu Jamal’z Interview with Bob Marley & The Wailerz

  Back in 1979 when Bob Marley was on a music tour through the United States promoting his new album “Survival” he sat down for an interview with journalist Mumia Abu Jamal in Philadelphia. This was before Mumia was framed by the racist Philly police for killing a cop. Mumia at the time was an […]

23 Feb. Come Out 4 Sekou Odinga in Westchester

Sekou Odinga is coming to Westchester! Our support for political prisoners has been a fundamental part of WESPAC’s work throughout the years. Join us on February 23rd at the Mapleton Center, 52 North Broadway, White Plains, NY as we help support Sekou Odinga get back on his feet after being held captive for 33 years. Tickets are $20 and can be […]

Prisonz, gangz, witchhuntz and white supremacy

by Steve Martinot “My brotha, I don’t intend to give up. I will continue to promote the New Afrikan Independence Movement and the Republic of New Afrika via New Afrikan Revolutionary Nationalism (NARN). I will continue to coordinate the GJU as well as the BAMCC. I will not allow these racist pigs to criminalize our […]

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Being a Radical: Assata Taught Me

justin adkins For years I have been reading about Assata Shakur. I read newspaper articles; I watched discussions about her on Democracy Now! and other radical news outlets; I’d seen her name emblazoned on shirts, and some of my favorite revolutionaries quote her. Last week, I finally picked up her autobiography. I couldn’t put it […]

Analytical Shortcomingz of the Left with Dhoruba bin Wahad

  Extending our earlier discussion of Herman Wallace and the Dhoruba bin-Wahad continued with this frank — and highly explicit* — discussion of the shortcomings of many current strategies chosen by those looking to free political prisoners. Our conversation picks up with bin-Wahad discussing Angela Davis and much of what he sees as flaws with […]

There Iz an Unbroken Line of Police Violence in the US that Takes Uz All the Way Back to the Dayz of Slavery’

  The Guardian / By Stuart Jeffries A conversation with activist Angela Davis. Photo Credit: Rena Schild/Shutterstock.com   ‘There is an unbroken line of police violence in the United States that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery, the aftermath of slavery, the development of the Ku Klux Klan,” says Angela Davis. […]

Angola 3: Robert King on the ongoing struggle to free Albert Woodfox

by Ann Garrison KPFA Weekend News broadcast Nov. 23, 2014 Robert King, a member of the Angola 3 who was freed in 2001, spoke to KPFA about a federal court’s decision to overturn the murder conviction of Albert Woodfox. Woodfox has spent over 42 years in solitary confinement in the Louisiana state prison system. http://sfbayview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ROBERT-KING-ON-AlBERTWOODFOX.mp3 […]

The Call for Freedom 4 US Held Politikal Prisonerz

By Jihad Abdulmumit* Today and throughout the week, the NGOs and members of the United States Human Rights Network will be presenting manifold issues and examples of US violations of the international Convention against Torture (CAT) treaty which the United States government accepted and signed onto in 1994. The world will be attentive to the […]