Messin With Major Tillery – An Unsung Hero In Solitary Confinement

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/thenancylockhartshow/2015/08/25/messin-with-major-tillery–an-unsung-hero-in-solitary-confinement Major Tillery stood up to the prison administration: he confronted them in no uncertain terms, noting that Mumia must get to the hospital in time – before he dies. SCI Mahanory Superintendent Kerestes told Major to mind his own business, to which Major replied ‘Mumia is my business’. Please join us in standing in […]

Photoz of new Albert Woodfox mural in New Orleanz by artist B-Mike w/ Amnesty Intl. USA

Featured below are photos of the new Albert Woodfox mural in New Orleans, Louisiana, painted by artist Brandan “B-Mike” Odums in conjunction with Amnesty International USA (sign Amnesty’s ongoing petition for Albert here). The photos below are taken by Amnesty USA and the A3 Coalition. Read the July 3 NOLA Times Picayune article to learn […]

CORRECTED COPY: NATIONAL WRITERZ UNION CALLZ FOR MUMIA’Z RELEASE FROM PRISON GIVEN PA DOC’Z MEDICAL NEGLECT & ENDANGERING OF MUMIA’Z LIFE

BREAKING NEWS!  NATIONAL WRITERS UNION CALLS FOR MUMIA’S RELEASE IN THE FACE OF PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS’ MEDICAL NEGLECT ENDANGERING MUMIA’S LIFE.  WE URGE OTHER UNIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS TO FOLLOW THIS EXEMPLARY ACTION!  ONLY THIS KIND OF INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR MUMIA’S RELEASE WILL ADDRESS THE DANGER THE DOC HAS CREATED FOR MUMIA! In […]

Manifesto on rebuilding New Afrikan people, familiez and communitiez

by Mutope Duguma If we are to survive in the 21st century, we’ve got to get back to who and what we were, not what each of us is destined to be individually. Because in the 21st century, people are moving forward collectively throughout the world. It is the only way we are going to […]

On visiting George

Black August iz a few dayz away. U know wha time it iz.It iz a holi-day all month long.. by Dr. Tolbert Small George Jackson was a legendary prisoner who was attempting to organize the Blacks, Latinos and poor whites under their common linkage as victims of an exploitative class system. At that time, he […]

We can’t breathe! Thoughtz on our Agreement to End Hostilitiez

by Kijani Tashiri Askari and Akili Castlin The Webster’s New Universal Unabridged Dictionary defines the word “hostility” as 1) a hostile state, condition or attitude; enmity; antagonism; unfriendliness; 2) a hostile act; 3) Opposition or resistance to an idea, plan project, etc.; 4) acts of warfare; 5) war. So our initial question to the people […]

Beyond Innocence: US Politikal Prisonerz n the Fight Against Mass Incarceration

by Dan Berger (Photo: Barbed Wire via Shutterstock) source: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/32043-beyond-innocence-america-s-political-prisoners-and-the-fight-against-mass-incarceration President Obama’s recent statements about mass incarceration, together with his decision to commute the sentences of 46 people serving lengthy and life sentences in federal prison on drug charges, treat “nonviolent drug offenders” as the symbolic figureheads of America’s prison problem. This framing seems to […]

Black Prison Organizing

‘If prison walls could talk,’ Dan Berger tells us, ‘their stories would reveal profound and largely untapped reservoirs of politics and culture. by James Kilgore Dan Berger’s latest volume, Captive Nation, is perfectly timed. In a moment where interest in mass incarceration across the political spectrum is on the rise, sanitized versions of carceral history […]

NLG Filez Urgent Appeal Request to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Citing Life-Threatening Denial of Medical Care to Mumia Abu-Jamal

News › Press releases For immediate release: May 5, 2015 Tasha Moro Communications Coordinator communications@nlg.org 212-679-5100212-679-5100, ext. 15 NEW YORK— Members of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) Heidi Boghosian and Natsu Saito, with Kathleen Cleaver of the Human Rights Research Fund, today delivered an Urgent Appeal Request on behalf of Mumia Abu-Jamal to Juan Méndez, the United Nations […]

Omaha Two alibi witness tellz of failure by lawyer to cross-examine bomber

Rae Ann Schmitz was a key witness in a 1971 murder trial, but nobody, including defense attorney David Herzog, was aware she contradicted the testimony of the prosecution’s chief witness. Schmitz was unaware she was an alibi witness for Mondo we Langa, then David Rice, before he was imprisoned for life at the Nebraska State […]