Comrade Malik speaks from inside the South Texas Gulag – McConnell Unit Ad-Seg

Revolutionary Greetings Comrades! Today is August 26th, 2018. I’m holding on, not sure if my pleas for help are making their way out. Things keep on getting progressively worse here. I arrived here on June 25th, 2018. I was classified a Level 1 in security class and a 5-4 Line Class in excellent standing, with […]

Free All the Politikal Prisoners

By Zolo Agono Azania I was introduced to Zolo Azania some twenty years ago through his artwork – striking portraits of Harriet Tubman, Malcom X and Emmet Till, artwork that reflected Zolo’s deep commitment to the Black freedom struggle – exhibited at the Autonomous Zone, a storefront operated by a small group of socially conscious anarchists […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal on ‘An Abolitionist Life’

What does it mean to call oneself an abolitionist? The word doesn’t mean today what it meant 150 years ago. Then, it meant an end to what some have called “America’s Original Sin” — Slavery. Today? Well, it’s not a common term today, but it should be. Abolition was the nation’s first biracial movement, built […]

How to End Mass Incarceration

The American prison system is brutal and unjust. But the rhetoric of prison abolition won’t help us end its depravities Unsigned painting of Charlestown prison yard, 1850. Boston Public Library / Flickr by  ROGER LANCASTER The United States has not always been the world’s leading jailer, the only affluent democracy to make “incapacitation” its criminal […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

The Court and the Contract (3:45) Mumia Abu-JamalEducated in Hell: The Imprisonment of Lorenzo Cat Johnson (3:03) Mumia Abu-Jamal Mumia’s 63rd Birthday- Sputnik News Interview (37:09) Ft. Ramona Africa, Dr. Anthony Moteiro, Noelle Hanrahan Message to Temple Students (3:09) Mumia Abu-Jamal Is The Religious Political? (9:52) Mumia Abu-Jamal Weapons of Deflection (1:53) Mumia Abu-Jamal A Beginning […]

PP/POW Updatez and Announcements – 28 Mar 2017

NOTE: If you send the packets to the following, they have been moved: Patrice Lumumba Ford moved: Patrice Ford #96639-011 FDC Seatac Post Office Box 13900 Seattle, Washington 98198 Skelly moved: Joshua Stafford #57976-060 USP Coleman II Post Office Box 1034 Coleman, Florida  33521 Ruchelle Magee moved: Ruchell Magee #A92051 B3-138 California Mens Colony Post […]

For Abolition: Prisonz and Police Are More Than Brutality, They’re State Terror

by Frank Castro In his speech “Terrorism: Theirs and Ours,” now deceased Professor Eqbal Ahmad elucidated five types of terrorism: state, religious, mafia, pathological, and political terror of the private group. Of these types, the focus in mainstream political discourse and media has almost always centered itself on discussion of just one: “political terror of the […]

Prison Abolition Discussion Night

The Human Rights Coalition FedUp! hosted a prison abolition discussion night the first Wednesday of the month to talk about the history, context, and intersectionalities of working for prison abolition. “Intersectionality is a concept often used in critical theories to describe the ways in which oppressive institutions (racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, xenophobia, classism, etc.) are interconnected and […]