No more fire fighting slave labor

by Gayle McLaughlin, former mayor of Richmond, Calif., and candidate for lieutenant governor of California As our tortured climate pounds the East with water and leaves much of California tinder dry, Southern California fire season seems to grow worse by the year. And in our growing need for firefighters, California continues the abusive practice of […]

Plantations Were Prisons: Law Prof Angela A. Allen-Bell on the Aug 19 Prisoners March in Wash DC

 By Angola 3 News Abolish the Enslavement Clause!  RSS TAGS HumanRights Prisons Racism Slavery Torture Share this article (VIDEO: 2011 Amnesty International interview with Robert H. King, entitled “Slavery Still Reigns in US prisons.”) Plantations Were Prisons: Mobilizing for the Aug. 19 Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March in Washington DC –Part one of an interview […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal on Mass Incarceration Under a Black President & 50th Anniv. of Black Panther Party

Mumia Abu-Jamal former resident of Pennsylvania’s death row for 29 years. For decades, Abu-Jamal has argued racism by the trial judge and prosecutors led to his conviction for the killing of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner. He is an award-winning journalist who chronicles the human condition. Former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal calls from prison to […]

‘Annotated Tearz: Amerika’z Auschwitz’

by Talib Hanif, aka Marcelle Williams The title of my book, “Annotated Tears: America’s Auschwitz,” came from one of the poems inside. It’s a socio-political piece geared toward unveiling California’s injustice system, with specific reference to its treatment of juveniles, which upon reflection resembles Hitler’s Germany. The piece, entitled “America’s Auschwitz,” reads: Everybody’s a victim […]