Georgia, land of peanutz, pecanz and prisonz, haz alwayz been a penal colony

by  Kelevin J. Stevenson Thanks for all the help you have given me in getting my story out and the story of all the comrades suffering in this slave system. The reason the Bay View is not hearing from prisoners here in Georgia is because the Georgia Department of Corrections has taken deliberate steps to […]

Amid A Shortage Of Welderz, Some Prisonz Offer Training

by  Susanna Capelouto Inmates Ted Stancil (from left), Steven Bass and Christopher Peeples, with their welding Instructor Jeremy Worley (standing in center) at Walker State Prison in Georgia. The inmates are working toward a welding certificate. Susanna Capelouto/WABE America needs more welders — and soon. Baby boomers with the skill are retiring and not enough […]

Hugo Pinell was assassinated under color of law

August 17, 2015 A TRIBUTE TO HUGO PINELL FROM THE REMAINING SAN QUENTIN 6! LONG LIVE COMRADE HUGO! A PEOPLE’S HERO!  The people who run prisonz must be the world’z ultimate sadistic bastardz, putting people in sardine canz and expecting them upon release to suddenly become productive citizenz iz tantamount to shooting someone and then […]

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 […]

8 Statz that Reveal Just How Badly the Police State Hurtz Black Women

If Sandra Bland were white, there’s a good chance she still would be with us. By Terrell Jermaine Starr The outrageous shooting death of Sam Dubose by a Cincinnati cop is grabbing the headlines, but nearly two weeks after Sandra Bland died in a Texas jail after being stopped and brutally arrested for a minor […]

Not Oz, Not Orange, Not Shawshank Either: The Real History (our story) of Black Radicalism and the Prison Abolitionist Movement

Author Dan Berger discusses his latest book, Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era source:

Folsom prison strike manifesto and bill of rights 1970

In 1970, prisoners protesting about the brutal regime at Folsom Prison, went on strike for 19 days. They wrote the following manifesto and bill of rights in support of their action. The following manifesto and bill of rights were written in 1970 by inmates at Folsom prison in the United States. They were formulated to […]

From Ferguson to Freedom: Hip-Hop’z Role

By Talib Kweli As the nation remains in the throes of an epidemic of police shooting deaths of young blacks, as well as the shooting deaths of nine people last week at a Charleston church by a lone gunman, it’s important to reflect on the extent to which racism is indoctrinated, institutionalized and entrenched in our […]