Albert Woodfox & Robert King (Angola 3): CAUSERIE PUBLIQUE/PUBLIC TALK @ MONTREAL

Friday March 17, 6pm / Vendredi 17 mars, 18h00 1455 de Maisonneuve Ouest, #H-110 auditorium facebook: http://ift.tt/2lCbInw ***français suivra***   As part of the Week Against Police Brutality (https://cobp.resist.ca/), a discussion on incarceration and political repression with Albert Woodfox et Robert H. King will take place Friday March 17th at 6:00 pm at the Alumni Auditorium, […]

Psychological warfare in prison: Segregation is the soul breaker

by Ahjamu Baruti Note from a supporter: The article was written by a conscious-minded political prisoner and former inmate of Kinross Correctional during all the events described in “Michigan prisoners rise up,” published in the November Bay View. Ahjamu was strip searched, cuffed, locked in leg irons and shipped to Oaks Correctional in Manistee Michigan […]

State of Kansaz mistakenly kept a man in solitary confinement for 1,000 dayz

by Justin Wingerter On June 19, 2010, James Jamerson was prepared for battle. He had heard the rumors around his cell block at Lansing Correctional Facility. Matthew Astorga, an inmate with a history of violence, was threatening to kill him. Astorga believed he was a rat. Even guards had heard the threats, the rumors said. So, […]

What Liez Inside the TDCJ’z Ministry of Propaganda

  “The Public Information Office of [the] TDCJ has perfected the art of misinforming the public about the conditions inside all TDCJ facilities … Jason Clark is the chief spokesperson for TDCJ. Clark and his colleague Robert Hurst are professional liars and have even become so bold that they actually conspire with the upper-echelon TDCJ […]

Watch: A New Documentary’z Rare Accezz Inside Solitary

A filmmaker spends a year inside a Virginia supermax facility Scenes from the HBO documentary film “Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison,” directed by Kristi Jacobson. For her highly-anticipated new documentary, “Solitary: Inside Red Onion State Prison,” Kristi Jacobson obtained incredible access to a Virginia “supermax” facility, designed to house the state’s most dangerous offenders. […]

NY prison authoritiez punish, move Jalil Muntaqim

BY SETH GALINSKY NEW YORK — Former Black Panther Jalil Muntaqim (Anthony Bottom) was transferred from Attica Correctional Facility to Southport Correctional Facility, a notorious supermax prison just south of Elmira, New York, in early January. “This is clearly a punitive transfer,” Anne Lamb told the Militant Jan. 11. “It also means he’s much farther […]

Resistance buildz against social media ban in Texaz prisonz

by Kamala Kelkar When Texas correctional officials earlier this month saw an article by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson online that said they had gassed him and ransacked his cell in December, they punished him – again. In April, Texas became the latest to join a trend of states banning people in prisons, who do not have […]

Prisonerz United of Silicon Valley thank each other and supporterz for a largely successful hunger strike against solitary confinement

by Mary Ratcliff In late September, prisoners in the Santa Clara County jails who are part of what they then called the Prisoners’ Human Rights Movement sent a letter to Sheriff Laurie Smith with a list of demands and a notice that in October the inmates would initiate a hunger strike to continue their “peaceful […]

How Albert Woodfox Survived Solitary

As one of the Angola 3, he was in isolation longer than any other American. Then he came home to face his future. by  Rachel Aviv “What does it feel like to be free?” Woodfox asked. “How do you want me to know how it feels to be free?”Photograph by Mark Hartman for The New […]

When we don’t fight hate, we are preparing for otherz to die

by Michael ‘Zaharibu’ Dorrough “You can never solve a problem with the same kind or thinking that created the problem in the first place.” – Albert Einstein In light of what occurred in Orlando, Florida, and other mass shootings, it comes as no surprise to any of us that the political establishment wants and encourages […]