They’re releasing uz to GP, where they’d rather see uz war and kill one another off

  by Justin Kijana Askari Grant, NCTT Cor SHU My beautiful brothers and sisters, I’d like you to join in celebrating and rejoicing over the fact that after a combined total of over 65 years in the SHU, our brothers Zaharibu, Heshima and Kambui, after surviving decades of unprovoked torture, have been released to general […]

From inside Attica: Interview with Jalil Muntaqim

by  Mitchell Jones Jalil Muntaqim Apartheid Attica. Solitary confinement, brutality and beat downs—prisoners toe the line doing the time for being Black in America, the legacy of slavery, Black Codes and Jim Crow. Do Black Lives Matter? —Excerpt from “Apartheid Attica” by Jalil Muntaqim In the communities of Rochester and Buffalo, N.Y., there is a […]

Tension at NU-Folsom between Blackz and guardz since assassination of Hugo Pinell

by Corey Sullivan I am currently in solitary confinement for a “Battery on a Peace Officer,” which took place on Sept. 24, 2015, six weeks after the assassination of beloved political prisoner Hugo “Yogi” Pinell at New Folsom State Prison B-Facility. Prison officials released a statement to the media that several correctional officers were “ambushed” […]

California Endz Solitary for Gang Validation, Texas Prisonz Persist in the Abusive Practice

  California Solitary Success Four years after over 6,000 California prisoners united in the first of three mass hunger strikes protesting the torture of long-term solitary confinement (among other things), a major achievement has been won. In a federal class action lawsuit brought on their behalves, Ashker v. Governor of California, it was found that […]

CDCR Lackeyz Assassinate Leader of Prison Movement

by MIM(Prisons) August 2015 permalink On 12 August 2015, Hugo “Yogi Bear” Pinell was murdered on the yard at California State Prison – Sacramento in Represa, also known as New Folsom Prison. Yogi was in solitary confinement a week prior to his murder, having spent 46 years in solitary confinement. Yet somehow someone on the […]

Support political prisoner Zolo Azania

  “It is the weak who are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.”                                                                         — Leo Roskin   To: All Concerned for Human Rights in all Human Sights               This is an open letter requesting your help to garner support for my plight.  i am currently serving a fourteen (14) year […]

New Poem and Request from Jalil Muntaqim

  Here is a request from Jalil Muntaqim as we begin his parole campaign for his hearing in June 2016. Jalil would like people to contact Tavis Smiley and request that he interview Ward Churchill about Jalil’s book Escaping the Prism. tavis@tavistalks.com and http://www.facebook.com/TavisTalks He would also like people to contact Amy Goodman and request […]

Komradez hail hero and martyr Hugo Pinell

Sending a raised Black fist & and a Warrior’z shout out to thoze that came to the aide of Big Brother Komrade Hugo ‘Yogi’ Pinell. Yogi Livez az doez Komrade George Jackson. Letters continue to pour in to the Bay View from prisoners who remember the great Hugo “Yogi” Pinell as a hero and a […]

“It’s Time We Stepped Up to Defend Major!”

 By Ray Luc Levasseur  November 3, 2015 Ray Luc Levasseur – A former political prisoner who spent over fifteen years in solitary confinement, primarily at USP Marion and ADX Florence. Embedded in stone and concrete cell block walls across the American gulag is the definition of hell – “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.” […]

Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead

Author: Ed Mead Format: Paperback Size: 360 pages ISBN: 978-1-894946-78-0 Publisher: Kersplebedeb Publishing 2015 More than a memoir, Lumpen: The Autobiography of Ed Mead takes the reader on a tour of America’s underbelly. From Iowa to Compton to Venice Beach to Fairbanks, Alaska, Mead introduces you to poor America just trying to get by—and barely […]