Comrade Malik: I am nearly at my breaking point! Please intervene!

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington Peace and blessings, Sisters and Brothers! I woke up this morning and went to outside recreation. Before being escorted to rec, the officers came to my cell with a male sergeant named Espinoza. He had the video cam-corder in his hand and I was asked to submit to a strip search. […]

Plausible deniability and sinister bigotry ​inside ​Texas prisons

by Keith ‘Malik’ Washington “The white cop in the ghetto is as ignorant as he is frightened, and his entire concept of police work is to cow the natives. He is not compelled to answer to these natives for anything he does; he knows that he will be protected by his brothers, who will allow […]

Texas Prison Report: Deceptions, Lies and Misappropriation of Funds at the W.G. McConnell Unit

by Keith “Malik” Washington Peace & blessings, sisters and brothers! Today is September 4th, 2018, the heat and humidity inside my cell has reached a level which has caused me to feel dizzy, and I have been experiencing migraine headaches. Senior U.S. District Judge Hilda Tagle denied my request for an Emergency Preliminary Injunction. One of my main […]

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 […]

Comrade Malik Speaks: Retaliation & Repression in a South Texas Prison

“Any kind of act that’s designed to delay or deprive you and me, right now, of getting full rights, that’s the government that’s responsible. And any time you find the government involved in a conspiracy to violate the citizenship or civil rights of a people in 1964 [or 2018!–Malik] then you are wasting your time […]

Confessed killer strangles cellmate to death – Texas prison staff tries to shirk liability

by Jason Renard Walker, Deputy Minister of Labor, NABPP Odd as it seems, seeing prisoners left for dead or killed by guards is nothing new to me. The reason this may seem odd is that each death was during my seven-year stint in solitary confinement, and I was a prime witness or in earshot of […]

TDCJ’s ad-seg program is for profit not for rehabilitation: From sensory deprivation to sensory overload – and back

After randomly being awakened in the early morning, boarded onto the TDCJ transportation bus, then shipped to the Ramsey Unit, a prisoner told me that the experience was like “being snatched from a dungeon and sent to a new wave slave plantation.” The statement he made is a reality that many prisoners housed in close […]

Prisoners Drink Toilet Water in a Fight to Survive Under Lockdown

  Inmates in Texas experience flooding and lack of food and water. They are drinking toilet water while under lockdown and two prisoners were reported dead. Left Voice interviews Rachel, whose husband is currently in Beaumont Federal Prison. An evacuated Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison surrounded by floodwaters last year. (David J. Phillip / […]

Texas prisoners denied mail as 5,000 are evacuated

August 31, 2017 by Azzurra Crispino and Pastor Kenneth Glasgow Austin, Texas – Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) is denying Texas prisoners the ability to send or receive mail in light of Tropical Storm Harvey. Although Houston is a major mail hub for Texas, this does not explain why prisoners in areas of the state […]

Urgent Call to Action: Rashid Johnson Needs Our Help!

Our friend Rashid is being retaliated against for his prison organizing. He had a shank planted on him (see “Planted Weapons and Stolen Property: Mounting Retribution for Continued Exposures of Abuses in Texas Prisons” and  “Rashid Attacked – Again: Texas Prison Officials Will Not Stop Us From Exposing Them To The Media”). Please call the […]