Politikal Prisoner Veronza Bowers Has Been Moved!

Greetings friends Our wonderful comrade Veronza Bowers,has been moved to the Federal Medical Facility Butner, NC. We will send out more information on his medical condition as it comes to us. Please send him a card to let Veronza and the facility know we care about him. Thank you all Veronza Bowers #35316-136 FMC BUTNER […]

Saturday’z 21st Annual Freedom Fighter Dinner Tribute

by Nayaba Arinde Herman and Iyaluuya Ferguson OLAYEMI ODESANYA Some activists grassroots had hoped that by January this year former President Barack Obama would have addressed, if not released, some of the nation’s decades-long serving political prisoners on his way out of the White House. Perhaps the likes of Mumia Abu Jamal, or the Move 9, […]

From Mumia to Peltier, US Politikal Prisonerz Still Locked Up

(fyi – many of these people are state prisoners and are not under federal jurisdiction. Campaigns to free them focus on those states.) Black activist Mumia Abu-Jamal and Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier | Photo: Wikimedia Commons Many members of the Black Panthers and New Afrika party remain behind bars, some under dubious circumstances. In the […]

The 16 Black Pantherz Still Behind Barz

What iz wrong here fam. We need these Elderz back on the streetz. Colorlines Screenshot of Black Panther Party Members, taken from Okayplayer’s Instagram on October 15, 2015  In this informal census ColorLines.com presents the names of those who are still in prison, who were recently released and who died while incarcerated. One of the […]

Beyond Innocence: US Politikal Prisonerz n the Fight Against Mass Incarceration

by Dan Berger (Photo: Barbed Wire via Shutterstock) source: http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/32043-beyond-innocence-america-s-political-prisoners-and-the-fight-against-mass-incarceration President Obama’s recent statements about mass incarceration, together with his decision to commute the sentences of 46 people serving lengthy and life sentences in federal prison on drug charges, treat “nonviolent drug offenders” as the symbolic figureheads of America’s prison problem. This framing seems to […]

A Hidden Legacy of the Civil Rightz Era Black Prison Organizing

by JAMES KILGORE Dan Berger’s latest volume, Captive Nation, is perfectly timed. In a moment where interest in mass incarceration across the political spectrum is on the rise, sanitized versions of carceral history will doubtless emerge. Berger’s account offers an instant antidote to any such efforts. He warns us we will be negating a long […]

In Context: Lynne Stewart and the Perversion of Compassionate Release

By WARD CHURCHILL The clock is ticking. Several months ago, people’s attorney Lynne Stewart, currently serving a 10-year federal sentence for the supposed “material support to terrorism” she rendered by properly representing an unpopular islamist client, was diagnosed as suffering from terminal cancer. Since then, her condition has steadily deteriorated, and at this point the […]

Political Prisoner: Veronza Bowers, Jr.

  How is it possible for a citizen of the USA to: 1. Serve his complete sentence under law; 2. Go thorough the entire parole process having his release recommended at every stage and at each hearing; 3. Have his release date rescinded four times at, literally, the very last minute; 4. Have the highest […]

Members of the Black Panther Party/Black Liberation Army are BPP have already served over 800 years of unjust political imprisonment

 Write  Sekou Sekou Odinga             #09A3775           Clinton CF, PO Box 2001, Dannemora, NY  12929 <!–View details » –> “First  it must be recognized that we were brought here against our will,  thereby, making us, en masse, Political Prisoners…Ours has been a  continuous struggle with the capture, the Middle Passage, slave revolts  and each successive generation of revolutionaries. […]

An Open Letter from a Political Prisoner

by Veronza Daoud Bowers Jr. Dear people…..I send each and every one of you my very warmest greetings from (31) plus years deep inside the Belly of the Beast. My name is Veronza Bowers Jr. (so named after my father), but many people call me Daoud. I’m a former member and Captain of the original Black Panther […]