Class war prisoner, freedom fighter, man of the people, man for the people, long held political prisoner Thomas William Manning died on July 30 of a heart issue at the federal penitentiary in Hazelton, Kentucky.
“For we are our own liberators; to expect that someone will take full responsibility for our own freedom is suicide!” – George Jackson
Angola 10-2ers argue for retroactive application of new constitutional amendment requiring unanimous juries
Louisiana must be made to release the African Americans who have been irreparably harmed and dehumanized by officials who took oaths to protect them.
Rally to expose the PLANNED MURDER of DELBERT AFRICA by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections on Friday, Aug. 9, 9 a.m., at Geisinger Hospital, 1000 East Mountain Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, Penn. 18711. If traveling from Philadelphia, meet at 6 a.m. at JFK Blvd and 30th Street for rides.
The persistent turnouts of people’s power community outrage each week compelled New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and his attorney general to announce in early May that they had scrapped plans to build the youth prison at the planned site.
Atlanta’s CNN Center was the site of a rally July 26 for imprisoned freedom fighter Imam Jamil Al-Amin, formerly known as H. Rap Brown.
They could not kill Delbert Aug. 8, 1978, after the brutal beating they gave him and now they want to finish the job before he can come home on parole.
Prisons are both an economic project and a counterinsurgency program. Their neverending goal is to continue “locking people up who are trying to be free.” And a reoccurring theme and recognition of the discussion was that “we can’t destroy prisons without destroying capitalism.”
A hunger strike is due to start at Scotland Correctional Institution in Laurinburg, N.C., on July 31, 2019. Grievances filed and notaries requested are being ignored, and recreation is “canceled.”
Not everyone caught in the criminal legal system prompts backsliding on reform, and not everyone is hit with high-profile murder charges. Not everyone is framed. And very few have Kim Kardashian fighting for them.
“Heat illness is a very serious matter in Texas prisons. I am a living witness to these conditions and many other unjust and cruel things that occur daily in Texas state prisons.”
When my feet first touched down in the streets of Ferguson, I felt connected suddenly, because I felt the pain of the people out there. I felt what was going on with them, and I did not want to leave.
Re-empowering the disenfranchised with their Right2Vote provides us with a ‘voice’ and an opportunity to take part in a democracy which has failed us for decades.
The Abolitionist Law Center and the People’s Law Office are proud to announce that Eddie Africa of the MOVE 9 has been released from state custody after more than 40 years of incarceration.
As the U.S. Department of Justice has so far failed to pursue action by way of a lawsuit against the Alabama Department of Corrections, those who have confined loved ones argue that their inaction is proof that the DOJ does not believe incarcerated individuals in the ADOC are worth protecting. This mobilization demonstrates that those directly impacted by incarceration, and those fighting for change on the inside, will continue to make their own voices heard.
Not only is Mumia's overall health deteriorating as he is threatened by permanent blindness, his failure now to receive the immediate attention he requires is cruel and unusual punishment, especially as an innocent man who has been unjustly incarcerated for almost four decades. Sign the petition.