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Tag: CDC (California Department of Corrections)
Vow of Silence
Imagine: 10,000 people protesting in silence. Consider a long moment; bring that possibility home and feel the power of it. Can protest actually be made louder by silence? Ronnie Lashan Winn uses silence to fight his fight for freedom. Conscious silence is not necessarily consent.
Hugo Pinell was assassinated under color of law
Hugo Pinell was assassinated at New Folsom State Prison. Like Comrade George, Hugo has been in the crosshairs of the system for years. His assassination exemplifies how racists working in conjunction with prison authorities commit murderous acts like this. We saw it on the yard at Soledad in 1970 and we see it again on the yard at Folsom in 2015. It comes at a time when prisoners are collectively trying to end decades of internal strife. Those who took his life have done a disservice to our movement. Their actions served the cause of the same oppressor we fought against!
Gang investigators call sacred Mayan numeral a gang symbol
It is ridiculous and insulting for IGI to call a numeral of the great Mayan civilization that facilitated its advanced mathematics and architecture a gang symbol. The number 13 has great importance in my religion and my indigenous race, Mexical. To punish me for the use of this sacred religious number is in direct violation of my First Amendment rights, which include freedom of religion.
Prison guards avoid cost-cutting, rip off taxpayers
CDC (California Department of Corrections) has adopted a way to circumvent the impact of the furlough rule and, in the process of getting over by not having to adhere to this rule, never having to suffer any loss of their wages. They make extra money at the taxpayers’ expense!