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Interstate prison transfers as weapons of political repression: My nine years...

Determined not deterred, Kevin “Rashid” Johnson continues to be the brilliant flame of the candle on the cake that can’t be blown out.

Back to Red Onion State Prison: Rashid’s return to the original...

After six years of being bounced from state to state, having been exiled from the Virginia prison system for my political views and years of publicizing and resisting the brutal and racist abuses in its prisons, on June 12, 2018, I was returned to Red Onion State Prison (ROSP) in remote Wise County, Va. Even before I began publicizing these conditions, organizations like Human Rights Watch were reporting on them, bringing almost instant notoriety to ROSP after it opened in 1998.
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