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‘Intoxicating Freedom, Gripping Fear’: Mumia Abu-Jamal On Life As a Black Panther

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
 Former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal. Photograph: April Saul/Philadelphia Inquirer The letter was dated 30 August 2016. Written in black ink in spidery, meticulous handwriting, it proclaimed at the top of the page: “On a Move!”, the mantra of the Move group of black liberationists from Philadelphia who clashed violently…

Robert Seth Hayes Receives Parole

Robert Seth Hayes was born in Harlem, New York in October 1947. His father, John Franklin Hayes, was the child of sharecroppers and came to New York City from South Carolina. His mother, Francine Washington Hayes, moved to New York from Pittsburgh. Both of Mr. Hayes’ parents were employed by the U.S. Postal Service, working […]

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson is Back at Red Onion — and In Solitary

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
Kevin “Rashid” Johnson has been moved to Red Onion State Prison in Virginia. His lawyer’s office received a letter from him sent from Red Onion on Saturday. All Rashid’s property was transferred with him, but the Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) confiscated it and won’t give it to him.…

Prisoners Endure A Nightmare ‘Gulag’ In Lower Manhattan, Hidden In Plain Sight

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
BY AVIVA STAHL   JUN 19, 2018  (Madeleine Crenshaw / Gothamist) Half a block behind Manhattan’s federal courthouse, two blocks from City Hall, three blocks from the Brooklyn Bridge, and less than a mile from the hustle-and-bustle of Wall Street, sits a detention center that has been condemned by a United…

Political Prisoners Of War: Who Are The Criminals?

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
by Kevin ‘Rashid’ Johnson Tear gas, a banned chemical weapon Poison gases were first developed and widely used as battlefield weapons during World War I. Among those weapons were chlorine gas, mustard gas and the benignly named “tear gas,” all of which have similar effects, toxicity and lethality. Because…

Don’t Do It by Ralph Nader

This is potentially one of the most dangerous foreign policy issues facing the United States today. It scares me to see how many people are able to ignore the extreme danger of the insanely provocative behavior exhibited by the Imbecile-In-Chief. We are encouraging a new wave of terrorist attacks against civilians who are innocent of […]

Mergers & Acquisitions Or Murders & Executions?

Are we going to allow Bayer and Monsanto to join forces in their war on life? Bayer, corporate supporter of Nazi Germany, who used Jewish slave labor in their factories during WWII and whose parent company invested in a company that manufactured Zyklon B nerve gas? Monsanto, the U.S. company annually voted the world’s most […]