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Jason Walker attacked by prison clansmen for reporting their brutality

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
by Jason Renard Walker Jason Renard Walker I’m sad to report that I was attacked and beaten by clansman as Black guards watched. I sent out a report on this but left out info I felt would cause the message to be banned, delayed or thrown away. This attack…

The Lobby-USA, Parts 1-4

This is an incredibly important film that everyone, especially those who live in the U.S. and who believe that they live in a democracy or that they live in a country that supports human rights or that they live in a country that allows freedom, should see. Freedom isn’t having twenty brands of (mostly) toxic […]

Richie Havens – On The Turning Away

  Richie Havens was a rare talent – as a singer, a guitarist, a songwriter, an artist, a poet, an actor, and especially, as a person. Instead of living “the good life” by taking advantage of celebrity worship and soulless endorsement of anything anyone’s willing to sell, he was a passionate, pro-peace activist. He educated […]

Evolution Or Extinction?

Nature is amazing. There are so many types of life on this planet alone, never mind throughout the rest of the universe. The diversity on planet Earth is astounding, from single-celled nanobacteria to the blue whale and the Pando aspen forest in Utah. Some breathe air, some breathe water, some live in the air, some […]

‘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.…