Tag Archive | Prison Industrial Complex

New York State Prisons Have Entered A World Of Corporate Control Beyond Contempt

Traditionally, packages for people in prison were tailored to the specific needs and tastes of the particular inmate. Books were high on the list for many as reading provides something to do for people with a lot of time on their hands as well as being a vehicle for the imagination to soar beyond the […]

Help Requested For Political Prisoner Herman Bell After Brutal Attack By Prison Guards

The following is from the Free Mumia NYC website: Dear Friends, We are asking people to write letters to Anthony Annucci, Commissioner of New York Dept. of Corrections, making the following demands (a sample letter follows that we would like you to use): That Herman Bell be immediately given adequate medical screening and attention at […]

Please Help Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Lawyers

Dear Mumia Abu-Jamal Friend and Supporter: The prolonged fight to free this celebrated journalist and former Black Panther began in December 1981. He was framed for the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner by the Philadelphia Police Department and the city’s judicial system, as well, for a crime he could not have committed. A […]

Rally & March For Mumia

From the Free Mumia Website:   Free Mumia Now! Stop the DA Office’s Cover-up! July 7: MARCH & RALLY! 12 noon at the DA’s office across from City Hall # On May 30, the Philly DA’s Office brushed off a judge’s order to release all records of former DA Ron Castille’s involvement in Mumia’s case. […]

RASHID HAS BEEN MOVED! EMERGENCY APPEAL!

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
6/23/17 Emergency Appeal Supporters received word that Kevin “Rashid” Johnson, prisoner-organizer, artist and revolutionary, was picked up by Virginia officials and removed from Clements Unit on Thursday, June 23rd. He is no longer being held by Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Rashid is a very good organizer and was…

So Strange…

Life is so strange. We have people in prison for decades whose minds are free to roam the universe and who appreciate the simplest truths and the natural beauty of the world. Then, we have people whose bodies are free to go anywhere and experience virtually everything this world has to offer yet they choose […]

Can Mumia Abu-Jamal Receive Justice In A Judicial System Rife With Corruption?

Mumia Abu-Jamal went to court yesterday (Monday) for a hearing on his Post Conviction Relief Act petition in Pennsylvania state court. The hearing was to decide whether to overturn appeals that have been denied by the corrupt Pennsylvania Supreme Court between 1995 and 2008. It is common knowledge there is ample evidence showing Philadelphia police and […]