Tag Archive | Prison Reform

How Prison Labor is the New American Slavery and Most of Us Unknowingly Support it

As we all know, there is no democracy in the United States today. We left that behind years ago when we decided to trade in freedom and dignity for efficiency, technological advances and gadgets of convenience. Then, it was cemented when we decided to place more importance on protecting the wealth of wealthy people and […]

Victory For Mumia Abu-Jamal & All Inmates With Hepatitis C

Great news from the MumiaNYC website today: Dear Friends, Comrades and All Mumia Supporters: I have yet to read Judge Mariani’s ruling, but did get the amazing news from Bob Boyle, one of the two attorneys fighting relentlessly for almost a year now for Mumia to get the treatment he needs, by telephone, that the […]

Maliki Shakur Latine Is Out Of Prison!

Maliki Shakur Latine was born in the Bronx – a tough neighborhood in a tough city. Seeing the vicious cycle of oppression through planned economic terrorism and ever present violence becoming entrenched in the daily lives of all those around him, he got involved with the Nation of Islam. He learned discipline and realized he […]

Leonard Peltier Health And Family News

From the MumiaNYC website: Due to this health crisis, it’s doubly important for supporters to join the activities in DC this week–the 12/10 candlelight vigil, in particular. Information:http://www.whoisleonardpeltier .info/home/events/2016-human-r ights-week/. Freedom now for Leonard Peltier!                                   *************************************** December 5, […]

Medical Neglect Is a Crime, Judicial Brutality Is a Crime Against Humanity

Medical neglect by an individual is a crime punished by law enforcement. So, why would it be any different when the medical neglect is perpetrated by “law” enforcement? Prisoners are subjected to inhumane conditions in U.S. prisons every day. Some prisoners are subjected to torture every day in U.S. prisons. This is especially so in […]

Philadelphia City Council Passes Resolution: Clean Water & Meds For Pa. Prisoners

Occasionally we get some good news. I’m happy to share some with readers at this time: From the MumiaNYC Site: Philly City Council Passes Resolution Demanding Clean Water and Necessary Meds for PA Prisoners ***Sista Pam Africa is sending thanks to Jannie Blackwell, Curtis Jones and Cindy Bass for this resolution that was PASSED TODAY […]

Attica Book Ban

Originally posted on Moorbey'z Blog:
by K. Kersplebedeb On Oct. 7, political prisoner Jalil Muntaqim was denied four books which arrived for him at Attica Correctional Facility. Muntaqim is a former member of the Black Panther Party and Black Liberation Army and one of the longest held political prisoners in the world today; he…