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National Disaster and Prisoners

Charles Karim Diggs

Good evening. My name is Charles Karim Diggs. Once again, I’m at Graterford prison in Pennsylvania. My number is AK7945. I want to talk about, uh, the, the hurricane that’s going on in the country… Full Transcript

Hepatitis C Wars Widen

Mumia Abu-Jamal

When our recent hepatitis C case was decided (Jan. 3,2017), we thought that the state, known widely for its repressive penal attitudes and its cold resistance to the principle that prisoners were, after all, human… Full Transcript

Duplicitous Batts II Decision

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

On June 26, 2017, in a unanimous decision to bamboozle the public in the Batts II case, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices have released another duplicitous ruling against the fair and humane sentencing of children… Full Transcript

Farewell Thoughts to My Friend, Lynne Stewart

Jaan Laaman

Farewell thoughts to my friend Lynne Stewart from Jaan Laaman, political prisoner. International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2017. With a sunny sky outside and, a quote, unquote, day without women’s strikes and other very positive… Full Transcript

Call to Action Iman Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin

Khalfani Malik Khaldun

“The magic of black music.” As the deaths of two musicians recently demonstrates, black music is an art form that radiates freedom, and that radiation flows around the world. The death of Sharon Jones, lead… Full Transcript

Maroon Prevails

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Russell Maroon Shoatz, a Black Liberation fighter since his youth, after many years of struggle, has prevailed in his action to bar the Pa. Dept. of Corrections (DOC) from ever holding him in isolation again.… Full Transcript

Prison Censoring Thought Control Police

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

In States across the country we have State departmental agencies like the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PADOC) acting as government “thought control” police over prisoners in… Full Transcript