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Aging in Prison in the time of Coronavirus

Dennis “Solo” McKeithan

My name is Dennis Solo McKeithan. I’m chairman of project 60, a committee underneath the Gray Panthers organization at SCI Phoenix, which is a senior citizen organization with about 900 members. The main agenda under… Full Transcript

Long Term Solitary Confinement

Peter “Pitt” Mukuria

Greetings, my name is Peter Kamau Mukuria. I’m calling from Red Onion State Prison in Virginia. This commentary is about: is long-term segregation, is long-term solitary confinement currently being practiced in Virginia? On February 2013,… Full Transcript

Psychological Torture

Peter “Pitt” Mukuria

Good evening. My name is Peter Kamal Mukuria. I’m currently incarcerated in Red Onion State Prison in Pound, Virginia. This commentary is about psychological torture. The first thing that enters a person’s psyche when the… Full Transcript

Excerpt 1 from “The Making and Unmaking of a Criminal”

Ozzie Mannwright

Hello Prison Radio. This is Ozzie Mann Wright coming to you from Summit County Jail again. Today, I’ll be reading an excerpt from my upcoming book, “The Making and Unmaking of a Criminal.” I hope… Full Transcript

Cetewayo Freed from the Hole

Mumia Abu-Jamal

On the white card above his cell door, the name Arthur Johnson is typed, followed by his prison number. Johnson has been held in solitary confinement in half a dozen PA prisons, since 1979, late… 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