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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 2 from “The Making and Unmaking of a Criminal”

Ozzie Mannwright

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

On Other Prisoners Compilation

On Politics

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

Last of the Angola Three: Free

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Several days ago, Albert Woodfox, the last of the Angola 3, walked free. Albert Woodfox has the dubious distinction of having spent 43 years in the Hole — solitary confinement– in the infamous prison farm… Full Transcript