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What happened to Prisoner Justice Day?

What happened to Prisoner Justice Day? is a podcast mini series about the history of prisons in canada focusing on differences in the prison system in the 1960s-1980s versus today. The podcast features interviews with former and current prisoners, as well as supporters on the outside; the miniseries is all …

Kuwasi Balagoon Video Interview

Many years ago, when working on what was originally envisaged as a pamphlet, a short collection of writings by Kuwasi Balagoon, i was told of a television interview with Balagoon, conducted while he was incarcerated following the failed Brinks expropriation of 1981. These were in the days before youtube or …

Certain Days Calendar 2020: Call for Art and Article Submissions

Call for Art and Article Submissions: Knitting Together the Struggles What: A call for art and article submissions for the 2020 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar. Deadline:  May 17, 2019 The Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar collective (www.certaindays.org) is releasing its 19th calendar this coming fall. The …

Termite Collective Statement on National Prison Strike

August 21, 2018 To who it may concern, We are a group made up of individuals from diverse backgrounds, including volunteers, former inmates, and currently incarcerated inmates. Many of our members are inmates serving life sentences, several of our group members have been incarcerated for more than a quarter century and …

Escaping the Prism – Fade into Black, by Jalil Muntaqim: Book Review by Phyllis Taub Greenleaf

This book is a powerful tapestry of Scholarship, Activism and Poetry. The Personal with the Political gives this book balance and magnetism! During the time when key leaders of the Black Panther Party were assassinated by FBI operatives while asleep in their beds, Jalil Muntaqim, a new member of the …

More on the Attack on Herman Bell: A Letter from Attorney Robert Boyle

On September 5, political prisoner Herman Bell was beaten by guards at Great Meadow Correctional Facility. The following letter, by attorney Robert Boyle to Commissioner Anthony Annucci (New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision), sheds additional light on the circumstances behind this vicious attack, and explains what needs …