This post was originally published on this siteThe post “Don’t Be On the Side of the Executioners”: In Conversation with Bomani Shakur appeared first on It’s Going Down. On April 11th, 1993, prisoners launched an uprising at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, outside of the town of Lucasville. The uprising was marked by prisoners across… Read more »
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This post was originally published on this siteThe post Josh Harper & Andy Stepanian on the New Documentary ‘The Animal People’ and Lessons from the SHAC 7 appeared first on It’s Going Down. “The number of activists isn’t huge, but their impact has been incredible … There needs to be an understanding that this is… Read more »
This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we hear reflections from members of the MOVE Organization. Speaking at the 2019 Fight Toxic Prisons convergence, they give their thoughts on the past and current struggles of MOVE family members behind bars. Mike Africa, Jr., who was born in prison, speaks about the MOVE Organization,… Read more »
This post was originally published on this siteThe post This is America #80: Zakir Khan On the Rise of Far-Right Violence appeared first on It’s Going Down. Welcome, to This Is America, July 4th, 2019. In this episode, we were lucky enough to sit down and talk with Zakir Khan, board chair of the Oregon… Read more »
This post was originally published on this siteOver the past year, the political prisoner support movement has won an exciting number of releases, with long-term political prisoners from MOVE and the Black Panthers finally gaining their freedom. But many other political prisoners remain behind bars, and their supporters are not slowing down. Leonard Peltier is… Read more »
This post was originally published on this siteThrough an exclusive interview with Geronimo at San Quentin prison, archival footage of the Black Panthers, family photos, and scenes from demonstrations for his release, a warm and vivid portrait of Geronimo is sketched.
This post was originally published on this siteFor 13 years, anarchists and environmentalists have observed June 11 as a day of action to mobilize around our imprisoned comrades.