Category: racism

Kite Line- December 7, 2018: Otay Mesa Detention Resistance

This post was originally published on this siteA new movement of refugees fleeing violence and starvation in Central America began to reach Tijuana last month, in the hopes of applying for asylum in the United States.  Comprised of multiple, self-organized caravans, the refugees passed through incredible hardship and risk before thousands were temporarily settled in… Read more »

Kite Line- November 30, 2018: Leon Benson in His Own Words, Part Two

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we are continuing our talk with Leon Benson, who speaks to us from inside Pendleton Correctional Facility here in Indiana. He’s been inside since 1998, for a murder conviction and he has been trying to clear his name and win his freedom ever since. Benson was… Read more »

Kite Line- November 9, 2018: Naming Disability

This post was originally published on this siteToday, we are sharing the next part of an interview with Talila Lewis and Dustin Gibson, two organizers and researchers addressing the intersection of disability and incarceration.  You heard their interview about the impact of prison on the Deaf community, and the organization they work with, HEARD- Helping… Read more »

Kite Line- November 2, 2018: Being Heard- Prison and the Deaf Community

This post was originally published on this siteToday, we are sharing an interview with Talila Lewis and Dustin Gibson, two organizers and researchers addressing the intersection of disability and incarceration.  After TL describes the high stakes of being deaf in prison, they move on to sketch out the ways that children of color are disabled… Read more »

Kite Line- October 12, 2018: Voices of the Formerly Incarcerated, Part Two- Angola Prison’s Racist History

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we hear from Curtis Ray Davis II, who talks about the racist history of Angola Prison- the Louisiana State Penitentiary. After we read a statement from hunger striking prisoners in Orange County, we then hear a moving account from Davis. He talks about Louisiana’s non-unanimous verdict,… Read more »

Kite Line- October 5, 2018: Voices of the Formerly Incarcerated, Part One

This post was originally published on this siteThis week, we hear the stories of three men who share their experiences from years being on the inside. Khalid Raheem discusses his experiences with the Black Panther Party, solitary confinement, and educational options in prison. Carrington Keys talks with us about the Dallas Six case, and how… Read more »

Cops, Drugs and Rock

This post was originally published on this site Anarchists are opposed to the police because their primary purpose is to protect the interests of the owners of capital and the state. On S1312 we regularly report on police misconduct and brutality because the poor, working class, vulnerable and minorities are targeted most by the police…. Read more »

Kite Line- September 7, 2018: The Attica Liberation Faction

This post was originally published on this siteThis week we are honoring the anniversary of the Attica Prison Uprising of 1971. The current National Prison Strike began on August 21st, the anniversary of George Jackson’s assassination, and is slated to end in two days, on September 9th. We have updates on the prison facilities across… Read more »

Kite Line- August 31, 2018: Strike Solidarity From Inside South Carolina’s Prisons

This post was originally published on this siteThe National Prison Strike is on its second week. Shutdowns have been confirmed in five Florida prisons, with new strike activity in Georgia, California, and Maryland. Although information is slow to come in, we know of a hunger strike in Indiana, commissary boycotts in South Carolina, and solidarity… Read more »