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Liberated Political Prisoner Sekou Odinga Speaks Out (tags)

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

IRVINE - In an unassuming classroom somewhere on the UCI campus, about 80 people, most of them students, gathered to hear the words of the recently-released Black Liberation Army prisoner Sekou Odinga, imprisoned for 33 years for his role in the 1979 emancipation of BLA soldier Assata Shakur.

Odinga is on tour speaking to students and community members, not only to tell his story, but also to encourage others to work to free US-held political prisoners and prisoners of war. This Wednesday's lecture was just one of a series that included colleges in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Santa Barbara, as well a presentation to the community at the South Central Library on Saturday.

The presentation on Wednesday was preceded by a video about political prisoners from the Black Liberation Struggle, and then some words from a professor.

Then Odinga took the mic.

Lunch with Lynne and Ralph (tags)

police states

Lynne Stewart Loses Appeal (tags)

police state

Lynne Stewart Appeal for Justice (tags)

police state

Systemic Injustice Against Sundiata Acoli (tags)

repression

Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Update (tags)

wrongfully imprisoned

POLITICAL PRISONER JALIL MUNTAQIM RELEASES “WE ARE OUR OWN LIBERATORS” BOOK (tags)

A former member of the Black Panther Party and the Black Liberation Army, Muntaqim is one of the world's longest held political prisoners, having been incarcerated in the United States since 1971.

Ojore Lutalo Update and Support (tags)

Ojore Lutalo Update and Support

OJORE LUTALO ARRESTED GOING HOME FROM LA ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR (tags)

OJORE LUTALO ARRESTED GOING HOME FROM LA ANARCHIST BOOKFAIR

Political Prisoner Jalil Muntaqim Denied Parole (tags)

the face of political persecution in America

Lynne Stewart: Heroic Human Rights Lawyer Jailed (tags)

The US criminal justice system betrayed this heroic woman

Black Liberation Docs Now Online (tags)

Publications from the Black Panthers, Black Liberation Army and more online in PDF form and free. Exciting.

What Mumia Abu-Jamal Never Learned (tags)

On the eve of the United States premiere of In Prison My Whole Life at the Sundance Festival on January 20-25, the battle for the life and freedom of Mumia Abu-Jamal heats up in the news media and the streets of far-flung cities while he awaits a crucial appellate court ruling and prepares to publish his sixth book from death row. Media activists present photographic evidence disproving the case against him.

LYNNE STEWART'S CRIME OF COURAGE, HONOR AND RESISTING TYRANNY (tags)

THE VINDICATION OF LYNNE STEWART

Hasan Shakur: A Maroon on Death Row (tags)

"Whether they murder me or not on Friday, I'm telling you, watch what Ima do, the ancestors are gonna be proud." Hasan Shakur uttered these powerful words a few days before he is scheduled to be executed in Texas, Thursday August 31st.

No Border Encuentro-Aug. 27-28, San Diego (tags)

(no)Border Encuentro, August 27-28th, San Diego Hola todos. Crazy times we find ourselves in. Millions of people forced to live underground, more than 3200 dead and tens of thousands more incapacitated crossing the border.

A New World in our Hearts: Anarchist May Day Festival! (tags)

http://www.dominantfiction.com/mayday.htm

Safiya Bukhari, 1950-2003 (tags)

There wasn't anything on the site about Safiya Bukhari, noted prison abolition activist, who passed away recently. She's someone to honor, so, here it is. Follow the link for a good page about her.

Kathy Boudin Granted Parole After 20 years (tags)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Kathy Boudin, the '60s radical who has served 22 years in prison for a 1981 armored car heist in which three men were killed, was granted parole Wednesday. Boudin, 60, a one-time member of the Weather Underground described as a model inmate in prison, had been denied parole just three months ago, as well as two years ago.

The State Sabotages Social Change Initiatives: History (tags)

Since COINTELPRO was used mainly against the progressive movements of the 1960s, its impact can be grasped only in the context of the momentous social upheaval which shook the country during those years. All across the United States, Black communities came alive with renewed political struggle. Most major cities experienced sustained, disciplined Black protest and massive ghetto uprisings. Black activists galvanized multi-racial rebellion among GIs, welfare mothers, students, and prisoners.

RUNNING DOWN THE WALLS (tags)

Information about a benefit for Politcal Prisoners this Saturday October 13 at Griffith Park.

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