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Heroes: A Conversation with Albert Woodfox and Robert King (of the Angola 3)
heroes.jpgHeroes: A Conversation with Albert Woodfox and Robert King (of the Angola 3) is a short video being released at this time to highlight another dimension of the protests taking place around the world supporting Black Lives Matter and to draw attention to racism in criminal justice systems around the world.
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21 Jun 2020 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Race
Protest in Solidarity with George Floyd Attacked by Police
Mainstream media is reporting that police pepper sprayed protesters outside the District D4 police station on Harrison Ave. yesterday. The protest was against the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police.
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30 May 2020 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Race
Developing Countries Struggle with Coronavirus Health and Economic Impacts
From Ecuador to the Dominican Republic to Ethiopia, developing countries are struggling to obtain aid and financing to address the health and economic impacts of the coronavirus.
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02 May 2020 | Filed under: News / International
Angola 3 Newsletter: DECARCERATE!!!!
Laura-in-Albany.jpgWe dedicate this newsletter to the men, women and children in detention centers, jails and prisons, where they are unable to social distance or sanitize--leaving them to anxiously wait for the virus to take hold in their facilities. Please encourage your local governments to take action before the virus hits. We spotlight the many ways to take action for human rights in prisons.
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03 Apr 2020 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Race
Work Stoppage by ICE Detainees in Bristol County Correctional Center
Yesterday the FANG Collective reported a labor strike in Bristol County Correctional Center. From the FANG Twitter feed:

People detained by ICE in Bristol County have launched a work stoppage to demand safer conditions and to be released. They are now being retaliated against by guards and Bristol County Sheriffs. Reports are still coming in.
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01 Apr 2020 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Social Welfare
All Out Against Fascist Rally Saturday Feb. 22
86695007_3138916062837060_4878400781679591424_o.jpgCall to oppose far-Right group mobilizing for a rally in support of the police and ICE this Saturday at 11 AM in the Boston area. Facebook event here with more information.
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21 Feb 2020 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Politics
Northeastern NLG Students Release Report on Massachusetts Campus Police
The following is reposted from the National Lawyers Guild web site.

Ahead of the annual NLG Week Against Mass Incarceration, NLG members from Northeastern Law and Chicago NLG have produced a report on private campus police forces using the Northeastern University Police Department as a case study. We encourage all NLG student chapters to conduct similar research on the private campus police forces at their schools and share the results! Please check out the full report as well as this guide to replicating the project.
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23 Jan 2020 | Filed under: Announcement / Education : Police and Prisons
Angola 3 Newsletter: National Book Awards, Smithsonian Scholars, A3 in SF and more
zulu-xmas-2016.jpgThis issue of our newsletter provides an update on recent A3 activities, including upcoming events, media interviews with Albert Woodfox and Robert King, reviews of Albert's memoir "Solitary," the National Book Awards, Smithsonian Institute Scholars, and an update from SULC Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell about A3 ally & current Angola inmate Kenny "Zulu" Whitmore.
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04 Dec 2019 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Race
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