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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
Eddie Conway’s Update on Forgotten Political Prisoners
omaha2book.jpgFormer Black Panther political prisoner Eddie Conway hosts this special episode of Rattling the Bars highlighting political prisoners that are still imprisoned after several decades, including Ed Poindexter, Jamil Al Amin (formerly H Rap Brown), Leonard Peltier, and Mumia Abu-Jamal .
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04 Dec 2019 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Race
Reportback on Zulu Whitmore's Court Hearing Today
zulu-supporters-11-25-2019.jpgToday, November 25, a court hearing was held for Kenny "Zulu" Whitmore, a longtime Angola 3 friend and ally, who is still behind bars at Angola Prison. Following the hearing, we spoke with Southern University Law Center Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell about the hearing itself and the inspirational crowd of supporters who attended the hearing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Zulu's next court hearing is on December 11.
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29 Nov 2019 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Race
UMass Amherst Students Organizing Against Far-Right “Groyper” Troll
amass1.jpgOn November 12th, known far-Right troll, Louis Shenker, a student at UMass Amherst, disrupted the “Criminalizing Dissent: The Attack on BDS and Pro-Palestinian Voices” event, calling Linda Sarsour a “cockroach” and harassing audience members by recording them without permission and later posting these videos on Twitter.
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20 Nov 2019 | Filed under: News / Education : Human Rights : Palestine : Politics
Nov. 13: Albert Woodfox book tour in South Hadley, MA
albertwoodfox_eventphoto.pngOn Wednesday, November 13, 7:00pm, Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3 will be speaking at the Odyssey Bookshop in South Hadley, Massachusetts. He will be joined by lawyer George Kendall.

Event address:

Odyssey Bookshop
9 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
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09 Nov 2019 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : Police and Prisons : Race
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