Daily Archives: September 2, 2016

Prisoner Labor Strike Nationwide September 9

Nationally Coordinated Prisoner Work Stoppage Sept. 9, 2016 Prisoners from across the United States have released this call to action for a nationally coordinated prisoner labor strike against prison slavery. This is a Call to Action Against Slavery in America In one voice, rising from the cells of long term solitary confinement, echoed in the…

There Is No Forgetting: Poetry excerpt

Excerpt from: There Is No Forgetting by Dorothy “Dottie” Payne   There can be no forgetting this:   No forgetting this blood in our streets; No forgiving the green in the pockets of those who choose not to see; No forgiving the cunning, the deceit, the fondling under our sheets; No ignoring the stain on…

KPFK Board Elections, Fund Drive: Vote, Donate!

KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles (www.kpfk.org), part of the Pacifica Foundation family of radio stations, is holding an election for Local Station Board members. Ballots went out August 15 to nearly 15,000 listener-sponsor members of the station, and over 200 paid and unpaid staff members. The two constituencies will elect delegates to serve for three…

Labor Day March & Rally in Wilmington

Celebrate Labor Day this year at the Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Labor Coalition’s 37th Annual Labor Solidarity Parade in Wilmington, California. The march starts at Broad and E Streets; assembly starts at 8:00 am and the march departs at 10:00 am. After the march, there will be a rally in Banning Park (PCH at “M”)…

Court Decisions Impact Mumia Abu-Jamal

Court action has potential to re-open Mumia’s criminal conviction! On August 7, Mumia Abu-Jamal filed an appeal based on a U.S. Supreme Court case decided in June. In a startling 5-3 decision (Williams v. the Commonwealth of PA), the U.S. Supreme Court held that former DA and retired Pennsylvania Chief Justice, Ronald D. Castille, violated…

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