Prisoners Won The Right To Stimulus Checks

By Keri Blakinger and Joseph Neff, NBC News. -

Last week, Thomas Root emailed his weekly legal newsletter from his office in Ohio to nearly 11,000 federal prisoners around the country — just as he’s done every Monday since 2015. That same [...]

Activists Mobilize To Help Incarcerated People Get Stimulus Checks

By Mike Ludwig, Truthout. -

For months incarcerated people and their families heard conflicting messages about whether they were eligible to receive the pandemic stimulus payments provided by Congress as the Trump [...]

This Is America: Prisoners In The Crosshairs, Mutual Aid Fire Relief

By It's Going Down. -

On this episode, we have a special report from Perilous Chronicle, about how prisoners are directly impacted by the climate change fueled wildfires in the Pacific Northwest. This audio report [...]

For Some, Homes And Neighborhoods Are Now Digital Prisons

By Eddie Conway, The Real News. -

Eddie Conway: Welcome to this episode of Rattling The Bars. I’m Eddie Conway, your host, coming to you from Baltimore. Recently, there has been a new book out by two authors that has done [...]

Pennsylvania Will Rule On Mumia’s Case, After Proceeding In Secret

By Noelle Hanrahan, Prison Radio. -

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has put Mumia Abu-Jamal's evidentiary hearing on hold.  The case is under seal and is proceeding in secret! This spring Mumia Abu-Jamal was back in court with a [...]

Grand Jury Resistor Jailed For Fighting Federal Repression Against BLM

At 3:00 pm, Wednesday, August 19th, Jesse Shackelford, 28, was taken into federal custody at the Dane County Jail and joined a long history of grand jury resisters. He claimed his Fifth Amendment [...]

New FOIA Docs Expose Conditions In Private Immigration Prison

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

New documents shed light on what activists are calling “a dark pattern of abuse” at a privately-run, for-profit prison in Virginia used by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Obtained by [...]

Jailer Who Organized Assault On An Inmate Sentenced To Prison

By Morgan Eads, Kentucky.com. -

A former deputy jailer has been sentenced to four years in federal prison after pleading guilty to violating the civil rights of an inmate at the Shelby County Detention Center. William [...]

Witness Against Torture Prison Hunger Strike

By Witness Against Torture. -

Shine’s hunger strike is now in its second week and the next few days of pressure are critical!  So WAT family: Contact Shane Tharrington and demand Shine's (Joseph Stewart #0802041) release [...]

Newly Released Video Shows Jailed Black Man Died In Custody

By Connor Perrett, Insider. -

Newly released video footage shows a Black man in custody in medical distress, repeatedly telling corrections officers he couldn't breathe as officers struggled to detain him after he experienced [...]

Occupy The Block For The Neville Family On Third Week

By the Triad Abolition Project. -

On day 22 of Occupy the Block #OccupyWSNC, demonstrators gathered at Bailey Park at 10 am. At 3 pm, approximately 300 occupiers, supporters, and the Neville Family gathered on the sidewalk [...]

Louisiana Supreme Court Upholds Racist Modern Day ‘Pig Law’

By Zack Linly, The Root. -

There has been plenty of discussion about whether prison is more about rehabilitation, punishment or keeping society safe. However, for Black people especially, it often seems like there’s a [...]

Private Prison To Pay $3.7 Million After Recording Attorney-Client Conversations

By Equal Justice Initiative. -

Private prison company CoreCivic and communications company Securus Technologies agreed on Friday to pay $3.7 million to settle federal claims that they illegally recorded attorney-client [...]

First Person: Sick And Afraid Inside San Quentin

By Kevin Cooper, ScheerPost.com. -

Death Row San Quentin Prison - We men and women who unfortunately have been sentenced to death and sent to death rows here at San Quentin State Prison (for men) and the Central California Women’s [...]

Calls For Video Related To John Neville’s Death Persist

By Lee Anne Denyer, WXII. -

Protesters made new demands of Forsyth County elected officials Tuesday, calling for a general increase in transparency from county leaders, and specifically, the release of video pertaining to [...]