Journal of Prisoners on Prisons V15 #2 & V16 #1

Journal of Prisoners on Prisons V15 #2 & V16 #1

by ASHANTI ALSTON

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Overview


For 25 years, the Journal of Prisoners on Prisons (JPP) has been a prisoner written, academically oriented and peer reviewed, non-profit journal, based on the tradition of the penal press. It brings the knowledge produced by prison writers together with academic arguments to enlighten public discourse about the current state of carceral institutions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780776609317
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
Publication date: 04/15/2007
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Viviane Saleh-Hanna and Ashanti Omowali Alston .................................v

A SPECIAL BLACK PANTHER POLITICAL PRISONERS ISSUE

Editors’ Introduction: Responding to Centuries of Violence, Imprisonment

and Oppression

Viviane Saleh-Hanna and Ashanti Omowali Alston .................................1

ARTICLES

Introduction: American Apocalyse

Dylan Rodriguez .....................................................................................10

Liberation or Gangsterism: Freedom or Slavery?

Russell Maroon Shoatz ...........................................................................51

The Ethics of Black Atonement in Racist America: The Execution of Stanley Tookie Williams

Dhoruba al-Mujahid Bin-Wahad ............................................................80

The Perverse Slave Mentality

Jalil Muntaqim ........................................................................................87

Soledad Brother George Jackson—Memories of Comrade George

Kiilu Nyasha ...........................................................................................91

Before Guantanamo or Abu Ghraib were the Black Panthers

Mumia Abu-Jamal ..................................................................................96

How the US Destroyed the Black Panther Party and Continues to Persecute its Veterans

John Bowman .......................................................................................101

The New York Panther 21 Trial: Fighting “Democratic Fascism”

Dhoruba al-Mujahid Bin-Wahad ..........................................................107

A Woman’s Journey in the BPP and BLA: Safi ya Bukhari, 1950-2003

Safi ya Bukhari ......................................................................................124

My Prison Experiences and What Keeps Me Struggling

Sundiata Acoli ......................................................................................148

Neutralize and Destroy: The Continuing Vendetta Against the Panthers

Larry Pinkney and Gerald Sanders ......................................................150

Let 100 Mandelas Bloom: Who Needs Prisons and Who do the Prisons Need?

Veronza Bowers ....................................................................................157

On Being a Black Panther

Herman Bell ..........................................................................................175

Release Ruchell Cinque Magee: Sole Survivor of the August 7, 1970 Courthouse Slave Rebellion!

Ruchell Cinque Magee with Kiilu Nyasha ............................................178

Bismillah Ir Rahman Ir Raheem

Bashir Hameed .....................................................................................182

Interview with Hugo Pinell

Hugo Pinell and Kiilu Nyasha ..............................................................186

Parole Denial Appeal

Robert ‘Seth’ Hayes ..............................................................................201

Two More Black Activists Resist and are Jailed: October 5, 2005

Claude Marks .......................................................................................203

Revive the Federal Parole System

Sundiata Acoli ......................................................................................207

Marshall Law: Excerpts from a Memoir

Eddie Conway .......................................................................................211

The Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins with the First Step: May 2006

Robert ‘Seth’ Hayes ..............................................................................240

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