Prison Focus Radio Archives

November 11, 2021 We spend the whole hour in conversation with Hatari Olugbala, home after 32 years in Pelican Bay State Prison and others, speaking on his Warriors Healing Program addressing historic and systemic trauma to Black people.

November 4, 2021 We spend the whole hour in tribute to beloved Black Liberation freedom fighter, Assata Shakur.

October 28, 2021 This is the week of the Tribunal taking place Oct. 22-25. We hear witness testimony from former political prisoner Seku Odinga; witness testimony from former youth prisoner Saleem Holbrook, Executive Director of Abolitionist Law Center; we learn that political prisoner Russell Maroon Shoatz has been given compassionate release after 49 years!; political prisoner David Gilbert has been given parole after 40+ years!; Nube reads the Iternational Jurors' Executive Summary of the verdict- GUILTY on all five counts! And acts of GENOCIDE have indeed been committed by the US government and it's agencies!

October 21, 2021 We continue with the youth voices regarding the International Tribunal 2021 WE CHARGE GENOCIDE; Mel Charles of @agapemvmt on Franz Fanon's quote "Each generation must, out of relative obscurity, discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it." Kevin Steele of Bring Mumia Home and Root & Branch Collective on next steps; Nube reads "The Tribunal" by Jihad Abdul Mumit Chair of National Jericho Movement, "In the Spirit of Mandela Tribunal is a stepping stone toward New Afrikan independence" by Abbas Muntaqim and a statement by Joka Heshima Jinsai on genocide submitted into the 90+ page indictment for the international jurors.

October 7, 2021 We spend the rest if the month focusing on the upcoming International Tribunal 2021 We Charge Genocide. This week we'll hear excerpts from the first webinar which gives some background and back drop to the reasons for the tribunal. We also hear from our friend Zah, who despite suffering the genocidal sentence of LWOP continues to assert his humanity thereby uplifting ours.

September 30, 2021 We hear from Taran Helms, a prisoner in Ohio, speak on writing, publishing, making his own way and being a 5%er; we also hear from Michi Dixon, out of CSATF, talking about the power of (Black) men being vulnerable. Nube reads and letter from Vincent A. Callender out of CSATF, about the insensitivity of not allowing prisoners to donate organs while alive- so he starts his own organization. Vincent A Callender, F27511, CSATF E-3-138, P.O.Box 5242, Corcoran CA 93212

September 23, 2021 We spend most of the hour hearing from Jamilia Land and her son Elijah Johnson on their developing action to address the crime against humanity that is Elijah's triple life sentence; Nube reads from an article "Black Love for Brown Pride" a show of solidarity, inside and out, for National Hispanic Heritage Month. Sent by Minister King X from Donald C-note Hooker, imprisoned artist and organizer.

September 16, 2021 We hear from Joka Heshima Jinsai on the continued struggle and the SF Bay View's role in it; We hear from Michi Dixon, prisoner at SATF speaking on self love; Nube reads and letter from Tupac Shakur to Public Enemy's Chuck D from 1995; We hear from Mfalme Sikivu (Dauntie Mitchell) from N.Y. who just came home after 25 years on a commutation by the governor, speaking on UFD, Ujamaa Fraternal Dynasty; We hear the first of more conversation to come from Jamilia Land of ACA3 and her son Elijah Johnson suffering a triple-life sentence for a crime he didn't commit.

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