Prison Focus Radio Archives

January 27, 2022 We get an update on Corcoran State Prison from Mwalimu Shakur, AG8738, Corcoran SP 3A-02-144, P.O. Box 3461, Corcoran CA 93212; Nube reads a poem, 'American Negro' from Rashad El, 1179337, Jefferson City CI 4C-207, 8200 No More Victims Rd., Jefferson City, MO 65101; We hear success curtailed by racist fascism from Dr. Michael D. Williams, 00133193, Bibb County CF, 565 Bibb Lane, Brent, AL 35034; Nube reads a letter Law enforcement dereliction of duty is a public welfare offense, from Brian Keith Barnett, AS7182, Wasco SP A3-112, P.O. Box 8800, Wasco, CA 93280; lastly we hear Nube's call from Oba Lee Frelimo, J25506, Folsom SP, P.O. Box 715076, Represa, CA 95671.

January 13, 2022 We hear from Andre Tinnon, corruptly accused and serving a life sentence in as Wisconsin prison. He shares with us the debilitating affects of solitary confinement and what he asks to stay sane; we also hear Danny Gibbs of the Ohio Strikers of 2022 - although he's clear it's about all of them, not just him - calling from a Toledo prison to share the demands of the hunger strikers and the suicidal conditions they're exposing through the strikes.

January 6, 2022 Today we spend the hour speaking with Joka Heshima Jinsai about the urgent Institutional Restitution campaign. Please sign petition: https://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/restitution-now-support-the-concept-of-institutional-restitution-today

December 30, 2021 Nube reads some of the many letters from prisoners expressing their love, support, advice and more in response to the SF Bay View's November article "Was the Bay View infiltrated by a 'rock star' informant?" We also hear an excerpt of Michael Zaharibu Dorrough's article "Wrongful convictions and racism as a Human Rights crisis..." from Prison Focus issue 61. Move into the new year with hope and strength.

December 23. 2021 An "angry critique" from Troy T. Thomas aka Asar Imhotep Amen, PhD, "What working poor Black folks need to realize as we protest for better conditions in Amerika;" Tribute to Russell Maroon Shoatz, we hear a 2011 interview and read a statement about his joining the ancestors December 17, 2021 by Abolitionist Law Center.

December 16, 2021 We spend the hour with Jeff Ace Walker speaking with us about his transformation during his 16-year modern-day enslavement for a wrongful conviction while now wrongfully sitting in a jail cell, and his campaign "Clear Jeff Ace Walker's name." Please sign the petition at Change.org, go to FB under same name and read his article "No warning shot" at sfbayview.com. You can write to him at Mr. Jeff Walker, 457039, SF County Jail #2, San Francisco, CA 94103.

December 9, 2021 We listen to excerpts of the 3rd Annual Ratcliff Awards on December 7, 2021, hosted by Minister King X and co-sponsored by K.A.G.E. Universal, California Prison Focus and SF Bay View newspaper. We hear from multiple people in the movement on both sides of the wall.

December 2, 2021 Nube reads a variety of letters, Dennis Hopper from HDSP, Steven McCain on Open Prison Initiative; shake it up a bit with Khafre Jay of Hip Hop for Change; poetry from Rashad El; wisdom from Elder Hunger Striker Baridi Williamson.

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