Lynne Stewart

Quit haunting me, Amiriman

Submitted by Raymond Nat Turner on Tue, 03/04/2014 - 11:14

by BAR poet-in-Residence Raymond Nat Turner

Put an APB out, forthwith, posthaste on

Dem Nuremberg Negroz, assets in alligator combat boots,

Armani flak jackets, suede suicide vests and Louis Vuitton

Saddlebags packed with C-4, impostors posing as peoples’ servants,

We Must Open Our Eyes to America’s Political Prisoners

Submitted by Danny Pforte on Mon, 10/07/2013 - 19:54

by Danny Pforte

The United States, with by far the largest prison population in the world, denies that it holds even one person for political reasons. In reality, the very size and ferocity of the American Gulag sends a clear political message to all: “challenging the US imperial order, or merely being disruptive to the dictates of private property, can lead to human disappearance.”

A Tale of Two Political Prisoners – and You Can Help Both of Them

Submitted by Glen Ford on Tue, 03/19/2013 - 23:37

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by executive editor Glen Ford

Two heroic political prisoners need your urgent help. Albert Woodfox, of the Angola 3, has spent four decades in solitary confinement. Lynne Stewart, the people’s lawyer, is fighting cancer in a Texas prison cell. “Lynne’s family and legions of supporters are asking that she be given compassionate release from prison so that she can at least have a chance at survival.”

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Christopher Dorner: The Defector Who Went Out With A Bang

Submitted by Glen Ford on Wed, 02/13/2013 - 12:36

A Black Agenda Radio commentary by executive editor Glen Ford

The ghost of Nat Turner did not descend on LA over the past week, although lots of Black folks imagined as much. Christopher Dorner’s fans “embraced his death-throe defection from the LAPD, and imbued him with qualities they wish were reliably available to the struggle: a Nat Turner, or a Spook Who Sat By the Door.”

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