racism

Nationwide Prisoners Strike; Remember Attica

Greetings from the entire PBSP-SHU Short Corridor Hunger Strike Representatives. We are hereby presenting this mutual agreement on behalf of all racial groups here in the PBSP-SHU Corridor. Wherein, we have arrived at a mutual agreement concerning the following points:

1. If we really want to bring about substantive meaningful changes to the CDCR system in a manner beneficial to all solid individuals, who have never been broken by CDCR’s torture tactics intended to coerce one to become a state informant via debriefing, that now is the time to for us to collectively seize this moment in time, and put an end to more than 20-30 years of hostilities between our racial groups.”

With these opening words, California prisoners announced an end to racial hostilities as they moved to struggle for their rights back in 2012. Now, a new movement is afoot. On September 9, prisoners across the United States struck to protest their conditions. They chose that date because on Sept. 9 of 1971 prisoners rose up at Attica State Prison in New York to demand their rights. Many were brutally gunned down and many survivors were tortured.

Across the nation, rallies and protests were held in support of this new movement. Here in Oakland, a rally was held on Sept. 10. Here is a video of the rally:

Defend Prisoner Rights

  • For full union rights for prisoners
  • Prisoners to be covered by minimum wage laws
  • End solitary confinement and all forms of abuse and torture of prisoners
  • Full voting rights for prisoners, ex-prisoners, and all those under court supervision
  • End overcrowding
  • Real job training and guaranteed job upon leaving prison

 

Agreement to end racial hostilities.

Agreement to end racial hostilities.

acuerdo

Categories: racism, rebellion

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