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Ongoing Work Strike at Holman Prison

On the evening of Friday, October 3, 2017 prisoners at Holman prison in Alabama began a work strike in protest to the suspension of weekend family visitation, the continued and ongoing of harassment by Alabama Department of Corrections CERT (riot … Continue reading

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Reportback on the October 1st 5k Run in Solidarity with Marius Mason

On Sunday, October 1st, i and two other prisoners began our 5k run after reading a zine on Marius. Neither of the two other runners were familiar with Marius, but after reading both expressed their admiration for him. i and … Continue reading

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Running Down the Walls 2017

I just want everyone to know that i and a few others will be running on October 1st. i don’t know if we will run the entire 5k, but if not, we’ll walk the rest. This will be my first … Continue reading

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Black August Resistance – 2017/Holman

I’ve been taking part in Black August activities since about 1989 and it has been a tradition here at Holman prison for the last ten years of so to observe Black August. Black August began in the 1970s as Black … Continue reading

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Post-June 11th 2017 Statement

One of the things that power wants to do is isolate all those held captive by the state and induce a sense of helplessness and abandonment in the captive’s psyche towards those on the outside – especially towards those who … Continue reading

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Exarchia, Athens (Greece): Banner drop in solidarity with Michael Kimble

From Contrainfo On Sunday June 11 2017, international day in support with long-term anarchist prisoners, we dropped a banner from Themistokleous 58 squat in solidarity with the comrade Michael Kimble, incarcerated in Holman prison, Alabama. Michael Kimble is a gay … Continue reading

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June 11th statement

[PDF for printing] For me communication with comrades on the outside of these prison walls has been key in keeping me on point and sane in this artificial world of all-pervasive domination. We anarchists are not immune to the blues … Continue reading

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Religion Used as Recuperative and Pacification Program

The ongoing recuperation and pacification program targeting rebellious prisoners here at Holman prison by the state and in collusion with outside religious ministries has prompted me to write about the absurdity of religion and the logic of submission it induces. … Continue reading

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The Holman Agenda

A newsletter produced by the authorities at Holman Prison, citing rewards for dorm-wide non-violence and creating an incentive for prisoners to prevent direct action by other prisoners in their dorms. “Starting on February 1, 2017, all inmates at Holman Correctional … Continue reading

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Abolitionist or Demolitionist? (Words Carry Meanings)

During the 19th century those who were against chattel slavery were called “Abolitionists” and they organized what was called The Underground Railroad, a vast conspiracy consisting of slaves, escaped slaves, free-Blacks, whites, Natives, secret codes, routes, safe houses, defense forces, … Continue reading

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