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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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New Year

A new year, same shit! I’m not really a writer and don’t really like writing, and don’t have anything in particular to write about, so I’ll just put things down as it pops in my head. Lately, my mind has … Continue reading

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A Look at the Free Alabama Movement

“Non-violence is itself just an insidious hypocritical form of violence, a sign of certain people’s inability to stand up for themselves as human beings.” My critique of the Free Alabama Movement (FAM) springs from my belief as an anarchist and … Continue reading

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Kuwasi Balagoon: Anarchist Warrior

[Note: December 2016 marks both what would have been Kuwasi’s 70th birthday and the 30th anniversary of his death (murder) from AIDS-related illnesses while serving a life sentence on charges related to the robbery of a Brinks armored car undertaken … Continue reading

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Update from C-dorm (10/7)

This is Michael reporting from Holman. Oct. 7th at 2:00 am there was/is a disturbance where prisoners in C-dorm got into an argument with other prisoners, and the riot squad pig that is temporarily working at Holman placed a chain … Continue reading

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Riot squad attacks C-dorm (10/3)

The riot squad hit C-dorm like a tornado. Destroyed much of our property. Confiscated over forty knives and I don’t know how many phones. They came early this morning, Monday the third of October, in full riot gear. They are … Continue reading

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Riot squad arrives at Holman (10/2)

As of 6:00pm at shift change, the riot squad arrived at Holman, but not in riot gear. They say they are here due to the shortage of staff. That may be true, but we believe that they also have more … Continue reading

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Update from Holman (10/2)

Clenched fist salute: this is a short update to inform everyone that the riot squad did not arrive at Holman prison as was expected, but we do believe that they will most likely come sometime this week. Holman prison is … Continue reading

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Report from Holman (9/27)

About 12:00am a prisoner was stabbed by another prisoner while in the bed asleep. The disturbance came after the perpetrator ran out the dorm. The pigs let the prisoner in C-dorm even after being told earlier not let anyone in … Continue reading

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