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Compassion Opportunity

Fellow Lovers, Freedom Fighters & Kindness Seekers, One of the Pelican Bay Hunger Strikers, Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa, has been dealt another hard blow as his mother recently passed away. Sitawa is one of the courageous organizers of both the 2011, and 2013 hunger strikes and has been in solitary confinement for over 30 years. As […]

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#HASHTAG revolution!

Dear Lovers of Justice, As many of you know, Thursday April 17th marks the 42nd year of solitary confinement for the only  member of the Angola 3 remaining behind bars, Albert Woodfox. Although Albert’s conviction has been overturned 3-times by the courts — he remains in CCR (Louisiana’s version of Solitary Confinement). As a campaign […]

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Thoughts on the New Year: Habit Forming Enforcement

When you visit David Wade Correctional Center (where Albert remains unjustly held in solitary confinement) unlike both Angola and Hunt, your car is searched when you enter and again when you leave. There are signs that state- “no cameras, no drugs, no alcohol, no firearms”. The guards mindlessly follow up the hand painted restrictions while […]

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Giving Thanks & Perspective

On the heels of Thanksgiving– and for most of the holiday season we will be confronted by many of the frustrations of everyday life– the mini-deaths we all suffer: heavy traffic, mother-in-laws, the competing pressures of over consumption and under realized dreams, the inevitable challenges of the unknown. These confrontations seem to escalate from the […]

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