Category Archive: Political Prisoners

Jun 10

Summer With Assata

Voices of Liberation is excited to be part of the Summer With Assata –  a series of  events to educate ourselves and our community about the life, work and legacy of Assata Shakur and the reality faced by her and others in exile or political prisoners. www.facebook.com/summerwithassata www.twitter.com/summerwassata www.tumblr.com/summerwithassata IG: SummerWithAssata

Aug 01

Film Screening “Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary” 8/29

Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary Presented by Blackstonian.com, Voices of Liberation and Organize the Hood Thursday, August 29, 2013 7:00pm – 9:20pm Landmark Kendall Square Cinema Cambridge, MA $13.00 General Admission Movie presentation of Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary Before he was convicted of murdering a policeman in 1981 and sentenced to die, Mumia Abu-Jamal was a …

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Jun 17

Petition “President Barack Obama: Remove Assata Shakur from the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” List

Sign the Petition Dear President Obama: We write to urge you to overrule the FBI’s decision to put Assata Shakur, aka Joanne Chesimard, on the “Most Wanted Terrorists List, with $1 Million FBI Reward Offered for Information Leading to Her Capture and Return,” as phrased by the FBI’s May 2, 2013 announcement. This $1 million …

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Jun 19

First Minute of a New Day 21 July 12

  Jericho New England and the Middle East Present: A Musical Tribute to Gil Scott-Heron Saturday July, 21 8PM $20 @ Middle East (Downstairs) Featuring (RIP) Gil Scott-Heron’s very own Midnight Band Concert to Support Political Prisoners Feat. – Foundation Movement – Spiritchild – Evan Greer – Natural Bliss – Not4Prophet Revolutionary Wisdom from former …

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Oct 19

OCUPA EL BARRIO – BOSTON

BLACK-UPY BOSTON: NEGROS | LATINOS | GENTE DE CABO VERDE DE DEWEY SQUARE A DUDLEY SQUARE Viernes 21 de OCT, 2011 | 6 pm DUDLEY SQUARE PLAZA (En el cruce entre Dudley St., Malcolm X Blvd., y Washington St.) Cuestiones que se discutirán: INJUSTICIA ECONÓMICA | DESEMPLEO | REGISTRO CRIMINAL CORI | VIOLENCIA / ASESINATOS …

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Oct 18

Occupy the Hood Boston – Friday October 21 6PM Dudley Sq.

Join the Blackstonian, 10,000 Strong Boston, Voices of Liberation, Brothers for Boston, the Union of Minority Neigborhoods, the National Action Network, and solidarity from Occupy Boston. We are trying to utilize the energy and passion generated by the organizers of the Occupy movement around the issues of forclosures, unemployment, education, police brutality, economic injustice, human services, …

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Aug 29

U.S.TRUTH & RECONCILIATION COMMISSION

Calling for a U.S.”TRUTH & RECONCILIATION COMMISSION” To address the unconditional release of U.S. held Political Prisoners. http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/usatrc/ Petitions by iPetitions.com | Get Widget US Truth and Reconciliation Commission – By Dr. Mutulu Shakur

Aug 22

Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin Habeas Denied

After six years the Habeas Corpus Petition of Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (f/k/a H. Rap Brown) was denied last week. More information will be forthcoming, including ways people can provide assistance, in near future, Insha’llah. Please keep Imam Jamil and his family in your prayers. International Committee in Support of Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (ICISIJAA)

Oct 26

Nov. 4th @7 PM– Event for Mumia Abu Jamal and Tarek Mehanna

***MUMIA ABU JAMAL AND TAREK MEHANNA*** Two men locked up because of outrageous racism…Two men in prison because of blatant injustice by the so-called “Justice” Department… Two men who continue to stand for justice! This is a critical time: For Mumia, a pivotal court hearing is scheduled for November 9th in Philadelphia. At stake is …

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Aug 23

5K Run in Solidarity with Political Prisoners: Support Leonard Peltier and Tarek Mehanna

WHEN: Saturday, September 18, 10:00 am RAIN OR SHINE!WHERE: Jamaica Pond Boathouse (Jamaica Plain, MA) Running Down the Walls came early this year (Saturday, 8/7)–thanks to all who attended in spite of late notice. Since many couldn’t attend, we have decided to keep up our tradition in Boston and hold another 5K run at Jamaica …

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Aug 23

Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Safiya Asya Bukhari, freedom fighter and former political prisoner

Celebrating the Life & Legacy of Safiya Asya Bukhari, freedom fighter and former political prisoner Saturday August 28, 20107:00-9:00pmLucy Parsons Center, 549 Columbus Ave. Please Join us for a short documentary about her life and work, and selected readings of her book, The War Before Discussion to follow–Topics include: Resistance and Sacrifice Building and Sustaining …

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Jun 04

3rd Annual 10,000 Strong Boston – June 20th – Franklin Park Playstead

Please take this opportunity to use this community event as it was meant to be! Many are concerned about recent violence and lack of opportunity for our youth Use this event to speak to the community, join with existing efforts, develop or unveil plans. GET INVOLVED!!! BE PART OF THE SOLUTION. 3rd Annual 10,000 Strong BostonSunday, June 20th …

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Apr 04

Save the Date: April 24th, Free Tarek! Benefit Show & CD Release Party!

FREE TAREK! BENEFIT SHOW AND CD RELEASE PARTY Food, Raffle & Live Music to support TAREK MEHANNA and all political prisoners! SATURDAY, APRIL 24th, 20106:00pm @ Spontaneous Celebrations45 Danforth Street, Jamaica Plain, MA(Stoneybrook T-stop on the Orange Line) $10 – 30 sliding scale suggested donation.Any donation over $15 gets you a FREE CD with entrance!All …

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Mar 12

Theater Event – Former Puerto Rican Political Prisoners in MA & RI

http://boricuahumanrights.org/political-prisoners/crime-against-humanity/ Imagine 30 years of your life living in a space 6 feet by 9 feet. Imagine being confined in isolation with no human contact. Imagine the shakedowns, the strip searches and the complete disregard for your humanity. Crime Against Humanity is a play based on the real life experiences of 14 Puerto Rican political …

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Feb 21

SPOTLIGHT ON REPRESSION

SPOTLIGHT ON REPRESSION A Fundraiser for the Jericho Movement to Free All Political Prisoners The Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH, 2010 6-9:00PM Doors open at 5:30 SPONTANEOUS CELEBRATIONS 45 DANFORTH STREET, JAMAICA PLAIN, MA (Stonybrook stop on the Orange Line) UPDATES ON POLITICAL PRISONERS LEONARD PELTIER, OSO BLANCO, MUMIA ABU JAMAL KEYNOTE …

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Feb 07

February 6th Statement by Leonard Peltier

Greetings to everyone, 34 years. It doesn’t even sound like a real number to me. Not when one really thinks about being in a jail cell for that long. All these years and I swear, I still think sometimes I’ll wake up from this nightmare in my own bed, in my own home, with my …

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Jan 27

Supreme Court opens door to Mumia’s execution

BY JEFF MACKLER In a dangerous decision and a break with its own precedent, the U.S. Supreme Court, on Jan. 19, opened the door wide to Pennsylvania prosecutors’ efforts to execute the innocent political prisoner, murder frame-up victim, award-winning journalist, and world-renowned “Voice of the Voiceless,” Mumia Abu-Jamal. Six months earlier, on April 6, the …

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Jan 27

Sundiata Acoli’s Statement, January 2010

This is a statement written by Sundiata, read by hip hop artist Hasan Salaam. Produced by the The Sundiata Acoli Freedom Campaign. To get involved: –www.sundiataacoli.org –myspace.com/freesundiata -thesafc@gmail.com