Pelican Bay Hunger Strikers – 2 copies (send one to a prisoner)
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Pelican Bay Hunger Strikers: ‘We want to be validated as human’
Hunger strikes by California prisoners, fighting perpetual solitary confinement, arose in mid-summer 2011 and the fall just when the Occupy movement took off. The prisoners’ thoughts and actions put the criminal justice system on trial in the same spirit as the Occupy Everywhere movements put the capitalist system and its politics on trial. The hunger strikes shined a light on what is nearly universally recognized as torture at the belly of the beast of the criminal (in)justice system which, by any standard, can only be judged to be a total failure….
— Urszula Wislanka and Ron Kelch
Voices from within the Prison Walls
By D.A. Sheldon
News & Letters, 1998. 71 pp.
$8… Free to prisoners.
$16 for two copies: purchaser and a prisoner (includes postage.)
8 to 3: High School Prison Notes
Out of print, only available in digital form
Nov. 1970. A News & Letters Youth pamphlet published together with the Radical Student Union, Los Angeles.
A collection of articles written by high school students about their experiences, including articles on walkouts, what is education. By white, Black, and Latino students.
Download PDF: https://newsandletters.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Prison-Notes.pdfCategories: E-books and e-pamphlets, On Latinx/Chicanx struggles, On prisoners, On the Black dimension, On youth/students.