Delbert Africa, MOVE Member Released from Prison in January After 41 Years, Has Died

He died of prostate and bone cancer, said his daughter, Yvonne Orr-El, who was among a handful of speakers at a news conference during which she and others alleged that he did not receive medical treatment in prison for 18 months after first noticing symptoms.

“Had my father received the treatment he needed, the healthy, strong, smiling, humorous, sarcastic man that I called my father would still be here today,” Orr-El, of Chicago, said standing in front of a MOVE-owned home in the 4500 block of Kingsessing Avenue.

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In Mourning, in Solidarity, and in Rage

by EF!J Editors Mazzie and Raven Photo by Fibonacci Blue on Flickr As vigils are planned nationwide, we would like to acknowledge some of the additional people who have been killed by cops over the past few weeks during the protests for the murder of George Floyd. Those people are David McAtee, Chris Beaty, Italia […]

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Marius Mason COVID-19 Update

from Support Marius Mason Marius has been in federal prison for 11 years of a nearly 22-year sentence. He was sentenced for acts of property damage carried out in defense of the planet, and is now housed at the Danbury FCI in Connecticut. May 17 COVID 19 update: As of this writing, Marius has been […]

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Vacant Migrant Child Jail Building Stormed in Chicago on May Day

from It’s Going Down On May 1st a group of outraged neighbors, abolitionists and other rabble-rousers came together to storm the gates and occupy a child detention center run by Heartland Alliance in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood. The child prison is currently under renovations and is temporarily unoccupied. According to the local news, “More than […]

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Post Release Fundraiser for Little Feather

Michael Giron, “Little Feather,” is a Water Protector from the Coastal Band of the Chumash Nation. He was charged with Civil Disorder and use of fire to commit a federal felony offense, arising from events of October 27, 2016 at Standing Rock. On May 30, 2018 he was sentenced to 36 months for civil disorder. […]

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Lockdown Outside Florida Governor’s Mansion

At 5am EST on April 17th 2020, a person locked themself to two concrete barrels in front of the mansion of Florida Governor Ron Desantis. The demands are the same as they have been for the past month: all incarcerated people must be immediately released during the covid19 pandemic, and in the mean time they must be given protective and sanitation supplies, and free and full access to communication.

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