Institutionalized racism and censorship are relatives

Moorbey'z Blog

 

Statement from the Pelican Bay Human Rights Movement First Amendment Campaign

 

by Sondai Dumisani, Abasi Ganda, Mutope Duguma, Abdul O. Shakur, Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa

 

'Censorship Pelican Bay' drawing by Michael D. Russell, web
Drawing by Michael David Russell, C-90473, D7-217, P.O. Box 7500, Crescent City CA 95532

The San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper for March 2013, Vol. 38, Issue 3, was censored by staff at Pelican Bay due to an article titled “Prisoners’ peaceful protest to resume July 8 if demands are not met” on Page 3 in the “Behind Enemy Lines” section. The article was written by our four representatives, Sitawa Nantambu Jamaa, Arturo Castellanos, Todd Ashker and Antonio Guillen.

Before it was sent to Willie and Mary Ratcliff for publication, it was sent to the following: Gov. Brown, the secretary and undersecretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and to the warden of Pelican Bay State Prison

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