Contacting Political Prisoners

In light of the Judicial Lynching of Troy Davis, I hope to draw more attention to Political Prisoners who are still on death row.

The naked truth about Political Prisoners and the COINTELPRO program.

“COINTELPRO” was the FBI’s secret program to undermine the popular upsurge which swept the country during the 1960s. Though the name stands for “Counterintelligence Program,” the targets were not enemy spies. The FBI set out to eliminate “radical” political opposition inside the US. When traditional modes of repression (exposure, blatant harassment, and prosecution for political crimes) failed to counter the growing insurgency, and even helped to fuel it, the Bureau took the law into its own hands and secretly used fraud and force to sabotage constitutionally- protected political activity. Its methods ranged far beyond surveillance, and amounted to a domestic version of the covert action for which the CIA has become infamous throughout the world.

read more on COINTELPRO here

Contacting Political Prisoners

Always include a non-P.O. Box return address.

For a reply, include a Self Addressed Stamped Envelope.

Ask before you send any books, articles, etc. Some prisons may prohibit certain material.

Display humility and patience. These are real people fighting for their lives, with families and projects. (Yes, many stay busy.)

Tell them who you are (name/gender/age/race, etc.), a little about your political beliefs, your level of community activism and why you are writing.

Don’t badger someone to write you back.

Do not press for details on cases pending, unless you have information that can lead to proving someone’s innocence.

Mailing Addresses of Various Afrikan, Native American, Asian, Latino and Europen POWs

Sundiata Acoli Sundiata Acoli #39794-066 (Squire) P.O. Box 1000 FCI Otisville, NY 10963-1000

Charles ‘Sims’ Africa #AM4975 SCI Graterford, Box 244 – Graterford PA 19426-0244

Debbie ‘Sims’Africa #006307 451 Fullerton Ave – Cambridge Springs PA 16403

Delbert ‘Orr’ Africa #AM4985 SCI Dallas, Drawer K – Dallas PA 18612

Edward Goodman Africa # AM-4974 SCI Camp Hill, Box 200 – Camp Hill PA 17001

Janet ‘Holloway’ Africa #006308 451 Fullerton Ave – Cambridge Springs PA 16403

Janine ‘Phillips’ Africa #006309 451 Fullerton Ave – Cambridge Springs PA 16403

Michael ‘Davis’ Africa #AM4973 SCI Graterford, Box 244 – Graterford PA 19426

William ‘Phillips’ Africa #AM4984 SCI Dallas, Drawer K – Dallas, PA 18612

Herman Bell #79C262 Clinton Correctional Facility – Box 2001 – Dannemora, NY 1292

Marshall Eddie Conway #116469 Box 534 – Jessup, MD 20794

Bashir Hameed s/n James York #82A6313 Sullivan CF – Box AG, Riverside Drive – Fallsburg, NY 12733-0116

Robert ‘Seth’ Hayes #74A2280 Clinton Corr. Facility, P.O. Box 2000, Dannemora, NY 12929

Sekou Cinque T.M. Kambui s/n William J. Turk #113058 P.O. Box 5107 BCF – Union Springs AL 36089

Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin #EF492521, Georgia State Prison 100 Georgia Hwy 147 – Reidsville, GA 30499-9701

Sekou Odinga #05228-054 P.O. Box 1000 – Marion, IL 62959

Dr. Mutulu Shakur #83205-012 USP FLORENCE ADMAX U.S. PENITENTIARY, PO BOX 8500 FLORENCE, CO 81226

Tayari Uhuru s/n Ronald Payne Delaware Correctional Center – Smyrna, DE 19977

Kojo Bomani Sababu s/n Grailing Brown #39384-066 3906 Klein Blvd – Lompoc,CA 93436

Mumia Abu Jamal #AM8335 SCI Green – 175 Progress Drive – Waynesburg PA 15370

Fred “Muhammad” Burton #AF3896 Drawer R Huntington, PA 16652

Raymond “Hassan” Crawford #AF5703 Box 244 Graterford, PA 19426-0244

Hanif Shabazz-Bey s/n Beaumount Gereau Wallens Ridge State Prison Box 759 Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

Leonard Peltier #89637-132 PO Box 1000 – Leavenworth KS 66048

Marilyn Buck 00482-285, Unit B, 5701 8th Street, Camp Parks,- Dublin, CA 94568

Last Update: 2-Nov-2008 at AssataShakurSpeaks


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