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Name: Black and Pink
Date registered: April 17, 2007

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  1. Message from Black & Pink Leadership Circle — November 30, 2017
  2. Letters from Our Family (November 2017) — November 10, 2017
  3. Message from Tray (November 2017) — November 9, 2017
  4. Letters to our Family (September 2017) — September 20, 2017
  5. Welcome Message from New National Director, Tray Johns! — September 13, 2017

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  1. Prison Censorship in America: The Ashley Jean Arnold Case — 4 comments
  2. Books for Queers – Read with Pride 2017 — 3 comments

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Message from Jason (February 2017)

Dear Friends, I hope this note finds you as well as possible. For those of you who have been allowed to go outside, maybe you have noticed some of the unseasonably warm weather that has been going across the country in February. As much as I don’t want global climate change to destroy our planet, …

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February Updates from SF/Flying Over Walls

Hello Family!   Letterwriting and mail processing events: Our next event will be our every-other-month letterwriting night at Somar Bar on Monday, February 27, 6:30-8:30pm (1727 Telegraph in Oakland). We will have letters to stuff to send inside to 185 of our members, so join us even if you aren’t wanting to penpal. Details/RSVP here. And …

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Message from Jason (January 2017)

Dear Friends, I hope this note finds you as well as possible. As I write this letter people around the country, and people around the world, are talking about the protests that took place during the inauguration and the Women’s marches that occurred all across the country. The Women’s Marches that occurred on January 21st …

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Letters To Our Family (January 2017)

Dear Black/Pink Family Hi, This is Bobbie from Texas and I would like to have a moment. In reading articles in the Black/Pink it occurs to me that the paper is a clearing house for news that concerns transgender women and other LGBT people. We need a little help, the  most dangerous ***** in America …

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Updates from SF/Flying Over Walls

2017 is happening in full swing! Whether you are out in the streets this week or not, we hope you are finding ways to stand in defense of our communities under siege. Our friend, Dean Spade, just put out a great interview about the ways our gov’t is at war with our targeted communities and …

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Recent Developments in 3 Cases involving HIV

Catherine Hanssens from The Center for HIV Law & Policy has provided this summary of recent developments in three cases involving HIV as proof of intent to harm. Two are criminal; one involves indefinite civil commitment based on the finding that the individual is a dangerous sex offender in need of supervision under NY’s Article 10. …

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Letters To Our Family (December 2016)

Hi to All My B&P Family, I am a positive person. And I do all I can each day to pass that on to others around me. And even though I have spent almost 22 years in prison I can still say that I learn and grow constantly. Even in the times when I am …

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Message from Jason (December 2016)

Dear friends, I hope this note finds you all as well as possible. As I write you this note Donald Trump is preparing to become president of our country. Over the last few weeks we have watched as he nominated white supremacists, bigots, banking executives, and Islamophobic lovers of war to different cabinet positions. You …

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT! National Organizer for Black and Pink!

(download announcement and job description HERE) Application Deadline: January 6, 2017 Start Date: March 15, 2017 To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Jason@blackandpink.org Summary Although Black and Pink provides many direct services to LGBTQ and/or HIV+ prisoners and court-involved people, the goal of our work is to strengthen the movement towards abolition …

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We recommit to fighting for liberation!

Given that some adults with voting privileges in the U.S. elected a man who deeply threatens our family members, we recommit to fighting toward our goals and values laid out in our analysis: Our goal is liberation. We have a radical view of the fight for justice: We are feminist. We are anti-racist. We want …

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