Category Archive: revolt

Letters to Our Family (September 2016)

To my Black and Pink family, How is everybody doing? Both behind the walls and in the free world. Well, my name is Edward a.k.a. Sincere. I have been receiving this newsletter for some time now, but, this is my first time writing. So, real quick, I’m a Black and Indian bi-sexual man locked up …

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Message from Jason (September 2016)

Dear friends, I hope this note finds you doing as well as possible. I want to begin by recognizing all of those who participated in any kind of action on September 9th. We cannot go in to much detail about the actions that took place on that day around the country. If we did, the …

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JOB POSTING – Black and Pink National Office Manager Job Description

Job Announcement! Job Announcement! Job Announcement! Job Announcement! Black and Pink National Office Manager Job Description Summary: The role of the Black and Pink National Office Manager is to ensure an orderly and efficient office to enable the extensive work of the organization. This individual maintains healthy office systems, at both office locations (The City …

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Billy from Texas on the September 9th Prisoner Strike


So family something is going to happen across this great nation. (yeah right), on September 9th of 2016. There is a call for a nation-wide work stoppage for many reasons but to bring to light what’s going on. Slave Labor People, when TDC is part of the stock market due to our labor and skills …

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August in Chicago –it’s happening!

Hey there pen-pals, volunteers & supporters! Here’s some updates & announcements from the crew at Black & Pink Chicago this month.  As always – follow us on facebook for more up to date info, and drop us a line at if you have any questions. Fam Mail: “Queer Reels: A Fundraiser for Black & Pink Inside …

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Message from Jason (July/August 2016)

Dear friends, I hope this note finds you as well as possible. I know that some folks are probably melting in the heat. I know that some prisons are not providing appropriate ventilation, air conditioning, and fans. Please know that you are being thought of during the summer heat. As you go through this month’s …

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Letters to Our Family (July 2016)

To All of Our Black and Pink Family, After the horrible act of hate that claimed the lives of 49 or our brothers and sisters in Orlando, Florida, the LGBTQI Two Spirit community here at USP Tucson made history as we came together to celebrate the first ever LGBTQI 2 Spirit History/Pride event in the …

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Boston-based organizations denounce the American Correctional Associaton!


PRESS RELEASE BOSTON—A coalition of Boston-based justice organizations denounces the American Correctional Association (ACA) and will protest the group’s annual conference, to be held August 5-10 at Hynes Convention Center. The ACA, which a federal appeals court Judge David L. Bazelon has called a “propaganda vehicle for corrections authorities,” promotes prison profiteering and rubber stamps …

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Upcoming Community Dinners

The next Chicago community dinners will be: Sunday, July 24th (with Chicago Community Bond Fund!) and Sunday, August 28th If you’d like to learn more about Black and Pink, chat with Black and Pink members, and participate in this great community with food and conversation, community dinner is a great way to do all of those …

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Abuse in Texas Prison


  Sometimes we get letters from prisoners where they just want us to know about the violence and harm that is happening. Sometimes they are doing all the advocacy on their own and they need us to know that they are fighting. Sometimes the best thing you can do is bear witness to the suffering …

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