Category Archive: revolt

Letters to Our Family (February 2015)

Stand Tall and Continue When you go through trials and tribulations that’s your time to show what you are really made of, that is when you must remain faithful and might, that’s when you must stand tall and continue. The gates and the walls may confine you physically, but mentally and spiritually, there’s no confines, …

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Message from Jason (February 2015)

Dear friends, I hope this note finds you as well as possible. You will notice that we are still getting our schedule figured out with the newspaper. We appreciate your patience with us. One of the great joys of being an all-volunteer organizing effort is that we have people working with us who are all …

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Letters to our Family (January 2015)

Dear Black and Pink Family,Hello, my name is Shaylanna but most of my family calls me Dee. I usually don’t write “Dear Family” letters but I’m starting to see way too much shit that needs to be heard.In the facility I’m in there’s LGBT people who want to be themselves but are afraid they will …

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Message from Jason (January 2015)

Dear friends, I hope this note finds you as well as possible. I know that the beginning of the new year brings hope for some but also a sense of hopelessness for others. As the calendar turns it means that some folks are getting closer to their wrap date while for others it can be …

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Message from Jason (December 2014

Dear friends, I hope this note finds you as well as possible. I know the holiday season can be a really rough time inside the walls. I know that too often family and friends do not reach out with cards or visits, making this time particularly tough. I hope that the holiday cards from volunteers …

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Letters to our family (December 2014)

Dear Black & Pink, I came across your newspaper from a fellow inmate. I had no idea that a paper like this existed. I’m so happy that there is support there for someone in this situation of incarceration such as myself. I really feel as a gay male that I really have allowed myself again …

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We Support the Ferguson Action National Visionary Platform & Demands

WE WANT JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL BROWN. WE WANT FREEDOM FOR OUR COMMUNITIES We Want an End to all Forms of Discrimination and the Full Recognition of our Human Rights The United States Government must acknowledge and address the structural violence and institutional discrimination that continues to imprison our communities either in a life of poverty …

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Dialogue Betwen CeCe McDonald and Jason Lydon

take a watch and a listen (turn up your volume as CeCe’s voice is quiet)

Letters to Our Family (November 2014)

Dear Black and Pink, I have been receiving your newspaper since March of 2014. I see there are a lot of transwomen who write from California Prisons. The stories of abuse by inmates and staff seem to never end. The prison I am at in California is well known for transwomen since the early 80′s. …

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Message from Jason (November 2014)

Dear friends, I hope this note finds you as well as possible. It’s hard to believe it’s already November. Also, here is another apology for our slow moving on newspaper things. We are always trying to figure out how to be most effectively on top of that. I appreciate that folks constantly hold us accountable …

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