On The Need For United Front Between Prisoners and Working Class People

By Uhuru B. Rowe
October 3, 2017
E-mail: uhururowe76@yahoo.com

“We believe that as presently practiced, mass incarceration under the guise of a war on crime or a war on drugs is actually a war on the working class. Through such a guise, an important fact is often forgotten and hidden in plain sight; the overwhelming majority of individuals who are sent to prison are members of the working class.”– Industrial Workers Organizing Committee

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Life At Sussex 2 State Prison

By Uhuru B. Rowe
December 12, 2016
e-mail: uhururowe76@yahoo.com

Its been 95 days since I was transferred to Sussex 2 State Prison, which opened in 1998 to house what the state deemed “the worst of the worst.” Prisoners here are anything but! Its main purpose, as with most prison construction, was to create jobs and to control the population of the Black communities.

Inside this prison are numerous electronically operated razor wire topped fences which are designed for optimal controlled-movement. There are barking K9 dogs which snap and drool at us when we leave our housing units. There are armed guards positioned above on the catwalk poised to shoot down at us at a moments notice. Continue reading “Life At Sussex 2 State Prison”

Abruptly Transferred from Buckingham Correctional Center to Sussex 2 State Prison

Abruptly Transferred from Buckingham Correctional Center to Sussex 2 State Prison
By Uhuru B. Rowe
September 5, 2016
uhururowe76@yahoo.com

Greetings to all of you. I pray that all of you are well and that you remain full of love and hope as we struggle to survive and thrive in a system which seeks to spread fear, hate, distrust and division among the people of the earth. This post is somewhat of an extension of my August 27 post titled “Deja vu: Total Lockdown #2.” Continue reading “Abruptly Transferred from Buckingham Correctional Center to Sussex 2 State Prison”

Deja vu: Total Lockdown #2

Deja vu: Total Lockdown #2
By Uhuru B. Rowe
August 25, 2016

A little over a month has elapsed between the July 18th lockdown and the lockdown that was initiated this morning. The July 18th lockdown lasted for approx ten days after a physical altercation between two groups of prisoners from rival organizations. Such is the cause of this current lockdown.

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