DO #BLACKLIVESMATTER WHEN ECONOMICS GET INVOLVED?? by Kinetik Justice Amun

The recent events taking place across America today are a clear example of what the Criminal Justice System is really about. But the mentality that produces this behavior isn’t new. The War against Young Black Males is ingrained in the foundation of this System. Over the years, the methods have altered yet the objective is the same. A Tree, The Gallows, Life Sentences, Shooting us down in the streets, the end game doesn’t change.

How long will we sit back silently watching this System murder away the life and future of our Children? Those hanged and shot down can’t be brought back, but there are thousands of them unjustly trapped inside the bowels of this System that we must fight for.

Economics is the Foundation of this White Supremacist system of Mass Incarceration. If Money is what really Matters to them, then it’s on us to make it understood that #BLACK_LIVES_MATTER!!!


By Kinetik Justice Amun

F.A.M. 3 “Dare to stand” inside of Alabama’s prisons. By Kinetik Amun

For daring to stand up as men and leading a Movement that declares all 30,000 plus of Alabama’s prisoners-male & female- deserve to be treated with Human dignity and respect; James Pleasant (El Anim), Melvin Ray (Ray-Sun) and Robert Earl Council (Kinetik Justice) have been targeted and placed in Solitary Confinement with indeterminate sentences.

In their 10th month of isolation these brothas remain adamant in their stand against Alabama’s criminal injustice system. Learn more about the struggle of these brothas and the FREE ALABAMA MOVEMENT by visiting our website Freealabamamovement.com.

F.A.M. 3, Part 1 and 2, by Kinetik Justice Amun

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By Kinetik Justice Amun

Part 1

The Alabama prison system is one of the worst in the nation in regards to overcrowding, inhumane treatment, unsanitary living conditions, inadequate health care and lack of Educational opportunities.

Earlier this year, in response to those horrid conditions, over 4,500 Men at 5 different Institutions in Alabama engaged in Non Violent & Peaceful Protest in the form of a work stoppage. For 3 weeks these men refused to work for free while being dehumanized and economically exploited.

After a press conference at the State Capital and several meetings with the Commissioners of the Department of Corrections, it was agreed that the Alabama prison system needed some drastic changes. This is what they told the public, while internally they began targeting the men they felt like were responsible for organizing and orchestrating such a mass shutdown of their economic stronghold.

Melvin Ray, Robert Earl Council and James Pleasant were targeted, singled out and labeled “threats to the security of the ADOC”, then placed in Solitary Confinement with indeterminate sentences. For the past 9 months, these 3 men have been harassed, intimidated and threatened with physical abuse (and one has been assaulted and deliberately denied medical treatment).

In the course of their continued struggle to get justice in the Alabama prison system, these 3 men have become known as the Free Alabama Movement 3 or (FAM 3).

Part 2

HOLMAN WARDEN STRIKES A DEAL
Holman Correctional Facility’s Warden, Walter Myers has reportedly struck a deal with several influential inmates at the maximum security prison. “I don’t have a problem with y’all using and selling drugs, this is prison and that’s going to happen. Just as there will be occasional fights. But I need y’all to help me keep the violence down. And NO FREE ALABAMA talk.”

Myers seems to be holding his end of the bargain as records show that in the last 6 months:

1. One person stabbed another several times. He served 4 months in Solitary Confinement and war released back to general population.

2. The Wardens’ runner was found in possession of 3 grams of crystal meth. He served 16 days in Solitary Confinement and was then released back to general population.

3. Two men assaulted one another with weapons. One served 45 days in Solitary Confinement. The other served 63 days in Solitary Confinement. Both were then released back to general population.

So, as Warden Myers stated, drugs and violence are acceptable parts of prison.

However, what is not and will not be tolerated- FREE ALABAMA MOVEMENT. For promoting FREE ALABAMA MOVEMENT- teaching other inmates the law and expressing their views about the on-going Human violations occurring at Holman Prison, Robert Earl Council and James Pleasant have been placed in Solitary Confinement with indeterminate sentences.

To date, Robert Earl Council has served 9 months in Solitary Confinement with no consideration for release. James Pleasant has served 8 months in Solitary Confinement with no consideration for release. So, once again, it appears that Warden Myers is truly a man of his word.

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