Writings From Prison: Angela Davis

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Date(s) - Monday, 07/28/2014
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Klinger Studios


Writings From Prison

Writings from Prison is a reading group that will look at a variety of incarcerated voices from around the world.

6pm @ Klinger Street Studios / 11627 Klinger Street

June 30, July 7, 14, 21, and 28

“Cell Song” by Etheridge Knight

Night Music Slanted
Light strike the cave
of sleep. I alone
tread the red circle
and twist the space
with speech.

Come now, etheridge, don’t
be a savior; take
your words and scrape
the sky, shake rain

on the desert, sprinkle
salt on the tail
of a girl,

can there anything
good come out of

JUNE 30:
http://www.iacenter.org/polprisoners/maj_movewomen.htm Sex and Psychological Abuse of MOVE Women in Prison Mumia Abu-Jamal

http://www.assatashakur.org/womeninprison.htm Women in Prison: How It Is With Us Assata Shakur

http://www.assatashakur.org/pope.htm A Letter to the Pope, Havana Cuba Assata Shakur

http://www.assatashakur.org/prisoncomplex.htm Letter from Assata on the Prison Industrial Complex Assata Shakur


http://www.supportdaniel.org/files/CMU_WEB.pdf Exposing “Little Guantanamo”: Inside the CMU Daniel McGowan

The Logistics of Human Warehousing Rodney Morgan III

JULY 14:

Selections from The Memoirs from the Women’s Prison Nawal el Sa’adawi
and poems from Mila D. Aguilar. Both are here.

JULY 21:

Selections from Couldn’t Keep it to Myself by Wally Lamb and the women of the York Correctional Institution. We will look at writings by Barbara Parsons Lane and Robin Cullen.

JULY 28:

Angela Davis, Are Prison’s Obsolete?