[Pnews] Support Political Prisoner Russell Maroon Shoatz - SF - Monday, May 19th 7pm

Prisoner News ppnews at freedomarchives.org
Thu May 15 11:47:18 EDT 2014

*Monday, May 19th at 7pm
518 Valencia Street
Support Political Prisoner Russell Maroon Shoatz!*

*Join us in welcoming

    * *Russell Shoatz III, Maroon's son to the Bay Area*
    * *Raphael Cohen - Maroon supporter poet and Palestine activist*

*Hear an update on California prisoners' struggles

*Russell Maroon Shoatz was released from solitary confinement for the 
first time in more than 22 years February 20, 2014 as the result of a 
nation-wide campaign. Now that he is in general population, organizing 
continues to win his release.

The move comes after Maroon, who turned 70-years-old in August 2013, was 
transferred to three different Pennsylvania prisons in the past months. 
It marks the first time that Maroon has been in the general prison 
population in the state of Pennsylvania since 1983, when he was placed 
in solitary confinement due to his work with the Pennsylvania 
Association of Lifers to abolish life-without-parole sentences.

//Maroon Shoatz is a dedicated community activist, founding member of 
the Black Unity Council, former member of the Black Panther Party and 
soldier in the Black Liberation Army.  He is serving multiple life 
sentences as a US-held prisoner of war.

Russell Shoats #AF-3855
P.O. Box 244
Graterford, PA 19426 -- 0246

Freedom Archives 522 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA 94110 415 
863.9977 www.freedomarchives.org
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