Tu wa moja watu (we are the people)

Published in: SF Bay View, Feb. 10, 2010 Dear Bayview readers, and especially my fellow convicts throughout the country. I send this call out to “you”, to join with me in showing some love to the Haitian people. Yes we all have problems, I too have many of my own. But they all pale in…

Interview with Marritte Funches

Where were you on March 27th, 1991? There was nothing special about that day for me to remember, nothing out of the mundane. So what I do remember now is very foggy, and mostly a memory of a memory rather than the actual event. But I do remember going downtown earlier that day. The way…

How can I watch while they strip us of our humanity and not rebel?

Published in SF Bay View, March 1st, 2009 Open letter to the people Editor’s note: An abbreviated version of this open letter was published in the March print edition of the Bay View. This is the full text. Prison authorities would not allow Marritte to mail this letter directly to the Bay View, so it…