Dear Society, hate will never cure crime

Published in: SF Bay View By Ikemba S. Mutulu, s/n Marritte Funches Reading the Nevada Prisoners’ Newsletter today, I learned of the death of my friend Bro. Muteen (Robert Brown), caused by the state’s deliberate indifference to his medical needs while caged in the Northern Nevada Correctional Center. As I mourn this beautiful brotha’s passing,…

Adventures in food, filth, molesting doctors and heat, at High Desert State Prison

You asked me to tell you what it´s like here. Nothing has changed from the last time I was here, except to get worse. Food There is no such thing as a hot meal here. None of the established laws or rules governing the preparation, etc. are observed, leaving much of the food inedible, unless…

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…