Your presence lives on in every struggle against brutality,
A precious life not spared the coarse nature of our reality,
A reflection of life under Amerikkka in these streets,
We yearn for the day youth need not worry about them folks wearing them damn sheets!
Editors Note: Jose is one of several power-FULPNN Plantation prison correspondents who was involved in the Hunger Strike to end all solitary confinement and the in-human treatment of all of our incarcerated brothers and sisters.
I am a woman with dignity, and I believe in education for all, no matter what. I became inspired, living through my own years of shame and slander, after reading about Mukhtar Mai, a rural Pakistani Muslim woman who went through trauma and survived.