Thank you for including the announcement about our support group at SCI Smithfield [PA] in the latest UV. You continue to provide coverage of people and events that the mainstream media would have us forget about. Tory’s article about the Black Pride 4 was informative and inspiring. The support they are receiving gladdens my heart. They stood up for truth and justice and deserve our support.
I believe it is important to memorialize the lives of our comrades. Your pieces on Mo Kalman and April Cotte did just that. I was inspired by the life Mo Kalman lived. She did so much to help many.
Thank you for giving prisoners a platform to read out. Publications like UV are the only avenues for us to connect with each other and to make each other aware of what is happening behind these walls. I send love and strength to family members behind the walls enduring the violence and ignorance of prison staff, administrators and other prisoners.
Kate’s article “How Old Left Can You Be” was very informative. I’d like to learn more about organizing and mobilizing and their differences. I needed this article. I have been thinking about how to organize behind these walls. I see there are many pitfalls and I’m trying to avoid them. At least recognize them. I would love to hear more from Kate. What materials would she suggest I read? Which movements have exemplified the best practices regarding organizing?
Respectfully, Stephen Wilson #LB8480, PO Box 999, 1120 Pike St. Huntingdon PA 94110