Acab action alert alabama analysis anarchism anarchist book fair anarchists anarchists in trouble anonymous antipolice black liberation books california ca prisoner hunger strike carrboro central prison chapel hill counter surveillance crimethinc. Longtime prisoner russell maroon shoats focus of discussion. Help russell maroon shoats philadelphia abcf march 5, 2009 long time new afrikan freedom fighter and political prisoner, russell maroon shoatz has glaucoma and cataracts in both eye and needs surgery to correct the cataracts. If you have not accepted that we are experiencing a mass extinction, like the one that wiped out the dinosaurs, then count yourself amongst the real walking dead. Smith, andre moncourt, bill dune, russell maroon shoats on. Housework, reproduction, and feminist struggle russell maroon shoatss life reads like fiction composed by victor hugo. Russell maroon shoatss life reads like fiction composed by victor hugo. Smart communications padocsci dallas russell shoats af3855 po box 33028 st. But this jean valjean for our time is the living truth, and his writings are a beacon for a new, revolutionary age. He is serving multiple life sentences for the 1970 murder of a philadelphia area police officer. Silvia federici, author of revolution at point zero. Russell maroon shoats has been kept in solitary confinement in the state of pennsylvania for 30 years after being elected president of the prisonapproved lifers.
We received this good message via facebook bret grote. This book was written in 1990 and a little of it is outdated however it contains an excellent blueprint for. Russell maroon shoatz is not only a man, but a maroon. Theresa shoats is an activist and the daughter of russell maroon shoats, who was a member of the black panther party and a founding member of the black unity council. If you are planning to visit maroon, he is still in the prison infirmary.
Whether read for activist inspiration or as an academic artifact. Some came as free individuals and companions of the europeans from spain and elsewhere. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Maroon the implacable durland alternatives library. The red army faction, a documentary history volume 1.
The collected writings of russell maroon shoatz kindle edition by shoatz, russell maroon, saul, quincy, ho, fred, d, chuck, meyer, matt, madlalaroutledge, nozizwe. Im trying to track down some articles for an imprisoned comrade. A panel of scholars and activists will discuss the impact of longtime prisoner, writer and activist russell maroon shoats on grassroots political activism oct. After over twenty years of captivity and medical neglect, richard passed away on december 7th 2005, at the age of 58.
We interview members of critical resistance and support new york, discuss a new collection of writings from political prisoner russell maroon shoats, respond to listener feedback and anarchist perspectives on gun control, and share a letter from revolutionary tom manning about his transfer from solitary confinementnot to mention news, event. Smith, andre moncourt, bill dune, russell maroon shoats the first in a twovolume series, as part of a copublishing project between pm press and kersplebedeb, is by far the most indepth political history of the red army faction ever made available in english. This book, maroon the implacable, is that very funky instruction manual on how to make revolution against imperialist america. Russell maroon shoatz the dragon and the hydra a historical study of organizational methods. This brilliantly led, tightly organized and courageous army represents my dragon here. Russell maroon shoatz born august 23, 1943 is a founding member of the black unity council, former member of the black panther party, a soldier in the black liberation army, and convicted murderer. This book, maroon the implacable, is that very funky instruction manual on how to make. And james book does much to rescue them from the shadows of. An interview with russell maroon shoats on democracy, matriarchy, occupy wall street, and food security interviewer. All visits should be confirmed with maroon via phone 267 4567882. The collected writings of russell maroon shoatz kindle edition by russell maroon shoatz, quincy saul, fred ho, chuck d. My name is russell maroon shoatz and i am a new african political prisoner of war, who at this moment is serving a prison sentence at the waynesburg, penna.
Russell maroon shoatz born august 23, 1943 is a founding member of the black unity. Maroon and the shoatz family will continue to keep people updated about his health. This is the very essence of why we write and talk about him. Drawer k, dallas pa 186120286, examines the history of slavery and liberation, particularly the form of resistance known as maroons escapees from slavery, or territories liberated from slavery by. This book is a document of this transformation carried out against tremendous odds and told with searing honesty. Russell maroon shoats is the author of the real resistance to slavery in north america 0. Interview of teresa shoats about her dad, russell maroon shoats.
He is one of the few men amongst us on the planet earth who gives a damn about afrikan people and our liberation with 100% of his being. These writings have been collected in a new book maroon the implacable and published by pm press. Action alert prison officials denying russell maroon shoatz treatment for prostate cancer call prison today. Her speech was the keynote of the launch of the national book tour for maroon the implacable by political prisoner russell maroon shoatz on march 22, 20 at the sanctuary for independent media in. He was initially convicted for his alleged role in an attack authorities claim was carried out. Russell maroon shoats has been kept in solitary confinement in the state of pennsylvania for 30 years after being elected president of the prisonapproved lifers association. In 1972, he was captured and sentenced to multiple life sentences. The collected writings of russell maroon shoatz russell maroon shoatz, quincy saul, fred ho, matt meyer, nozizwe madlalaroutledge, chuck d on. Russell maroon shoatz russell 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. I was originally locked up in january of 1972, and have since spent over 33 years in 15 different state, county, and. This book is a collection of essays, composed mostly for the education of fellow prisoners. In 1970, russell maroon shoats was accused of an attack on a philadelphia police station in which an officer was killed. Writings and interviews free russell maroon shoatz. And james book does much to rescue them from the shadows of history from our study.
The new face of liberation an essay by ward churchill 4. Prison industrial complex, contained in books such as the new jim crow. In its broadest sense to me democracy is the ability of the individual to exercise selfdetermination in the core areas of economics, education, entertainment, labor, law, politics, religion, sex, war and peace. This site will serve to update and activate canadian supporters of russell maroon shoatz.
Amiri baraka, former poet laureate of new jersey if the great dismal swamp is no longer a refuge, nevertheless the message of the maroons lives on, and russell maroon shoatz is today its untamed voice. Not having committed an infraction in more than two decades reveals that russell shoats is more than ready to reenter the general prison population. He is serving multiple life sentences as a usheld political prisonerprisoner of war. Russell maroon shoatz russell maroon shoatz is a dedicated community activist, founding member of the black unity council, former member of the black. Russell maroon shoats s life reads like fiction composed by victor hugo. By russell maroon shoats you have fifteen, twenty, fifty years of civil wars and peoples struggles to go through, not only to change the conditions but in order to change yourselves and make yourselves fit for political rule.
The first in a twovolume series, this is by far the most indepth political history of the red army faction ever made available in english. An interview with russell maroon shoats on democracy. During a lengthy incarceration spent mostly in solitary confinement, russell maroon shoatz has developed into a prolific writer and powerful voice for the disenfranchised. Informed by shoatzs experience as a leader in the black liberation movement in philadelphia, the pieces in this book put forth his fresh and selfcritical retelling of. Russell maroon shoatz, an affiliate of the black panther party, activist and black revolutionary. Interview of teresa shoats about her dad, russell maroon. The dragon and the hydra by russell maroon shoats 3. Fred ho during a lengthy incarceration spent mostly in solitary confinement, russell maroon shoatz has developed into a prolific writer and powerful voice for the disenfranchised. Hes looking for articles in scranton, pa papers from march 46, 1980 dealing with russell. Russell maroon shoatz george jackson university maroon. Black liberation army, new afrikan prisoner of war by russell shoats book. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading maroon the implacable. An interview with russell maroon shoats on democracy, matriarchy, occupy wall. We, the undersigned, are calling on prison officials to end the solitary confinement torture of russell maroon shoatz by releasing him into the general population of the prison immediately.
Projectiles for the people starts its story in the days following world war ii, showing how american imperialism worked hand in glove with the old pronazi ruling class, shaping west germany into an authoritarian anticommunist bulwark and launching pad. Richard williams was a lifelong antiimperialist and socialist, one of the ohio 7 convicted in 1984 of having carried out armed actions against racism and imperialism as a member of the united freedom front. I just got off a phone call with russell maroon shoatz at sci graterford. Heres the website for russell maroon shoats and his new book, maroon the. He went underground, functioning for eighteen months as a soldier in the black liberation army. Action alert prison officials denying russell maroon.994 1443 91 841 882 1328 688 993 106 809 232 1063 1075 1029 1401 1506 327 133 981 114 1413 581 1461 749 1094 155 996 1452 1209 493 471 1426 1227 67 938 1424 1179 89 1160 335 564 768