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  1. Announcement of nationally coordinated prisoner work stoppage for Sept. 9, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | San Francisco Bay View

    In one voice, rising from the cells of long term solitary confinement, echoed in the dormitories and cell blocks from Virginia to Oregon, we prisoners across the United States vow to finally end slavery in 2016. On Sept.


  2. Hugo Pinell, aka Dahariki Kambon: Decades of assassination attempts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | San Francisco Bay View

    I want to extend many thanks and appreciation to the San Francisco Bay View for providing us with great memories and genuine farewells from the family, brothers, sisters and friends of Brother Dahariki Kambon. He was and continues to be an inspiration to all who knew him, especially those of us behind these walls whose experiences and history will forever be entwined with his in ways most free people could never fathom, so I want to share some of this history with the readers.


  3. Federal sentence enhancements keep Black low-level drug offenders in prison for life without paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | San Francisco Bay View

    How can a prisoner even dream of raising a family when sentence enhancements keep him locked up forever? Yet to live, he must hope. This drawing is entitled, "Rise."


  4. Remembering YogiRead the original story

    May 22, 2016 | San Francisco Bay View

    Many members of Yogi's family spoke of their love for him. His daughter Allegra brought the house to tears with her message.


  5. My brotha Yogi - two comrades with long memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | San Francisco Bay View

    Two legends of the California Prison Movement, Khatari Gaulden and Hugo "Yogi" Pinell, sit in the sunshine in the San Quentin yard in 1976. - Photo courtesy Kiilu Nyasha I'm not an eloquent writer or speaker nor can I be placed in the same category as Khatari, W.L., George or Yogi.


  6. Baltimore filmmaker Bashi Rose makes films on George Jackson and Freddie GrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | San Francisco Bay View

    Bashi Rose is an East coast filmmaker I met at the San Francisco Black Film Festival a few years back when his film was selected to screen. I recently ran into him at the Tubman House in Baltimore.


  7. Hugo Pinell's daughter Allegra invites you to join in honoring her father on April 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | San Francisco Bay View

    On Aug. 12, 2015, within the walls of New Folsom Prison, freedom fighter and political prisoner Hugo "Yogi" Pinell of the San Quentin 6 was assassinated on the prison yard by members of the Aryan Brotherhood, with the assistance of the guards. Seven months later, the community who loves him is coming together to remember his life and contribution to the Black struggle for self-determination and human rights.


  8. Today, few know how bad it was for Black and Brown people back in George and Yogi's dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | San Francisco Bay View

    I was sitting in my cell in administrative segregation when the news station here in Corcoran announced that Hugo Pinell had been killed at Folsom Prison and that a riot had followed the attack on him. Both were not surprising to me; there were many prisoners who did not like Hugo for what he stood for, but at the same time there are and will always be brothers who will stand up against any injustice.


  9. Love and lessons in memory of Comrade Hugo 'Yogi Bear' PinellRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | San Francisco Bay View

    Comrade Hugo "Yogi Bear" Pinell was murdered on Aug. 12, 201, at California's New Folsom State Prison. He was a veteran and much loved leader of the Prison Movement against oppressive prison and social conditions.


  10. I was one of the last ones to see our beloved Brotha Yogi aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2016 | San Francisco Bay View

    My name is Devon Bush, a Black Afrikan inmate in struggle here in CSP Sac. Look, I was involved in the riot that took place Aug. 12, 2015, in the B-Yard.


  11. Yogi and Harold were leaders among men: Two stories of revolutionary valorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | San Francisco Bay View

    Prison is but a microcosm of the larger society. So what occurs in society occurs in prison, only on a smaller scale.


  12. David Johnson of the San Quentin 6 on his comrade Hugo 'Yogi' PinellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | San Francisco Bay View

    David General Johnson, a former political prisoner, played a major role in the California Prison Movement of the '60s and '70s. He is here to talk about the assassination of his comrade and co-defendant in the San Quentin 6 case, Hugo "Yogi" Pinell.


  13. A spirit cannot die: Dedicated to Stanley Tookie Williams on the 10th anniversary of his executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | San Francisco Bay View

    Black youth loved Tookie - his writing told them he loved and understood them - and hundreds turned out to stand vigil at the San Quentin gate on the terrible night of his execution, Dec. 13, 2005, demanding he be freed. - Photo: JR Valrey Ten years ago the weight of shackles pressed hard against his body collapsing his lungs squeezing his life but not his spirit determined to bury him beneath the rubble of ashes beneath time cast him to oceans like forgotten Ancestors written out of history a historical footnote.


  14. Get your Prop 47 convictions reclassified, even if you are not in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | San Francisco Bay View

    Urgency to end mass incarceration and the criminalization of poor people and people of color is growing. The general public's awareness that it simply does not make sense to lock up people with substance abuse or mental health issues is setting the stage for important reforms to our justice system.


  15. Stand firm collectively and denounce the actions that caused the death of Hugo 'Yogi' PinellRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | San Francisco Bay View

    I realize that perhaps hundreds or thousands of prisoners throughout Amerika's prison industrial complex are writing you, expressing a range of emotions, outrage, sadness and disbelief regarding our tragic loss of a genuine revolutionary giant, Hugo L.A. Pinell, who was reportedly - according to local and national news - stabbed to death in some bullshit reactionary violence on a general population yard at New Folsom Prison, Sacramento, Calif., on Aug. 12, 2015. Our beloved Yogi directly impacted my life profoundly when he and I met back in 2001 inside Pelican Bay's Security Housing Unit during a time when I had been incarcerated for only seven years.


  16. Brother Hugo Pinell: The tragic loss of a true servantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | San Francisco Bay View

    When I received the sad and shocking news about our loss of Brother Hugo Pinell, aka Yogi Bear and Dahariki, I must say it felt like a big blow to my gut. In losing our Brother Hugo Pinell, I lost not only a brother, but a comrade, hero, motivator and educator.


  17. Eva Contreraz: San Quentin Adjustment Center from my perspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | San Francisco Bay View

    I was in the San Quentin Adjustment Center for four years in the early to mid-1980s. We called it AC.


  18. As sheriff, John Robinson will aim to reduce disproportionate Black and Brown incarcerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | San Francisco Bay View

    The United States of America, the world's leading and loudest exponent of civil liberties and human rights, is a nation which has 5 percent of the world's population and, to its disgrace, 25 percent of the world's prison population. This astonishing fact illuminates an ugly inequity that is imbedded in the nation's laws, courts, and criminal justice system that is quite visible for anyone to see - the alarming disproportionate percentage of African American and Hispanic men, women and youths who are incarcerated in the nation's federal and state prisons, and in the nation's county jails and youth detention centers.


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