Brian, Sharifa and Anthony talk about health care in prison, and UPLC’s fight for prisoners and the disabled.
Our Executive Director Alan Mills discusses juvenile life without parole, the reason crime is so high in certain areas, gangs, and politics.
UPLC receives over 100 letters a week from prisoners in Illinois.
Brian and Alan discuss Adolfo Davis’ resentencing, and the issues raised by juvenile life without parole generally.
Brian and Alan talk prisons and civil rights.
Brian and Alan discuss the Chicago Police Department’s “black site” at Homan Square, reparations for the survivors of torture at the hands of Burge and crew, and the upcoming runoff elections.
UPLC Executive Director Alan Mills gives a presentation on people with mental illness in prison and the way they are treated.
UPLC Prisoners’ Rights Coordinator Brian Nelson describes solitary confinement, and the damage it does to a person long after they are released.
Brian and Alan pay homage to Sage Smith and Paul Homer, discuss Take Back MLK Day, and the need to give those most affected a leading voice in movements for justice.
On Chicago’s 102.3 FM, discussions of We Charge Genocide’s trip to the UN.