Durham police officers accused of “not properly disposing weapons”

Durham police officers accused of “not properly disposing weapons”

saluteFrom News and Observer

DURHAM — An undisclosed number of Durham police officers have been disciplined after an internal affairs investigation found they had “retained” parts of firearms that were supposed to have been destroyed.

City Manager Tom Bonfield said the investigation was “completed a few weeks ago” but withheld further comment until he could talk with attorneys about what state…

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Call-In Day Monday April 28th In Support of Menard Hunger Strikers

Call-In Day Monday April 28th In Support of Menard Hunger Strikers

call-inFrom Anti-State St. Louis

On this upcoming Monday, April 28th we are asking and encouraging people to participate in a Call-In Day in support of the prisoners in the High Security Unit at Menard Correctional Center in Illinois who are facing retaliation for engaging in a hunger strike in January. Prisoners there have been beaten by guards and metal boxes have been placed over their…

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The Barrett Brown Review of Arts and Letters and Jail: It Turns Out That Gerald Ford Is Dead

The Barrett Brown Review of Arts and Letters and Jail: It Turns Out That Gerald Ford Is Dead

barrett brownFrom D Magazine

I’m in the odd but not unpleasant position of regularly receiving in the mail books ordered for me by strangers whose identities I often have no way of ascertaining. This has added a degree of intrigue to my life. I wish I knew, for instance, who keeps sending me black militant literature so that I could express my thanks, or figure out who’s trying to set me up, or whatever. I’m…

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Dance Party & Prison Books Mother’s Day Fundraiser at The Pinhook

Dance Party & Prison Books Mother’s Day Fundraiser at The Pinhook

PIE AUCTION!!! DANCE PARTY!!!! BENEFIT!!!!

@ The Pinhook

Thursday, May 8th

117 West Main Street in Durham

Durham Prison Books Pie Auction (8pm) and Dance Party (9pm) Benefit flyerfeaturing DJ PlayPlay and DJ DreamBoat
$5-20 donation with no one turned away for lack of funds

This will be an all ages event!

Bring a pie to offer up for the auction or cash to spend on a delectable homemade pie. Some pies…

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Dance Party & Prison Books Mother’s Day Fundraiser at The Pinhook

Dance Party & Prison Books Mother’s Day Fundraiser at The Pinhook

flyer!PIE AUCTION!!! DANCE PARTY!!!! BENEFIT!!!!

@ The Pinhook

Thursday, May 8th

117 West Main Street in Durham

Durham Prison Books Pie Auction (8pm) and Dance Party (9pm) Benefit featuring DJ PlayPlay and DJ DreamBoat
$5-20 donation with no one turned away for lack of funds

This will be an all ages event!

Bring a pie to offer up for the auction or cash to spend on a delectable homemade pie. Some pies…

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Rubin “Hurricane” Carter Dies at 76: Wrongly Jailed Boxer Championed Justice After Winning His Own

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter Dies at 76: Wrongly Jailed Boxer Championed Justice After Winning His Own

From Democracy Now

The celebrated boxer and prisoner-rights activist Rubin “Hurricane” Carter has died at the age of 76. Carter became an international symbol of racial injustice after his wrongful murder conviction forced him to spend 19 years in prison before he was exonerated. Since his release, Carter championed the cause of…

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Shred for Chuy Sk8 Comp Rescheduled, Set for This Saturday

Shred for Chuy Sk8 Comp Rescheduled, Set for This Saturday

chuyHey yall,

A quick announcement that the Shred for Chuy Skate Competition, originally set for last Saturday before the forces of evil (rain) forced a rescheduling, has been reset for this coming Saturday. The details are now:

Saturday, April 26th 11am to 5pm Durham Skate Park 524 Rigsbee Ave, Durham, North Carolina 27701

Come hang out April 19th for a skate competition at Durham’s Skate Park.


We…

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