Death toll rises to ten at Parchman State Penitentiary

New reports of the nearly month-long mayhem at Parchman State Penitentiary indicate another incarcerated person has died as a result of hanging. This latest death brings the total number of deaths at the prison to ten within less than a month. Details surrounding the latest death are still being updated at this time. In response to the horrendous events over the last month and the long-standing inhumane conditions of some of Mississippi’s prisons, activists have been busy with campaigns to call out the state’s handling of the prisons and to…

Letter From A Birmingham Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

On what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s 91st Birthday Black With No Chaser Presents “Letter From A Birmingham Jail” Republished in Its Entirety “Letter from a Birmingham Jail [King, Jr.]” 16 April 1963 My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities “unwise and untimely.” Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little…

Video: Social Advocacy Groups & Black With No Chaser Unite in the Fight To Hold MDOC Accountable for Prison Disaster

True to this… not new to this. Black With No Chaser’s commitment to the struggle and to the people of their community has always been the motivating factor behind its creation. A multifaceted startup – it is not merely a storyteller for the movement, but an advocate actively engaged within it. Joining the Poor People’s Campaign, People’s Advocacy Institute, NAACP, One Voice Mississippi, Southern Poverty Law Center, and others; Black With No Chaser is committed to being a change agent. The State of Mississippi has failed the men and women housed…

Video: Purportedly Shows Parchman Inmates Being Housed in Condemned Unit 32 & Forced to Sleep on Floors

As we reported on January 2nd and were the first to report nationally: inmates at Parchman that were being housed in Unit 29 have been moved to Unit 32. This is footage from inside that confirms the fact that the inmates are in Unit 32 – Parchman is a maximum security prison and there would be no way for them to be present in 32 without having been moved there.In our previous article describing a timeline of events at Parchman we wrote: Inmates that were in Unit 29 (where Walter…

4 Dead, 20+ injured according to sources amid Parchman Prison unrest – A Timeline of Current Events Behind MDOC Walls

“I don’t want to die in the pen. Take me away from the state penitentiary & early release me back to my family. I’m in the belly of the beast. No sleep. Praying for peace. Listening to the News on Tv, All I hear is WAR. I just want a little taste of freedom- reunite with my mom & kids. Enjoy life.” via ExposeMDOC Jan. 3, 2020 3:10 AM Stories of the growing unrest in MDOC prisons statewide have been circulating since the killings of four inmates at three separate…