Posted by: prisonradioshow | January 24, 2014

Prison Radio Show – January 24, 2014

CeCe McDonald is an African American transgender woman from Minnesota who was imprisoned for 19 months in a men’s prison for defending herself in a racist, transphobic attack that took place in June of 2011. CeCe was released from prison on January 13, 2014. She joined us for a live phone interview.

Recently men incarcerated in the control units at Westville Correctional Facility in Northern Indiana went on a hunger strike to protest the substandard food that they have been receiving. We spoke to one of the prisoners who participated in this protest. During our interview he also spoke of other serious abuses taking place at this prison. For more info: dignityatwestville.wordpress.com

London Ontario is hosting the second annual Prison Justice Film Festival and we interviewed Giselle Dias about what to expect at this film festival.

We also made a mention of the book Condemned written by Keith Lamar AKA Bomani Shakur, one of the Lucasville Uprising Prisoners, one of the cases that we have reported about in the few years. Condemned will be available through Amazon soon, but starting now, you can help Keith and his supporters to get a first batch of books together, and secure your copy by donating to this indiegogo campaign.

See these websites for more information on the Lucasville 5:

lucasvilleamnesty.org

Justice For Lucasville Prisoners 

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