Filed under: Incarceration, Political Prisoners, US
Inspired by the spirit of the Political Prisoners Birthday crew, here’s a short listing of some rebel prisoners who have upcoming birthdays in October. For an an introduction on how to write to prisoners and some things to do and not to do, go here. If you have the time, please also check IWOC’s listing of prisoners facing retaliation for prison strike-related organizing.
Also, wishing a very happy birthday to former long-term Black Liberation prisoner Robert Seth Hayes, who will be celebrating his birthday on the outside for the first time in 45 years!
One of the Vaughn 17 prisoners who participated in an uprising in early 2017.
Birthday: October 1
Kelly Gibbs, SBI# 00546917
Sussex Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 500
Georgetown DE 19947
Joshua “Skelly” Stafford
One of the Cleveland 4, entrapped in a plot started by an FBI informant to repress the Occupy movement.
Birthday: October 3
Joshua Stafford #57976-060
PO Box 3000
Pine Knot, KY 42635
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, Imam
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, formerly H. Rap Brown, was a black liberation leader serving as the chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and late the Justice Minister of the Black Panther Party. Wrongfully convicted of murder in the 1990s after an intense campaign of state harrassment.
Birthday: October 4
Michael “Mike” Davis Africa
18701 Old Highway 66,
Pacific, MO 63069