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After conversations with the late and great Nehanda Abiodun coupled with the unsettling and unceasing loss of Black lives at the hands of police, we decided to look to our past. Black Panthers and members of the Republic of New Afrika fought tirelessly for Black freedom, and many pay the cost by serving lengthy and unjust sentences.


Researching these leaders and writing letters to show your support is one way to honor their sacrifice. We've consolidated names, support sites, mailing addresses of 15+ political prisoners. Click the button below to get active, keep scrolling to learn more. 



Letters can be a lifeline to incarcerated individuals. The people on our list lost their physical freedom fighting for the freedom of us all. Let them know that we see them, appreciate them, and want to strengthen our relationships.

They’re inside there for us and we are outside for them. 

Start by reading our guidelines, then going to our list of political prisoners. After reading the tips and guidelines and choosing whom you will write to, begin writing. Make sure your letter follows the rules of the prison. Finally, mail the letter! Afterward, navigate to our tracking tab to let us know whom you wrote to. 

We believe that there is no singular answer—every little bit helps when it comes to making an impact. 

One way to help is by picking up your pen.

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Ready to make an impact? Contact us to learn how we can begin working together.

If you are unable to physically write and mail a letter, feel free to email us a typed version that follows the guidelines and includes a return address. To cover the cost of postage, please consider making a donation to our GoFundMe.

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