Tag Archives: political prisoners

Next RVA ABC Meeting and Movie Screening

15 Mar

Come on out to the next Richmond Anarchist Black Cross Meeting and Movie Screening on Thursday March  26th at 7pm at the William Byrd Community Center in Oregon Hill on Cherry Street. We will have addresses for you to write political prisoners from, and we will be screening UP THE RIDGE, a film about Virginia prisons at 730. Bring your friends, family, kids etc. Come to ask questions! Come to talk! Come to get free literature! Come to hang out!

Write Political Prisoners Letters!! Its easy and you can do it!

15 Mar


Its rainy where I am, and maybe where you are too. What better time to take a minute to write a letter to a political prisoner or two. Here are the most recent addresses I have of a bunch. It doesn’t take much to show solidarity with our comrades in prison- so write them a letter.

Here are some tips:

A Few Do’s and Don’ts in Correspondence A few dos and don’ts on writing prisoners whose backgrounds/politics you may not know. Continue reading

Anarchist Black Cross Movie Screenings and Workshops

9 Mar


The Richmond Anarchist Black Cross is continuing with radical prison oriented movie screenings this month, on the second and fourth Thursdays of the Month. March 12th the movie will be Prison Town USA and March 26th the movie will be Up the Ridge. These movie screenings will be at the William Byrd Community House on Thursdays, starting at 7 with an opportunity for folks to learn about how to write letters to political prisoners before the film starts. The films will begin at 7:30 so try to get there by then.

There will be snacks as available and free literature, as well as supplies and addresses for writing prisoners. Bring your questions and thoughts about the prison system. Tell your friends!

The William Byrd Community House is located at 224 South Cherry Street in Oregon Hill. The movie screenings happen in the library.

Up The Ridge Movie Screening and Prisoner Letter Writing

Richmond Anarchist Black Cross Movie Series

Richmond Anarchist Black Cross
Thursday, March 26, 2009
7:00pm – 10:00pm
William Byrd Community Center
Cherry Street
Richmond, VA


Join the Richmond Anarchist Black Cross and community members to write letters to prisoners and watch the film Up the Ridge at the William Byrd Community House on Thursday March 26th.
Letter Writing at 7
Movie at 7:30
Up The Ridge is about Wallen’s Ridge Prison in Virginia. Continue reading

Movie Screening: The Angola 3- Black Panthers and the Last Slave Plantation

19 Jan


Movie Screening: The Angola 3- Black Panthers and the Last Slave Plantation

Celebrate Black History Month with the Richmond Anarchist Black Cross
Come join the Richmond Anarchist Black Cross as they create community dialogue around prison issues through movie screenings. The movies being shown in this series are not widely available so this is a great opportunity to see some films that aren’t easy to get a hold of. These bimonthly screenings are happening at the William Byrd Community Center, on Thursdays at 7. In February the 2 films being shown feature specifically prisoners that are people of color and deal with black liberation issues in celebration of Black history month. Continue reading