Remembering Herman Wallace, prisons, solitary confinement and freedom
Posted by satyrikon στο Οκτώβριος 5, 2013
In the 70’s a bullet was sent to kill Herman Wallace while in prison for his political activities as a Black Panther. This was special bullet. It wasn’t cased in metal with gun powder. It was of a different kind. It was a bullet named solitary confinement. Like all bullets it came fast and unexpectedly. It came to silence. To stop. Its effects are the same as the other type of bullet. Silence and death. In these no one can talk. No one can hear the rage, the resistance the love for better humanity. This bullet would stop that.
This bullet came from a gun shaped like the prison system. The prison gun with its shining cold steel, its levers and site aimed on punishment and retribution. Its intent–to silence. This gun in Louisiana was aimed directly at Herman Wallace, Albert Woodfox, Robert King, Zulu and any like them for…
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