On May 12th, a caravan of almost 30 vehicles circulated downtown, demanding that Allegheny County Jail release prisoners, especially Black mothers, in light of the ongoing Covid19 pandemic. The action was organized by Dignity Act of PA.
Torchlight has spoken with multiple sources with inside knowledge who describe increasingly horrific conditions inside Allegheny County Jail. Many prisoners have symptoms of Covid-19, but the jail’s web page indicates only 12 have been tested as of this writing.
Action report from the Fight Toxic Prisons convergence held in Pittsburgh.
Banner dropped in solidarity with the ACJ noise demo arrestees and Dane Powell.
ACJ is Pittsburgh’s segment of the modern day slave plantation, murdering people while profiting the state.
Take whatever it is that you love, nurture it, and make it dangerous. Anyways, below is an (in)complete rundown of some cool shit to do this week.
This is the Pittsburgh Autonomous Anti-Repression Fund! Your contributions will go directly to paying bail, bond, legal and/or medical fees for those arrested at Allegheny County Jail (ACJ) on March 20th!
Originally published on It’s Going Down CLICK HERE TO DONATE to the arrestees On March 18th, prisoners at Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania began a sit-in. Eighty prisoners took part in the action to demand more case workers, better medical services, and a legitimate grievance procedure. Last night, masked demonstrators converged on the jail in solidarity…