NOW ON AMAZON: Almira and the Backward Family

Negro’s novella Almira and the Backward Family –sorta historic, sorta western, all terrifying and all Californian –is now on Amazon to download to your Kindle app or device. It’s only $0.99 too! Tell everyone you know to pick it up and read it!

Who doesn’t like a good revenge story? When nine year-old Almira gets an unreliable hint as to why her family is in grinding poverty in gold rush-era Placer County, she sets out to get revenge in whatever way she can. What is a nine year-old with no education and no supervision capable of doing? You gotta keep reading until the shocking conclusion, if you can handle it.

Click here to get the ebook! Also, a number of paper copies are floating around the Bay Area… seen one lately?

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Successful Motion in Court Strengthens CA Prisoners’ Case Against Solitary

Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity

For Immediate Release – March 10, 2015
Press Contact: Mohamed Shehk, Critical Resistance – 408.910.2618mohamed@criticalresistance.org

Oakland, CA – Pelican Bay prisoners named as plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against the use of solitary confinement in California gained an important victory yesterday as U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled in favor of a motion filed by the plaintiffs’ counsel. The motion allows prisoners who have been in solitary confinement for more than 10 years, but have been transferred out of Pelican Bay State Prison since the lawsuit was first filed, to be eligible as class members in the case.

Our success with this motion should be a strong message to the prison administration that its attempts to evade court review of its unconstitutional practices,” says Carol Strickman, co-counsel for the plaintiffs and Staff Attorney at Legal Services for Prisoners with Children. “Our goal in this case…

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Free Eugenio Negro Comics Coming for Free Comic Day!

On Free Comic Book Day, Saturday May 2, certain bookstores in the Bay Area (and beyond?) will be giving out a few copies of Negro’s comics FOR FREE, ¡JOLINES! Because free comics rule, and money is weak!

Stay tuned here for a listing of stores. Got a store and want to give out free comics? Inquire at negrocomics@gmail.com, or hit up here, or at Tumblr.

Micro Grant for BIPOC zinesters!

The Micro Grant for Black and Indigenous and Persons of Color is on!! Are you a BIPOC? Do you make zines? Want $100 to help get that next one going?? Sign up now! You’ve got only until 3 April!!
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