Monthly Archives: September 29, 2009

A National Speaking Tour of the CEDP

LYNCHING THEN, LYNCHING NOW:THE HISTORY OF RACISM AND THE DEATH PENALTY IN AMERICA.A National Speaking Tour of the CEDP STOPS ALL OVER THE COUNTRY THIS FALL AND SPRING.IN AUSTIN THIS SPRING (DATE TBA)The 2009-2010 Campaign to End the Death annual national speaking tour will be a teach-in Tour on the historic link between the death…read more

Penpal Requests

The following two inmates in Polunsky’s general population are hoping to find a pen friend. If interested you can contact them at: Steve Carrington#1491488Polunsky Unit3872 FM 350 SouthLivingston Texas Steven Turknett#1383440Polunsky Unit3872 FM 350 SouthLivingston Texas

Christopher Coleman Execution Watch – September 22, 2009

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, Texas plans to execute Christopher Coleman for a triple homicide in which he denies being the shooter and in which 11th-hour revelations have prompted some to question the fairness of his trial. If his execution takes place, we’ll broadcast. Spread the word. KPFT HD-2 Houston 90.1 FM, live at,…read more

8.30.09 Poem and Journal from Kenneth Foster

Hello friends, family and abolitionists! I had a wonderful visit with our friend and brother Kenneth on Sunday at the McConnell Unit. He looks healthy and happy and we were able to take pictures. Unfortunately our visit was through glass, but we have applied for a contact visit through the warden. He recently celebrated his…read more

ABC Nightline to Report on Todd Willingham

BC News’ Nightline has announced on Twitter that tonight they will be airing a story by reporter Terry Moran on the case of Cameron Todd Willingham. Check your local listings for the time. Here in Austin Texas, Nightline airs after the local 10 PM news, so at 10:30 pm. Sign the petition to Governor Rick…read more

Reception for Texas After Violence Project

Thursday, September 10, 6 – 8 p.m., Reception for TAVP friends & friends-to-be, Mi Madre’s Restaurant. Please join TAVP on Thursday, September 10, 2009 for a little bit of music and food, and a few words about why the work of the Texas After Violence Project matters. Remarks by the Hon. Elliott Naishtat Day: Thursday,…read more