Posts Categorized: Kenneth Foster

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

Message from Kenneth Foster

Greetings Brother of the Struggle! I begin this missive with nothing but Plenty Much Love, Honor and Respect as I bow to the Right to those whose path is Righteous and also to those Brothers and Sisters who have fallen and are amongst the Kings and Queens that sit in Heaven. It is said to…read more

Texas House Passes Kenneth Foster, Jr Act (HB 2267, the Law of Parties Bill)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACTS: Scott Cobb, President, Texas Moratorium Network, admin@texasmoratorium.org, 512-552-4743;Bryan McCann, Campaign to End the Death Penalty, bmccann@mail.utexas.edu, 512-739-4024 Texas House of Representatives Passes Law of Parties Bill (HB 2267)Amendment Adopted for the Bill to be Known as “The Kenneth Foster Jr, Act” Austin, TX – May 15, 2009 – The Texas House…read more

Kenneth Foster Anniversary Journal Entry for 8.30.08

8.30.08 Anniversary Journal EntryKenneth “Haramia” Foster, Jr. It dawned upon me that the one-year mark of my 2007 scheduled execution was approaching. The emotions of that day still have not resided and perhaps they never will, though I find myself getting stronger each day and my vision is getting clearer. I’ve never been much for…read more

A Letter from Kenneth Foster

Below is a letter I received from Kenneth recently that he asked me to share publicly. As we commemorate this anniversary and I pass along these words to you, I keep Kenneth, Tasha and Nydesha in my thoughts because today is also Kenneth’s review to decide if he will be granted a new security level….read more

Kenneth Foster Use of Force Video

On August 30, 2007, Texas Governor Rick Perry commuted the death sentence of Kenneth Foster, Jr. following a sustained grassroots campaign led by Kenneth’s family and anti-death penalty activists from Texas and across the country. This video was taken the night staff members from Texas’ death row transported Kenneth to the death house in Huntsville…read more