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  • 00:45

    Who's Getting Life Without Parole News on RELEASES Success and/or Recidivism

    in News

    Who's Getting Life Without Parole


    News on RELEASES in CA


    Success and/or Recidivism


    Prisoner's Perspective


    The virtual Site Seeing tour Bus


    Events of Interest


    Un-Riddle


    Inclosing


     

  • 01:01

    Shattered Lives: Reversal of Parole, Connecticut Cop Killer

    in Writing

    Join Host, Donna R. Gore, and guest Attorney Michelle S. Cruze.


    The sound of "Amazing Grace" played by a lone bagpiper resonated as a line of  Connecticut law enforcement officers honored the family of slain police officer, Robert Holcomb, as they left a victorious parole hearing for the person responsible for his murder.


    In 1977  Gerald "Gary" Castonguay was convicted of shooting Officer Holcomb to death, and in January 2015, without notice to Holcomb's family, the Connecticut Pardon and Parole Board granted him parole beginning in July.


    Not only was the family outraged at this decision, but also fellow officers and the general public who campaigned through letters, emails, and calls to oppose Castonguay's release.


    Granted a new hearing, the family was able to express their injustice and the parole was rescinded. 


     

  • 02:04

    It’s Turn up Time, Support Parole for the Move 9 Sisters

    in Current Events

    Tune in to George Jackson University Radio on Wednesday 1/13/2016 8est.  Our guest for this week’s broadcast will be our beloved Pam Africa and Orie Lumumba.  They will join us to give us all updates on the ongoing Struggle to FREE THE MOVE ORGANIZATION POLITICAL PRISONERS.  Call in 347 8267332 or log on to www.blogtalkradio.com/georgejacksonradio It’s Turn up Time, Support Parole for the Move 9 Sisters.


     This Coming May our sisters Move Political Prisoners Janet, Janine, and Debbie Africa will be making an appearance for what will be their seventh time before The Pennsylvania Parole Board and we intend to turn the heat up over this. The Pennsylvania Parole Board since 2008 has worked consistently with the Fraternal Order of Police and This Government to ensure that not only Move Members remain in prison but to ALSO DIE IN PRISON as per the death of Phil Africa in Early January 2015. We have serious work to do as we cannot afford to let another one of our family and political prisoners die in the prison system. The Time is now to bring them home all of them home.


    Our Family’s now going into their 38th year of unjust imprisonment. Our sisters were framed for the Murder of Officer James Ramp as well as our brothers and each given 30-100 years but the thing that we want to point out is that our sisters none were never given weapons charges when tried and convicted. For The now 38 years that committed Move Members have been in prison they have set a Strong Revolutionary Example of Love, Commitment, Unity, and Hard Work all instilled in them by JOHN AFRICA THE FOUNDER AND COORDINATOR OF THE MOVE ORGANIZATION. This example has earned the respect of prison officials throughout the state of Pennsylvania.


     

  • 00:41

    News - LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE-YOUTH MILLER PT. 1-Ohio - Colson Task Force

    in News

    LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE


    FOR YOUTH MILLER PT. 1


    News that Matters


    USSC - Ohio


    Colson Task Force

  • 00:30

    2nd Chance w/Vicki (Guest Wade Taylor - Sr. Sex Offender Parole Officer)

    in Radio

    Vicki's radio broadcast provides an open forum discussing support services and real issues for individuals who have been arrested, convicted or incarcerated and trying to re-establish themselves in society with housing, career, family, community and church.


    Special Guest: Wade Taylor, Seniorarole Officer (Sex Offender caseload)


    Vicki Hallman-Bowman, a native Dallas Texan who retired from TDCJ Parole after working 32 years in case management and executive leadership, is now the Program manager for Oasis Center, a 5013C non-profit organization where she coordinates the collaboration and communication with partners who provide reentry supervision, programming, and treatment for the formerly incarcerated, the disenfranchised, and the vulnerable persons in Dallas county and surrounding areas. Her additional responsibilities also include the supervision of the case managers and the oversight of the case management process to include all facets of programming provided to the clients and their families.


    She served as Regional Director for the Parole Division in the North Texas area. Her tenure in this capacity allowed for her to manage the development, implementation, and planning of all parole related functions in this area.  She has been the instrumental force in developing programs for the 22,000 parolees that reported in her area.  Programs that were gender based, cognitive restructuring, cultural based life skills, anger management and other influential curriculums that have provided impact and as result has received many recognitions throughout the country


    In July of 2014, the History Makers proudly announced that her documentary has now been made a permanent part of the History Makers Collection at the Library of Congress. 

  • 00:30

    2nd Chance for ex-offenders w/Vicki (guest Parole Director Mrs. Hayes-Jackson)

    in Radio

    Special Guest Texas Parole Director Mrs. Andrenette Hayes-Jackson.


    Vicki's radio broadcast provides an open forum discussing support services and real issues for individuals who have been arrested, convicted or incarcerated and trying to re-establish themselves in society with housing, career, family, community and church.


    Special Guest: Andrenette Hayes Jackson, Assistant Regional Director, TDCJ-Parole,


    Vicki Hallman-Bowman, a native Dallas Texan who retired from TDCJ Parole after working 32 years in case management and executive leadership, is now the Program manager for Oasis Center, a 5013C non-profit organization where she coordinates the collaboration and communication with partners who provide reentry supervision, programming, and treatment for the formerly incarcerated, the disenfranchised, and the vulnerable persons in Dallas county and surrounding areas. Her additional responsibilities also include the supervision of the case managers and the oversight of the case management process to include all facets of programming provided to the clients and their families.


    She served as Regional Director for the Parole Division in the North Texas area. Her tenure in this capacity allowed for her to manage the development, implementation, and planning of all parole related functions in this area.  She has been the instrumental force in developing programs for the 22,000 parolees that reported in her area.  Programs that were gender based, cognitive restructuring, cultural based life skills, anger management and other influential curriculums that have provided impact and as result has received many recognitions throughout the country


    In July of 2014, the History Makers proudly announced that her documentary has now been made a permanent part of the History Makers Collection at the Library of Congress. 

  • 00:32

    Jeanne Dotts-Brykalski discusses her parents murder+killers 12/8 parole hearing

    in Current Events

     


    Click here to sign the petition to deny parole to the murderer of Les and Carol Dotts.


    Les-Carol Dotts Facebook Page


     


    From Judith Yates examiner article:


    "This is the horror experienced by Bry and Jeanne Brykalski after Jeanne’s parents were murdered in 1995.


    On the night of February 4 1995, two teens and a 20-year-old man, all with criminal histories, randomly selected a Knoxville, Tennessee house for burglary. When homeowners Les and Carol Dotts came home from their Sunday night dinner one of the thieves pulled a gun. Les was a self-employed WWII veteran. He was shot five times. Carol, who helped homeless animals find good homes, was shot seven times to include an executional-style shot to the head. Bry found his in-laws dead, the house ransacked.


    The killers were caught and sentenced. Still, the horror never stops for the Brykalskis. “My husband and I are now an acronym: MVS. A Murder Victims Survivor,” Jeanne explains. “When one becomes a MVS your life changes forever in ways you never could imagine.”

  • 00:32

    2nd Chance for ex-offenders w/Vicki (guest Sr. Parole Officer W. Taylor)

    in Radio

    Vicki's radio broadcast provides an open forum discussing support services and real issues for individuals who have been arrested, convicted or incarcerated and trying to re-establish themselves in society with housing, career, family, community and church.


    Special Guest: Wade Taylor, Seniorarole Officer (Sex Offender caseload)


    Vicki Hallman-Bowman, a native Dallas Texan who retired from TDCJ Parole after working 32 years in case management and executive leadership, is now the Program manager for Oasis Center, a 5013C non-profit organization where she coordinates the collaboration and communication with partners who provide reentry supervision, programming, and treatment for the formerly incarcerated, the disenfranchised, and the vulnerable persons in Dallas county and surrounding areas. Her additional responsibilities also include the supervision of the case managers and the oversight of the case management process to include all facets of programming provided to the clients and their families.


    She served as Regional Director for the Parole Division in the North Texas area. Her tenure in this capacity allowed for her to manage the development, implementation, and planning of all parole related functions in this area.  She has been the instrumental force in developing programs for the 22,000 parolees that reported in her area.  Programs that were gender based, cognitive restructuring, cultural based life skills, anger management and other influential curriculums that have provided impact and as result has received many recognitions throughout the country


    In July of 2014, the History Makers proudly announced that her documentary has now been made a permanent part of the History Makers Collection at the Library of Congress. 

  • 03:59

    JUSTICE FOR KEVIN UPKINS---THE UPDATE

    in Entertainment

    College Park, GA- On February 14, 2009, Mr Kevin Upkins was given a sentence of Life Without Parole for Armed Robbery, a crime which he did not commit. His situation should shed some light on the justice system in the state of Georgia: Guilty until proven Guilty


    The facts surrounding the case are as follows: No witness or the victim ever identified Mr Upkins before trial, and there was never a photo lineup ever done, even after Mr Upkins was apprehended in December 2008. The victim originally stated during the incident, she would not be able to identify the suspects, although they were not wearing masks. She appears in the courtroom almost two years later and points out Mr Upkins, who was the only black male in the courtroom. When Mr Upkins wife Tomeka Roberson Upkins made contact with the Detective handling the case to give Mr Upkins alibi( which was never disputed in the courtroom), she was then threatened with perjury by that Detective. During the cross examination at the Preliminary Hearing, the Detective mentioned Anthony Cox and Mr Upkins jumped the counter and stuck a gun in the victim's face, afterwards Mr Cox was never mentioned again, not even as a suspect or Mr Upkins co-defendant


    MVP On Demand---check out our website, to see how we are moving artists forward. If you would like to join us in the studio, the number is 646-595-3032.


     

  • 00:38

    W W I A A L Radio Show with DJ Gatsby guests Mike Warren & KD McGregor

    in Entertainment

    Mike Warren started his love for writing since attending college. He received his Masters Degree in Communications from Towson State University and has been writing ever since. He is the author of several LGBT novels. His first novel, "A Private Affair" was picked up by Life Changing Books publication Company and published in the summer of 2007. Because of the controversy and peaked sales, Mr. Warren was asked by his publisher to do a sequel, thus bringing forth his second novel, "Sweet Swagger" which was published in 2009. Two other novels then followed that, "Sir Yes Sir" published in 2011 and "Just Make Him Beautiful" published in 2013. 

    Mr. Warren is a native of Baltimore, Maryland and still resides in Baltimore which is called, Charm City. He is the father of 5 grown children and has been in a loving relationship with his partner for 5 years. In his spare time, he enjoys writing, reading and spending time with his family.


    K.D. McGregor a.k.a Kevin Darnell McGregor born and raised in New York City the Harlem section. K.D.’s life took a turn for the worst when his father moved down south and he decided to stay in New York where he went into the foster care system for about 1 year of his life. Three years into his drug dealing career he was forced to take a prison bid of 4 1/2 to 9 years. K.D. did 7 years and was released on parole.  Again trouble was not far behind during a drug deal gone wrong a buyer was shot and K.D. and a Acquaintance was arrested. K.D. was offered a life sentence where he had to fight for his freedom two and half years on Rikers Island. K.D. went to trail where if he lost; it would have given him 25 years to life sentence. Lucky for him he won in trail and was released and continued his parole. In May 2014 he was relieved of parole and started his own Publishing Company called F.E.V.E.R Publishing.

  • 01:30

    LIFE FOR POT

    in Higher Education

    This episode is dedicated to those people serving LIFE sentences for marijuana. Some have Life sentences, others have LWOP- Life with out parole, some have 999 years, some have double LIFE sentences, some have 98 years, and others have what I call a de-facto life sentences taking into consideration their age and length of sentence they will never be Free. All of these men will die in prison unless they are pardoned, granted clemency, or the like.  For more detailed information please click on their names. No-one belongs in jail for a plant.

    http://www.pow420.com/life_for_pot