Feb. POC Politcal Prisoner Birthdays

VERONZA BOWERS JR.
35316-136 | USP-Atlanta | Box 150160
Atlanta, GA 30315

Feb. 4., 1946
Veronza Bowers Jr. is a former Black Panther Party member framed for the murder of a U.S. Park Ranger. He is being illegally held past his 30 year sentence, making him one of the longest-held political prisoners in U.S. history. http://veronza.org

ALBERT WOODFOX
(SHAKA CINQUE)
#72148 | NIA #3-CCR | David Wade
Correctional Center | 670 Bell Hill Rd.
Homer, LA 71040

Feb. 19, 1947
Shaka Cinque, formerly known as Albert Woodfox is part of the Angola 3, three Black Panthers, put in solitary confinement for decades in Angola Prison,Louisiana after being framed for the death of a prison guard. Robert Hillary King has been released but Herman Wallace continues to be wrongly imprisoned alongside Shaka. Address envelope to Albert Woodfox, address card to Shaka. http://angola3.org

FREDDIE HILTON (KAMAU SADIKI)
#0001150688
Augusta State Medical Prison, Bldg
13A-2 E7 | 3001 Gordon Highway
Grovetown, GA 30813

Feb. 19
Kamau Sadiki is a former member of the Black Panther Party and was convicted of a 30-year old murder case of a Fulton County Police Officer found shot to death in his car outside a service station. Address envelope to Freddie Hilton, address card to Kamau freekamau.org

BYRON SHANE CHUBBUCK
#07909051 | USP Florence High | U.S.
Penitentiary | P.O. Box 7000
Florence, CO 81226

Feb. 26, 1967
Byron Shane “Oso Blanco” Chubbuck is an Indigenous rights activist serving 80 years for bank robbery, aggravated assault on the FBI, escape and firearms charges. A confidential informant reported that Oso was robbing banks in order to acquire funds to support the Zapatista rebellion in Chiapas, Mexico throughout 1998-99. Address envelope to Byron Chubbuck, address card to Oso Blanco. http://osoblanco.org

Taken from: http://zinelibrary.info/files/February-Political-Prisoner-Poster.pdf

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