This week, Kite Line welcomes the continued contributions of Mark Cook, who we recorded in conversation with Alejo Stark. Mark is a former prison rebel, dating back to ambitious organizing on the inside in the 1960s. Following his release from prison, he co-founded the Seattle chapter of the Black Panther Party and later went underground with the George Jackson Brigade. Due to his guerrilla activities, he served another quarter century in prison before being released in the year 2000. Since then, he has continued to organize and contribute to the prisoners’ movement.
Mark continues to reflect on prison organizing and struggling against prison both inside and outside the prison walls. He also speaks on the importance of communication as fundamental right for everyone, and emphasizes the importance of communication for prisoners.
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