Letter From Death Row


I read everything I could find on you. Had my lady make copies of “Walking While Black.” Passed them out to all the brothers on Death Row. You write pretty good. ​

​ What you should write about is what goes on in here. Last night, a guard was spitting on a mentally retarded prisoner…just because he was bored. Prisoners started yelling and set fires in protest.

​ Five guards dressed in vests, shields, helmets and carrying batons, entered and hit me with blows to my head and abdomen. I fought back the best I could, but was dragged to the ground, handcuffed, then shackled.

​ I was thrown head first down two flights of stairs. Landed in a puddle of my own blood. Got cuts everywhere.

​ But I’m surviving,


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