Environmental Racism, Prison conditions

Tropical Storm Imelda Hits USP Beaumont!

The Truth and nothing Else!) By Keith ‘Malik’ Washington
Fight Toxic Prisons—-Correspondent

As a Nationally known Prison Abolitionist and humyn rights activist, I am very passionate and dedicated to the causes and the people my comrades and I support.

However, as a journalist, I am duty-bound to put aside my subjective feelings and report the objective facts about the things I personally experience and witness.

On September 19th, 2019 Tropical Storm Imelda bombarded the city of Beaumont, Texas and the surrounding areas with a deluge of torrential rain.
Here at USP Beaumont, the Federal Prison where I am currently housed at, we had no electricity what-so-ever. That meant—NO LIGHTS, NO AIR-CONDITIONING. Our toilets could not be flushed. It was really bad.
At the time that the storm reached its height, we had been locked in our cells since the evening of September 18th. The Federal Correctional Officer working our housing unit (BA-1 Bldg) was a bald-headed white man with a thick goatee who we call “BIG HEATH”. Mr. Heath is a big guy and kind of looks like a Biker dude.
Like many officers working that night shift Mr. Heath was trapped like all of us. The non-stop rain had flooded all the high-ways and local roads leading too and away from USP Beaumont. The Federal Prison is built on a natural Flood Plane and not only was the compound flooded but our emergency generator of Bldg #1 was submerged in water.
‘Big Heath’ may not win any congeniality contests but he didn’t abandon us!! He stayed the course of the Storm. Mr. Heath worked about 30 hours straight and made sure we had food as well as bottled drinking water. Other than that, we were on our own.
The concrete cells at USP Beaumont were not made to sustain humyn life without the aid of the HVAC System. As the sun-set on September 19th, 2019 we lacked adequate oxygen and fresh air in our cell. My cellmate who we call ‘D’ has Asthma and the lack of proper ventilation in our cell brought on a vicious Asthma Attack!
‘D’ first started coughing profusely. His breaths became labored. As he wheezed and gasped for breath, he staggered to his locker and grabbed his inhalers. It was very dark by then–no lights, no air, and the Asthma Attack persisted. I began to worry and think of how to help my cell-mate.
As if on cue and just in the nick of time we heard voices and saw flash-light beams. It was two Lieutenants from the day-shift, a Lieutenant Franks and Lieutenant Feazicus. They were yelling loudly to all of us who were trapped in these cells saying: “Hey Fellas! We are going to pop open your food tray slots so you can get some fresh air!” end of quote
Both ‘D’ and I smiled and let out a sigh of relief. Regardless of any of the situations that I have found myself in I always acknowledge that GOD IS ALWAYS IN CONTROL!
Lt. Feazicus, Lt. Franks as well as Mr. Heath and other Federal Officers provided us with Red Plastic Haz-Mat bags to defecate in!!! Yes, you heard me correctly—this was our reality here. Believe it!!!
These officers also brought large barrels of water so we could manually flush our toilets by pouring water on top of the large amounts of humyn waste which had accumulated in our toilets.
This is a short essay which tells a story of people helping people during a natural disaster. Many people in Amerikan Society are brainwashed in such a manner that many despise incarcerated humyn beings.
Please remember that Eighty-Five Percent of all current prisoners in the United States will eventually be released. Are not all humyn beings deserving to be treated with dignity, respected, and housed in humane settings??
One Observation that I must highlight is this: Two years after Hurricane Harvey and the Federal Bureau of Prisons still has not crafted a realistic Emergency Evacuation Plan for USP Beaumont.
Locking humyn beings down in concrete cages and then sitting on your hands until the Natural Disaster takes its course, is not an effective Plan! As I said before, USP Beaumont is built on top of a Flood Plane!! Tropical Storms and Hurricanes in this Geographical Location are only going to get more severe and intense.

CLIMATE CHANGE IS REAL!!!!
PRISONERS LIVES MATTER!!!!
WE MUST CONTINUE ABOLISH ALL PRISONS
ESPECIALLY THE TOXIC ONES!!!!!

Sisters and Brothers and Comrades from all corners of the Globe if you support the work that my comrades and I do then please by all means necessary—-Share this piece and all information on Social Media. Demand today that the New Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons—-Mrs. Kathleen Hawk Sawyer take a long hard look at the conditions here at USP Beaumont. Ask her to visit us down here and when she does, ask her to interview me!! Your Soldier for Change Comrade Malik!!!! As I always say: ” The best Anti-Septic for Injustice is Sunlight!!” Let’s Shine a Bright Light on USP Beaumont.
Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win, All Power to the People!!!!!

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Environmental Racism, In solidarity

DONALD TRUMP’S ALTERNATIVE FACTS ARE ACTUALLY LIES!!!

by Keith Malik Washington

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Donald Trump has fabricated a web of lies for the Amerikan people in order to justify this FAKE NATIONAL EMERGENCY ON THE SOUTHERN BORDER. Without FACTS to back up my allegations, I am just doing the same thing that the LIAR IN-CHIEF is doing, so I will present some evidence to back up my allegations.

Approximately a month ago Trump gave his State of the Union address, around the same time Texas Governor Gregg Abbott gave his State of the State address for the citizens of Texas. I listened to them both and I suggest you google them and do the same.

Texas Governor Gregg Abbott spent his time focusing on Public Education. I mean this was one of his main topics. Abbott promised to work on improving Public Education for all children in Texas and he put an emphasis on providing a safe and secure environment for all children attending classes in Texas Public Schools. Abbott most certainly was not agitated nor did I sense any alarm in his voice. Wouldn’t you think that if there was this dire National Emergency on the Southern border that the Texas Governor would be on National TV talking about it?? Why hasn’t anyone talked about this??

Did you know that George P. Bush and Mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner have been pleading that they need to receive the relief money promised to victims of HURRICANE HARVEY!!?? Why isn’t anyone in the media talking about the bi-partisan co-operation by Bush and Turner to help the victims of a real NATIONAL EMERGENCY??

Do you know that McAllen, Texas is one of those ‘Dangerous’ cities on the border of Texas that Trump has been attempting to use to brainwash us into embracing his narrative. Do you know how many murders they had in McAllen, Texas in 2018?? ZERO! $8 BILLION DOLLARS FOR A BORDER WALL??? WAKE UP AMERIKA!

      The Opioid Crisis in Amerika is a National Emergency!

       Gun Violence in Amerika is a National Emergency!

But I’m sorry, folks, I live down here in South Texas and although I am trapped inside one of Texas‘s many Prisons I can say with confidence that there is not a National Emergency down here! TRUMP IS A LIAR!!

Trump, Sara Sanders, and Mitch McConnell continue to spout these Alternative Facts which are sounding more and more like LIESI!

What Trump is engaged in is an elaborate misinformation and disinformation campaign. PSY-OPS and PERCEPTION MANAGEMENT IS THE ORDER OF THE DAY!!

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Environmental Racism

Environmental Activists and Water Protectors will not be bullied or intimidated by Billionaire Earth defilers and their cronies inside the Trump Administration!! (We must not be silent)

By Keith ‘Malik’ Washington & justin adkins

Revolutionary Greetings,
It is I, justin adkins, and I have a very serious and urgent message to deliver to you. Malik and I support and defend many causes, but there are certain struggles and fights that have a higher priority to us than others.

One such struggle is the fight to save our planet from imperialist multinational corporations which exclusively deal in the extraction of fossil fuels from the Earth. Comrade Malik and I are both Environmentalists. I personally introduced Malik to this struggle.

A couple of years ago, I ordered Malik a subscription to the Earth First! Journal. That was before he was transferred to the Wallace Pack unit. Pack is the Texas prison where Malik helped expose the presence of high levels of arsenic in the water supply.

Professor Victor Wallis Ph.D. showed Malik the connection between capitalism and the destruction of our environment and in the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Malik and I believe all of us got an up-front and personal look at what Environmental Racism looks like in Amerika – It’s Real!!

Now Malik performs his own studies and in-depth analysis, and, as always, he has something to say to you. I hope you will listen to the words of my comrade and friend.

Comrade Malik says:
Revolutionary Greetings Comrades!

Energy Transfer Partners!! Yes, let’s say it together, Energy Transfer Partners!! The name tastes like a fat piece of cow dung in my mouth.

This Imperialist Corporation is the chief developer of the Dakota Access Pipeline, and they have filed a federal lawsuit against many of the groups here in Amerika who are fighting hard to save our planet and ensure safe and clean water supplies for future generations of humyn beings and animals, as well as plants and trees.

Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas, Texas, filed the complaint and it seeks damages of no less than one billion dollars!! I will briefly give you a list of some of the defendants who have been cited in the complaint: Earth First!, the Sierra Club, Greenpeace International, Bank Track, Bold Iowa, and Mississippi Stand.

The lawsuit alleges environmental protection groups initiated campaigns of misinformation to target legitimate companies and industries with fabricated environmental claims and other purported misconduct, inflicting billions of dollars in damage – Now this is a direct quote from the USA Today – August 24th, 2017.

Now STOP! Let’s listen very carefully to the language these Earth defilers are using – they are saying that WE are initiating campaigns of misinformation to target legitimate companies and industries with fabricated environmental claims. Ok, first of all, they are lying!! And I can prove it! But first we need to fully expose their hidden agenda, because there is much more going on here than meets the eye!!

The Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas, Texas, seek to label us and eco-terrorists in an effort to criminalize and silence our Free Speech activities.

In other words, they want us to allow them to destroy our planet, poison our water supplies, pollute our air, and be quiet and watch while they do it!!

And I say Hell NO! I’m not going to do THAT! What do you say?

Now, I am a socialist/communist – I lean hard to the left and I am deeply sympathetic to the Green Anarchist cause. I’ve been trained to apply a scientific analysis when I encounter a problem. I seek out facts!! I shut down my emotions in order to perform a concrete analysis of the conditions around me. The timing of the lawsuit is very interesting and I smell a RAT!

Yes! On its face, this complaint seeks to bully and intimidate environmentalists. It seeks to cower us into silence. But I firmly believe there is a SNAKE lurking in the background, and that dirty, rotten, scoundrel has emboldened Energy Transfer Partners.

I state today that Department of Energy Secretary, Rick Perry, the former governor of Texas, is secretly promoting this attack on our free speech rights!!

In Rick Perry’s failed presidential bid, guess who was his number one donor? Really, I want you to take a guess. I’ll wait.

Give up? Ok, I’ll tell you; it was Kelay Warren, the CEO of Energy Transfer Partners! Are you Surprised?

Would you like to know how much Mr. Warren donated to good old honest Rick Perry? Six million dollars!! Now listen to me, Mr. Warren got $4.5 million back after Rick Perry pulled out of the Presidential Race, but that is not the only questionable connection our buddy Rick Perry has with Energy Transfer Partners – there is more, much more!!

In a financial disclosure form Perry filed in July 2015, Perry indicated that his wife owned up to $15,000 in Energy Transfer Partners stock, and about the same amount of stock in another pipeline company, Sunco Logistics. Sunco Logistics is supposed to be the operator of the pipeline that was being protested against at Standing Rock.

And I have some very interesting information about Sunco Logistics. According to Reuters, Sunco Logistics leads all of its competitors in spilled crude!!

And if anyone would to fact check any of my reporting, please go to the incredible news website truthout.org and find the article entitled: “Rick Perry, Tapped for Energy Department, Has Multiple Ties to CEO of Controversial Pipeline Project”, posted December 16, 2016 at Truth Out!!

Comrades, who was it that said, “If you want to hide something from a black man, put it in a book,”? Who the hell made up that saying? Whoever it was, they hadn’t met me! Comrade Malik, the servant of the people!!

Comrades, as I wrap up this YouTube video with my good friend, justin, I must encourage you to be more aggressive in the expose of these unsavory relationships between fossil fuel corporations and highly placed members of the Trump Administration.

Furthermore, please be more mindful that the U.S. Federal Government is waging a war against those who seek to protect and preserve our planet. But more urgently the Legislative Branch is overtly and covertly crafting laws which criminalize our right to protest.

We need lawyers on our team!
We need environmental scientists on our team.
We need computer information specialists and technologists on our team!

Sisters and brothers, one of the reasons I am so passionate about this fight is that poor people, and people of color like me, are being exploited and abused by Rick Perry and his cronies in Dallas, Texas at Energy Transfer Partners!

When you get time, I encourage you to read a brief article by David J. Krajicek on Alternet (January 23, 2016) entitled, “7 Toxic Assaults on Communities of Color Besides Flint: The Dirty Racial Politics of Pollution”. The lead poisoning of the children in Flint is only the latest example of environmental racism in the U.S.

Remember, comrades, there is strength in diversity. We must encourage and allow more persyns of color inside our environmentalist ranks. justin invited me to the table, who will you invite?

Dare to Struggle, Dare to Win,
All Power to the People!

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