Revolution #176, September 13, 2009

We received this from Prisoners Revolutionary Literature Fund:

A Different Kind of Education

“I’m just glad I know which way the revolution is, because the way I see it, revolution is my only hope. I’m a 22-year-old Mexican and Black male. I’ve been held captive for almost 8 years now in CYA and CDC [California Youth Authority/California Department of Corrections]. The last grade I completed of school was the 7th. I’ve accumulated a dozen “violent felonies” trying to live as long as I have, inside and outside prison. Fortunately, I’ll be released in a coupla years. If it hadn’t been for discovering MLM [Communist theory] and the support and inspiration Chairman Avakian and the RCP have provided, I don’t know what the fuck I’d do with my life once they release me from their clutches, except fall back into the same mode of hustlin’ and jackin’ or trying to gain an advantage over my fellow proletarians for the crumbs we snatch from each other trying to survive and feed ourselves.”

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