Prison artist usez ‘visual language’ to inspire hiz brotherz

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Prison artist usez ‘visual language’ to inspire hiz brotherz

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by Guss Lumumba Edwards

First off, thank you for being there every step of the way over all of these years. I cannot even begin to mention every place you’ve been, but I do know that behind these prison walls within a lot of these cages our love for you runs deep. I told myself long ago that I’ve got to reach at the Bay View, so here I finally am with pure love and appreciation for y’all, always.

“Help Me” – Art: Guss Lumumba Edwards, B-89208, CSP-Sac C4-104, P.O. Box 290066, Represa CA 95671

My name is Guss Lumumba Edwards. Everyone calls me “Lumumba,” which means “gifted”. My experience is like some of your contributors. I was encaged in Pelican Bay SHU from 2005 to 2013 – my last five years in the Short Corridor, D4.

By way of the first two hunger strikes, they released me…

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