Read this statement in support of the hunger strikers by Rashid Johnson.
Rashid is a prisoner in Virginia who has been held in segregation since 1993 (he is currently at Red Onion). While in prison he founded the New Afrikan Black Panther Party (Prison Chapter). Rashid is also the artist who drew the image that was used extensively during the July strike, of the arms linked in unity and the crossed out spoon and fork.
You can also check out a book of his writings and art work, which has been banned as “gang literature” by Pelican Bay, here.