RIP Comrade Brother Hugo “Yogi Bear” Pinell.
by Alvaro Luna Hernandez
Power to the people! Power to our fallen Comrade Brother Hugo “Yogi Bear” Pinell! We were saddened by the news that Yogi was murdered last Wednesday, Aug. 12, during an alleged “prison riot” at a Sacramento maximum security prison, after Yogi’s recent release from decades in solitary confinement in the California prison system.
Our prison movement, as well as our outside social movement grieves at the loss of one of its most respected and beloved foot soldiers within the belly of this fascist beast in our mutual struggles against the common enemy of the human species – the systems of colonialism, neo-colonialism, capitalism, imperialism and fascism.
Although I never personally met Comrade Yogi, through his letters, writings and actual deeds as one of the San Quentin 6 and close confidant of Comrade George Jackson, also murdered by the state of California on Aug. 21, 1971, during…
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