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“Pacing in my cell” a poem by Eric king

A poem about Erics experience at CCA             I am pacing in my cell My skin is still on fire from the paper spray that I was bathed in 8 days ago No clean clothes have been provided, no shower either I am scared because I don’t understand the process or the noises, or the smells Don’t understand why they aren’t giving me a shower or a fucking towel, or…

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Update on EK in the SHU

A quick update since Eric is still in the Specialized Housing Unit (SHU, segregation) and it is unknown how long he will be there.  He still hasn’t received a write-up nor has he been brought up on charges, but is facing a precarious situation.  Eric also has some new rules regarding mail.  All paper has to be plain white or regular lined notebook paper. Envelopes have to be straight white or manila if sending something larger.…

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Updated: Eric King is now in the S.H.U & Moved to USP Leavenworth!

Greetings everyone! It was just brought to our attention that Eric was sent to the Secure Housing Unit (S.H.U., the hole, solitary confinement, etc) yesterday (8/17/18). At this point we do not have all the details, but it does seem like Eric will be in the S.H.U for the foreseeable future given what we know so far. We will be sure to update everyone once we get more information on the situation. Eric is so…

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Eric King’s birthday is coming up on August 2nd!

Greetings everyone! Mark your calendars, Eric turns 32 on Thursday, August 2nd and he would love to hear from any and all supporters! Make plans to get together with some friends to fill out a birthday card and/or send off some letters to Eric! Check out our Support Materials tab to see the hand bills and posters that we have ready for people to download and print off to continue in the effort to raise awareness about…

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Support Eric and his family

Eric’s family needs our help! On Eric’s behalf the support team is organizing fundraisers for his partner and two children who are currently experiencing financial hardship. On top of complicated health issues, Eric’s partner was recently in a car accident (she is okay!) which has added extra financial stress on the family. Incarceration not only harms those inside but also their family and friends. Eric’s partner tirelessly supports him, facilitates excellent communication between Eric and…

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Reflections on Erics trip to FCI Florence’s SHU

Eric wanted to share the cartoon and write-up that landed him a transfer to FCI Florence from Englewood and a charge for assaulting an officer in January of 2017. This cartoon had a name on it that may have rhymed with a certain officer who threatened his children during a visit. This cartoon resulted in his wife and family not being able to speak to him on the phone or visit him for 105 days.…

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Eric Update and Poem from a time in the S.H.U

Last week, Eric was thrown into the hole and his cell was trashed. Among other things, a bunch of letters went missing and were destroyed. He is now out of the hole and  wants to let folks know that if you wrote him in the weeks leading to the 1st of June he lost your letter and that you should reach back out if you would like :). Below is a poem written while EK was…

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Second Annual Int’l Day of Solidarity with EK: His Story

  June 28, 2018 is the second annual International Day of Solidarity with Eric King. June 28th, 2016 was the day that he was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Now, two years later, he is able to share his story about the action that got him there. We hope that you will join us in celebrating and showing solidarity for our friend by writing him, sending him books, spreading the word through banner drops…

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EK Statement on Dry Snitching

I had never heard the term ‘Dry Snitching’ before coming to prison, but the concept is very clear, it’s indirect tattling. Dry snitching is telling on someone in an oblique, round about way. That may sound low key or not a big deal, but trust me when I say that dry snitching will get you hurt, it is fucking hell. If you do this, you are ratting. Let’s say you’re not supposed to have pillows…

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“Your Vegan Option is to Take the Meat Off Your Sandwich”

Eric is currently engaged in a long-running fight for adequate vegan food at FCI Florence. Every day there is some degree of struggle with the kitchen staff from the constant dairy and eggs served, the meat on his tray to the guards laughing as he is served soy mush “enjoy your VEGAN slop”. When the facility is locked down or on a holiday schedule prisoners get “sack dinner” which is a bologna sandwich with cheese,…

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