UBF Founder Ivan Kilgore’s McCoy v. Lousisana Reply Brief to the California Supreme Court

Petitioner “communicated to the [trial] court and counsel his opposition to presenting any other defense other than a defense of self-defense under the theory of the doctrine of transferred intent. Whereas, the trial court would “allow[] counsel to usurp control of an issue within [Petitioner’s] sole prerogative” source https://ubfsf.org/index.php/2021/01/16/ubf-founder-ivan-kilgores-mccoy-v-lousisana-reply-brief-to-the-california-supreme-court/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ubf-founder-ivan-kilgores-mccoy-v-lousisana-reply-brief-to-the-california-supreme-court

What Happened to California’s Prison Movement?

Today, some seven years after the historic California hunger strikes, the general attitude on the yard is not that of resistance but compliance... source https://ubfsf.org/index.php/2021/01/16/what-happened-to-californias-prison-movement/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=what-happened-to-californias-prison-movement

Socialism vs. Capitalism: Food For Thought!

It done got real UBF fam! Tomorrow (Sunday, August 18th ) our most recent addition to the organization, Cedric O’Bannon, informed he will be conducting a video interview with the following individuals for an international conference on socialism. On behalf of the organization, he requested UBF founder Ivan Kilgore submit the following questions to be …

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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Prisoner Book Publishing Program

Through both our publishing and internship program we hope to help share the powerful stories of those incarcerated as well as provide students and the incarcerated the opportunity to give back to their communities while developing their skill sets. source https://ubfsf.org/index.php/2021/01/15/frequently-asked-questions-about-our-prisoner-book-publishing-program/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=frequently-asked-questions-about-our-prisoner-book-publishing-program

Four Gut Wrenching Radio Interviews on the Rhetoric of Prison Rehabilitation in California.

Listen to four gut-wrenching radio interviews on the rhetoric of prison rehabilitation by United Black Family Scholarship Foundation founder Ivan Kilgore. Hosted on Prison radio. Click on the following links: https://ift.tt/35b93qr https://ift.tt/3rZ8vNS https://ift.tt/3ouG6gR https://ift.tt/397Lvnz source https://ubfsf.org/index.php/2021/01/14/four-gut-wrenching-radio-interviews-on-the-rhetoric-of-prison-rehabilitation-in-california/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=four-gut-wrenching-radio-interviews-on-the-rhetoric-of-prison-rehabilitation-in-california

Can You See Yourself With It?

By Mandrel Miller G29534 P.O. Box 1902 Tehachapi, CA 93581 In 2006, I was in the Wayside facility of the LA County Jail fighting at three-strike case for robbery when I met this OG pimp named “Dark Gable.” Dark Gable was in his early forties, about 6′ 2” with dark skin and an afro. He …

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Street Certified

As an incarcerated author, activist, and founder of the United Black Family Scholarship Foundation, I cannot begin to express how elated I was to host our first Nonprofit Coaching & Leadership Training event this past February in Oklahoma City. Indeed, it was a very humbling and emotional moment.  Having built this organization from behind maximum …

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In the face of adversity Not Worker, But N!##A Chattel! The F$%#?? By Ivan Kilgore Whereas the positionality of the worker (whether a factory worker demanding a monetary wage, an immigrant, or a white woman demanding a social wage) gestures toward the reconfiguration of civil society, the positionality of the Black subject (whether a prison-slave …


Excerpt from Our Founder’s Forthcoming book Mayhem, Murder & Magnificence: A Memoir

...the social death of the African American has always been part of the American Experience source https://ubfsf.org/index.php/2021/01/12/excerpt-from-our-founders-forthcoming-book-mayhem-murder-magnificence-a-memoir/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=excerpt-from-our-founders-forthcoming-book-mayhem-murder-magnificence-a-memoir