Hard Knock Radio

A Tribute to Hugo “Yogi” Pinell

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On today’s program we pay tribute to political prisoner Hugo “Yogi” Pinell. On August 12th, Hugo Pinell, 71, was killed and 11 inmates were treated for stab wounds when fighting broke out at California State Prison-Sacramento. Pinell, in jail since 1965, had been serving three life sentences.

And later Poor News Network explores the war on the poor.

Hugo “Yogi” Pinell feature credits listed below.

Credits:
Produced by the Freedom Archives
Mumia Abu Jamal audio courtesy of Prison Radio
Technical assistance from Andres Alegria

Many thanks to Emory Douglas, David Johnson, Luis ‘Bato’ Talamantez, Sundiata Tate and of course Hugo Pinell

Music sample from Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions

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