Find more info on Georgia uprising prisoners and support resources at Atlanta Anti-Repression Committee.
Ellie Brett was arrested on November 2nd, 2020 in an inter-agency raid along with two others, John Wade and Vida Jones. Held without bond, he faced charges related to a string of arsons against government property and police cruisers. Ellie was sentenced in March of 2022, and his projected release date is in January of 2025. Ellie’s birthday is December 1st.
Ellie Brett 14822-509 FCI Petersburg Medium Federal Correctional Institution P.O. BOX 1000 Petersburg, VA 23804
John B. Wade is a Black Atlanta activist facing charges related to the George Floyd Rebellion in the Summer of 2020. He was arrested on November 2nd, 2020 in an inter-agency raid along with two others, Vida Jones and Ellie Brett. They faced charges related to a string of arsons against government property and police cruisers. Wade has been repeatedly harassed by law enforcement since the beginning of the mass rebellion. He currently faces charges for his alleged participation in the vandalism and burning of the former Wendy’s restaurant on University Avenue following the murder of Rayshard Brooks. Brooks was killed by Atlanta Police Officer Garrett Rolfe, who was indicted for murder following the burning of the Wendy’s — outside of which Rayshard was murdered — and clashes between police and protesters. Without the determined acts of large crowds following the killing of Brooks, it is unlikely that Rolfe would have been indicted on charges at all. John Wade was sentenced on 2/28/22 to a mandatory minimum of 5 years (to include time served) after conviction on his federal charges. His projected release from federal prison is in January, 2025, but he has other pending state charges from the summer of 2020. John’s birthday is November 11th.
John Wade 14762-509 FCI Beckley Federal Correctional Institution P.O. BOX 350 General and Legal Mail Beaver, WV 25813
Alvin Joseph was held without bond since June of 2020, facing arson charges related to fires targeting police officers’ vehicles in Gwinnett County. He was found guilty of attempted arson, and was sentenced on 3/8/22. Alvin’s birthday is February 9th.
Alvin Joseph 1002016959 Hays State Prison Po Box 668 Trion, GA 30753
In October of 2022 Richard Hunsinger pleaded guilty to assault on a federal officer and destruction of government property stemming from a July 25th, 2020 demonstration at a DHS office in Atlanta. Hunsinger was sentenced to two years and eight months in prison followed by three years of supervised release and eight months of home confinement.
Richard is supported by his defense committee who recently released the piece We Got Us about their experiences supporting an uprising defendant.
Richard Hunsinger 16066-509 FCI Forrest City Low P.O. Box 9000 Forrest City, AR 72335