The Barbaric Police Bombing of MOVE

By Mumia Abu-Jamal Mumia Abu-Jamal : May 13th at 30 This essay was recorded on 4/26/2015 and was released on 5/13/2015 on the 30th anniversary of the MOVE bombing. Download Let the Fire Burn On May 13, 1985, Philadelphia police dropped two pounds of military explosives onto a city row house occupied by the radical…

The Public Execution of Mumia Abu-Jamal

By Linn Washington Jr. In August 1936 nearly 20,000 people filled a vacant lot next to a municipal building in a small Kentucky town to watch the hanging of a man convicted of rape. This hanging, conducted by two executioners retained by that town, would be the last official ‘public execution’ in America. Although states…

Mumia’s Message to the Movement

4-26-2015 Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Message to the Movement (1:20) Listen >> Petition: No To Slow Death Row The Public Execution of Mumia Abu-Jamal Why Mumia Must Live, and US imperialism Must Die : The Link Between Political Prisoners and the War on Terror

Mumia Abu-Jamal on Obama, Ferguson, and How African-Americans ‘Live in Hell’

“Oppression abroad gives rise to oppressions at home,” Abu-Jamal tells Sputnik in his first exclusive interview following a stint in solitary confinement. America’s most famous “political prisoner” argues that the plight of African-Americans has only gotten worse under President Obama. Activist and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal was convicted of the 1981 murder of Philadelphia police officer…

Mumia Abu-Jamal Speaks Out from Jail on New Pennsylvania Law Silencing Prisoners

10/26/14 Mumia’s Broadcast Mumia Abu-Jamal w/Amy Goodman DN! About the Attack on his Speech (13:52) 10-24-2014 Justice Suspended (1:55) by Mumia Abu-Jamal Another “Mumia Rule” By Mumia Abu-Jamal 10/25/14 Download Audio >> Anyone even remotely familiar with my case knows about the “Mumia Rule.” That’s when the court or agency changes its rule or precedent…

Gangsters in Blue : Mumia Abu-Jamal From ‘Writing on the Wall’

7/12/15 Especially noteworthy given the headlines on Friday in the Philadephia Inquirer. Busted the Pulitzer Prize winning book by Wendy Ruderman and Barbara Laker, and see what kind of police officers are allowed to stay on the force in Philadelphia!  click here  Download Excerpt From ‘Writing on the Wall’

From Toussaint to Tupac: The Black International Since the Age of Revolution

From Toussaint to Tupac: The Black International Since the Age of Revolution Transcending geographic and cultural lines, “From Toussaint to Tupac” is an ambitious collection of essays exploring black internationalism and its implications for a black consciousness. At its core, black internationalism is a struggle against oppression, whether manifested in slavery, colonialism, or racism. The…

Black Islamic Caribbean Leaders Prevented From Meeting With Farrakhan

Pharaoh’s Fears Alive in Jamaica By Demetric Muhammad While reading the news reports that revolutionary Islamic leaders Gerald Perreira and Imam Abu Bakr were blocked from entry into Jamaica to meet with the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan several thoughts came to mind. Abu Bakr Gerald A. Perreira First of all I reflected on how Minister Farrakhan…