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