Mumia on the Twilight of Empire

The US became the world’s sole superpower “without a mask,” said the nation’s best known political prisoner. “We saw its true, angry, contemptuous face snarling at the Third World, hostile to its European ancestors, and dismissive of Latin America,” said Mumia Abu Jamalin a report for Prison Radio. Advertisements

The Politics Of Judges

THE POLITICS OF JUDGES [col. Writ. 10/5/18 (c) ’18 Mumia Abu-Jamal We are all trained and conditioned to see judges, clad in their dark and foreboding robes, as people who are superior to normal, average men and women. The robes lend an air of solemnity, wisdom and certitude, similar to the vestments of priests, nuns […]

SAVE THE DATE: THURSDAY AUGUST 30, 2018 “FOR THE ANTI-POLICE TERROR COURT DATE OF THE DECADE”

“FOR THE ANTI-POLICE TERROR COURT DATE OF THE DECADE” MILLIONS FOR MUMIA – II On Thursday Black August 30th, 2018  Pack The Philadelphia Courthouse @ 1301 Filbert Street @ 8:00 am; To Expose And Put An End The 37 Year Long Philadelphia Police & D.A. Frame Up To Finally Get A New Trial To Free Revolutionary Journalist & […]

Mumia Abu Jamal on How Trump Thinks He’s King

Listen to story: Download: mp3 (Duration: 3:09 — 5.8MB) FEATURING MUMIA ABU JAMAL – A new poll by Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has found that Americans overwhelmingly disapprove of presidential self-pardons. Eighty five percent of Americans surveyed think it would be wrong for a president caught committing a crime to pardon him- or herself. […]

U.S. Prisoners Need Some Love

by Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford  In an essay for Prison Radio, Charles Diggs, an inmate at Pennsylvania’s Graterford state prison, said U.S. leaders “need the courage to imagine something different than 1,500 prisons all over the country.”   source: U.S. Prisoners Need Some Love 

Mumia Abu Jamal on Puerto Rico: ’A colony by any name’

On Christopher Columbus’s second voyage to what was called the West Indies, he visited Puerto Rico, called Boriquen by the native Arawaks dwelling on the island. Columbus docked in November, 1493, and with him came the force and greed of the Spanish Empire. For four centuries Spain brought imperial exploitation, slavery, repression and death to […]

Mumia Abu Jamal On Climate Change And Hurricane Harvey

– September 1, 2017 Listen to story: Download: mp3 (Duration: 2:35 — 2.4MB) FEATURING MUMIA ABU JAMAL – Mumia Abu Jamal is a political prisoner and award winning journalist. He recently filed this commentary about Hurricane Harvey and Climate Change. Find out more at www.prisonradio.org.

Charlottesville and the Battles of History

by MUMIA ABU-JAMAL The events surrounding Charlottesville, Virginia have a resonance far beyond the borders of Old Dominion. Even though they began as a strictly local affair, they quickly assumed a national character, because this strictly local event stems from the nation’s history—a history that remains not only contested but bitterly unresolved. That history, of course […]

[Pnews] August 8th marks 39 years in prison for MOVE members

AUGUST 8th [Speech writ. 7/19/17] ©’17 Mumia Abu-Jamal   Early morning. A time of rest, quiet and repose. On August 8th, 1978, only the early birds in search of worms were stirring.   Also, cops assembled, heavily armed.   They attacked the MOVE House in Powelton Village, West Philadelphia, dozens, then hundreds and perhaps thousands […]

To My People By Assata Shakur

Black brothers, Black sisters, i want you to know that i love you and i hope that somewhere in your hearts you have love for me. My name is Assata Shakur (slave name joanne chesimard), and i am a revolutionary. A Black revolutionary. By that i mean that i have declared war on all forces […]