Pack the Courthouse for Mumia Abu-Jamal

Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 8 to 11 am 1301 Filbert, Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center In a court case that could eventually lead to Mumia’s freedom, Judge Leon Tucker has ordered the District Attorney’s office to present new testimony in reference to Ronald Castille. The hearing will take place January 17. Castille was a Philadelphia DA. […]

Financial Assistance Needed

Dear Comrades, Sisters and Brothers, Peace! Our Sister Pamela Hanna is experiencing extreme difficulties. Pam was an active sister in the Black Panther Party in New York. And from then until now Pam has actively worked with her sisters and brothers in service to the community. Pam is scheduled for major surgery next month (January) […]

Update on political prisoner Veronza Bowers

November 3, 2017 Dear Friends/Supporters… Here we are again and hopefully this will be the last time I will have to call on you for contributions to my Legal Defense Fund. As you know, we have had some successes in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. They have ruled in our favor twice, but each […]

Jalil A. Muntaqim: The making of a movement

by Jalil A. Muntaqim I was captured on Aug. 28, 1971, in San Francisco after a car chase and gun battle with San Francisco police. It was alleged that myself and co-defendant Albert Nuh Washington were attempting to avenge the assassination of George L. Jackson in San Quentin on Aug. 21, 1971. I was convicted […]

Framed: Chapter 16

“Turned against those two bloods” —Duane Peak, September 29, 1970   Mondo was brought before Municipal Judge Paul Hickman and denied bail. Mondo, who surrendered his freedom, soon lost everything he owned.[i] “I think it was shortly after my arrest the house was burned down. Originally they said there was a fire and the house […]

FRAMED” Chapter 15 by Michael Richardson

  “It doesn’t make any difference what the truth is” —Arthur O’Leary, August 31, 1970   At the end of August, J. Edgar Hoover sent the Los Angeles FBI office the altered diary of a Progressive Labor Party officer to use in falsely identifying the individual as a government informant. Hoover outlined the action with […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 14

    “This should be an excellent disruption technique” —J. Edgar Hoover, August 24, 1970   Raleigh House was released from jail on a signature bond authorized by Arthur O’Leary after one night in custody. House had been held with $10,000 bail after being booked on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder. O’Leary would not […]

Mumia – SAVE THE DATE

Learning from Fannie Lou Hamer

by Matthew Miles Goodrich Fannie Lou Hamer speaking at the Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey, August 1964 (Library of Congress) Fannie Lou Hamer traveled a long way out of the Mississippi Delta to the center of the stage at the Democratic National Convention of 1964. In Atlantic City, Hamer implored the nation to witness […]

“FRAMED” Chapter 13

“They are meant to be scapegoats” -Ernie Chambers, August 23, 1970   Margaret White and John Jerks were brought to Central Headquarters. Robert Pfeffer wrote a report. “JERKS stated that he saw Duane PEAKS, he was carrying a suitcase that he had never seen him have before. He describes the suitcase as grayish in color, […]