Air Conditioning Iz a Human Right

by Jeff Edwards and Scott Medlock Edwards and Medlock are trial lawyers with Edwards Law in Austin. Texas, like other states, does not air condition its prisons—and by doing so, it kills people Air conditioning system adventtr—Getty Images In 2011, the State of Texas convicted Larry McCollum of forgery, for passing a bad check. He […]

Prisonerz and Advocacy Groupz Win Right to a Trial On Constitutionality of the Silencing Act (PA SB508)

  This afternoon, Chief Judge for the federal court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Christopher Conner, ruled that Plaintiffs in the cases Abu-Jamal v. Kane and Prison Legal News v. Kane had standing against Attorney General Kane to seek a ruling on the constitutionality of the Silencing Act, a censorship law targeted at Mumia […]

Prison Radio vs. Kane

An Update on the Historic Legal Case If you are in the Harrisburg area come support Prison Radio, Human Rights Coalition, Educators for Mumia Abu-Jamal and others as we take the first steps towards knocking down the “Revictimization Relief Act.” This unconstitutional law was enacted in response to Abu-Jamal’s October commencement speech at Goddard College, and is widely […]

Preliminary Injunction Sought Against Penn. Prisoner Gag Law

Continuing the Fight Against the Silencing Act, Prisoners and Advocacy Groups Seek Injunctive Relief to Stop Enforcement NOW A motion for a preliminary injunction was filed today in the ongoing lawsuit, Abu-Jamal v. Kane, challenging a Pennsylvania censorship law intended to silence Mumia Abu-Jamal and others convicted of personal injury crimes. The Abolitionist Law Center, […]

Pennsylvania’z Anti-Mumia Gag Law and the Right to Freedom of Speech

Eliot Lee Grossman An expanded version of a speech delivered at a public forum on “Cops vs. Free Speech” organized by the Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal at La Peña Cultural Center, Berkeley, California, on 5 December 2014. Eliot Lee Grossman was a member of Mumia’s legal team in 2001 when they convinced […]

The Palestinianization of Blackz in the United Statez

by Kerry ‘Shakaboona’ Marshall After three weeks of brutal Israeli ground attacks on Gaza this summer, Israel and the Palestinians entered yet another temporary cease-fire in this latest conflict. How long this cease-fire will last is anyone’s guess. The fact of the matter is the Israeli government and the Palestinian people have been in armed […]

Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition, Ramona Africa, and Noelle Hanrahan: HOLIDAY PARTY

MONDAY, DECEMBER 29 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM RIVERSIDE CHURCH 91 CLAREMONT AVENUE ROOM 20T     For additional information, call (917)584-2135(917)584-2135 The Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition traditionally invites our friends to join us for a holiday gathering at this time of year so that we can informally celebrate our year’s work and get to […]

Revolutionary Daily Thought

“That which you do not resist and mobilze to stop, you will learn – or be forced – to accept.”   –Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall Related articles Voices from the Inside: Co-Editor of The Movement on Holbrook v. Jellen (Audio)

Press Release: Robert Holbrook bringz lawsuit against prison for censorship

  Patricia Vickers, Bret Grot Published Mar  4, 2014 PRESS RELEASE: January 8, 2014 PHILADELPHIA, PA—The Human Rights Coalition (HRC), politicized prisoner Robert Saleem Holbrook and College of Charleston Professor Kristi Brian brought a lawsuit today against several employees of the State Correctional Institution (SCI) at Coal Township and the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (PA […]

Prison Radio: RADIO KOMMENTARIEZ

Prison Radio broadcasts the voices of prisoners to honor their humanity and expose the reality of mass incarceration and the disenfranchisement of millions of people. With your help, we continue to challenge the media to tell the truth.  For Lynne (1:29) Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen North Carolina Burning (2:12)  Mumia Abu-Jamal Listen  Some Words of Support […]