Mumia Abu-Jamal Health Update

Our brother Mumia, with the love and support of his family, his lawyers, and independent doctors and very importantly you, is fighting to return to wellness.   He remains ill and in need of immediate diagnostic testing and treatment.   We continue working around the clock to demand that Mumia Abu-Jamal receive diagnostic testing and […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

“Democracy, Dictatorships & Empire” (5:10) by Mumia Abu-Jamal“Silence of the Lambs” (4:25) by Mumia Abu-Jamal “Inadequate Medical Treatment in PA DOC” (2:28) by Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall “The Conversation’s Started” (2:51) by Kenneth Hartman “Sandra Bland and White Supremacy“ (1:19) by Shaka Zulu “Get Out of the Car Or I’ll Light You Up“ (1:17) by Shaka Zulu

When Police Decide What Teacherz Can Teach

Photo by Bob Bob by David Love As the nascent #BlackLivesMatter movement seeks reform of a criminal justice system that preys upon communities of color, law enforcement are increasingly attempting to quell protest and political dissent. Exhibit A: The case of Marylin Zuniga. Zuniga, a public school teacher at Forest Street Elementary School in Orange […]

Beyond Innocence: US Politikal Prisonerz n the Fight Against Mass Incarceration

by Dan Berger (Photo: Barbed Wire via Shutterstock) source: President Obama’s recent statements about mass incarceration, together with his decision to commute the sentences of 46 people serving lengthy and life sentences in federal prison on drug charges, treat “nonviolent drug offenders” as the symbolic figureheads of America’s prison problem. This framing seems to […]

Prison Kommentariez

“Gangsters in Blue”  From Writing on the Wall (3:24)  by Mumia Abu-Jamal “Silence of the Lambs”  From WOTW (4:07)  by Mumia Abu-Jamal “40 Years in the Wilderness“ From WOTW (5:30) by Mumia Abu-Jamal “Democracy, Dictatorships & Empire” From WOTW (5:10) by Mumia Abu-Jamal “Why? A Few Unasked Questions“ (4:00) by Kevin Cooper “Prison Health Care is Death Care” (4:14) by Kerry […]

Black Prison Organizing

‘If prison walls could talk,’ Dan Berger tells us, ‘their stories would reveal profound and largely untapped reservoirs of politics and culture. by James Kilgore Dan Berger’s latest volume, Captive Nation, is perfectly timed. In a moment where interest in mass incarceration across the political spectrum is on the rise, sanitized versions of carceral history […]

Mumia: “Flagz and Ragz”

The heritage of the Confederate battle flag is “one of terror and violence in support of a system of organized theft of Black labor, in the name of white supremacy and Black subjugation,” said Mumia Abu Jamal, the nation’s best known political prisoner, in a report for Prison Radio. “Dylan ‘Dumb and Dumber’ Roof knew, […]

Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writingsz of Mumia Abu-Jamal

  Mumia Abu-Jamal’s essential perspectives on black experience, race relations, freedom, justice, social change, and the future of American society. “Revolutionary love, revolutionary memory and revolutionary analysis are at work in every page written by Mumia Abu-Jamal … His writings are a wake-up call. He is a voice from our prophetic tradition, speaking to us […]

Gangsterz in Blue (3:24) Mumia Abu-Jamal (From Writing on the Wall)

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