Prison Radio Kommentariez

The Policy of Death (1:37) Mumia Abu-Jamal Mumia’s Shout Out to Abolitionist Law Center (0:18) Mumia Abu-Jamal Judging Injustice (2:27) Mumia Abu-Jamal 9/15/16 Update (3:10) Rev. Edward Pinkney A Little Help (1:39) Jazz the Poet Reason (1:11) Jazz the Poet Interview on WBAI (27:24) Noelle Hanrahan

Bob Marley Interview with Mumia Abu-Jamal, November 1979

Mumia Abu Jamal interviewed Bob Marley for radio in Philadelphia, November 1979. In November 1979, Bob Marley and the Wailers toured North America in support of the Survival album, an album with an outwardly militant theme that explored issues such as black nationalism, repatriation, and Pan-African solidarity.  According to many sources, Survival was originally to be […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

911: Fifteen Years After (2:26) Mumia Abu-Jamal Mumia Interviewed on Marijuana on Kiss the Sky Radio (8:27) Mumia Abu-Jamal Statement for Day of Rage (2:08) Mumia Abu-Jamal KPFA Interview with Noelle Hanrahan on Mumia (20:28) Noelle Hanrahan The Clinton Coup (4:43) Mumia Abu-Jamal Message in English for Collectif Francais (:56) Mumia Abu-Jamal Courts Ruling in […]

Day of Rage for Mumia~9/7

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!  Mumia Abu-Jamal has maintained his innocence for 35 years but the state is still trying to kill him, this time by refusing to treat him for Hepatitis C. Show your outrage in the streets on Wednesday, September 7: 11AM – Press conference outside the Philadelphia Health Center at S. Broad & Lombard – because hep c is […]

Decision on Mumia’s Health Suit

In a perplexing decision published today, August 31, 2016, District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani denied the request presented by Mumia’s attorneys last August 2015, that the court order the PA Department of Correction (DOC) to immediately treat Mumia, who is suffering from chronic and active Hepatitis C, with the existing cure for that disease. The judge […]

Path to Mumia’z Freedom by Rachel Wolkenstein

A new legal action filed by Mumia Abu-Jamal in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas on August 7, 2016 provides a path in the courts to overturn Mumia’s conviction and win his freedom. The legal underpinning is the recent precedent-setting U.S. Supreme Court decision Williams v. Pennsylvania, 136 S.Ct. 1989 (2016), which holds it is […]

What’z a ‘Jailhouse Environmentalist’?

[col. writ. 2/17/13] © ’13 Mumia Abu-Jamal Most of us have heard of jailhouse lawyers –guys and gals who battle in court for themselves or others. But I’d wager few of us have ever heard of a ‘jailhouse environmentalist’. Truth is I didn’t think such a thing existed. Well, it’s real; and his name is […]

Prison Radio Kommentariez

Bend the Bars Address (8:34) Bryant Arroyo SCI-Frackville’s Flint, Michigan Rampant Water Contamination (3:57) Bryant Arroyo What is a Jailhouse Environmentalist? (3:58) Mumia Abu-Jama Theater of the Absurd (2:04) Mumia Abu-Jamal If you Die in Prison, Its the Death Penalty (2:03) Kenneth Hartman Shorty Wins Again (Jimmy Dennis) (2:47) Mumia Abu-Jamal Reading of “Affirmation“ (2:09) Sundiati […]


[col. writ. 8/12/16] ©’16 Mumia Abu-Jamal   The brilliant and beautiful Nina Simone (1933-2003), in her classic lament, “Baltimore,” sings of a city by the sea, but one that she longs to flee from, because of its hardness and meanness. In her unforgettable refrain, she mixes her love of the city with her yearning to […]