Prison Radio Kommentaries

Loaded: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Takes Aim at 2nd Amendment (3:57) On historian Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s book about America’s obsession with the 2nd Amendment Mumia Abu-Jamal Rape Nation (3:01) Mumia speaks on the potential power for change led by women. Mumia Abu-Jamal Roy: Just a Good Ole Boy (2:19) A weigh-in on the implications of the Roy Moore scandal. […]

Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?

Politikal prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal speaks on mass shootings

By Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal Transcribed from Oct. 2 broadcast from Prison Radio. The sounds of gunfire crackle through the night air, but few seem to realize its import. Some think it’s firecrackers; some, the thump, thump of helicopter blades chopping through the air; some even think it is sound effects to accentuate tunes of a […]

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 […]

Prison Radio Kommentaries

Merci de Messi (1:50) Mumia Abu-Jamal DACA (2:11) Mumia Abu-Jamal Major: Battling of Two Fronts (1:59) Mumia Abu-Jamal Storms over Texas (1:52) Mumia Abu-Jamal The Politics of Fear (1:43) Mumia Abu-Jamal American Prisons as Senior Citizen Warehouses (10:33) Charles Diggs National Disaster and Prisoners (4:57) Charles Diggs White Supremacist Lies (3:37) Reginald Sinclair Lewis Declaration […]

DACA: The latest from the Un-Obama

By Political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal  September 11, 2017   If there is one unifying principle emerging from the disaster known as the Trump Regime, it is the president’s singular mission to erase the executive presence of his predecessor, Barack Obama. This may be seen most recently in Trump’s bumbling undoing of Obama’s executive order known as […]

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.

Prison Radio Kommentaries

Hep C Prison Wars Widen (3:36) Mumia Abu-Jamal Street Combatant to Servant to the People (3:41) Khalfani Malik Khaldun Hep C The New Death Row (2:01) Mumia Abu-Jamal Sunni Muslims (5:27) Khalfani Malik Khaldun Black August  (2:34) Jaan Laaman August 8th (4:15) Mumia Abu-Jamal Janine Africa August 8th (5:27) recorded 2013 Janine Africa Gangsters in […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Attorney Talks of New Movement in Activist’s Case

by Emily Wells A new front may be emerging in the fight to free African-American political activist and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted in 1982 of the murder of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner. The fatal shooting of Faulkner happened in the early hours of Dec. 9, 1981, during a confrontation, witnessed by Abu-Jamal, between […]