Sundiata Acoli’s “Affirmation”

Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford Political prisoner Sundiata Acoli, who was arrested with fellow Black Panther Assata Shakur in 1973, is among a host of political prisoners and activists that took part in a reading of Shakur’s poem, “Affirmation,” written in exile in Cuba. Acoli will not be eligible for parole until 2032, when he will […]

Mumia on Rule of “the Good Ol’ Boys”

The nation’s best known political prisoner, Mumia Abu Jamal, told audiences for his Prison Radio broadcast that white supremacy really means white MALE supremacy. “Trump’s central program is to somehow return America to the 1950s, when Negroes were quiet, women were submissive, and Hispanics knew their place,” he said.     source: Mumia on Rule of […]

Prison Radio Kommentaries

Mumia Abu-Jamal is an award winning author and journalist, and political prisoner at SCI Mahanoy, Pennsylvania. Why White Supremacy Means White Male Supremacy (2:08) Mumia Abu-Jamal Jailhouse Lawyer (5:44) Derrick Wilson Honor in Ancestry (3:13) Terry Harper Blues for Hugh Masekela (3:01) Mumia Abu-Jamal State of Disunion (2:25) Mumia Abu-Jamal Ursula K Le Guin (2:43) Mumia […]

Please make 3 phone calls to demand, health care for politikal prisoner (PP) Mumia Abu Jamal

Please make 3 phone calls to demand health care for Mumia If you’re sick, you can go to a doctor or an emergency room to be examined and treated, in a hospital if necessary. If you’re being held behind bars, getting sick can be a death sentence. Profits come before prisoner care for the Dept. […]

Prison Radio Kommentaries

  Bowing to Bullies (1:42) Mumia Abu-JamalPower of Law and Sex (2:18) Mumia Abu-Jamal From the King (2:43) Reginal Sinclair Lewis Because Black Minds Matter (1:58) Mumia Abu-Jamal Crawl (1:37) Black Lives Matter Love: A Message From Mumia (2:18) Mumia Abu-Jamal Capitalism & Chaos (2:06) Mumia Abu-Jamal The Politics of Reaction (1:52) Mumia Abu-Jamal What […]

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 […]