Black in Gaza by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Black in Gaza © April 2024 by Mumia Abu-Jamal As the ruinous war continues to rage in Gaza, Black and Palestinian scholars continue to tell the untold stories of these oppressed peoples. One such scholar is Greg Thomas, the founder and editor of the journal Proud Flesh and author of several books on Black, gender and post-colonial studies. Children of a Black community in Gaza after the Israeli destruction of their home [...]

Julian Assange: Extradition deferred, not denied

UK ruling on Julian Assange ‘killing him slowly’, say free speech advocates By John T Psaropoulos for Al Jazeera [Excerpts] Free speech advocates and experts have criticized a British court judgment for failing to stop WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s extradition to the US. Assange was ordered extradited from the United Kingdom in 2022 to face espionage charges in a court in Virginia in the US, and he has appealed that extradition. London’s [...]

Gwynn Gets A Win

© 2024 by Mumia Abu-Jamal Daniel Gwynn, a death row prisoner for almost 30 years, is now leaving death row and prison itself after his case was finally dismissed after the case fell apart. For almost 30 years Gwynn was subject to decades of solitary confinement under threat of imminent death and soul aching loneliness. Gwynn’s conviction stems from both a false confession and apparently tampering with witnesses by police and the [...]

Mumia Abu-Jamal: The Quest for Abolition

© 2023 by Mumia Abu-Jamal How do we arrive at this place we call abolition? What are the roads to such a destination?  We arrive from the almost-lost lessons of history, shaped by generations of ancestors who struggled their whole lives for that rare breath of freedom and yearned with all their hearts that we, their progeny, would one day breathe free air. For abolition stems from the long, hard struggle against [...]

Virginia Prisons Defy New State Law Against Solitary Confinement

by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson There was much fanfare about a new Virginia law that went into effect on March 23, 2023 that set specific limits on the use of solitary confinement in Virginia prisons.(1) Long before this law was enacted, VA prison officials and politicians had been lying to the public claiming solitary confinement no longer existed in their prisons. These lies came in response to public protests of the longstanding use [...]

Mumia Abu-Jamal: Free the Uhuru Three

© 10/2023 by Mumia Abu-Jamal “Free The Uhuru 3!”  -- Dismiss all charges.   Three major radical figures are in the crosshairs of the U.S. government allegedly for “unregistered foreign agents of a foreign government” – Russia. They are Chairman Omali Yeshitela, head of the African People’s Socialist Party, headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, and two of his assistants: Penny Hess and Jesse Nevel. The three are charged with being unregistered agents because they [...]

No Place for Old Men

No Place for Old Men ©2023 by Mumia Abu-Jamal Quite recently during the height of the ravaging COVID-19 crisis, an American health care agency announced a series of projects and programs designed to ease human suffering and indeed to advocate for the abolition of the systems of mass incarceration. The American Public Health Association, known as APHA, watching the harrowing number of deaths in prisons, is determined that the age of abolition [...]

Australian MPs Urge Dropping of Charges Against Julian Assange

As reported by Esther Iverem of WPFW’s On the Ground program, which recently aired on KPFK as part of the overnight Something’s Happening program, six Australian Members of Parliament, from various parties and independents, came to Washington DC to urge the Biden administration to drop its charges against Julian Assange and the US government efforts to win his extradition to and trial in the US on Espionage Act charges for his work [...]

Freedom First: A Jazz Benefit Concert for Keith Lamar

Strategy & Soul Movement Center Presents: FREEDOM FIRST 2023 WORLD TOUR A Jazz Benefit Concert for Keith Lamar October 5th, 2023 7pm Strategy and Soul Theater 3546 Martin Luther King Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90008 Featuring Spoken Word by Keith Lamar FROM DEATH ROW Albert Marques – Piano Kazende George – Tenor Sax Yosemel Montego – Bass Zack O’Farril – Drums Keith Lamar in Conversation with Eric Mann   Keith Lamar is [...]

Constant Lockdowns Are Having a Devastating Effect on Leonard Peltier’s Health, Cousin Says

Constant Lockdowns Are Having a Devastating Effect on Peltier’s Health, Cousin Says Excerpts from TruthOut   Paulette D’Auteuil-Robideau, Peltier’s cousin, lives in Gainesville, Florida, not far from Coleman. She serves on the board of the new Leonard Peltier Ad Hoc Committee, as well as of the Jericho Movement to Free All Political Prisoners. D’Auteuil-Robideau has traveled across the world to talk to audiences about Peltier and the plight of political prisoners, the [...]

Mumia Abu-Jamal: A Two-Tiered Justice System?

A two-tiered justice system? © by Mumia Abu-Jamal As soon as the latest charges against former U.S. President Donald Trump were announced, Trumpist acolytes began making claims about a two-tiered justice system ostensibly against Republicans. Such a claim can only be made by those who are blind, deaf, or dumb. They seemingly are blind to the many Black and Browns, who have peopled the phenomenon known as mass incarceration for at least [...]

Medical Proof of Black Mold at Women’s Huron Valley Prison in Michigan

Medical Proof of Black Mold at WHV by Naykima Hill 08/15/23 https://www.prisonradio.org/commentary/medical-proof-of-black-mold-at-whv/ My name is Naykima Hill, and I’m calling in regards to a few issues. But one I’m gonna deal with today is about my best friend Krystal Clark. When I called the radio station the first time, it was about our health and our maintain- the maintaining us here at Huron Valley Prison for women. I was telling you about [...]

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