Mumia Abu-Jamal is an award-winning journalist who chronicles the human condition. He has been a resident of Pennsylvania’s department of corrections for thirty three years years (30 on death row). Writing from a solitary confinement cell and now general population at SCI Mahanoy his essays have reached a worldwide audience. His books "Live From Death Row", "Death Blossoms", "All Things Censored", “Faith of Our Fathers”, “We Want Freedom”, “Jailhouse Lawyers”, the "Classroom and the Cell" and the soon to be released "Writings on the Wall" have sold hundreds of thousands of copies and been translated into nine languages. His 1982-murder trial and subsequent conviction have been the subject of great debate....MORE


The night there was a welcoming home for longtime imprisoned revolutionary Sekou Odinga, there were also thousands of people in the downtown streets of New York City, indeed in over 170 cities across the US, filled with anguish and rage over the killing of yet another young Black brother and the killer cop not even indicted.

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Jonathan Kozol

“A prophetic writer.  Mumia refuses to allow his sprit to be broken by the forces of injustice; his language glows with an affirming flame.”   -Jonathan Kozol, educator and author  photo by Gloria Cruz