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Because Black Minds Matter

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Because Black Minds Matter.” Her name is distinctively and deliciously black. A young scholar named Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor has recently authored book that promises to open the eyes as well as minds. It’s titled “From #BlackLivesMatter… Full Transcript

Frackville’s Water Crisis

Bryant Arroyo

On October 26, 2017, the town of Frackville, Pennsylvania sat down to Schuylkill County Water, Municipal water source, and switched over to SEI fright mill prison’s water preserve tank. Staff indicated the Schuylkill municipality was… Full Transcript

Rehabilitation Program

Peter “Pitt” Mukuria

My name is Peter Kamau Mukuria, Currently confined at Red Onion State Prison in the state of Virginia. For the past five and a half years, I’ve been housed in solitary confinement under a so-called… Full Transcript

Loaded: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz Takes Aim at 2nd Amendment

Mumia Abu-Jamal

Historian Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz is known best for her award-winning work, An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States (Beacon:2014), but lovers and readers of history know that she is a prodigious writer, who has… Full Transcript

Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?

Mumia Abu-Jamal

“Have Black Lives Ever Mattered? An Introduction.” Does the title of this work seem provocative? If so, then good. That’s how it’s intended to be, for if the question is provocative, then what of the… Full Transcript

Roy: Just a Good Ole Boy

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The stunning scandal surrounding Judge Roy Moore’s Senate campaign is a tale of power, not one of sex. Nothing so engages the news media like a sex scandal, for it’s a ratings bonanza! And although… Full Transcript